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[ʧuː] брит. / амер.

  1. гл.

    1. жевать; пережёвывать пищу

    2. (chew on) грызть

    3. (chew over / (up)on) разг. обдумывать (что-л.), размышлять над (чем-л.)

    4. твердить себе под нос, всё время повторять одно и то же

  2. сущ.

    1. жевание, пережёвывание

    2. пластинка жевательного табака

    3. конфета-ириска

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"We have a bone to chew."
– Нам следует утрясти одно дельце.
Simak, Clifford D. / Ring Around the SunСаймак, Клиффорд Д. / Кольцо вокруг Солнца
Кольцо вокруг Солнца
Саймак, Клиффорд Д.
© 1980 by Clifford D. Simak
© Перевод. А. Григорьев, 2004
Ring Around the Sun
Simak, Clifford D.
I do not salivate or chew.
Я не выделяю слюну и не жую.
Asimov, Isaac / The Caves of SteelАзимов, Айзек / Стальные пещеры
Стальные пещеры
Азимов, Айзек
© Издательство «Детская литература», 1967
The Caves of Steel
Asimov, Isaac
© 1953,1954 by Isaac Asimov
"Ar-r, Miss Maudie can't chew gum!"
– Э-э, мисс Моди не жует жвачку!
Lee, Harper / To Kill a MockingbirdЛи, Харпер / Убить пересмешника
Убить пересмешника
Ли, Харпер
© Издательство "Молодая гвардия", 1964
To Kill a Mockingbird
Lee, Harper
© renewed 1988
© 1960 by Harper Lee
He even learned to chew tobacco.
Он даже научился жевать табак.
Mitchell, Margaret / Gone with the windМитчелл, Маргарет / Унесенные ветром. Том 1
Унесенные ветром. Том 1
Митчелл, Маргарет
© Перевод. Т. А. Озерская, 1982
Gone with the wind
Mitchell, Margaret
© 1936 By Macmillan Publishing Company, a division of Macmillan. Inc.
© renewed 1964 by Stephens Mitchell
© renewed 1964 by Stephens Mitchell and Trust Compnay of Georgia as Executors of Margaret Mitchell Marsh
'A very hearty pip-pip to you, old ancestor, ' I said, well pleased, for she is a woman with whom it is always a privilege to chew the fat.
— Сердечно приветствую вас, дражайшая родственница, — сказал я. Я действительно был рад ее звонку: с этой дамой я всегда готов почесать языком.
Wodehouse, P.G. / Jeeves in the offingВудхаус, П. Г. / На помощь, Дживс!
На помощь, Дживс!
Вудхаус, П. Г.
© Издательство «Остожье», 1999
© ГП ИПФ «Ставрополье», 1999
Jeeves in the offing
Wodehouse, P.G.
© 1960 by P.G.Wodehouse, renewed 1988 by Edward Stephen Cazalet, next of kin of deceased author
Even smart ones pace, or chew their fur.
Даже самые умные прохаживаются по клетке или шерсть вылизывают.
Watts, Peter / BlindsightУоттс, Питер / Ложная слепота
Ложная слепота
Уоттс, Питер
© 2006 by Peter Watts
© Д.М.Смушкович, перевод, 2009
© ООО "Астрель-СПб", 2010
Watts, Peter
© 2006 by Peter Watts
She quickly devoured a few bites, hardly taking the time to chew.
Девушка проглотила несколько кусков практически не жуя.
Goodkind, Terry / The pillars of creationГудкайнд, Терри / Седьмое правило Волшебника: Столпы творения
Седьмое правило Волшебника: Столпы творения
Гудкайнд, Терри
© Теrry Goodkind, 2001
© Перевод Н.Романецкий, 2003
© ООО "Издательство ACT", 2003
The pillars of creation
Goodkind, Terry
© 2001 by Теrry Goodkind
We pull in our belts tighter and chew every mouthful three times as long.
Мы затягиваем наши ремни на последнюю дырочку и жуем каждый кусок хлеба втрое дольше обыкновенного.
Remarque, Erich Maria / All Quiet on the Western FrontРемарк, Эрих Мария / На Западном фронте без перемен
На Западном фронте без перемен
Ремарк, Эрих Мария
© Издательство «Правда», 1985
All Quiet on the Western Front
Remarque, Erich Maria
© 1929 by Little, Brown, and Company
Samuel had never seen anyone chew that way before.
Самюэл впервые видел, чтобы человек так жевал.
Steinbeck, John / East Of EdenСтейнбек, Джон / На восток от Эдема
На восток от Эдема
Стейнбек, Джон
© Издательство "Правда", 1989
East Of Eden
Steinbeck, John
© John Steinbeck, 1952
© renewed Elaine Steinbeck, Thom Steinbeck, and John Steinbeck IV, 1980
Viang, who had had nothing to eat all day, drew a bit of bread from his pocket, and began to chew it; but all at once he recalled Volodya, and burst into such loud weeping that the soldiers who were near him heard it.
Вланг, не евший целый день, достал кусок хлеба из кармана и начал жевать, но вдруг, вспомнив о Володе, заплакал так громко, что солдаты, бывшие подле него, услыхали.
Толстой, Л.Н. / Севастопольские рассказыTolstoy, Leo / Sevastopol
Tolstoy, Leo
© 1888, by Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.
Севастопольские рассказы
Толстой, Л.Н.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1976
He let them chew on that for a moment, before adding, "You do know he's brought the cuckoos in on this, don't you?
– Рэй немного помолчал, давая им возможность обдумать его слова. – Вам ведь известно, что он вызвал кукушек, не так ли?
De Lint, Charles / Someplace To Be FlyingДе Линт, Чарльз / Покинутые небеса
Покинутые небеса
Де Линт, Чарльз
Someplace To Be Flying
De Lint, Charles
© 1998 by Charles de Lint
"See who it is, and don't chew when you open it!" cries Judy.
Посмотри, кто пришел, да не жуй, когда будешь отпирать! – кричит Джуди.
Dickens, Charles / Bleak HouseДиккенс, Чарльз / Холодный дом
Холодный дом
Диккенс, Чарльз
© "Государственное издательство художественной литературы", 1960
Bleak House
Dickens, Charles
© 1894, by Macmillan & Co.
One that meant to chew all the way to my heart.
С тем, чтобы добраться до моего сердца.
King, Stephen / Duma KeyКинг, Стивен / Дьюма-Ки
Кинг, Стивен
© Перевод В.А. Вебер, 2008
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2009
© Stephen King, 2008
Duma Key
King, Stephen
© 2008 by Stephen King
As they waited, the clansman opened his tunic and lifted the pup to his lap. Then he cut a section of the dried beef and began to chew it.
Пока они ждали, Касваллон посадил щенка на колени и стал жевать полоску говядины.
Gemmell, David / The Hawk EternalГеммел, Дэвид / Вечный ястреб
Вечный ястреб
Геммел, Дэвид
The Hawk Eternal
Gemmell, David
© 1995 by David A. Gemmell
Keeping our teeth into old age is an advantage because it makes it easier to chew fresh fruit and vegetables - foods which contain important nutrients and fibre that help prevent many diseases.
Сохранение собственных зубов в пожилом возрасте является преимуществом потому, что это позволяет легче жевать фрукты и овощи, т.е. пищу, содержащую важные питательные вещества и клетчатку, которые предотвращают многие болезни.
© New South Wales Health Department for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales
© New South Wales Health Department for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales

