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compliment

  1. ['kɔmplɪmənt] брит. / амер.

    сущ.

    1. любезность, комплимент

    2. официальное признание; официальное представление (кому-л.)

    3. (compliments) наилучшие пожелания, поздравления

  2. ['kɔmplɪment]

    гл.

    1. делать комплимент, высказывать восхищение

    2. приветствовать; поздравлять

    3. оказать официальный приём

    4. книжн. подарить (что-л. кому-л.), преподнести в подарок

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compliment

  1. ['kɒmplɪmənt]

    n

    1. комплимент

    2. pl поздравления; наилучшие пожелания

  2. ['kɒmplɪment]

    v

    говорить комплименты; хвалить

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I made a mental note to myself: never compliment a woman on her beauty when she has a couple of raw steaks in her hands.
Я отметил про себя: нельзя говорить комплименты женщине в тот момент, когда она держит в руках пару замороженных стейков.
King, Stephen / Bag of BonesКинг, Стивен / Мешок с костями
Мешок с костями
Кинг, Стивен
© 1998 Стивен Кинг
© 1999, АСТ
© перевод В. Вебера
Bag of Bones
King, Stephen
© 1998 by Stephen King
Lord Dalgarno exhibited momentary symptoms of extreme confusion, and said, in a submissive tone, "If you, my lord, can wish me dead, I cannot, though your heir, return the compliment.
На миг лорд Дэлгарно испытал сильнейшее замешательство и смиренно сказал: — Хотя, милорд, вы и желаете мне смерти, я, несмотря на то, что я ваш наследник, не могу пожелать вам того же.
Scott, Walter / The Fortunes of NigelСкотт, Вальтер / Приключения Найджела
Приключения Найджела
Скотт, Вальтер
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1964
The Fortunes of Nigel
Scott, Walter
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
He'd meant it as a sort of compliment, too…
Видимо, он хотел сделать своеобразный комплимент.
Waters, Sarah / The Night WatchУотерс, Сара / Ночной дозор
Ночной дозор
Уотерс, Сара
© 2006 by Sarah Waters
© А. Сафронов, перевод с английского, 2008
© Издание на русском языке, ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2008
The Night Watch
Waters, Sarah
© 2006 by Sarah Waters
"It's definitely a compliment," he said.
— Безусловно, комплимент.
King, Stephen / Duma KeyКинг, Стивен / Дьюма-Ки
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
He appreciated the compliment.
Хаддад был польщен.
Berry, Steve / The Alexandria LinkБерри, Стив / Александрийское звено
Александрийское звено
Берри, Стив
© 2007 by Steve Berry
© А. Новиков, перевод с английского, 2009
© ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", издание на русском языке, 2009
The Alexandria Link
Berry, Steve
© 2007 by Steve Berry
'No; I prefer to say your regard,' observed Mr Dombey; very sensible, as he said so, that he was paying him a handsome and flattering compliment, 'to our mere business relations.
— Нет, я предпочитаю сказать — вашей заботы, — возразил мистер Домби, прекрасно сознавая, что делает ему весьма лестный комплимент, — чисто деловыми отношениями.
Dickens, Charles / Dombey and SonДиккенс, Чарльз / Торговый дом "Домби и сын"
Торговый дом "Домби и сын"
Диккенс, Чарльз
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1959
Dombey and Son
Dickens, Charles
© 2009 by Classic Books International
" And Rosey's song being by this time finished, Warrington went up with a blushing face and absolutely paid a compliment to Miss Mackenzie--an almost unheard-of effort on George's part.
- Тут мисс Маккензи как раз кончила петь, Уорингтон подошел к ней и, краснея, сделал ей комплимент, что было для него совершенно неслыханным подвигом.
Thackeray, William Makepeace / The NewcomesТеккерей, Уильям Мейкпис / Ньюкомы
Ньюкомы
Теккерей, Уильям Мейкпис
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1978
The Newcomes
