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[ʃʌn] брит. / амер.


  1. беречься, избегать, остерегаться

  2. диал. скрывать

  3. диал. пихать, толкать

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I cannot ask you to shun payment as well.”
Я не могу допустить, чтобы вы оказывали ее бесплатно.
Liss, David / A Spectacle Of CorruptionЛисс, Дэвид / Ярмарка коррупции
Ярмарка коррупции
Лисс, Дэвид
© И. Нелюбова, перевод, 2007
© Издательский дом "Азбука-классика", 2007
© 2004 by David Liss
A Spectacle Of Corruption
Liss, David
© 2004 by David Liss
The old man looked about him with a startled and bewildered gaze, for these were places that he hoped to shun.
Старик бросал по сторонам испуганные, растерянные взгляды, ибо этих-то мест ему и хотелось избежать.
Dickens, Charles / The Old Curiosity ShopДиккенс, Чарльз / Лавка древностей
Лавка древностей
Диккенс, Чарльз
© Издательство "Правда", 1989
The Old Curiosity Shop
Dickens, Charles
© Wordsworth Editions Limited 1995
If the evil-doing of men moves you to indignation and overwhelming distress, even to a desire for vengeance on the evil-doers, shun above all things that feeling.
Если же злодейство людей возмутит тебя негодованием и скорбью уже необоримою, даже до желания отомщения злодеям, то более всего страшись сего чувства;
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
I don't go into that mystery and I shun it. But I think if there were fire in material sense, they would be glad of it, for I imagine that in material agony, their still greater spiritual agony would be forgotten for a moment.
Не исследую тайну сию и страшусь, но мыслю, что если б и был пламень материальный, то воистину обрадовались бы ему, ибо, мечтаю так, в мучении материальном хоть на миг позабылась бы ими страшнейшая сего мука духовная.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
She seemed to shun him.
Казалось, она избегала его.
Zola, Emile / Abbe Mouret's TransgressionЗоля, Эмиль / Проступок аббата Муре
Проступок аббата Муре
Золя, Эмиль
Abbe Mouret's Transgression
Zola, Emile
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
' Atten-shun !' shouted Studzinsky.
– Смир-р-р-но. Га-сааа офицеры! – прокричал Студзинский.
Bulgakov, Michail / The White GuardБулгаков, Михаил / Белая гвардия
Белая гвардия
Булгаков, Михаил
© Мурманское книжное издательство, 1990
The White Guard
Bulgakov, Michail
© 1971 by McGraw-Hill Book Company
On the other hand, Russian oil companies today are often joined by foreign specialists who totally shun Russian services.
А в российские нефтяные компании сегодня приходят иностранные специалисты, наотрез отказывающиеся от российского сервиса.
© 2005 RPI
'So would I,' said Miss Ledrook; 'I would rather court the yoke than shun it.
— Я тоже, — сказала мисс Ледрук. — Скорее я бы приветствовала ярмо, чем бежала от него.
Диккенс, Чарльз / Жизнь и приключения Николаса НикльбиDickens, Charles / The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby
Dickens, Charles
© Wordsworth Editions Limited 1995
Жизнь и приключения Николаса Никльби
Диккенс, Чарльз
© Издательство "Правда", 1989
But he was too timid in giving satisfactory reasons for his wish that she should shun connection with the household of the Heights, and Catherine liked good reasons for every restraint that harassed her petted will.
Но он слишком робко разъяснял причины, почему он желает, чтоб она порвала всякую связь с Грозовым Перевалом; а Кэтрин требовала веских оснований для всякого ограничения, которым стесняли ее набалованную волю.
Bronte, Emily / Wuthering HeightsБронт Эмили / Грозовой перевал
Грозовой перевал
Бронт Эмили
© Издательство "Правда", 1988
Wuthering Heights
Bronte, Emily
©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc.
“No, we are not angry, only we shun one another.
- Нет, не злимся, а только отворачиваемся.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The possessedДостоевский, Фёдор / Бесы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
The possessed
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
"Boy, shun a lie, that's one thing; even with a good object- that's another.
-- Школьник, гнушайся лжи, это раз; даже для доброго дела, два.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
You must shun the very appearance of evil.
Следует избегать даже видимости греха.
Lewis, Sinclair / Elmer GantryЛьюис, Синклер / Элмер Гентри
Элмер Гентри
Льюис, Синклер
© Издательство "Правда", 1965
Elmer Gantry
Lewis, Sinclair
© 2002 by Literary Classics of the United States, Inc., New York, N.Y.
© 1927 by Harcourt, Inc.
© renewed 1955 by Michael Lewis
If, at such times, any one of her family came into the room, she would shun them and look shy.
Входил ли в это время кто-нибудь из родных в комнату, она дичилась и глядела букой.
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
The planetary system is, don’t forget, rev-a-lu-shun-ary.
Учтите, планетарный механизм рева-лю-ци-зирует машину.
Steinbeck, John / East Of EdenСтейнбек, Джон / На восток от Эдема
На восток от Эдема
Стейнбек, Джон
© Издательство "Правда", 1989
East Of Eden
Steinbeck, John
© John Steinbeck, 1952
© renewed Elaine Steinbeck, Thom Steinbeck, and John Steinbeck IV, 1980
A judge must have integrity and self-respect, and someone with even a minimum of self-respect would shun corruption.
Судья должен обладать честностью, неподкупностью и самоуважением, и даже тот человек, который минимальным самоуважением обладает, будет держаться в стороне от коррупции.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010

