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clench

[klenʧ] брит. / амер.

  1. гл.

    1. зажимать, закреплять, укреплять, фиксировать

    2. сжимать (кулаки); стискивать (зубы)

    3. обнять, заключить в объятия, крепко сжать

    4. сделать вывод, подвести итог, решить

  2. сущ.

    1. скрепление, связывание, соединение

    2. стискивание (зубов, челюстей)

    3. сжимание (кулаков)

    4. игра слов, каламбур

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clench

[klentʃ]

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сжимать

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It was an effort not to clench his fists.
Ранду пришлось сделать над собой усилие, чтобы не сжать руки в кулаки.
Jordan, Robert / The Eye of the WorldДжордан, Роберт / Око мира
Око мира
Джордан, Роберт
The Eye of the World
Jordan, Robert
© 1990 by Robert Jordan
'I'm fine,' I say, and clench my hand tightly around the receiver.
— Хорошо. — Я крепче сжимаю трубку.
Kinsella, Sophie / The Secret Dreamworld of a ShopaholicКинселла, Софи / Тайный мир шопоголика
Тайный мир шопоголика
Кинселла, Софи
© Copyright Sophie Kinsella
© 2005, Фантом Пресс
© Анастасия Корчагина, перевод
The Secret Dreamworld of a Shopaholic
Kinsella, Sophie
© Copyright Sophie Kinsella
I made some inquiries: he resented his parentage, was ashamed of it, and would clench his teeth when he remembered that he was the son of 'stinking Lizaveta.'
Я собрал кое-какие сведения: он ненавидел происхождение свое, стыдился его и со скрежетом зубов припоминал, что "от Смердящей произошел".
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
He felt himself clench again, like a giant fist, and rolled out of the bed.
Почувствовав, как его тело сжимается, будто громадный кулак, Билл поднялся с постели.
Crusie, Jennifer / Crazy for YouКрузи, Дженнифер / Без ума от тебя
Без ума от тебя
Крузи, Дженнифер
Crazy for You
Crusie, Jennifer
© 1999 by Jennifer Crusie
He held his hands quiet and totally controlled, not permitting them to clench.
Он не потерял контроля над своими пальцами, не давая им судорожно сжаться.
Bujold, Lois McMaster / BarrayarБуджолд, Лоис Макмастер / Барраяр
Барраяр
Буджолд, Лоис Макмастер
© 1991 by Lois McMaster Bujold
© перевод Т.Л. Черезовой, 1996
Barrayar
Bujold, Lois McMaster
© 1991 by Lois McMaster Bujold
But Ellery reacted properly, rolling her shield shoulder in tight and bulling ahead to force too much of a clench for Jarlaxle to disarm her.
Та, однако, среагировала должным образом: подтянув вплотную к телу щит и топор, подалась вперед, не давая противнику себя разоружить.
Salvatore, Robert / Promise of the Witch KingСальваторе, Роберт / Заклятие короля-колдуна
Заклятие короля-колдуна
Сальваторе, Роберт
© 2005 Wizards of the Coast, Inc.
© ИЦ "Максима", 2007
© Е. Фурсикова, перевод, 2007
Promise of the Witch King
Salvatore, Robert
© 2005 Wizards of the Coast, Inc.
I watched his fingers clench and unclench, and I wondered if he was dreaming that they were wrapped around my neck.
Его пальцы сжимались и разжимались, а я гадала, не мою ли шею они сдавливают во сне.
Meyer, Stephenie / The HostМайер, Стефани / Гостья
Гостья
Майер, Стефани
© Н. Балашова, 2010
© Издание на русском языке AST Publishers
© Stephenie Meyer, 2008
The Host
Meyer, Stephenie
© 2008 by Stephenie Meyer
I saw the lad's handcuffed hands clench themselves.
Я увидел, как напряглись руки юноши, скованные наручниками.
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
"There you clench the nail," returned the Tinker.
— Это вы в самую точку, — поддержал Жестянщик.
Dickens, Charles / Tom Tiddler's GroundДиккенс, Чарльз / Земля Тома Тиддлера
Земля Тома Тиддлера
Диккенс, Чарльз
© Издательство «Художественная Литература», 1962 г.
Tom Tiddler's Ground
Dickens, Charles
© 2009 by Cosimo, Inc.
Irritation made my cheeks hot, made my right hand clench into a fist inside my bag.
Я вспыхнула от раздражения, рука в сумке сжалась в кулак.
Saintcrow, Lilith / Saint City SinnersСэйнткроу, Лилит / Грешники Святого города
Грешники Святого города
Сэйнткроу, Лилит
Saint City Sinners
Saintcrow, Lilith
© 2007 by Lilith Saintcrow
I saw him clench his hands into fists.
Я увидел, как руки его судорожно сжались в кулаки.
Butcher, Jim / Storm FrontБатчер, Джим / Гроза из Преисподней
Гроза из Преисподней
Батчер, Джим
© Jim Butcher, 2000
© Перевод Н.К. Кудряшев, 2006
© Издание на русском языке AST Publishers, 2010
Storm Front
Butcher, Jim
© Jim Butcher, 2000
I flung aside a crib of Horace I had been reading, and began to clench my fists, to bite my lips, and to pace the room.
Я отбросил перевод Горация, который пробовал читать, и принялся, сжимая кулаки и кусая губы, шагать по комнате.
Wells, Herbert George / The Island of Doctor MoreauУэллс, Герберт / Остров доктора Моро
Остров доктора Моро
Уэллс, Герберт
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1972
The Island of Doctor Moreau
Wells, Herbert George
© by Stone and Kimball MDCCCXCVI
My stomach gurgles, and I clench my abdominal muscles to stifle the sound.
Урчит живот, и я напрягаю мышцы пресса, чтобы его унять.
Meyer, Stephenie / The HostМайер, Стефани / Гостья
Гостья
Майер, Стефани
© Н. Балашова, 2010
© Издание на русском языке AST Publishers
© Stephenie Meyer, 2008
The Host
Meyer, Stephenie
© 2008 by Stephenie Meyer
Two scramblers. Stretch and Clench.
Два болтуна — Растрепа и Колобок.
Watts, Peter / BlindsightУоттс, Питер / Ложная слепота
Ложная слепота
Уоттс, Питер
© 2006 by Peter Watts
© Д.М.Смушкович, перевод, 2009
© ООО "Астрель-СПб", 2010
Blindsight
Watts, Peter
© 2006 by Peter Watts
HE WAS PATIENT AND COAXED ME ALONG WHEN I WAS SO BLACK AND BLUE THAT IT HURT EVEN TO CLENCH MY FIST.
Он был терпелив и уговаривал меня продолжать занятие, даже когда я бывал весь покрыт синяками и сжимать кулаки — и то было больно.
Berg, Carol / Guardians of the KeepБерг, Кэрол / Стражи Цитадели
Стражи Цитадели
Берг, Кэрол
© Carol Berg, 2004
© Перевод. Н. Каляева, 2008
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2008
Guardians of the Keep
Berg, Carol
© Carol Berg, 2004

