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[lʌnʧ] брит. / амер.

  1. сущ.

    1. обед (обычно около полудня, в течение рабочего дня), ланч, ленч

    2. лёгкая закуска

  2. гл.

    1. обедать (в середине рабочего дня)

    2. разг. угощать ланчем

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  1. n

    обед (в середине дня); ланч

  2. v

    обедать (в середине дня)

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"She begs you to do us the honour to be in the church to-morrow for the service, and then to be present at the funeral lunch."
-- Она просит вас сделать нам честь на отпевании в церкви быть завтра, а потом уж к ней прибыть, на поминки.
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
We shall be at home to-morrow at lunch, when Lady Kew hopes you will come, and see yours ever, E. N."
Будем дома завтра днем. Леди Кью просит Вас на завтрак и надеется, что Вы придете повидать нас.Всегда Ваша Э. Н."
Thackeray, William Makepeace / The NewcomesТеккерей, Уильям Мейкпис / Ньюкомы
Теккерей, Уильям Мейкпис
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1978
The Newcomes
Thackeray, William Makepeace
© 1898, by Harper & Brothers
She’d sent Malone to ensure a conviction, but during a lunch break he’d found himself in a crossfire that resulted in the death of the Mexican prosecutor and Henrik Thorvaldsen’s son.
Она сама направила Малоуна туда, чтобы обеспечить вынесение обвинительного приговора. Во время перерыва на обед он оказался в центре перестрелки, в ходе которой погиб прокурор-мексиканец и сын Хенрика Торвальдсена.
Berry, Steve / The Alexandria LinkБерри, Стив / Александрийское звено
Александрийское звено
Берри, Стив
© 2007 by Steve Berry
© А. Новиков, перевод с английского, 2009
© ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", издание на русском языке, 2009
The Alexandria Link
Berry, Steve
© 2007 by Steve Berry
I’m on my way to pick up Her lunch right now.
Я сейчас иду за ее обедом.
Weisberger, Lauren / Devil Wears PradaВайсбергер, Лорен / Дьявол носит "Prada"
Дьявол носит "Prada"
Вайсбергер, Лорен
© Lauren Weisberger, 2002
© 2006 Fox "Devil Wears Prada" TM © All Rights Reserved
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2009
Devil Wears Prada
Weisberger, Lauren
© 2003 by Lauren Weisberger
"You were talking about her just after lunch."
– Ты сам про нее рассказывал. Сразу после обеда.
Pratchett, Terry / Lords and LadiesПратчетт,Терри / Дамы и господа
Дамы и господа
© Издание на русском языке, оформление ООО «Издательство «Эксмо», 2009
© 1992 by Terry and Lyn Pratchett
© Перевод Н. Берденников, 2006
Lords and Ladies
Pratchett, Terry
© 1992 by Terry and Lyn Pratchett
There is no such thing as a free lunch—not even at a franchised restaurant or fast food operation.
Бесплатных обедов не бывает — даже в ресторанах или на предприятиях быстрого питания, работающих по франшизе.
Shane, Scott A. / From Ice Cream to the Internet: Using Franchising to Drive the Growth and Profits of Your CompanyШейн, Скотт А. / От мороженого к Интернету. Франчайзинг как инструмент развития и повышения прибыльности вашей компании
От мороженого к Интернету. Франчайзинг как инструмент развития и повышения прибыльности вашей компании
Шейн, Скотт А.
© Баланс Бизнес Букс, 2006
© перевод О. Теплых
© 2005 by Pearson Education, Inc.
From Ice Cream to the Internet: Using Franchising to Drive the Growth and Profits of Your Company
Shane, Scott A.
© 2005 by Pearson Education, Inc.
She put down the eggs and bacon with considerable emphasis, and called rather than said to him, "Your lunch is served, sir."
Поставив на стол яичницу с ветчиной, она почти крикнула: – Завтрак подан, мистер!
Wells, Herbert George / The Invisible ManУэллс, Герберт / Человек-невидимка
Уэллс, Герберт
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1972
The Invisible Man