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ʃʌnVerbберечься; избегать; остерегатьсяExamples

to shun danger — избежать опасности
to shun publicity — избежать огласки

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Word forms


Basic forms
Present Participle (Participle I)shunning
Past Participle (Participle II)shunned
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I shunwe shun
you shunyou shun
he/she/it shunsthey shun
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am shunningwe are shunning
you are shunningyou are shunning
he/she/it is shunningthey are shunning
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have shunnedwe have shunned
you have shunnedyou have shunned
he/she/it has shunnedthey have shunned
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been shunningwe have been shunning
you have been shunningyou have been shunning
he/she/it has been shunningthey have been shunning
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I shunnedwe shunned
you shunnedyou shunned
he/she/it shunnedthey shunned
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was shunningwe were shunning
you were shunningyou were shunning
he/she/it was shunningthey were shunning
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had shunnedwe had shunned
you had shunnedyou had shunned
he/she/it had shunnedthey had shunned
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been shunningwe had been shunning
you had been shunningyou had been shunning
he/she/it had been shunningthey had been shunning
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will shunwe shall/will shun
you will shunyou will shun
he/she/it will shunthey will shun
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be shunningwe shall/will be shunning
you will be shunningyou will be shunning
he/she/it will be shunningthey will be shunning
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have shunnedwe shall/will have shunned
you will have shunnedyou will have shunned
he/she/it will have shunnedthey will have shunned
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been shunningwe shall/will have been shunning
you will have been shunningyou will have been shunning
he/she/it will have been shunningthey will have been shunning
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would shunwe should/would shun
you would shunyou would shun
he/she/it would shunthey would shun
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be shunningwe should/would be shunning
you would be shunningyou would be shunning
he/she/it would be shunningthey would be shunning
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have shunnedwe should/would have shunned
you would have shunnedyou would have shunned
he/she/it would have shunnedthey would have shunned
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been shunningwe should/would have been shunning
you would have been shunningyou would have been shunning
he/she/it would have been shunningthey would have been shunning
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am shunnedwe are shunned
you are shunnedyou are shunned
he/she/it is shunnedthey are shunned
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being shunnedwe are being shunned
you are being shunnedyou are being shunned
he/she/it is being shunnedthey are being shunned
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been shunnedwe have been shunned
you have been shunnedyou have been shunned
he/she/it has been shunnedthey have been shunned
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was shunnedwe were shunned
you were shunnedyou were shunned
he/she/it was shunnedthey were shunned
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being shunnedwe were being shunned
you were being shunnedyou were being shunned
he/she/it was being shunnedthey were being shunned
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been shunnedwe had been shunned
you had been shunnedyou had been shunned
he/she/it had been shunnedthey had been shunned
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be shunnedwe shall/will be shunned
you will be shunnedyou will be shunned
he/she/it will be shunnedthey will be shunned
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been shunnedwe shall/will have been shunned
you will have been shunnedyou will have been shunned
he/she/it will have been shunnedthey will have been shunned