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klenʧVerbзажимать; закреплять; укреплять; фиксировать

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Collocations

fingers clench sign
симптом сжатия пальцев в кулак
cable clench
обух для жвака-галса
deck clench
палубный болт
locker clench
обух для жвака-галса
clenched plain bearing
зажимный подшипник скольжения
fingers clenched
пальцы сжаты в кулак
arms upward fingers clenched
руки вверх, пальцы сжаты в кулак

Word forms

clench

noun
SingularPlural
Common caseclench*clenches
Possessive caseclench's*clenches'

clench

verb
Basic forms
Pastclenched
Imperativeclench
Present Participle (Participle I)clenching
Past Participle (Participle II)clenched
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I clenchwe clench
you clenchyou clench
he/she/it clenchesthey clench
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am clenchingwe are clenching
you are clenchingyou are clenching
he/she/it is clenchingthey are clenching
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have clenchedwe have clenched
you have clenchedyou have clenched
he/she/it has clenchedthey have clenched
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been clenchingwe have been clenching
you have been clenchingyou have been clenching
he/she/it has been clenchingthey have been clenching
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I clenchedwe clenched
you clenchedyou clenched
he/she/it clenchedthey clenched
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was clenchingwe were clenching
you were clenchingyou were clenching
he/she/it was clenchingthey were clenching
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had clenchedwe had clenched
you had clenchedyou had clenched
he/she/it had clenchedthey had clenched
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been clenchingwe had been clenching
you had been clenchingyou had been clenching
he/she/it had been clenchingthey had been clenching
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will clenchwe shall/will clench
you will clenchyou will clench
he/she/it will clenchthey will clench
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be clenchingwe shall/will be clenching
you will be clenchingyou will be clenching
he/she/it will be clenchingthey will be clenching
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have clenchedwe shall/will have clenched
you will have clenchedyou will have clenched
he/she/it will have clenchedthey will have clenched
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been clenchingwe shall/will have been clenching
you will have been clenchingyou will have been clenching
he/she/it will have been clenchingthey will have been clenching
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would clenchwe should/would clench
you would clenchyou would clench
he/she/it would clenchthey would clench
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be clenchingwe should/would be clenching
you would be clenchingyou would be clenching
he/she/it would be clenchingthey would be clenching
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have clenchedwe should/would have clenched
you would have clenchedyou would have clenched
he/she/it would have clenchedthey would have clenched
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been clenchingwe should/would have been clenching
you would have been clenchingyou would have been clenching
he/she/it would have been clenchingthey would have been clenching
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am clenchedwe are clenched
you are clenchedyou are clenched
he/she/it is clenchedthey are clenched
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being clenchedwe are being clenched
you are being clenchedyou are being clenched
he/she/it is being clenchedthey are being clenched
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been clenchedwe have been clenched
you have been clenchedyou have been clenched
he/she/it has been clenchedthey have been clenched
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was clenchedwe were clenched
you were clenchedyou were clenched
he/she/it was clenchedthey were clenched
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being clenchedwe were being clenched
you were being clenchedyou were being clenched
he/she/it was being clenchedthey were being clenched
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been clenchedwe had been clenched
you had been clenchedyou had been clenched
he/she/it had been clenchedthey had been clenched
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be clenchedwe shall/will be clenched
you will be clenchedyou will be clenched
he/she/it will be clenchedthey will be clenched
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been clenchedwe shall/will have been clenched
you will have been clenchedyou will have been clenched
he/she/it will have been clenchedthey will have been clenched