up a gum tree

up a gum tree
в затруднении, неприятном положении; поставленный в тупик, сбитый с толку

English-Russian australian expression. 2014.

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  • Gum Tree Canoe — Студийный альбом Дж …   Википедия

  • gum tree — n. Any tree that exudes a gum, such as: (a) The black gum ({Nyssa multiflora}), one of the largest trees of the Southern States, bearing a small blue fruit, the favorite food of the opossum. Most of the large trees become hollow. (b) A tree of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gum tree — ► NOUN ▪ a tree that produces gum, especially a eucalyptus. ● up a gum tree Cf. ↑up a gum tree …   English terms dictionary

  • Gum Tree Caravan Park — (Port Fairy,Австралия) Категория отеля …   Каталог отелей

  • gum tree — gum′ tree n. pln any tree that exudes gum, as a eucalyptus, the sour gum, or the sweet gum …   From formal English to slang

  • gum tree — gum trees N COUNT A gum tree is a tree such as a eucalyptus that produces gum …   English dictionary

  • gum tree — n 1.) a tall tree which produces a strong smelling oil that is used in medicine = ↑eucalyptus 2.) be up a gum tree BrE informal to be in a very difficult situation …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • gum tree — ☆ gum tree n. any of various trees that yield gum, as the sweet gum, tupelo, eucalyptus, etc …   English World dictionary

  • gum tree — gum ,tree noun count a EUCALYPTUS tree …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • gum tree — noun any of various trees of the genera Eucalyptus or Liquidambar or Nyssa that are sources of gum • Syn: ↑gum • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Hyponyms: ↑liquidambar, ↑eucalyptus, ↑eucalypt, ↑eucalyptus tree …   Useful english dictionary

  • gum tree — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms gum tree : singular gum tree plural gum trees a eucalyptus tree • up a gum tree …   English dictionary


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