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[skɔf] брит. / амер.

    1. гл.

      (scoff at) насмехаться над (кем-л. / чем-л.), осмеивать, поднимать на смех (что-л.)

    2. сущ.

      1. насмешка, издёвка

      2. посмешище; предмет издёвок

    1. гл.; брит.; амер. scarf; разг.

      1. жадно есть, лопать, уплетать

      2. хватать, грабить

    2. сущ.; брит.; амер. scarf; разг.

      еда, жратва

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'What is there to laugh at?' he said, without looking at his companion, 'why should you scoff?
- Зачем насмешка, - проговорил он, не глядя на своего товарища, - зачем глумление?
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
At Gerasim, however, it was not every one who would dare to scoff; he did not like jokes; indeed, in his presence, she, too, was left in peace.
Над Герасимом, однако, глумиться не все решались; он шуток не любил; да и ее при нем оставляли в покое.
Turgenev, I.S. / MumuТургенев, И.С. / Муму
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1977
Turgenev, I.S.
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
"You would do well to weigh carefully your words before uttering them, gray one," Dimian Ree said, drawing a dismissive scoff from the archmage.
– Постарайся выбирать слова, Седой! – процедил барон.
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.
Grigory frowned, seeing that Fyodor Pavlovitch was by no means touched, but, as usual, was beginning to scoff.
Григорий поморщился, видя, что Федор Павлович нисколько не умилился, а по всегдашней привычке своей начинает кощунствовать.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
In daylight he was still able to scoff at the notion, but he was discovering certain dismal truths about F. Scott Fitzgerald’s dark night of the soul, and the grand-prize winner was this at 415 a.m anything seems possible.
Днем он еще мог подшучивать над подобной идеей, однако Ральф все яснее открывал для себя гнетущую правду о темной ночи души Скотта Фитцджеральда, и выигрышным призом стало следующее: 4.15 утра, так что все было еще впереди...
King, Stephen / InsomniaКинг, Стивен / Бессонница
Кинг, Стивен
© Stephen King, 1994
© Перевод. Т.Ю. Покидаева, 2003
© ООО "Издательство АСТ", 2003
King, Stephen
© Stephen King, 1994
Johnston knew, however, that until he had something concrete to offer, any government or international agency would scoff at the committee’s efforts.
Но Джонстон знал, что пока он не будет в состоянии предложить нечто конкретное, любое правительство или международное агентство будет только фыркать, наблюдая усилия этого комитета.
Weiss, Martin D. / Crash Profits: Make Money When Stocks Sink And SoarВайс, Мартин Д. / Делай деньги во время паники на бирже
Делай деньги во время паники на бирже
Вайс, Мартин Д.
© 2003 by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D.
© ЗАО Издательский дом "Питер", перевод на русский язык, 2005
© ЗАО Издательский дом "Питер", издание на русском языке, оформление, 2005
Crash Profits: Make Money When Stocks Sink And Soar
Weiss, Martin D.
© 2003 by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D.
You can scoff, but it is true.
Можете надо мной смеяться, но это правда.
Sansom, Christopher John / DissolutionСэнсом, Кристофер Джон / Горбун лорда Кромвеля
Горбун лорда Кромвеля
Сэнсом, Кристофер Джон
Sansom, Christopher John
© C.J. Sansom, 2003
As Mark had said, this close to the house it was just not possible to scoff.
Как и сказал Марк, рядом с домом охота смеяться пропадала.
King, Stephen / Salem's LotКинг, Стивен / Салимов удел
Салимов удел
Кинг, Стивен
© Е.Ю. Александрова, 1992. Перевод
Salem's Lot
King, Stephen
© 1975 by Stephen King
A craving for power, for example, may be gratified to such an extent that the person would scoff at any suggestion of analysis, even though his satisfaction with his life is actually built on quicksand.
Стремление к власти, например, может быть удовлетворено до такой степени, что человек будет просто насмехаться над самой идеей анализа, даже если его удовлетворенность жизнью на самом деле покоится на зыбкой основе.
Horney, Karen / Self-AnalysisХорни, Карен / Самоанализ
Хорни, Карен
© Боковиков A.M., Старовойтов В.В., перевод, 2001
© ЗАО «Издательство «ЭКСМО-Пресс», 2001
Horney, Karen
© 1942 by W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.
© 1970 by Marianne von Eckardt, Renate Mintz, and Brigitte Swarzenski
No, he scoffed; there wasn't anything he wouldn't scoff at.
Нет, он подтрунивал над шутником, – он всегда и над всем подтрунивал.
Twain, Mark / A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's CourtТвен, Марк / Янки из Коннектикута при дворе короля Артура
Янки из Коннектикута при дворе короля Артура
Твен, Марк
© Н. Чуковский. Наследники. 2010
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Twain, Mark
© 2009 by Seven Treasures Publications
Or have you forgotten that I am a laughing stock to everyone, who is not too indifferent even to scoff? . . .
Или вы забыли, что надо мной один лени- вый не смеется?..
Turgenev, I.S. / A House of GentlefolkТургенев, И.С. / Дворянское гнездо
Дворянское гнездо
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1983
A House of Gentlefolk
Turgenev, I.S.
© 2006 BiblioBazaar
Because intuition is a difficult-to-quantify gut reaction, many people scoff at its value as a business tool.
Так как интуицию сложно чем-либо измерить, многие придерживаются скептического мнения по поводу ее ценности в бизнесе.
© The Well, 2009
"Oh, sure," Jeremy scoffed.
— Ну да, — усмехнулся Джереми.
DeChancie, John / Castle WarДе Ченси, Джон / Замок Воинственный
Замок Воинственный
Де Ченси, Джон
Castle War
DeChancie, John
© 1990 by John DeChancie
I'll go alone," Rakitin scoffed jeeringly.
Я и один уйду! — язвительно подшутил Ракитин.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
"Oh, tell me about it," Mabel scoffed.
– Она еще будет мне рассказывать! – возмутилась Мейбл.
Sterling, Bruce / Bicycle RepairmanСтерлинг, Брюс / Велосипедный мастер
Велосипедный мастер
Стерлинг, Брюс
© А. Кабалкин, перевод, 2007
© Издательский дом "Азбука-классика", 2007
© 2002 by David G. Hartwell & Kathryn Cramer
Bicycle Repairman
Sterling, Bruce
© 1999 by Bruce Sterling

