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embarrassing

[ɪm'bærəsɪŋ] , [em-] брит. / амер.

прил.

  1. стеснительный

  2. смущающий

Learning (En-Ru)

embarrassing

[ɪm'bærəsɪŋ]

adj

неловкий; затруднительный

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But air quality will prove the more embarrassing problem next August.
Но качество воздуха продемонстрирует более неловкую проблему в августе следующего года.
© Project Syndicate 1995 – 2011
© Project Syndicate 1995 – 2011
It can be embarrassing to overlay the normal backup from one week with a differential backup from another week .
Было бы обидно восстановить обычную резервную копию за одну неделю и дифференцированную копию за другую неделю.
Boswell, William / Inside Windows Server 2003Бозуэлл, Уилльям / Внутренный мир Windows Server 2003, SP1 и R2
Внутренный мир Windows Server 2003, SP1 и R2
Бозуэлл, Уилльям
© Издательский дом "Вильямс", 2006
© Pearson Education, Inc., 2003
Inside Windows Server 2003
Boswell, William
© 2003 by Pearson Education, Inc.
Then you have your kinky cheater, a tragic, embarrassing, but fairly routine accident, and the panicked partner fleeing the scene.”
И тогда у нас был бы изменник-извращенец и трагический, позорный, но довольно-таки заурядный несчастный случай. Партнерша в панике покидает сцену.
Robb, J.D. / Strangers In DeathРобертс, Нора / Бархатная смерть
Бархатная смерть
Робертс, Нора
© 2008 by Nora Roberts
© Издание на русском языке ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2009
© Перевод. Н. Миронова, 2009
Strangers In Death
Robb, J.D.
© 2008 by Nora Roberts
It was a painful and embarrassing position at first for poor Malanya, but, after a while, she learnt to bear it, and grew used to her father-in-law.
Тяжело и неловко было сперва бедной женщине; но потом она обтерпелась и привыкла к своему тестю.
Turgenev, I.S. / A House of GentlefolkТургенев, И.С. / Дворянское гнездо
Дворянское гнездо
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1983
A House of Gentlefolk
Turgenev, I.S.
© 2006 BiblioBazaar
After an anxious consideration of the painful and embarrassing position in which he was placed, Nicholas decided that he ought to lose no time in frankly stating it to the kind brothers.
После тревожных размышлений о тягостном и затруднительном положении, в каком он очутился, Николас решил, что должен не теряя времени обо всем откровенно рассказать добрым братьям.
Диккенс, Чарльз / Жизнь и приключения Николаса НикльбиDickens, Charles / The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby
Dickens, Charles
© Wordsworth Editions Limited 1995
Жизнь и приключения Николаса Никльби
Диккенс, Чарльз
© Издательство "Правда", 1989
I assure you these interrogations are sometimes more embarrassing for the interrogator than for the interrogated....
Так, знаете, действительно, батюшка Родион Романович, эти допросы иной раз самого допросчика больше, чем допрашиваемого, с толку сбивают...
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / Crime and PunishmentДостоевский, Фёдор / Преступление и наказание
Преступление и наказание
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1970
Crime and Punishment
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2009 Rhodes Media
My position struck him, too, as exquisitely ludicrous and embarrassing.
Очень уж и ему показалось смешно и конфузно мое положение.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / Notes from the UndergroundДостоевский, Фёдор / Записки из подполья
Записки из подполья
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Наука", 1989
Notes from the Underground
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2008 by Classic House Books
We all have our youthful follies, embarrassing to recall—but people somehow find it hard to dismiss as a youthful folly anything that has happened to be a financial success.
