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demolish

[dɪ'mɔlɪʃ] брит. / амер.

гл.

  1. разрушать, уничтожать (что-л.)

  2. брит.; разг. быстро съедать

  3. разбивать, опровергать (теорию, довод)

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demolish

[dɪ'mɒlɪʃ]

v

разрушать, сносить

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Following the Israeli announcement, 14 refugee families were notified that they would have to stop constructing a second storey and that they have to demolish what they have already built.
После объявления об этом израильскими властями 14 семей беженцев были уведомлены о том, что они должны прекратить строительство второго этажа и разобрать то, что они уже построили.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
Dorogin does not believe in change for its own sake. History is what it is, and you didn't need to be all that clever to demolish a monument to the founder of the Bolsheviks' secret police.
Дорогин уверен, что ничего не надо искусственно менять – история ровно такая, как она есть, и не надо было иметь слишком много ума, чтобы снести памятник Дзержинскому.
Политковская, Анна / Путинская РоссияPolitkovskaya, Anna / Putin's Russia
Putin's Russia
Politkovskaya, Anna
© Anna Politkovskaya 2004
© Arch Tait 2004
Путинская Россия
Политковская, Анна
© Анна Политковская 2004
It was therefore necessary to demolish, as we proceeded, a great part of the ship`s inner skin and fittings, and to auscultate what remained, like a doctor sounding for a lung disease.
Поэтому нам пришлось сорвать большую часть внутренней обшивки корабля и простукать все оставшееся так, как доктор выстукивает грудь чахоточного больного.
Stevenson, Robert Louis / The wreckerСтивенсон, Роберт Луис / Потерпевшие кораблекрушение
Потерпевшие кораблекрушение
Стивенсон, Роберт Луис
© Издательство "Кыргызстан", 1986
The wrecker
Stevenson, Robert Louis
© 1891 by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne
© 1905 by Charles Scribner's Sons
If you do not leave I have orders to demolish all alien life-forms."
Если не уйдете, я выполню приказ уничтожать все инопланетные формы жизни.
Harrison, Harry / The Stainless Steel Rat Joins the CircusГаррисон, Гарри / Стальная Крыса на манеже
Стальная Крыса на манеже
Гаррисон, Гарри
© 1999 by Harry Harrison
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", Издательство "Александр Корженевский", 2008
© Перевод. Г. Корчагин, 2002
The Stainless Steel Rat Joins the Circus
Harrison, Harry
© 1999 by Harry Harrison
I have just bought a house in Lillehammer and I want to demolish it and build a completely new one.
Я купил новый дом в Лиллехаммере, собираюсь его снести и построить на этом месте совершенно новый.
© Союз биатлонистов России, 2011
© Russian biathlon union, 2011
'The Duma really has decided to demolish the Municipal Arcade and build an enclosed three-storey gallery in the Russian style in its place.
— Дума, действительно, приняла решение снести Городские ряды и п-построить на их месте крытую тройную галерею в русском стиле.
Akunin, Boris / The Jack of SpadesАкунин, Борис / Пиковый валет
Пиковый валет
Акунин, Борис
© B. Akunin, автор, 1999
© И. Захаров, издатель, 1999
The Jack of Spades
Akunin, Boris
© 2007 by Random House, Inc.
© 1999 by Boris Akunin
Moreover, the Israeli authorities demolished many homes, sent Palestinians notices to vacate houses and barracks and detained them for attempting to cultivate their own land (A/55/84-E/2000/16, para. 16).
Кроме того, израильские власти разрушают в большом количестве дома, рассылают палестинцам уведомления, содержащие требования об освобождении домов и бараков, и не позволяют им возделывать их собственную землю (А/5 5/84- Е/2000/16, пункт 16).
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
In Khankendi buildings are in normal conditions, whereas in Shusha most of buildings have been demolished.
В Ханкенди дома в нормальном состоянии, в то время как в Шуше большая часть их уничтожена.
© United Nations 2010
They walked through overgrown hayfields and pastures, encountering the foundations of demolished farm houses and buildings, sections of rusted barbed-wire fence, and other remnants of what were once working farms.
Они шли через заросшие высокой травой поля и пастбища, натыкаясь на фундаменты разрушенных поместий и зданий, фрагменты ржавой ограды из колючей проволоки и другие остатки того, что когда‑то являлось действующими фермами.
DeChancie, John / Castle WarДе Ченси, Джон / Замок Воинственный
Замок Воинственный
Де Ченси, Джон
Castle War
DeChancie, John
© 1990 by John DeChancie
In largely refugee neighbourhoods of Rafah, southern Gaza, Israel has totally demolished 961 homes, leaving 9,434 people homeless.
В Рафахе, на юге сектора Газа, в районах, заселенных преимущественно беженцами, Израиль полностью уничтожил 961 дом, в результате чего 9434 человека остались без крова.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
The entrance was demolished, the door hanging askew on its hinges.
В приемной царил хаос, входная дверь была сорвана и криво висела на одной петле.
Rollins, James / SubterraneanРоллинс, Джеймс / Пещера
Пещера
Роллинс, Джеймс
© 1999 by Jim Czajkowski
© А. Новиков, перевод, 2008
© ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", издание на русском языке, 2008
Subterranean
Rollins, James
© 1999 by Jim Czajkowski
Portinari, Cromwell's Italian engineer, who even now was demolishing Lewes Priory, was coming on to Scarnsea afterwards to take down the buildings.
Для этого Кромвель направил в Скарнси итальянского инженера по имени Портинари, успешно осуществившего подобные работы в монастыре Льюиса.
Sansom, Christopher John / DissolutionСэнсом, Кристофер Джон / Горбун лорда Кромвеля
Горбун лорда Кромвеля
Сэнсом, Кристофер Джон
Dissolution
Sansom, Christopher John
© C.J. Sansom, 2003
The bridge was demolished and a ear parked at the near end of it was crushed.
Мост был разрушен, как и стоявший там автомобиль.
Simak, Clifford D. / The VisitorsСаймак, Клиффорд Д. / Пришельцы
Пришельцы
Саймак, Клиффорд Д.
© 1980 by Clifford D. Simak
© Перевод. Г. Швейник, 2004
The Visitors
Simak, Clifford D.
© 1980 by Clifford D. Simak
I didn’t get the time to ask what he intended to do about the overturned van, the demolished arbor, and the crawling bandit who was already out in the street, where the neighbors could see him.
Я не успел спросить, что он собирается делать с перевернутым фургоном, взорванной беседкой, уползающим бандитом, замаячившими уже на улице соседями.
Lukyanenko, Sergei / The Last WatchЛукьяненко, Сергей / Последний Дозор
Последний Дозор
Лукьяненко, Сергей
The Last Watch
Lukyanenko, Sergei
“And how can you be an official of the government after that, when you agree to demolishing churches, and marching on Petersburg armed with staves, and make it all simply a question of date?”
- Так какой же вы после этого чиновник правительства, если сами согласны ломать церкви и идти с дрекольем на Петербург, а всю разницу ставите только в сроке?
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The possessedДостоевский, Фёдор / Бесы
Бесы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
The possessed
Dostoevsky, Fyodor