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ʧuːVerbжевать; пережёвывать пищуExamples

to chew a toffee — жевать ириску
to chew the cud — жевать жвачку
You've been chewing away all afternoon, you can't still be hungry. — Ты сегодня весь день что-то жевал, не может быть, чтобы ты был голоден.

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chew out
chew out
сделать выговор
chew the fat
chew the fat
chew the fat
chew the fat
chew the fat
разговаривать о чем-л. очень долго
chew up
разгрызть на мелкие кусочки
chew up
chew up
стереть в порошок
chew up
съесть с потрохами
dog chew
"собачья радость"
chew up
chew up
chew all over

Word forms


Common casechewchews
Possessive casechew'schews'


Basic forms
Present Participle (Participle I)chewing
Past Participle (Participle II)chewed
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I chewwe chew
you chewyou chew
he/she/it chewsthey chew
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am chewingwe are chewing
you are chewingyou are chewing
he/she/it is chewingthey are chewing
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have chewedwe have chewed
you have chewedyou have chewed
he/she/it has chewedthey have chewed
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been chewingwe have been chewing
you have been chewingyou have been chewing
he/she/it has been chewingthey have been chewing
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I chewedwe chewed
you chewedyou chewed
he/she/it chewedthey chewed
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was chewingwe were chewing
you were chewingyou were chewing
he/she/it was chewingthey were chewing
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had chewedwe had chewed
you had chewedyou had chewed
he/she/it had chewedthey had chewed
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been chewingwe had been chewing
you had been chewingyou had been chewing
he/she/it had been chewingthey had been chewing
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will chewwe shall/will chew
you will chewyou will chew
he/she/it will chewthey will chew
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be chewingwe shall/will be chewing
you will be chewingyou will be chewing
he/she/it will be chewingthey will be chewing
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have chewedwe shall/will have chewed
you will have chewedyou will have chewed
he/she/it will have chewedthey will have chewed
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been chewingwe shall/will have been chewing
you will have been chewingyou will have been chewing
he/she/it will have been chewingthey will have been chewing
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would chewwe should/would chew
you would chewyou would chew
he/she/it would chewthey would chew
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be chewingwe should/would be chewing
you would be chewingyou would be chewing
he/she/it would be chewingthey would be chewing
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have chewedwe should/would have chewed
you would have chewedyou would have chewed
he/she/it would have chewedthey would have chewed
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been chewingwe should/would have been chewing
you would have been chewingyou would have been chewing
he/she/it would have been chewingthey would have been chewing
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am chewedwe are chewed
you are chewedyou are chewed
he/she/it is chewedthey are chewed
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being chewedwe are being chewed
you are being chewedyou are being chewed
he/she/it is being chewedthey are being chewed
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been chewedwe have been chewed
you have been chewedyou have been chewed
he/she/it has been chewedthey have been chewed
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was chewedwe were chewed
you were chewedyou were chewed
he/she/it was chewedthey were chewed
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being chewedwe were being chewed
you were being chewedyou were being chewed
he/she/it was being chewedthey were being chewed
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been chewedwe had been chewed
you had been chewedyou had been chewed
he/she/it had been chewedthey had been chewed
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be chewedwe shall/will be chewed
you will be chewedyou will be chewed
he/she/it will be chewedthey will be chewed
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been chewedwe shall/will have been chewed
you will have been chewedyou will have been chewed
he/she/it will have been chewedthey will have been chewed