Все мы в молодости творили безрассудства, о которых потом неприятно вспоминать, но поступки, имеющие следствием финансовый успех, люди почему-то не склонны рассматривать как безрассудства молодости.
Wyndham, John / The Day of the TriffidsУиндем, Джон / День триффидов
День триффидов
Уиндем, Джон
© 1951 by John Wyndham
© Перевод. С. Бережков, 2009
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2009
The Day of the Triffids
Wyndham, John
© 1979 by Grace Isabel Harris
© 1951 by Doubleday, a division of Random House, Inc.
We couldn’t spring them without letting everyone else go and that shit would be too embarrassing to tolerate. For them, and for me…us.
Тогда нужно брать и всех остальных. Короче, дерьма по уши. Допустить такое не могут себе позволить ни они, ни я… э-э-э, мы.
Asprin, Robert / Dragons WildАсприн, Роберт / Игры драконов
Игры драконов
Асприн, Роберт
© 2008 by Bill Fawсett & Associates
© Перевод. И. Самоцветов, 2009
© Школа перевода В. Баканова, 2009
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2009
Dragons Wild
Asprin, Robert
© 2008 by Bill Fawcett & Associates
But if you’re a strange face, they’ll let you straight through, because frankly, it would just be too embarrassing to put you to any trouble.
Однако, если вы совершенно посторонний, вас без вопросов пропустят внутрь: согласитесь, охранникам ведь будет ужасно неловко, если они доставят вам пусть даже малейшее беспокойство.
Laurie, Hugh / The Gun SellerЛори, Хью / Торговец пушками
Торговец пушками
Лори, Хью
© Александр Рахуба, перевод, 2009
© "Фантом Пресс", издание, 2009
© Hugh Laurie, The Gun Seller, 1996
The Gun Seller
Laurie, Hugh
© 1996 by Hugh Laurie
God, this is embarrassing. I feel like a six-year-old at a grown-ups' party.
Господи, как неприятно-чувствую себя как маленькая девочка на взрослой вечеринке.
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
He joined his cousin, therefore, in the bay window without the embarrassing sense of indiscretion he had been used to feel up there.
Итак Сомс подсел к своему двоюродному брату у столика в фонаре, не испытывая, как в былые времена, стеснительного чувства, что он совершает нескромность.
Galsworthy, John / To LetГолсуорси, Джон / Сдаётся в наём
Сдаётся в наём
Голсуорси, Джон
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство""Эксмо", 2003
To Let
Galsworthy, John
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
"That was embarrassing," Azzie remarked.
– Нехорошо получилось, – пробормотал Аззи.
Zelazny, Roger,Sheckley, Robert / Bring Me the Head of Prince CharmingЖелязны, Роджер,Шекли, Роберт / Принеси мне голову Прекрасного принца
Принеси мне голову Прекрасного принца
Желязны, Роджер,Шекли, Роберт
© 1991 by Amber Corporation and Robert Sheckley
© Перевод. А. К. Андреев, Н. Б. Шварцман, 2004
Bring Me the Head of Prince Charming
Zelazny, Roger,Sheckley, Robert
© 1991 by Amber Corporation and Robert Sheckley
"It was sort of embarrassing," Ellen went on. "When she bought the Tampax and asked if she could please use the bathroom, her boyfriend standing right there.
- Представляю, как неловко она себя чувствовала, когда, купив тампаксы, попросила воспользоваться душем. Ведь ее парень стоял рядом.
Cornwell, Patricia / All That RemainsКорнуэлл, Патриция / Всё, что остаётся
Всё, что остаётся
Корнуэлл, Патриция
© 1992, Патриция Корнуэлл
© 1994, ОЛМА-ПРЕСС
© перевод Ручкина Л., Юшицина Л.
All That Remains
Cornwell, Patricia
© 1992 by Patricia D. Cornwell
“You bet your ass embarrassing,” Hutton said.
— Клянусь твоей задницей, — проворчала Хаттон.
Child, Lee / One ShotЧайлд, Ли / Выстрел
Выстрел
Чайлд, Ли
© 2005 by Lee Child
© Перевод. В. Гольдич, И. Оганесова, 2009
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2009
One Shot
Child, Lee
© 2005 by Lee Child

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ɪm'bærəsɪŋ; em-Adjectiveстеснительный

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  1. 1.

    смущающий,смущённый

    translation added by Begimay Chulueva
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  2. 2.