Wells, Herbert George
© 2008 Waldman Publishing Corp.
"Couldn't you have lunch, or maybe dinner, or lunch the day after?" begged the girl.
— Может быть, позавтракаем или пообедаем вместе — завтра или хотя бы послезавтра, — упрашивала девица.
Fitzgerald, Francis Scott Key / Tender is the NightФицджеральд, Фрэнсис Скотт Кей / Ночь нежна
Ночь нежна
Фицджеральд, Фрэнсис Скотт Кей
© 1933, 1934 by Charles Scribner's Sons
© renewed 1948, 1951 by Frances Scott Fitzgerald Lanahan
© Перевод Е. Калашниковой. Наследники, 2007
© Издание на русском языке ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2007
Tender is the Night
Fitzgerald, Francis Scott Key
© Wordsworth Editions Limited 1995
Had it fetch his lunch sometimes.”
Иногда он использовал это, чтобы прийти к обеду.
Beagle, Peter / The Innkeeper's SongБигл, Питер / Песня трактирщика
Песня трактирщика
Бигл, Питер
The Innkeeper's Song
Beagle, Peter
© Peter S. Beagle, 1993
We had not had time to finish eating our lunch when the cart was already rattling before the doorstep.
Не успели мы доесть нашей закуски, как уже телега застучала перед крыльцом.
Turgenev, I.S. / A Sportsman's Sketches v.1Тургенев, И.С. / Записки охотника т.1
Записки охотника т.1
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1975
A Sportsman's Sketches v.1
Turgenev, I.S.
© 2006 BiblioBazaar
"Only on condition that he has a napkin under his chin at lunch, then," said Mrs. Epanchin, "and let Fedor, or Mavra, stand behind him while he eats.
- Но с тем, чтобы непременно завязать ему салфетку на шее, когда он сядет за стол, - решила генеральша, - позвать Федора, или пусть Мавра... чтобы стоять за ним и смотреть за ним, когда он будет есть.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / IdiotДостоевский, Фёдор / Идиот
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1971
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2004 by Fine Creative Media, Inc.
One was safe now, for ever, and the other was going to eat her lunch.
Одной из них уже ничто не грозит – во веки веков, а другая сейчас будет обедать.
Greene, Henry Graham / The Heart of the MatterГрин, Генри Грэм / Суть дела
Суть дела
Грин, Генри Грэм
© Greene Graham, 1938, 1940, 1945
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2009
The Heart of the Matter
Greene, Henry Graham
© 1948 by Graham Greene
© Graham Greene, 1971
The train trip from Vienna had taken nearly a day and I was hungry again, in spite of our lunch in the dining car.
Поезд шел от Вены целый день, так что я успела снова проголодаться после обеда в вагоне-ресторане.
Kostova, Elisabeth / The HistorianКостова, Элизабет / Историк
Костова, Элизабет
© Перевод. Г. Соловьева, 2005
© ООО "Издательство АСТ", 2005
© Elizabeth Kostova, 2005
The Historian
Kostova, Elisabeth
© 2005 by Elizabeth Kostova
Then I went in and had lunch.
Потом я пошел в столовую и позавтракал.
Hemingway, Ernest / The Sun Also RisesХемингуэй, Эрнест / Фиеста (И восходит солнце)
Фиеста (И восходит солнце)
Хемингуэй, Эрнест
© Издательство "Правда", 1984
The Sun Also Rises
Hemingway, Ernest
© 1926 by Charles Scribner's Sons
© renewed 1954 by Ernest Hemingway
"What is Brat going to ride at the Bures Show," he heard Eleanor say, and brought his attention back to the lunch table.
— А на ком будет выступать в Бьюресе Брет? — услышал он вопрос Элеоноры и поднял голову.
Tey, Josephine / Brat FarrarТэй, Джозефина / Мистификация
Тэй, Джозефина
© Перевод. Р.С.Боброва, 2010
© The National Trust, 1949
© Издание на русском языке AST Publishers, 2010
Brat Farrar
Tey, Josephine
© 1950 by Elisabeth MacKintosh
© renewed by R.S. Latham

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lʌnʧNounобед; ланч; ленчExamples

business lunch / working lunch / power — обед с деловым партнёром, бизнес-ланч
to have / take lunch — обедать
They were all at lunch. — Они все были на обеде.

