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The Universal Dictionary

amuse

[ə'mjuːz] брит. / амер.

гл.

  1. развлекать, занимать внимание (кого-л.)

  2. позабавить, развеселить

  3. развлекаться, приятно проводить время

  4. уст. вводить в заблуждение, внушать ложные надежды

  5. отвлекать (от забот)

Learning (En-Ru)

amuse

[ə'mjuːz]

v

развлекать; забавлять

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It will amuse you: the first thing which has a tremendous effect is giving them titles.
Я вас посмешу: первое что ужасно действует - это мундир.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The possessedДостоевский, Фёдор / Бесы
Бесы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
The possessed
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
to amuse ourselves again?"
чтобы было весело, опять весело?
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
"We'll amuse you in your absence, and drink to the health of your pretty wife here."
- Мы тебе поможем скоротать время, выпьем за здоровье твоей хорошенькой женушки.
Thackeray, William Makepeace / CatherineТеккерей, Уильям Мейкпис / Кэтрин
Кэтрин
Теккерей, Уильям Мейкпис
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1974
Catherine
Thackeray, William Makepeace
© 2007 BiblioBazaar
There was nothing but the desire to amuse yourself with living puppets, nothing else...
Было одно только желание забавляться живыми куклами и ничего другого...
Чехов, А.П. / КнягиняChekhov, A. / The princess
The princess
Chekhov, A.
© 1999 by Random House, Inc.
Княгиня
Чехов, А.П.
© Издательство "Наука", 1974
And thereupon she really did amuse herself by telling him the names of the things he touched.
И действительно, она нашла себе новую забаву: называть ему предметы, до которых он дотрагивался.
Zola, Emile / Abbe Mouret's TransgressionЗоля, Эмиль / Проступок аббата Муре
Проступок аббата Муре
Золя, Эмиль
Abbe Mouret's Transgression
Zola, Emile
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
'That is, I amuse you, you mean to say....
– То есть я вас потешаю, хотите вы сказать…
Тургенев, И.С. / Записки охотника т.2Turgenev, I.S. / A Sportsman's Sketches v.2
A Sportsman's Sketches v.2
Turgenev, I.S.
© 2006 BiblioBazaar
Записки охотника т.2
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1975
By her aid he might have procured mor money wherewith to amuse Bess and to forget Maisie, as well as another taste of an almost forgotten success.
Благодаря ей он рассчитывал получить много денег для того, чтобы повеселить и порадовать Бесси и помочь себе забыть Мэзи и испытать еще раз почти забытое наслаждение успехом и прославлением его таланта.
Kipling, Joseph Rudyard / The Light That FailedКиплинг, Джозеф Редьярд / Свет погас
Свет погас
Киплинг, Джозеф Редьярд
© "Издательство П. П. Сойкина", 1915
The Light That Failed
Kipling, Joseph Rudyard
© 2011 by Victorian Secrets
'Never mind,' answered Gemma; 'it won't ruin him, and we will try and amuse him.
- Ничего,- отвечала Джемма,- это его не разорит, а мы постараемся его утешить.
Turgenev, I.S. / The Torrents of SpringТургенев, И.С. / Вешние воды
Вешние воды
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1978
The Torrents of Spring
Turgenev, I.S.
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
Come, go along now, go and amuse yourself."
Ну ступай, ступай теперь, веселись.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
He wrote a mock challenge to the Duke, which he circulated among his friends to amuse them over a bottle.
Он написал насмешливый вызов герцогу и пустил его по рукам, чтобы позабавить своих друзей за бутылкой.
Scott, Walter / Rob RoyСкотт, Вальтер / Роб Рой
Роб Рой
Скотт, Вальтер
© Издательство "ЛЕНИЗДАТ", 1953
Rob Roy
Scott, Walter
© 2007 BiblioBazaar
"That may be; I am very glad to amuse you.
- Это пусть, я очень рад рассмешить.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The possessedДостоевский, Фёдор / Бесы
Бесы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
The possessed
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
I shall amuse them all with this story tomorrow!"
Завтра всех насмешу.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / IdiotДостоевский, Фёдор / Идиот
Идиот
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1971
Idiot
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2004 by Fine Creative Media, Inc.
But there, let him amuse himself!”
Впрочем, пусть его погуляет...
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The possessedДостоевский, Фёдор / Бесы
Бесы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
The possessed
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
I amuse myself, and will stay to the end.
Мне программа нравится, и я побуду здесь до конца.
Christie, Agatha / Murder on the LinksКристи, Агата / Убийство на поле для гольфа
Убийство на поле для гольфа
Кристи, Агата
© Издательство "Физкультура и спорт", 1982
Murder on the Links
Christie, Agatha
© 1923 by Dodd, Mead and Company, Inc.
© renewed 1950 by Agatha Christie Mallowan
The parade of white tuxes, chiffon, big hair, bigger jewels, and barely postadolescent women ceased to amuse me as the hours wore on, but I never grew tired of watching Miranda.
Парад белых смокингов, шифона, пышных причесок, огромных бриллиантов и женщин, многие из которых были еще почти девочками, скоро перестал производить на меня впечатление, но снова и снова мои глаза обращались к Миранде.
Weisberger, Lauren / Devil Wears PradaВайсбергер, Лорен / Дьявол носит "Prada"
Дьявол носит "Prada"
Вайсбергер, Лорен
© Lauren Weisberger, 2002
© 2006 Fox "Devil Wears Prada" TM © All Rights Reserved
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2009
Devil Wears Prada
Weisberger, Lauren
© 2003 by Lauren Weisberger