Thackeray, William Makepeace
© 1898, by Harper & Brothers
His female entourage laughed with collective merriment at the outrageous compliment.
В ответ на столь откровенный комплимент окружавшая его дамская свита хором рассмеялась.
Balogh, Mary / Simply MagicБэлоу, Мэри / Просто волшебство
Просто волшебство
Бэлоу, Мэри
Simply Magic
Balogh, Mary
© 2007 by Mary Balogh
Then look your Quarry straight in the eye, use your Quarry's name, and knock his or her socks off with the killer compliment.
Потом посмотрите вашей Добыче прямо в глаза, используйте ее имя, и сразите его или ее убийственным комплиментом наповал.
Lowndes, Leil / How to Make Anyone Fall in Love with YouЛаундес, Лейл / Как влюбить в себя любого
Как влюбить в себя любого
Лаундес, Лейл
© Leil Lowndes, 1996
© «Добрая книга», 2001 - Перевод и оформление
How to Make Anyone Fall in Love with You
Lowndes, Leil
© 1995 by Debra McCarthy-Anderson and Carol Bruce-Thomas
© 1996 by Leil Lowndes
You might as well call a young wolf a lion and expect him to take the compliment in exchange for a shin-bone. Dick's soul is in the bank.
Вы с таким же успехом могли бы назвать молодого волчонка львом и поднести ему этот комплимент вместо сочной кости; но здесь грозит беда самой душе человека.
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
"A compliment indeed, coming from you".
‑ Приятно слышать. От тебя ‑ и вдруг доброе слово.
Saintcrow, Lilith / To Hell and BackСэйнткроу, Лилит / Дорога в ад
Дорога в ад
Сэйнткроу, Лилит
© 2008 by Lilith Saintcrow
© Волковский В. Перевод на русский язык, 2011
© Издание на руском языке, ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2011
To Hell and Back
Saintcrow, Lilith
© 2008 by Lilith Saintcrow
It was an ill-considered compliment; there was little chance of such a posting if at his age - which I judged to be near fifty - he had stuck so long in Port-au-Prince.
— Это была не слишком удачная лесть; у него не было шансов на такое повышение в его возрасте — ему, на мой взгляд, было уже под пятьдесят и он слишком надолго застрял в Порт-о-Пренсе.
Greene, Henry Graham / The ComediansГрин, Генри Грэм / Комедианты
Комедианты
Грин, Генри Грэм
© Издательство "ЛЕНИЗДАТ", 1985
The Comedians
Greene, Henry Graham
© Graham Greene, 1965, 1966
You can make liberal use of the implied compliment, because it does not appear as though you had the intention to flatter.
Вы можете свободно использовать неявные комплименты, потому что они не выглядят попытками польстить вашей Добыче.
Lowndes, Leil / How to Make Anyone Fall in Love with YouЛаундес, Лейл / Как влюбить в себя любого
Как влюбить в себя любого
Лаундес, Лейл
© Leil Lowndes, 1996
© «Добрая книга», 2001 - Перевод и оформление
How to Make Anyone Fall in Love with You
Lowndes, Leil
© 1995 by Debra McCarthy-Anderson and Carol Bruce-Thomas
© 1996 by Leil Lowndes
In a way, it was a compliment to Brot's innate strength that Jarl paid to no one else— not even to Mark.
Некоторым образом в этом чувствовалась дань уважения к внутренней силе Брота, какого Джарл не испытывал ни к кому другому - даже к Марку.
Dickson, Gordon / The OutposterДиксон, Гордон / Пограничник
Пограничник
Диксон, Гордон
The Outposter
Dickson, Gordon
© 1972 by Gordon R. Dickson
"I'll choose to take that as a compliment.
— Будем считать, ты сделал мне комплимент.
Saintcrow, Lilith / Dead Man RisingСэйнткроу, Лилит / Возвращение мертвеца
Возвращение мертвеца
Сэйнткроу, Лилит
© Перевод. С. Теремязева, 2009
© Издание на руском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2009
© 2006 by Lilith Saintcrow
Dead Man Rising
Saintcrow, Lilith
© 2006 by Lilith Saintcrow

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'kɔmplɪməntNounлюбезность; комплиментExamples

to pay / make a compliment — сделать комплимент

User translations

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  1. 1.

