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[hɪnt] брит. / амер.

  1. сущ.

      1. намёк

      2. наводка, совет, лёгкая подсказка

    1. уст. возможность, случай, шанс

  2. гл.

    намекать (на что-л.), наводить на мысль (о чём-л.), дать понять

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  1. n

    1. намёк

    2. часто pl совет

      • there was already a hint of spring in the air — в воздухе уже чувствовалось приближение весны
  2. v


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She'd built no windows into the world she occupied, no hint of whatever utopian environment she'd constructed for herself.
Окон в ее мир не предусматривалось — ни намека на ту утопию, что она создала для себя.
Watts, Peter / BlindsightУоттс, Питер / Ложная слепота
Ложная слепота
Уоттс, Питер
© 2006 by Peter Watts
© Д.М.Смушкович, перевод, 2009
© ООО "Астрель-СПб", 2010
Watts, Peter
© 2006 by Peter Watts
However, when the reader has finished Chapter 14, he will find in this drawing a hint to help unscramble the "architecture" in Plate 146.
Однако после прочтения главы 14 читатель сможет обнаружить здесь подсказку для распутывания «архитектурной» загадки на рис. 210.
Mandelbrot, Benoit / The Fractal Geometry of NatureМандельброт, Бенуа / Фрактальная геометрия природы
Фрактальная геометрия природы
Мандельброт, Бенуа
© Б. Мандельброт, 2002
© Перевод на русский язык, Институт компьютерных исследований, 2002
The Fractal Geometry of Nature
Mandelbrot, Benoit
© 1977, 1982, 1983 by Benoit B. Mandelbrot
Shubin understood her silent hint, and drew a long face, while Zoya sat down to the piano, and played and sang all her pieces through.
Шубин понял ее немой намек и скорчил кислую рожу, а Зоя села за фортепьяно, сыграла и спела все свои штучки.
Turgenev, I.S. / On the eveТургенев, И.С. / Накануне
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1976
On the eve
Turgenev, I.S.
© 1st World Library, 2008
This hint was enough to bind our hands.
Этого намека было довольно, чтобы связать нам руки.
Bronte, Emily / Wuthering HeightsБронт Эмили / Грозовой перевал
Грозовой перевал
Бронт Эмили
© Издательство "Правда", 1988
Wuthering Heights
Bronte, Emily
©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc.
His voice reflected deadly determination, with a subtle, almost imperceptive, hint of anxiety.
В голосе убийцы читалась твердая решимость, к которой примешивалось легкое, едва заметное возбуждение.
Salvatore, Robert / The Halfling’s GemСальваторе, Роберт / Проклятие рубина
Проклятие рубина
Сальваторе, Роберт
© 1990 TSR, Inc.
© С. Топоров, перевод, 2007
© ИЦ "Максима", 2007
The Halfling’s Gem
Salvatore, Robert
© 1990 TSR, Inc.
Complete darkness, not a hint of the silver world outside, the windows tightly shut, the chamber a tomb-world where no sound from the great city could penetrate.
Непроницаемый мрак. Ни намека на залитый серебряным сиянием мир за окном. Окна плотно закрыты, и комната похожа на могилу, куда не долетает ни единый звук большого города.
Bradbury, Ray / Fahrenheit 451Брэдбери, Рэй / 451 градус по Фаренгейту
451 градус по Фаренгейту
Брэдбери, Рэй
© Издательство "Радуга", 1989
Fahrenheit 451
Bradbury, Ray
© 1953 by Ray Bradbury
A faint smile played at the corners of her mouth, a hint of mischievousness that appeared and faded all at once.
Знакомая улыбка тронула уголки ее рта, мелькнула и снова пропала.
Brooks, Terry / Running with the demonБрукс, Терри / Бегущая с демоном
Бегущая с демоном
Брукс, Терри
Running with the demon
Brooks, Terry
© 1997 by Terry Brooks
Another chuckle, with a hint of a wheeze.
- Еще смешок, с намеком на визгливые нотки.
Jordan, Robert / The Fires of HeavenДжордан, Роберт / Огни небес
Огни небес
Джордан, Роберт
The Fires of Heaven
Jordan, Robert
© 1993 by The Bandersnatch Group, Inc.
He enjoyed the scents, of course-that hint of citrus, the feminine fragrance mixed with the smell of her fear.
Конечно, он с наслаждением вдыхал запах с легким придыханием цитрусовых, женственным ароматом, смешанным с запахом ее страха.
Robb, J.D. / Creation In DeathРобертс, Нора / Образ смерти
Образ смерти
Робертс, Нора
© 2007 by Nora Roberts
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2009
© Перевод. Н. Миронова, 2009
Creation In Death
Robb, J.D.
© 2007 by Nora Roberts
There's a venomous hint for you, if you like!
Эдакий адский намек!
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / IdiotДостоевский, Фёдор / Идиот
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1971
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2004 by Fine Creative Media, Inc.
"On the contrary," Nathaniel said, nettled by an indefinable hint of mockery in her gaze.
– Напротив, – ответил Натаниэль, уязвленный едва заметной насмешкой в ее глазах.
Feather, Jane / VelvetФэйзер, Джейн / Бархат
Фэйзер, Джейн
Feather, Jane
© 1994 by Jane Feather
This trivial talk in a tavern had an immense influence on him in his later action; as though there had really been in it something preordained, some guiding hint....
Этот ничтожный, трактирный разговор имел чрезвычайное на него влияние при дальнейшем развитии дела: как будто действительно было тут какое-то предопределение указание...
Достоевский, Фёдор / Преступление и наказаниеDostoevsky, Fyodor / Crime and Punishment
Crime and Punishment
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2009 Rhodes Media
Преступление и наказание
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1970
"On the contrary, I shall sit as far from it as I can. Thanks for the hint."
- Напротив, постараюсь сесть как можно дальше: спасибо, что предупреждаете.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / IdiotДостоевский, Фёдор / Идиот
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1971
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2004 by Fine Creative Media, Inc.
Dare I hint at that worse time when, strung together somewhere in great black space, there was a flaming necklace, or ring, or starry circle of some kind, of which I was one of the beads!
Смею ли я рассказать о тех, еще более тяжелых днях, когда в огромном темном пространстве мне мерещился какой-то пылающий круг – не то ожерелье, не то кольцо, не то замкнутая цепь звезд, одним из звеньев которой была я!
Dickens, Charles / Bleak HouseДиккенс, Чарльз / Холодный дом
Холодный дом
Диккенс, Чарльз
© "Государственное издательство художественной литературы", 1960
Bleak House
Dickens, Charles
© 1894, by Macmillan & Co.
hint that the old knight and my young mistress were like to take you on the form, but I could not mend the matter."
Хотел было я предупредить вашу милость, что старый баронет и молодая хозяйка застанут вас в моей норе, да вот не вышло.
Scott, Walter / WoodstockСкотт, Вальтер / Вудсток
Скотт, Вальтер
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1965
Scott, Walter
© BiblioBazaar, LLC

