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The Universal Dictionary

snipe

[snaɪp] брит. / амер.

  1. сущ.

    1. бекас

      1. выстрел издалека из укрытия; выстрел снайпера

      2. звук выстрела, сделанного из укрытия

    2. ничтожество, идиот

    3. разг.

      1. длинный, раздутый счёт

      2. адвокат

    4. гоночное судно опред. типа

    5. окурок

  2. гл.

    1. стрелять из укрытия; стрелять, тщательно прицеливаясь

    2. вести снайперский огонь

    3. (snipe at) разг. язвить, делать язвительные замечания; иронизировать над (кем-л.)

    4. разг.

      украсть, стянуть

Learning (En-Ru)

snipe

[snaɪp]

v

  1. вести огонь из укрытия

  2. нападать, критиковать

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Among the sedge were flying the three snipe they had seen before, and in their plaintive cries there was a note of alarm and vexation at having been driven away from the stream.
Над осокой пролетели знакомые три бекаса, и в их писке слышались тревога и досада, что их согнали с ручья.
Чехов, А.П. / СтепьChekhov, A. / The steppe
The steppe
Chekhov, A.
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
Степь
Чехов, А.П.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1974
So I asked him: 'Whereabouts was the swamp, and were there many snipe in it?'
И спросил я его: "Где, мол, тут болото, и водятся ли в нем бекасы?"
Тургенев, И.С. / ДымTurgenev, I.S. / Smoke
Smoke
Turgenev, I.S.
© 1919, by BONI & LIVERIGHT, Inc.
Дым
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Правда", 1979
After transformation the poem bore the title "The Poacher's Lesson" and the rabbits were changed to snipe.
Поэма в преображенном виде носила название "Урок браконьеру", а зайцы были заменены бекасами.
Ilf, Ilya,Petrov, Eugene / The Twelve ChairsИльф, Илья,Петров, Евгений / Двенадцать Стульев
Двенадцать Стульев
Ильф, Илья,Петров, Евгений
© Издательство "Правда", 1987
The Twelve Chairs
Ilf, Ilya,Petrov, Eugene
© 1961 by Random House, Inc.
On the island the swamps and pools had their wisps of snipe, probing the mushy earth with their long rubbery beaks, humming like arrows as they flipped up from under your feet.
На острове среди болот и озерков бродили бекасы, ковыряли землю своими упругими длинными клювами и вспархивали у вас из‑под ног со звоном летящей стрелы.
Durrell, Gerald / My family and other animalsДаррелл, Джеральд / Моя семья и другие звери
Моя семья и другие звери
Даррелл, Джеральд
© Издательство "Мир", 1971
My family and other animals
Durrell, Gerald
© Gerald M. Durrell, 1956
© renewed Gerald M. Durrell, 1984
We'll go after snipe down in the marsh tomorrow. You can get your mercurial mind to work on those.'
Завтра мы идем на болото за бекасами, и ты сможешь пустить в ход свой деятельный ум.
Durrell, Gerald / My family and other animalsДаррелл, Джеральд / Моя семья и другие звери
Моя семья и другие звери
Даррелл, Джеральд
© Издательство "Мир", 1971
My family and other animals
Durrell, Gerald
© Gerald M. Durrell, 1956
© renewed Gerald M. Durrell, 1984
Of particular note is the potential for this habitat to support rare species such as Japanese snipe (Gallinago hardwickii) and Schrenk's little bittern (Ixobrichus eurhythmus), both of which are listed in the Sakhalin Red Data Book.
Особо следует отметить, что этот биотоп может поддерживать редкие виды такие, например, как японский бекас (Gallinago hardwickii) и малая выпь Шренка (Ixobrichus eurhythmus), занесенные в Красную книгу Сахалина.
© «Сахалин Энерджи» 2006
© Sakhalin Energy 2006
A snipe flew by, and the shot aimed at it rang out with a gay, resounding note in the spring air.
Протянул один вальдшнеп, и выстрел по нем прозвучал в весеннем воздухе раскатисто и весело.
Чехов, А.П. / СтудентChekhov, A. / The student
The student
Chekhov, A.
© 1999 by Random House, Inc.
Студент
Чехов, А.П.
© Издательство "Наука", 1974
I was making my way to a swamp in search of snipe; I'd been told of the swamp by other sportsmen.
Пробирался я в болото за бекасами; натолковали мне про это болото другие охотники.
Тургенев, И.С. / ДымTurgenev, I.S. / Smoke
Smoke
Turgenev, I.S.
© 1919, by BONI & LIVERIGHT, Inc.
Дым
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Правда", 1979
And how fair is this same forest in late autumn, when the snipe are on the wing!
И как этот же самый лес хорош поздней осенью, когда прилетают вальдшнепы!
Тургенев, И.С. / Записки охотника т.2Turgenev, I.S. / A Sportsman's Sketches v.2
A Sportsman's Sketches v.2
Turgenev, I.S.
© 2006 BiblioBazaar
Записки охотника т.2
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1975
We stood in ambush nearly an hour, killed two brace of wood snipe, and, as we wanted to try our luck again at sunrise (stand-shooting can be done as well in the early morning), we resolved to spend the night at the nearest mill.
Мы стояли на тяге около часу, убили две пары вальдшнепов и, желая до восхода солнца опять попытать нашего счастия (на тягу можно также ходить поутру), решились переночевать в ближайшей мельнице.
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
Sordo looked away and down the slope at where a cavalryman was sniping from behind a boulder.
Глухой отвернулся и глянул вниз, где один из кавалеристов, укрывшись за большим валуном, готовился открыть огонь.
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
“Deputy Sims,” said the sheriff, “get to your sniping position.”
– Помощник шерифа Симс, – обратился Эллис к Карлу, – займите снайперскую позицию!
Iles, Greg / Third DegreeАйлс, Грег / Заложники страха
Заложники страха
Айлс, Грег
© ООО Издательство "АСТ-Москва", 2009
© Перевод, И. Метлицкая, 2009
© 2007 by Greg Iles
Third Degree
Iles, Greg
© 2007 by Greg Iles
Snipes!” he said, looking at me, with a sort of wry smile.
- Кулики! - сказал он, поглядев на меня и как-то криво усмехнувшись.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The possessedДостоевский, Фёдор / Бесы
Бесы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
The possessed
Dostoevsky, Fyodor

