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middle

['mɪdl] брит. / амер.

  1. сущ.

      1. середина, центр

      2. среднее состояние, положение

      3. середина, промежуточный момент

    1. разг. талия

    2. лингв.; = middle voice медиальный залог, средний залог

    3. подача мяча в центр поля (в футболе)

  2. прил.

    1. средний

    2. промежуточный

    3. относящийся к эпохе Средневековья

    4. лингв. медиальный, средний (о залоге)

  3. гл.

    1. тех.

      1. поместить в середину

      2. найти центр, отцентровать

      1. разделить пополам, разделить на две части

      2. мор. согнуть пополам

    2. подать мяч на середину поля (в футболе)

    3. разг. мошенничать, надувать

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middle

['mɪdl]

  1. n

    середина

  2. adj

    средний

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We are satisfied with Center Telecom's results and hope that its full-year results will coincide with our forecasts, although a lot will depend on the new managers who came to the company in the middle of the year.
Мы довольны результатами компании и надеемся, что итоги года также будут соответствовать нашим прогнозам, хотя многое будет зависеть от новых руководителей, утвержденных в должности в середине года.
© 2009-2010
© 2009-2010
Stevie Rae, who I swear could fall asleep standing on her head in the middle of a blizzard, snored softly across the room.
Счастливица Стиви Рей, которая могла спать хоть стоя на голове во время снежного бурана, сладко посапывала во сне.
Cast, P.C.,Cast, Kristin / BetrayedКаст, Филис,Каст, Кристин / Обманутая
Обманутая
Каст, Филис,Каст, Кристин
© St. Martin's Griffin Press, LLC, New York, 2007
© ЗАО "ОЛМА Медиа Групп", издание, перевод, 2009
Betrayed
Cast, P.C.,Cast, Kristin
© 2007 by P. С. Cast and Kristin Cast.
But the queer thing was, she'd wanted him more, before, in the car in the middle of Stepney; she'd wanted him more while they were standing on that bridge.
Но вот странно: она желала его сильнее в машине, когда еще проезжали Степни, она хотела его больше, когда стояли на мосту.
Waters, Sarah / The Night WatchУотерс, Сара / Ночной дозор
Ночной дозор
Уотерс, Сара
© 2006 by Sarah Waters
© А. Сафронов, перевод с английского, 2008
© Издание на русском языке, ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2008
The Night Watch
Waters, Sarah
© 2006 by Sarah Waters
You must open the middle drawer of my toilet-table and take out a little phial and a little glass you will find there,- quick!'
Откройте средний ящик моего туалетного стола, там вы найдете маленький пузырек и стаканчик. Живо!
Bronte, Charlotte / Jane EyreБронте, Шарлотта / Джен Эйр
Джен Эйр
Бронте, Шарлотта
© Издательство «Правда», 1988 г.
Jane Eyre
Bronte, Charlotte
© 2009 by Wayne Josephson
“Energetik” Club of Novovoronezh Nuclear Power Plant (“Energetik” Club) was represented by master of sports Yuri Kaliapin (light weight) and candidate master of sports Yuri Odinokikh (middle weight).
В составе сборной команды клуба «Энергетик» Нововоронежской АЭС приняли участие мастер спорта Юрий Каляпин (легкий вес) и кандидат в мастера спорта Юрий Одиноких (средний вес).
© 2009 Rosenergoatom Concern OJSC
In the middle of the room stood Lizaveta with a big bundle in her arms. She was gazing in stupefaction at her murdered sister, white as a sheet and seeming not to have the strength to cry out.
Среди комнаты стояла Лизавета, с большим узлом в руках, и смотрела в оцепенении на убитую сестру, вся белая как полотно и как бы не в силах крикнуть.
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
But as the unrelenting snake undulated, steadily working itself up her body, gripping her now around the middle, her panic locked her fingers all the tighter to the root.
Но змея волнообразными движениями опутывала ее, уже добравшись до пояса, и Дженнсен в панике все крепче цеплялась за корни.
Goodkind, Terry / The pillars of creationГудкайнд, Терри / Седьмое правило Волшебника: Столпы творения
Седьмое правило Волшебника: Столпы творения
Гудкайнд, Терри