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obvious hint — понятный, прозрачный намёк
delicate / gentle / subtle hint — тонкий намёк
the merest hint — всего лишь намёк
hint about the answer — подсказка
hint of suspicion — некоторое подозрение
to drop / give / throw out a hint at smth. — намекнуть, сделать намёк на что-л.
She dropped a hint that she would retire soon. — Она намекнула, что скоро уйдёт на пенсию.
They fled at the first hint of trouble. — Они бежали при первых сигналах опасности.

User translations

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  1. 1.

    намек; намекнуть

    translation added by Талгат Мырзаханов
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  2. 2.

    намёк, подсказка

    translation added by Mike Ufa
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  3. 3.


    translation added by Елена 🌻
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  4. 4.


    translation added by Родион Петров


broad hint
"толстый" намек
broad hint
broad hint
clinical hint
клинический признак
helpful hint
полезный совет
mnemonic hint
мнемонический прием
give a hint / tip
slight / gentle hint / suggestion
teaching hint
замечания по обучению
drop a hint
drop a hint
обронить намёк
drop / make hints
coach hints
hints and tips
полезные советы

Word forms


Common casehinthints
Possessive casehint'shints'


Basic forms
Present Participle (Participle I)hinting
Past Participle (Participle II)hinted
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I hintwe hint
you hintyou hint
he/she/it hintsthey hint
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am hintingwe are hinting
you are hintingyou are hinting
he/she/it is hintingthey are hinting
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have hintedwe have hinted
you have hintedyou have hinted
he/she/it has hintedthey have hinted
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been hintingwe have been hinting
you have been hintingyou have been hinting
he/she/it has been hintingthey have been hinting
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I hintedwe hinted
you hintedyou hinted
he/she/it hintedthey hinted
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was hintingwe were hinting
you were hintingyou were hinting
he/she/it was hintingthey were hinting
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had hintedwe had hinted
you had hintedyou had hinted
he/she/it had hintedthey had hinted
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been hintingwe had been hinting
you had been hintingyou had been hinting
he/she/it had been hintingthey had been hinting
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will hintwe shall/will hint
you will hintyou will hint
he/she/it will hintthey will hint
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be hintingwe shall/will be hinting
you will be hintingyou will be hinting
he/she/it will be hintingthey will be hinting
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have hintedwe shall/will have hinted
you will have hintedyou will have hinted
he/she/it will have hintedthey will have hinted
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been hintingwe shall/will have been hinting
you will have been hintingyou will have been hinting
he/she/it will have been hintingthey will have been hinting
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would hintwe should/would hint
you would hintyou would hint
he/she/it would hintthey would hint
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be hintingwe should/would be hinting
you would be hintingyou would be hinting
he/she/it would be hintingthey would be hinting
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have hintedwe should/would have hinted
you would have hintedyou would have hinted
he/she/it would have hintedthey would have hinted
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been hintingwe should/would have been hinting
you would have been hintingyou would have been hinting
he/she/it would have been hintingthey would have been hinting
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am hintedwe are hinted
you are hintedyou are hinted
he/she/it is hintedthey are hinted
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being hintedwe are being hinted
you are being hintedyou are being hinted
he/she/it is being hintedthey are being hinted
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been hintedwe have been hinted
you have been hintedyou have been hinted
he/she/it has been hintedthey have been hinted
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was hintedwe were hinted
you were hintedyou were hinted
he/she/it was hintedthey were hinted
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being hintedwe were being hinted
you were being hintedyou were being hinted
he/she/it was being hintedthey were being hinted
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been hintedwe had been hinted
you had been hintedyou had been hinted
he/she/it had been hintedthey had been hinted
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be hintedwe shall/will be hinted
you will be hintedyou will be hinted
he/she/it will be hintedthey will be hinted
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been hintedwe shall/will have been hinted
you will have been hintedyou will have been hinted
he/she/it will have been hintedthey will have been hinted