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snaɪpNounбекасExamples

great / double snipe — дупель
half snipe — гаршнеп

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Collocations

double snipe
дупель
great snipe
дупель
sea-snipe
морской бекас
pintail snipe
азиатский бекас
sniping fire
снайперская стрельба
sniping post
снайперская позиция
sniping weapon
снайперское оружие

Word forms

snipe

verb
Basic forms
Pastsniped
Imperativesnipe
Present Participle (Participle I)sniping
Past Participle (Participle II)sniped
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I snipewe snipe
you snipeyou snipe
he/she/it snipesthey snipe
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am snipingwe are sniping
you are snipingyou are sniping
he/she/it is snipingthey are sniping
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have snipedwe have sniped
you have snipedyou have sniped
he/she/it has snipedthey have sniped
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been snipingwe have been sniping
you have been snipingyou have been sniping
he/she/it has been snipingthey have been sniping
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I snipedwe sniped
you snipedyou sniped
he/she/it snipedthey sniped
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was snipingwe were sniping
you were snipingyou were sniping
he/she/it was snipingthey were sniping
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had snipedwe had sniped
you had snipedyou had sniped
he/she/it had snipedthey had sniped
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been snipingwe had been sniping
you had been snipingyou had been sniping
he/she/it had been snipingthey had been sniping
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will snipewe shall/will snipe
you will snipeyou will snipe
he/she/it will snipethey will snipe
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be snipingwe shall/will be sniping
you will be snipingyou will be sniping
he/she/it will be snipingthey will be sniping
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have snipedwe shall/will have sniped
you will have snipedyou will have sniped
he/she/it will have snipedthey will have sniped
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been snipingwe shall/will have been sniping
you will have been snipingyou will have been sniping
he/she/it will have been snipingthey will have been sniping
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would snipewe should/would snipe
you would snipeyou would snipe
he/she/it would snipethey would snipe
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be snipingwe should/would be sniping
you would be snipingyou would be sniping
he/she/it would be snipingthey would be sniping
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have snipedwe should/would have sniped
you would have snipedyou would have sniped
he/she/it would have snipedthey would have sniped
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been snipingwe should/would have been sniping
you would have been snipingyou would have been sniping
he/she/it would have been snipingthey would have been sniping
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am snipedwe are sniped
you are snipedyou are sniped
he/she/it is snipedthey are sniped
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being snipedwe are being sniped
you are being snipedyou are being sniped
he/she/it is being snipedthey are being sniped
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been snipedwe have been sniped
you have been snipedyou have been sniped
he/she/it has been snipedthey have been sniped
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was snipedwe were sniped
you were snipedyou were sniped
he/she/it was snipedthey were sniped
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being snipedwe were being sniped
you were being snipedyou were being sniped
he/she/it was being snipedthey were being sniped
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been snipedwe had been sniped
you had been snipedyou had been sniped
he/she/it had been snipedthey had been sniped
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be snipedwe shall/will be sniped
you will be snipedyou will be sniped
he/she/it will be snipedthey will be sniped
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been snipedwe shall/will have been sniped
you will have been snipedyou will have been sniped
he/she/it will have been snipedthey will have been sniped

snipe

noun
SingularPlural
Common casesnipesnipes
Possessive casesnipe'ssnipes'