    комплимент

    1

Collocations

backhanded compliment
сомнительный комплимент
Bristol compliment
ненужный самому дарящему
Bristol compliment
подарок
external compliment
внешнее дополнение
well-turned compliment
тонкий комплимент
pay compliment
хвалить
pay compliments
любезничать
pay compliments
приветствовать
paying compliments
приветствующий
paying compliments
приветствие
fish for compliments
напрашиваться на комплименты
compliments of the season
поздравительные приветствия

Word forms

compliment

noun
SingularPlural
Common casecomplimentcompliments
Possessive casecompliment'scompliments'

compliment

verb
Basic forms
Pastcomplimented
Imperativecompliment
Present Participle (Participle I)complimenting
Past Participle (Participle II)complimented
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I complimentwe compliment
you complimentyou compliment
he/she/it complimentsthey compliment
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am complimentingwe are complimenting
you are complimentingyou are complimenting
he/she/it is complimentingthey are complimenting
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have complimentedwe have complimented
you have complimentedyou have complimented
he/she/it has complimentedthey have complimented
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been complimentingwe have been complimenting
you have been complimentingyou have been complimenting
he/she/it has been complimentingthey have been complimenting
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I complimentedwe complimented
you complimentedyou complimented
he/she/it complimentedthey complimented
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was complimentingwe were complimenting
you were complimentingyou were complimenting
he/she/it was complimentingthey were complimenting
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had complimentedwe had complimented
you had complimentedyou had complimented
he/she/it had complimentedthey had complimented
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been complimentingwe had been complimenting
you had been complimentingyou had been complimenting
he/she/it had been complimentingthey had been complimenting
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will complimentwe shall/will compliment
you will complimentyou will compliment
he/she/it will complimentthey will compliment
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be complimentingwe shall/will be complimenting
you will be complimentingyou will be complimenting
he/she/it will be complimentingthey will be complimenting
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have complimentedwe shall/will have complimented
you will have complimentedyou will have complimented
he/she/it will have complimentedthey will have complimented
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been complimentingwe shall/will have been complimenting
you will have been complimentingyou will have been complimenting
he/she/it will have been complimentingthey will have been complimenting
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would complimentwe should/would compliment
you would complimentyou would compliment
he/she/it would complimentthey would compliment
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be complimentingwe should/would be complimenting
you would be complimentingyou would be complimenting
he/she/it would be complimentingthey would be complimenting
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have complimentedwe should/would have complimented
you would have complimentedyou would have complimented
he/she/it would have complimentedthey would have complimented
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been complimentingwe should/would have been complimenting
you would have been complimentingyou would have been complimenting
he/she/it would have been complimentingthey would have been complimenting
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am complimentedwe are complimented
you are complimentedyou are complimented
he/she/it is complimentedthey are complimented
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being complimentedwe are being complimented
you are being complimentedyou are being complimented
he/she/it is being complimentedthey are being complimented
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been complimentedwe have been complimented
you have been complimentedyou have been complimented
he/she/it has been complimentedthey have been complimented
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was complimentedwe were complimented
you were complimentedyou were complimented
he/she/it was complimentedthey were complimented
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being complimentedwe were being complimented
you were being complimentedyou were being complimented
he/she/it was being complimentedthey were being complimented
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been complimentedwe had been complimented
you had been complimentedyou had been complimented
he/she/it had been complimentedthey had been complimented
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be complimentedwe shall/will be complimented
you will be complimentedyou will be complimented
he/she/it will be complimentedthey will be complimented
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been complimentedwe shall/will have been complimented
you will have been complimentedyou will have been complimented
he/she/it will have been complimentedthey will have been complimented