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demolish1/5
dɪ'mɔlɪʃVerbразрушать; уничтожатьExamples

to demolish old buildings — сносить старые здания
Hurricane demolished more than half a million homes. — Ураган оставил без крова более полумиллиона семей.

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    demolish

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Collocations

demolish arguments
опрокидывать доводы
to demolish
разорять
to demolish
разрушать
demolish brickwork
разбирать кладку
demolished area
зона разрушений

Word forms

demolish

verb
Basic forms
Pastdemolished
Imperativedemolish
Present Participle (Participle I)demolishing
Past Participle (Participle II)demolished
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I demolishwe demolish
you demolishyou demolish
he/she/it demolishesthey demolish
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am demolishingwe are demolishing
you are demolishingyou are demolishing
he/she/it is demolishingthey are demolishing
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have demolishedwe have demolished
you have demolishedyou have demolished
he/she/it has demolishedthey have demolished
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been demolishingwe have been demolishing
you have been demolishingyou have been demolishing
he/she/it has been demolishingthey have been demolishing
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I demolishedwe demolished
you demolishedyou demolished
he/she/it demolishedthey demolished
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was demolishingwe were demolishing
you were demolishingyou were demolishing
he/she/it was demolishingthey were demolishing
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had demolishedwe had demolished
you had demolishedyou had demolished
he/she/it had demolishedthey had demolished
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been demolishingwe had been demolishing
you had been demolishingyou had been demolishing
he/she/it had been demolishingthey had been demolishing
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will demolishwe shall/will demolish
you will demolishyou will demolish
he/she/it will demolishthey will demolish
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be demolishingwe shall/will be demolishing
you will be demolishingyou will be demolishing
he/she/it will be demolishingthey will be demolishing
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have demolishedwe shall/will have demolished
you will have demolishedyou will have demolished
he/she/it will have demolishedthey will have demolished
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been demolishingwe shall/will have been demolishing
you will have been demolishingyou will have been demolishing
he/she/it will have been demolishingthey will have been demolishing
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would demolishwe should/would demolish
you would demolishyou would demolish
he/she/it would demolishthey would demolish
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be demolishingwe should/would be demolishing
you would be demolishingyou would be demolishing
he/she/it would be demolishingthey would be demolishing
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have demolishedwe should/would have demolished
you would have demolishedyou would have demolished
he/she/it would have demolishedthey would have demolished
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been demolishingwe should/would have been demolishing
you would have been demolishingyou would have been demolishing
he/she/it would have been demolishingthey would have been demolishing
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am demolishedwe are demolished
you are demolishedyou are demolished
he/she/it is demolishedthey are demolished
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being demolishedwe are being demolished
you are being demolishedyou are being demolished
he/she/it is being demolishedthey are being demolished
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been demolishedwe have been demolished
you have been demolishedyou have been demolished
he/she/it has been demolishedthey have been demolished
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was demolishedwe were demolished
you were demolishedyou were demolished
he/she/it was demolishedthey were demolished
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being demolishedwe were being demolished
you were being demolishedyou were being demolished
he/she/it was being demolishedthey were being demolished
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been demolishedwe had been demolished
you had been demolishedyou had been demolished
he/she/it had been demolishedthey had been demolished
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be demolishedwe shall/will be demolished
you will be demolishedyou will be demolished
he/she/it will be demolishedthey will be demolished
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been demolishedwe shall/will have been demolished
you will have been demolishedyou will have been demolished
he/she/it will have been demolishedthey will have been demolished