    затруднительный/ смущающий

    translation added by Sasha Korolkov
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Collocations

embarrassing situation
неловкое положение
embarrassing position
конфуз
embarrassing situation
щекотливое положение
feel embarrassed
засмущаться
be embarrassed
конфузиться
be embarrassed
оконфузиться
be confused / embarrassed
смущаться
embarrass communication
нарушать коммуникации
embarrassed about
стесняться

Word forms

embarrass

verb
Basic forms
Pastembarrassed
Imperativeembarrass
Present Participle (Participle I)embarrassing
Past Participle (Participle II)embarrassed
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I embarrasswe embarrass
you embarrassyou embarrass
he/she/it embarrassesthey embarrass
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am embarrassingwe are embarrassing
you are embarrassingyou are embarrassing
he/she/it is embarrassingthey are embarrassing
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have embarrassedwe have embarrassed
you have embarrassedyou have embarrassed
he/she/it has embarrassedthey have embarrassed
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been embarrassingwe have been embarrassing
you have been embarrassingyou have been embarrassing
he/she/it has been embarrassingthey have been embarrassing
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I embarrassedwe embarrassed
you embarrassedyou embarrassed
he/she/it embarrassedthey embarrassed
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was embarrassingwe were embarrassing
you were embarrassingyou were embarrassing
he/she/it was embarrassingthey were embarrassing
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had embarrassedwe had embarrassed
you had embarrassedyou had embarrassed
he/she/it had embarrassedthey had embarrassed
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been embarrassingwe had been embarrassing
you had been embarrassingyou had been embarrassing
he/she/it had been embarrassingthey had been embarrassing
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will embarrasswe shall/will embarrass
you will embarrassyou will embarrass
he/she/it will embarrassthey will embarrass
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be embarrassingwe shall/will be embarrassing
you will be embarrassingyou will be embarrassing
he/she/it will be embarrassingthey will be embarrassing
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have embarrassedwe shall/will have embarrassed
you will have embarrassedyou will have embarrassed
he/she/it will have embarrassedthey will have embarrassed
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been embarrassingwe shall/will have been embarrassing
you will have been embarrassingyou will have been embarrassing
he/she/it will have been embarrassingthey will have been embarrassing
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would embarrasswe should/would embarrass
you would embarrassyou would embarrass
he/she/it would embarrassthey would embarrass
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be embarrassingwe should/would be embarrassing
you would be embarrassingyou would be embarrassing
he/she/it would be embarrassingthey would be embarrassing
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have embarrassedwe should/would have embarrassed
you would have embarrassedyou would have embarrassed
he/she/it would have embarrassedthey would have embarrassed
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been embarrassingwe should/would have been embarrassing
you would have been embarrassingyou would have been embarrassing
he/she/it would have been embarrassingthey would have been embarrassing
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am embarrassedwe are embarrassed
you are embarrassedyou are embarrassed
he/she/it is embarrassedthey are embarrassed
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being embarrassedwe are being embarrassed
you are being embarrassedyou are being embarrassed
he/she/it is being embarrassedthey are being embarrassed
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been embarrassedwe have been embarrassed
you have been embarrassedyou have been embarrassed
he/she/it has been embarrassedthey have been embarrassed
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was embarrassedwe were embarrassed
you were embarrassedyou were embarrassed
he/she/it was embarrassedthey were embarrassed
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being embarrassedwe were being embarrassed
you were being embarrassedyou were being embarrassed
he/she/it was being embarrassedthey were being embarrassed
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been embarrassedwe had been embarrassed
you had been embarrassedyou had been embarrassed
he/she/it had been embarrassedthey had been embarrassed
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be embarrassedwe shall/will be embarrassed
you will be embarrassedyou will be embarrassed
he/she/it will be embarrassedthey will be embarrassed
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been embarrassedwe shall/will have been embarrassed
you will have been embarrassedyou will have been embarrassed
he/she/it will have been embarrassedthey will have been embarrassed