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skɔfVerbнасмехаться над; осмеивать; поднимать на смехExamples

People who are out of work cannot afford to scoff at any job. — Людям, у которых нет работы, приходится серьёзно относиться к любым предложениям.

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Word forms


Common casescoffscoffs
Possessive casescoff'sscoffs'


Basic forms
Present Participle (Participle I)scoffing
Past Participle (Participle II)scoffed
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I scoffwe scoff
you scoffyou scoff
he/she/it scoffsthey scoff
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am scoffingwe are scoffing
you are scoffingyou are scoffing
he/she/it is scoffingthey are scoffing
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have scoffedwe have scoffed
you have scoffedyou have scoffed
he/she/it has scoffedthey have scoffed
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been scoffingwe have been scoffing
you have been scoffingyou have been scoffing
he/she/it has been scoffingthey have been scoffing
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I scoffedwe scoffed
you scoffedyou scoffed
he/she/it scoffedthey scoffed
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was scoffingwe were scoffing
you were scoffingyou were scoffing
he/she/it was scoffingthey were scoffing
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had scoffedwe had scoffed
you had scoffedyou had scoffed
he/she/it had scoffedthey had scoffed
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been scoffingwe had been scoffing
you had been scoffingyou had been scoffing
he/she/it had been scoffingthey had been scoffing
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will scoffwe shall/will scoff
you will scoffyou will scoff
he/she/it will scoffthey will scoff
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be scoffingwe shall/will be scoffing
you will be scoffingyou will be scoffing
he/she/it will be scoffingthey will be scoffing
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have scoffedwe shall/will have scoffed
you will have scoffedyou will have scoffed
he/she/it will have scoffedthey will have scoffed
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been scoffingwe shall/will have been scoffing
you will have been scoffingyou will have been scoffing
he/she/it will have been scoffingthey will have been scoffing
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would scoffwe should/would scoff
you would scoffyou would scoff
he/she/it would scoffthey would scoff
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be scoffingwe should/would be scoffing
you would be scoffingyou would be scoffing
he/she/it would be scoffingthey would be scoffing
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have scoffedwe should/would have scoffed
you would have scoffedyou would have scoffed
he/she/it would have scoffedthey would have scoffed
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been scoffingwe should/would have been scoffing
you would have been scoffingyou would have been scoffing
he/she/it would have been scoffingthey would have been scoffing
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am scoffedwe are scoffed
you are scoffedyou are scoffed
he/she/it is scoffedthey are scoffed
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being scoffedwe are being scoffed
you are being scoffedyou are being scoffed
he/she/it is being scoffedthey are being scoffed
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been scoffedwe have been scoffed
you have been scoffedyou have been scoffed
he/she/it has been scoffedthey have been scoffed
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was scoffedwe were scoffed
you were scoffedyou were scoffed
he/she/it was scoffedthey were scoffed
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being scoffedwe were being scoffed
you were being scoffedyou were being scoffed
he/she/it was being scoffedthey were being scoffed
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been scoffedwe had been scoffed
you had been scoffedyou had been scoffed
he/she/it had been scoffedthey had been scoffed
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be scoffedwe shall/will be scoffed
you will be scoffedyou will be scoffed
he/she/it will be scoffedthey will be scoffed
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been scoffedwe shall/will have been scoffed
you will have been scoffedyou will have been scoffed
he/she/it will have been scoffedthey will have been scoffed