© Теrry Goodkind, 2001
© Перевод Н.Романецкий, 2003
© ООО "Издательство ACT", 2003
The pillars of creation
Goodkind, Terry
© 2001 by Теrry Goodkind
On a table in the middle was a bowl of goofballs, a bowl of nose and ear plugs, a roll of adhesive plaster, scissors, and a small tape recorder.
На столе посередине комнаты стоял столик, а на нем — таз с дышариками, таз с заглушками для ушей и ноздрей, ролик лейкопластыря, ножницы и портативный магнитофон.
Vonnegut, Kurt / The Sirens of TitanВоннегут, Курт / Сирены Титана
Сирены Титана
Воннегут, Курт
© Издательство "Университетское", 1988
The Sirens of Titan
Vonnegut, Kurt
© 1959 by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr
Later in the afternoon, when they were in the middle of a wide reach, Stark heard a faraway faint sound and stiffened.
Позднее, к вечеру, когда они были в самой широкой части реки, Старк услышал слабый, далекий звук и выпрямился.
Brackett, Leigh / Reavers of SkaithБрэкетт, Ли / Грабители Скэйта
Грабители Скэйта
Брэкетт, Ли
Reavers of Skaith
Brackett, Leigh
© 1976 by Leigh Brackett
Daddy finishes by tying Paul around the middle to one of the painted steel posts that hold up the cellar's ceiling.
Заканчивает отец тем, что усаживает Пола спиной к одному из крашеных металлических столбов, которые поддерживают потолок, и привязывает, обматывая верёвкой грудь и живот.
King, Stephen / Lisey's storyКинг, Стивен / История Лизи
История Лизи
Кинг, Стивен
Lisey's story
King, Stephen
© 2006 by Stephen King
Yes, it’s as if the creature in the middle has eaten up everything else around it.” I’d begun flippantly, but I finished slowly.
Да, как будто эта зверюга, что скрывается в середине, слопала все вокруг себя, — начал я легкомысленно, однако к концу фразы стал запинаться.
Kostova, Elisabeth / The HistorianКостова, Элизабет / Историк
Историк
Костова, Элизабет
© Перевод. Г. Соловьева, 2005
© ООО "Издательство АСТ", 2005
© Elizabeth Kostova, 2005
The Historian
Kostova, Elisabeth
© 2005 by Elizabeth Kostova
This was a shock; and yet to have in Annette a virgin taste to form would be better than to have the silly, half-baked predilections of the English middle-class to deal with.
Какой удар! Впрочем, лучше иметь дело с нетронутым вкусом Анкет, который можно развить постепенно, чем с тупым невежественным верхоглядством английских буржуа.
Galsworthy, John / In ChanceryГолсуорси, Джон / В петле
В петле
Голсуорси, Джон
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство""Эксмо", 2003
In Chancery
Galsworthy, John
© 1920 by Charles Scribner's Sons
© 1920 by The International Magazine Co.
At the middle of the back, if he is looking away.
Если будет стоять спиной — целься в середину спины.
Hemingway, Ernest / For Whom The Bell TollsХемингуэй, Эрнест / По ком звонит колокол
По ком звонит колокол
Хемингуэй, Эрнест
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1984
For Whom The Bell Tolls
Hemingway, Ernest
© 1940, by Ernest Hemingway
When Jennsen patted her fat middle, Betty's upright tail instantly became a wagging blur.
Тогда Дженнсен поглаживала толстый бочок козы, и Бетти тотчас принималась помахивать хвостиком.
Goodkind, Terry / The pillars of creationГудкайнд, Терри / Седьмое правило Волшебника: Столпы творения
Седьмое правило Волшебника: Столпы творения
Гудкайнд, Терри
© Теrry Goodkind, 2001
© Перевод Н.Романецкий, 2003
© ООО "Издательство ACT", 2003
The pillars of creation
Goodkind, Terry
© 2001 by Теrry Goodkind
She picked up her satchel and led the way along a passage into the kitchen. There was an old deal table in the middle of the room, thick with fallen flakes of plaster; she began to clear the plaster off.
Она взяла сумку и коридором прошла в кухню, посреди которой расположился старый дощатый стол, густо усыпанный хлопьями побелки.
Waters, Sarah / The Night WatchУотерс, Сара / Ночной дозор
Ночной дозор
Уотерс, Сара
© 2006 by Sarah Waters
© А. Сафронов, перевод с английского, 2008
© Издание на русском языке, ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2008
The Night Watch
Waters, Sarah
© 2006 by Sarah Waters

