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entertaining

[ˌentə'teɪnɪŋ]

прил.

забавный, занимательный, курьёзный, развлекательный

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entertaining

[ˌentə'teɪnɪŋ]

adj

забавный; развлекательный

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The market is among the most entertaining places on the face of the Earth.
Биржа - один из самых больших аттракционов в мире.
Elder, Alexander / Trading for a LivingЭлдер, Александр / Как играть и выигрывать на бирже
Как играть и выигрывать на бирже
Элдер, Александр
© 1996 by Alexander Elder
© Издательский дом «Диаграмма», 2001
Trading for a Living
Elder, Alexander
© 1993 by Dr. Alexander Elder
You will notice that the words chosen by Brown for the URL make entertaining reading in themselves.
Наблюдательный читатель заметит, что выбор эпитетов в адрес URL сам по себе занимателен.
Dawkins, Richard / The God DelusionДокинз, Ричард / Бог как иллюзия
Бог как иллюзия
Докинз, Ричард
© 2006 by Richard Dawkins
© H. Смелкова, перевод на русский язык, 2008
© ООО "Издательская Группа Аттикус", 2008
The God Delusion
Dawkins, Richard
© Richard Dawkins 2006
They sat down to table with Paquette and the Theatin; the repast was entertaining; and towards the end they conversed with all confidence.
Они сели за стол с Пакетой и театинцем; обед прошел довольно оживленно, и под конец все разоткровенничались.
Voltaire / CandideВольтер / Кандид
Кандид
Вольтер
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1965
Candide
Voltaire
© 1918 by BONI & LIVERIGHT, INC.
'In the capacity of court physician,' answered Lushin, 'I would have advised the queen not to give balls when she was not in the humour for entertaining her guests....'
- По званию лейб-медика, - отвечал Лушин, - я бы присоветовал королеве не давать балов, когда ей не до гостей...
Turgenev, I.S. / First loveТургенев, И.С. / Первая любовь
Первая любовь
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1978
First love
Turgenev, I.S.
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
Marshall, of all men, mathematically trained as he was, entertaining as he did the highest opinion of the central importance of his own note xxi, cannot have been blind to the greatness as well as to the priority of Walras' achievement.
Маршалл, разбиравшийся в математике лучше, чем кто бы то ни было, придерживавшийся высочайшего мнения об основополагающей важности своего собственного примечания XXI, не мог не видеть величия, равно как и приоритета достижения Вальраса.
Schumpeter, Joseph A. / History of Economic AnalysisШумпетер, Йозеф А. / История экономического анализа
История экономического анализа
Шумпетер, Йозеф А.
© Перевод с английского под редакцией В.С. Автономова, 2001
© 1954 by Oxford University Press, Inc.
History of Economic Analysis
Schumpeter, Joseph A.
© 1954 by Oxford University Press, Inc.
"It will be entertaining," Jarlaxle promised.
– Это будет весело, – заверил Джарлакс.
Salvatore, Robert / Road of the PatriarchСальваторе, Роберт / Дорога Патриарха
Дорога Патриарха
Сальваторе, Роберт
© 2007 Wizards of the Coast, Inc.
© Е. Фурсикова, перевод, 2008
© ООО "Фантастика", 2008
Road of the Patriarch
Salvatore, Robert
© 2007 Wizards of the Coast, Inc.
There are tables on the balconies of the entertaining complex, and those who want to celebrate a corporative party are welcome to use the cozy banquet hall.
Для гостей также предусмотрены столики на балконах развлекательного центра, а в распоряжении тех, кто планирует отметить семейное торжество, - удобный банкетный зал.
© 2000-2009 Moscow-Hotels-Russia.com
© 2003-2009 Optima Tours
© 2000-2009 Moscow-Hotels-Russia.com
If the remainder of the school year were as fraught with drama as the first day, perhaps it would be mildly entertaining, but the prospect of spending nine months refraining from reading and writing made me think of running away.
Если весь школьный год будет так же насыщен бурными переживаниями, как первый день, это, пожалуй, даже занятно, но если при этом целых девять месяцев нельзя будет ни читать, ни писать, так уж лучше я удеру.
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
" "It is not like Udolpho at all; but yet I think it is very entertaining.
— Конечно, это совсем непохоже на «Удольфо». Но все же он показался мне занимательным.
Austen, Jane / Northanger AbbeyОстин, Джейн / Нортенгерское аббатство
Нортенгерское аббатство
Остин, Джейн
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
Northanger Abbey
Austen, Jane
© 2006 Adamant Media Corporation
Instead of which I'm telling him stories about the world's greatest swimmers ... oh, they're entertaining, no doubt.
Вместо этого я рассказываю ему истории о том, как плавают лучшие пловцы мира... Истории, бесспорно, интересные.
Slywotzky, Adrian / The Art of ProfitabilityСливоцки, Адриан / Искусство получения прибыли
Искусство получения прибыли
Сливоцки, Адриан
© С. Кравченко, перевод, 2006
© ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2006
© 2002 by Mercer Management Consulting, Inc.
The Art of Profitability
Slywotzky, Adrian
© 2002 by Mercer Management Consulting, Inc.
`Really, you know,` I added, `this is vastly entertaining.
— Знаете, — прибавил я, — это весьма забавно.
Stevenson, Robert Louis / St. IvesСтивенсон, Роберт Луис / Сент Ив
Сент Ив
Стивенсон, Роберт Луис
© Издательство "Правда", 1967
St. Ives
Stevenson, Robert Louis
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
Although this might seem a little too entertaining for "real" business use, consider that movies are one of the best vehicles for delivering information.
Хотя может показаться, что в «серьезном» деле развлечения неуместны, демонстрация видеоклипов — один из самых наглядных способов подачи информации.
Bluttman, Ken / Access HacksБлюттман, Кен / Access трюки
Access трюки
Блюттман, Кен
©2005 O'Reilly Media, Inc.
© Перевод на русский язык ЗАО Издательский дом «Питер», 2006
© Издание на русском языке, оформление ЗАО Издательский дом «Питер», 2006
Access Hacks
Bluttman, Ken
© 2005 O'Reilly Media. Inc.
On Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays the saturated entertaining program takes place in the restaurant.
В четверг, субботу и пятницу посетителей ждет насыщенная развлекательная программа.
© 2000-2009 Moscow-Hotels-Russia.com
© 2003-2009 Optima Tours
© 2000-2009 Moscow-Hotels-Russia.com
When I found myself on my feet, I looked about me, and must confess I never beheld a more entertaining prospect.
Поднявшись на ноги, я осмотрелся кругом. Должен признаться, что мне никогда не приходилось видеть более привлекательный пейзаж.
Swift, Jonathan / Gulliver's travels into several remote nations of the worldСвифт, Джонатан / Путешествия Гулливера
Путешествия Гулливера
Свифт, Джонатан
© Издательство "Правда", 1987
Gulliver's travels into several remote nations of the world
Swift, Jonathan
“I would not have guessed welding engineering to be so entertaining a subject.
— Я и не подозревала, что сварка может быть таким интересным делом.
Bujold, Lois McMaster / Falling FreeБуджолд, Лоис Макмастер / В свободном падении
В свободном падении
Буджолд, Лоис Макмастер
© 1988 by Lois McMaster Bujold
© 1996, АСТ
© Н. Кудряшов, перевод
Falling Free
Bujold, Lois McMaster
© 1988 by Lois McMaster Bujold

