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hoax

[həuks] брит. / амер.

  1. сущ.

    обман; ложь, мистификация, неправда

  2. гл.

    подшутить; разыграть

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hoax

[həǔks]

n

трюк; розыгрыш

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"A jolly good hoax, Lu," he said as he came out again; "you have really taken us in, I must admit.
- Хорошо ты нас разыграла, Люси, - проговорил он, вылезая из шкафа. - Выдумка что надо, ничего не скажешь.
Lewis, Clive S. / The Lion, the Witch and the WardrobeЛьюис, Клайв С. / Лев, колдунья и платяной шкаф
Лев, колдунья и платяной шкаф
Льюис, Клайв С.
© Перевод Г. Островская, 2010
© Издание на русском языке ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2010
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Lewis, Clive S.
© 1950 by C.S. Lewis Pte. Ltd.
© renewed 1978 by C.S. Lewis Pte. Ltd.
“I think it's an anonymous skit by way of a hoax.”
- Я бы предположил, что это анонимный пашквиль, в насмешку.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The possessedДостоевский, Фёдор / Бесы
Бесы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
The possessed
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
The astonished sergeant opened his mouth to say something, but the judge went on quickly: ' It was a hoax, Hoong.
Изумленный старшина открыл рот, чтобы что-то сказать, но судья быстро перебил его: – Это обман, Хун.
Gulik, Robert van / The Emperor's PearlГулик, Роберт ван / Жемчужина императора
Жемчужина императора
Гулик, Роберт ван
© Robert H. van Gulik, 1963
© Перевод, ЗАО "Издательство "Центрполиграф", 2002
The Emperor's Pearl
Gulik, Robert van
© Robert H. van Gulik, 1963
It's obviously a hoax.”
Пашквиль очевидный.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The possessedДостоевский, Фёдор / Бесы
Бесы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
The possessed
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
I thought it was a hoax or a gag of some sort.”
Я думала, что это какой-нибудь трюк или розыгрыш.
Simak, Clifford D. / The Goblin ReservationСаймак, Клиффорд Д. / Заповедник гоблинов
Заповедник гоблинов
Саймак, Клиффорд Д.
© 1968 by Clifford D. Simak
© Перевод, И. Гурова, 2005
© ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2007
The Goblin Reservation
Simak, Clifford D.
© 1968 by Clifford D. Simak
"But it might be a hoax, you say."
– Но вы сказали,что это может быть мистификацией.
Simak, Clifford D. / The Fellowship of the TalismanСаймак, Клиффорд Д. / Братство Талисмана
Братство Талисмана
Саймак, Клиффорд Д.
© 1978 by Clifford D. Simak
© Перевод. К. Королев, 2005
The Fellowship of the Talisman
Simak, Clifford D.
© 1978 by Clifford D. Simak
Kemp read this letter twice, "It's no hoax," he said.
Кемп дважды прочел письмо. – Это не шутки, – сказал он.
Wells, Herbert George / The Invisible ManУэллс, Герберт / Человек-невидимка
Человек-невидимка
Уэллс, Герберт
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1972
The Invisible Man
Wells, Herbert George
© 2008 Waldman Publishing Corp.
But Tong is a careful scoundrel, he did not tell Sia that the pearl was a hoax, and that he was planning to elope with Amber.
Но Тон оказался хитрой бестией и не сказал Ся, что никакой жемчужины не существует и что он просто планирует сбежать с любовницей.
Gulik, Robert van / The Emperor's PearlГулик, Роберт ван / Жемчужина императора
Жемчужина императора
Гулик, Роберт ван
© Robert H. van Gulik, 1963
© Перевод, ЗАО "Издательство "Центрполиграф", 2002
The Emperor's Pearl
Gulik, Robert van
© Robert H. van Gulik, 1963
He prepared the hoax, and with the promise of the crowns, he has gathered the men.
Он все подготовил и, пообещав бессмертие, объединил племена.
Brackett, Leigh / The Secret of SinharatБрэкетт, Ли / Тайна Синхарата
Тайна Синхарата
Брэкетт, Ли
The Secret of Sinharat
Brackett, Leigh
Of course Sia found nothing there but a few bird's-nests, for the tale about the pearl had been a hoax.
Конечно, Ся ничего не нашел, кроме птичьих гнезд. Ведь вся история о жемчужине была выдумкой.
Gulik, Robert van / The Emperor's PearlГулик, Роберт ван / Жемчужина императора
Жемчужина императора
Гулик, Роберт ван
© Robert H. van Gulik, 1963
© Перевод, ЗАО "Издательство "Центрполиграф", 2002
The Emperor's Pearl
Gulik, Robert van
© Robert H. van Gulik, 1963
It could be a hoax."It purports to be a journal that gives an account of the ministry of Jesus.
По-видимому, это дневник, отчет о деяниях Иисуса.
Simak, Clifford D. / The Fellowship of the TalismanСаймак, Клиффорд Д. / Братство Талисмана
Братство Талисмана
Саймак, Клиффорд Д.
© 1978 by Clifford D. Simak
© Перевод. К. Королев, 2005
The Fellowship of the Talisman
Simak, Clifford D.
© 1978 by Clifford D. Simak
His task was done, too, and it would be well for him to be at a distance before the diggers discovered the manner in which they had been hoaxed.
К тому же задача его была выполнена и благоразумие требовало, чтобы он покинул Кимберли до того, как старатели узнают, что стали жертвой бессовестного обмана.
Conan Doyle, Arthur / The Firm Of GirdlestoneКонан Дойль, Артур / Торговый Дом Гердлстон
Торговый Дом Гердлстон
Конан Дойль, Артур
© Издательство "Правда", 1966
The Firm Of Girdlestone
Conan Doyle, Arthur
© 1889 by John W. Lowell