User translations

The part of speech is not specified

  1. 1.


    translation added by Алина Муравьева


box lunch
обед фабричного изготовления в упаковке
Dutch lunch
угощение, при котором каждый платит за себя
early bird lunch
цены для "ранней пташки"
eating someone's lunch
поедание чужого ланча
lunch break
перерыв на обед
lunch counter
lunch counter
буфет без посадочных мест
lunch counter
буфетная стойка
lunch out
обедать в ресторане
out to lunch
не от мира сего
out to lunch
out to lunch
packed lunch
packed lunch
сухой паек
picnic lunch

Word forms


Common caselunchlunches
Possessive caselunch'slunches'


Basic forms
Present Participle (Participle I)lunching
Past Participle (Participle II)lunched
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I lunchwe lunch
you lunchyou lunch
he/she/it lunchesthey lunch
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am lunchingwe are lunching
you are lunchingyou are lunching
he/she/it is lunchingthey are lunching
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have lunchedwe have lunched
you have lunchedyou have lunched
he/she/it has lunchedthey have lunched
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been lunchingwe have been lunching
you have been lunchingyou have been lunching
he/she/it has been lunchingthey have been lunching
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I lunchedwe lunched
you lunchedyou lunched
he/she/it lunchedthey lunched
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was lunchingwe were lunching
you were lunchingyou were lunching
he/she/it was lunchingthey were lunching
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had lunchedwe had lunched
you had lunchedyou had lunched
he/she/it had lunchedthey had lunched
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been lunchingwe had been lunching
you had been lunchingyou had been lunching
he/she/it had been lunchingthey had been lunching
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will lunchwe shall/will lunch
you will lunchyou will lunch
he/she/it will lunchthey will lunch
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be lunchingwe shall/will be lunching
you will be lunchingyou will be lunching
he/she/it will be lunchingthey will be lunching
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have lunchedwe shall/will have lunched
you will have lunchedyou will have lunched
he/she/it will have lunchedthey will have lunched
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been lunchingwe shall/will have been lunching
you will have been lunchingyou will have been lunching
he/she/it will have been lunchingthey will have been lunching
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would lunchwe should/would lunch
you would lunchyou would lunch
he/she/it would lunchthey would lunch
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be lunchingwe should/would be lunching
you would be lunchingyou would be lunching
he/she/it would be lunchingthey would be lunching
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have lunchedwe should/would have lunched
you would have lunchedyou would have lunched
he/she/it would have lunchedthey would have lunched
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been lunchingwe should/would have been lunching
you would have been lunchingyou would have been lunching
he/she/it would have been lunchingthey would have been lunching
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am lunchedwe are lunched
you are lunchedyou are lunched
he/she/it is lunchedthey are lunched
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being lunchedwe are being lunched
you are being lunchedyou are being lunched
he/she/it is being lunchedthey are being lunched
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been lunchedwe have been lunched
you have been lunchedyou have been lunched
he/she/it has been lunchedthey have been lunched
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was lunchedwe were lunched
you were lunchedyou were lunched
he/she/it was lunchedthey were lunched
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being lunchedwe were being lunched
you were being lunchedyou were being lunched
he/she/it was being lunchedthey were being lunched
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been lunchedwe had been lunched
you had been lunchedyou had been lunched
he/she/it had been lunchedthey had been lunched
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be lunchedwe shall/will be lunched
you will be lunchedyou will be lunched
he/she/it will be lunchedthey will be lunched
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been lunchedwe shall/will have been lunched
you will have been lunchedyou will have been lunched
he/she/it will have been lunchedthey will have been lunched