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ˌentə'teɪnɪŋAdjectiveзабавный; занимательный; курьёзный; развлекательный

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Collocations

entertaining advertising
развлекательная реклама
amusing / entertaining fellow
забавник
amusing / entertaining nature
развлекательность
entertaining action
рассматривающий иск
entertaining action
рассмотрение иска
entertained intent
выношенная цель
entertained intent
выношенное намерение
entertained intent
выношенный умысел
entertain to
угощать
entertain action
рассматривать иск

Word forms

entertain

verb
Basic forms
Pastentertained
Imperativeentertain
Present Participle (Participle I)entertaining
Past Participle (Participle II)entertained
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I entertainwe entertain
you entertainyou entertain
he/she/it entertainsthey entertain
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am entertainingwe are entertaining
you are entertainingyou are entertaining
he/she/it is entertainingthey are entertaining
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have entertainedwe have entertained
you have entertainedyou have entertained
he/she/it has entertainedthey have entertained
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been entertainingwe have been entertaining
you have been entertainingyou have been entertaining
he/she/it has been entertainingthey have been entertaining
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I entertainedwe entertained
you entertainedyou entertained
he/she/it entertainedthey entertained
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was entertainingwe were entertaining
you were entertainingyou were entertaining
he/she/it was entertainingthey were entertaining
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had entertainedwe had entertained
you had entertainedyou had entertained
he/she/it had entertainedthey had entertained
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been entertainingwe had been entertaining
you had been entertainingyou had been entertaining
he/she/it had been entertainingthey had been entertaining
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will entertainwe shall/will entertain
you will entertainyou will entertain
he/she/it will entertainthey will entertain
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be entertainingwe shall/will be entertaining
you will be entertainingyou will be entertaining
he/she/it will be entertainingthey will be entertaining
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have entertainedwe shall/will have entertained
you will have entertainedyou will have entertained
he/she/it will have entertainedthey will have entertained
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been entertainingwe shall/will have been entertaining
you will have been entertainingyou will have been entertaining
he/she/it will have been entertainingthey will have been entertaining
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would entertainwe should/would entertain
you would entertainyou would entertain
he/she/it would entertainthey would entertain
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be entertainingwe should/would be entertaining
you would be entertainingyou would be entertaining
he/she/it would be entertainingthey would be entertaining
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have entertainedwe should/would have entertained
you would have entertainedyou would have entertained
he/she/it would have entertainedthey would have entertained
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been entertainingwe should/would have been entertaining
you would have been entertainingyou would have been entertaining
he/she/it would have been entertainingthey would have been entertaining
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am entertainedwe are entertained
you are entertainedyou are entertained
he/she/it is entertainedthey are entertained
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being entertainedwe are being entertained
you are being entertainedyou are being entertained
he/she/it is being entertainedthey are being entertained
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been entertainedwe have been entertained
you have been entertainedyou have been entertained
he/she/it has been entertainedthey have been entertained
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was entertainedwe were entertained
you were entertainedyou were entertained
he/she/it was entertainedthey were entertained
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being entertainedwe were being entertained
you were being entertainedyou were being entertained
he/she/it was being entertainedthey were being entertained
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been entertainedwe had been entertained
you had been entertainedyou had been entertained
he/she/it had been entertainedthey had been entertained
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be entertainedwe shall/will be entertained
you will be entertainedyou will be entertained
he/she/it will be entertainedthey will be entertained
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been entertainedwe shall/will have been entertained
you will have been entertainedyou will have been entertained
he/she/it will have been entertainedthey will have been entertained