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ə'mjuːzVerbразвлекать; занимать вниманиеExamples

to amuse smb. with anecdotes — развлекать кого-л. анекдотами
to amuse smb. by telling a story — занять кого-л. рассказом
You must keep the company amused. — Вы должны занимать гостей.
He could amuse us for hours with his stories. — Он мог часами развлекать нас своими историями.
Why are you amused upon the course of the stars? — Почему вас так занимают звёзды?

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Collocations

amuse oneself
баловаться
amuse oneself
забавляться
amuse a little
позабавить
amuse oneself
позабавиться
amuse / divert oneself
развлекаться
amuse / enjoy oneself
тешиться
amusing / entertaining fellow
забавник
amusing girl
забавница
in an amusing way
забавно
curious / amusing incident
курьез
amusing / entertaining nature
развлекательность
easily amused
смешливый

Word forms

amuse

verb
Basic forms
Pastamused
Imperativeamuse
Present Participle (Participle I)amusing
Past Participle (Participle II)amused
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I amusewe amuse
you amuseyou amuse
he/she/it amusesthey amuse
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am amusingwe are amusing
you are amusingyou are amusing
he/she/it is amusingthey are amusing
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have amusedwe have amused
you have amusedyou have amused
he/she/it has amusedthey have amused
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been amusingwe have been amusing
you have been amusingyou have been amusing
he/she/it has been amusingthey have been amusing
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I amusedwe amused
you amusedyou amused
he/she/it amusedthey amused
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was amusingwe were amusing
you were amusingyou were amusing
he/she/it was amusingthey were amusing
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had amusedwe had amused
you had amusedyou had amused
he/she/it had amusedthey had amused
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been amusingwe had been amusing
you had been amusingyou had been amusing
he/she/it had been amusingthey had been amusing
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will amusewe shall/will amuse
you will amuseyou will amuse
he/she/it will amusethey will amuse
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be amusingwe shall/will be amusing
you will be amusingyou will be amusing
he/she/it will be amusingthey will be amusing
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have amusedwe shall/will have amused
you will have amusedyou will have amused
he/she/it will have amusedthey will have amused
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been amusingwe shall/will have been amusing
you will have been amusingyou will have been amusing
he/she/it will have been amusingthey will have been amusing
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would amusewe should/would amuse
you would amuseyou would amuse
he/she/it would amusethey would amuse
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be amusingwe should/would be amusing
you would be amusingyou would be amusing
he/she/it would be amusingthey would be amusing
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have amusedwe should/would have amused
you would have amusedyou would have amused
he/she/it would have amusedthey would have amused
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been amusingwe should/would have been amusing
you would have been amusingyou would have been amusing
he/she/it would have been amusingthey would have been amusing
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am amusedwe are amused
you are amusedyou are amused
he/she/it is amusedthey are amused
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being amusedwe are being amused
you are being amusedyou are being amused
he/she/it is being amusedthey are being amused
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been amusedwe have been amused
you have been amusedyou have been amused
he/she/it has been amusedthey have been amused
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was amusedwe were amused
you were amusedyou were amused
he/she/it was amusedthey were amused
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being amusedwe were being amused
you were being amusedyou were being amused
he/she/it was being amusedthey were being amused
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been amusedwe had been amused
you had been amusedyou had been amused
he/she/it had been amusedthey had been amused
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be amusedwe shall/will be amused
you will be amusedyou will be amused
he/she/it will be amusedthey will be amused
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been amusedwe shall/will have been amused
you will have been amusedyou will have been amused
he/she/it will have been amusedthey will have been amused