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hoax1/3
həuksNounобман; ложь; мистификация; неправдаExamples

literary hoax — литературная мистификация, подделка
to perpetrate a hoax — обманывать
to play a hoax on smb. — разыграть, обмануть кого-л.

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Noun

  1. 1.

    ложь

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Word forms

hoax

noun
SingularPlural
Common casehoaxhoaxes
Possessive casehoax', hoax'shoaxes'

hoax

verb
Basic forms
Pasthoaxed
Imperativehoax
Present Participle (Participle I)hoaxing
Past Participle (Participle II)hoaxed
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I hoaxwe hoax
you hoaxyou hoax
he/she/it hoaxesthey hoax
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am hoaxingwe are hoaxing
you are hoaxingyou are hoaxing
he/she/it is hoaxingthey are hoaxing
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have hoaxedwe have hoaxed
you have hoaxedyou have hoaxed
he/she/it has hoaxedthey have hoaxed
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been hoaxingwe have been hoaxing
you have been hoaxingyou have been hoaxing
he/she/it has been hoaxingthey have been hoaxing
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I hoaxedwe hoaxed
you hoaxedyou hoaxed
he/she/it hoaxedthey hoaxed
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was hoaxingwe were hoaxing
you were hoaxingyou were hoaxing
he/she/it was hoaxingthey were hoaxing
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had hoaxedwe had hoaxed
you had hoaxedyou had hoaxed
he/she/it had hoaxedthey had hoaxed
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been hoaxingwe had been hoaxing
you had been hoaxingyou had been hoaxing
he/she/it had been hoaxingthey had been hoaxing
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will hoaxwe shall/will hoax
you will hoaxyou will hoax
he/she/it will hoaxthey will hoax
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be hoaxingwe shall/will be hoaxing
you will be hoaxingyou will be hoaxing
he/she/it will be hoaxingthey will be hoaxing
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have hoaxedwe shall/will have hoaxed
you will have hoaxedyou will have hoaxed
he/she/it will have hoaxedthey will have hoaxed
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been hoaxingwe shall/will have been hoaxing
you will have been hoaxingyou will have been hoaxing
he/she/it will have been hoaxingthey will have been hoaxing
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would hoaxwe should/would hoax
you would hoaxyou would hoax
he/she/it would hoaxthey would hoax
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be hoaxingwe should/would be hoaxing
you would be hoaxingyou would be hoaxing
he/she/it would be hoaxingthey would be hoaxing
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have hoaxedwe should/would have hoaxed
you would have hoaxedyou would have hoaxed
he/she/it would have hoaxedthey would have hoaxed
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been hoaxingwe should/would have been hoaxing
you would have been hoaxingyou would have been hoaxing
he/she/it would have been hoaxingthey would have been hoaxing
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am hoaxedwe are hoaxed
you are hoaxedyou are hoaxed
he/she/it is hoaxedthey are hoaxed
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being hoaxedwe are being hoaxed
you are being hoaxedyou are being hoaxed
he/she/it is being hoaxedthey are being hoaxed
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been hoaxedwe have been hoaxed
you have been hoaxedyou have been hoaxed
he/she/it has been hoaxedthey have been hoaxed
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was hoaxedwe were hoaxed
you were hoaxedyou were hoaxed
he/she/it was hoaxedthey were hoaxed
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being hoaxedwe were being hoaxed
you were being hoaxedyou were being hoaxed
he/she/it was being hoaxedthey were being hoaxed
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been hoaxedwe had been hoaxed
you had been hoaxedyou had been hoaxed
he/she/it had been hoaxedthey had been hoaxed
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be hoaxedwe shall/will be hoaxed
you will be hoaxedyou will be hoaxed
he/she/it will be hoaxedthey will be hoaxed
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been hoaxedwe shall/will have been hoaxed
you will have been hoaxedyou will have been hoaxed
he/she/it will have been hoaxedthey will have been hoaxed