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'mɪdlNounсередина; центрExamples

He was standing in the middle of the room. — Он стоял посреди комнаты.

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  1. 1.

    (East) Ближний (Восток)

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Collocations

excluded middle
исключенное третье
in the middle of
в середине
law of excluded middle
закон исключенного третьего
lower middle class
мелкая буржуазия
lower middle class
мещане
middle age
зрелые годы
middle age
пожилой возраст
middle age
средний возраст
middle break
перерыв в середине
middle class
буржуазия
middle class
люди среднего достатка
middle class
средние слои общества
middle class
средний класс
middle course
среднее течение
middle cranial fossa
средняя черепная ямка

Word forms

middle

verb
Basic forms
Pastmiddled
Imperativemiddle
Present Participle (Participle I)middling
Past Participle (Participle II)middled
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I middlewe middle
you middleyou middle
he/she/it middlesthey middle
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am middlingwe are middling
you are middlingyou are middling
he/she/it is middlingthey are middling
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have middledwe have middled
you have middledyou have middled
he/she/it has middledthey have middled
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been middlingwe have been middling
you have been middlingyou have been middling
he/she/it has been middlingthey have been middling
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I middledwe middled
you middledyou middled
he/she/it middledthey middled
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was middlingwe were middling
you were middlingyou were middling
he/she/it was middlingthey were middling
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had middledwe had middled
you had middledyou had middled
he/she/it had middledthey had middled
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been middlingwe had been middling
you had been middlingyou had been middling
he/she/it had been middlingthey had been middling
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will middlewe shall/will middle
you will middleyou will middle
he/she/it will middlethey will middle
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be middlingwe shall/will be middling
you will be middlingyou will be middling
he/she/it will be middlingthey will be middling
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have middledwe shall/will have middled
you will have middledyou will have middled
he/she/it will have middledthey will have middled
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been middlingwe shall/will have been middling
you will have been middlingyou will have been middling
he/she/it will have been middlingthey will have been middling
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would middlewe should/would middle
you would middleyou would middle
he/she/it would middlethey would middle
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be middlingwe should/would be middling
you would be middlingyou would be middling
he/she/it would be middlingthey would be middling
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have middledwe should/would have middled
you would have middledyou would have middled
he/she/it would have middledthey would have middled
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been middlingwe should/would have been middling
you would have been middlingyou would have been middling
he/she/it would have been middlingthey would have been middling
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am middledwe are middled
you are middledyou are middled
he/she/it is middledthey are middled
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being middledwe are being middled
you are being middledyou are being middled
he/she/it is being middledthey are being middled
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been middledwe have been middled
you have been middledyou have been middled
he/she/it has been middledthey have been middled
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was middledwe were middled
you were middledyou were middled
he/she/it was middledthey were middled
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being middledwe were being middled
you were being middledyou were being middled
he/she/it was being middledthey were being middled
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been middledwe had been middled
you had been middledyou had been middled
he/she/it had been middledthey had been middled
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be middledwe shall/will be middled
you will be middledyou will be middled
he/she/it will be middledthey will be middled
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been middledwe shall/will have been middled
you will have been middledyou will have been middled
he/she/it will have been middledthey will have been middled

middle

noun
SingularPlural
Common casemiddlemiddles
Possessive casemiddle'smiddles'