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spy

[spaɪ] брит. / амер.

  1. сущ.

    1. шпион; тайный агент

    2. шпионаж; тайное наблюдение

    3. информ.

      шпионская программа

  2. гл.

      1. заниматься шпионажем

      2. (spy on smb.) шпионить, следить (за кем-л.)

      3. (spy into) совать нос (в чужие дела)

    1. заметить, найти, обнаружить, разглядеть, увидеть

    2. = spy out рассматривать, исследовать, осматривать

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spy

[spaɪ]

  1. n

    шпион; тайный агент

  2. v

    шпионить, следить

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“Do you mind inquiring about that of Alexey Nilitch, who has just called me a spy?
- А об этом не угодно ли у Алексея Нилыча справиться, который меня сейчас здесь шпионом обозвал.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The possessedДостоевский, Фёдор / Бесы
Бесы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
The possessed
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
Henry the heretic would fall; the Spanish Emperor, whose spy he was and who loved him well, would invade and take England.
Генрих – еретик – падет. Испанский император – он любит аббата, своего шпиона, – вторгнется и захватит Англию.
Haggard, Henry Rider / The Lady of BlossholmeХаггард, Генри Райдер / Хозяйка Блосхолма
Хозяйка Блосхолма
Хаггард, Генри Райдер
© Издательство "Детгиз", 1959
The Lady of Blossholme
Haggard, Henry Rider
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
And though I shall be awfully tempted to spy, I know that I won't do it since you consider it dishonourable.
И хоть мне ужасно будет хотеться подслушивать, я это знаю, но я всё-таки не буду, потому что вы считаете это неблагородным.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
'I feel like such a spy.
Я чувствовала себя такой шпионкой!
Tartt, Donna / The Secret HistoryТартт, Донна / Тайная история
Тайная история
Тартт, Донна
© 1992 by Donna Tartt
© Д. Бородкин, Н. Ленцман, перевод на русский язык, 2007
© ООО "Издательская группа "Аттикус", 2009
The Secret History
Tartt, Donna
© 1992 by Donna Tartt
Varya could hardly raise any objection to that, but she did not wish to thank this contemptible spy.
На это Варе возразить было нечего, - но благодарить жалкого шпиона не хотелось.
Акунин, Борис / Турецкий ГамбитAkunin, Boris / Turkish Gambit
Turkish Gambit
Akunin, Boris
© Boris Akunin 1998
© Andrew Bromfield, translation
Турецкий Гамбит
Акунин, Борис
© Copyright Борис Акунин
He had been fond of talking in a Liberal and intellectual style even in Petersburg, and the great thing here was that there was no one to play the spy on him.
Он любил поговорить умно и либерально еще с самого Петербурга, а тут, главное, никто не подслушивал.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The possessedДостоевский, Фёдор / Бесы
Бесы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
The possessed
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
“That’s right, my little police spy, have a nice little sigh,” said Misha, baring his brilliant teeth in a scowl.
– Вот-вот, легаш, повздыхай, – оскалился жемчужной улыбкой Миша.
Akunin, Boris / The Death of AchillesАкунин, Борис / Смерть Ахиллеса
Смерть Ахиллеса
Акунин, Борис
© B. Akunin, автор, 1998
© И. Захаров, 2008
The Death of Achilles
Akunin, Boris
© 2006 by Random House, Inc.
© 1998 by Boris Akunin
There's a company in New York, a spy shop whose catalogs were found in Spurrier's house.
В Нью-Йорке есть компания, специализирующаяся на продаже шпионских, принадлежностей. Ее каталог был обнаружен в квартире Спурриера.
Cornwell, Patricia / All That RemainsКорнуэлл, Патриция / Всё, что остаётся
Всё, что остаётся
Корнуэлл, Патриция
© 1992, Патриция Корнуэлл
© 1994, ОЛМА-ПРЕСС
© перевод Ручкина Л., Юшицина Л.
All That Remains
Cornwell, Patricia
© 1992 by Patricia D. Cornwell
You have uncovered a spy; what do you do?"
Ты обнаружил шпиона; что бы ты стал делать?
Duncan, Dave / Coming of WisdomДункан, Дэйв / Обретение мудрости
Обретение мудрости
Дункан, Дэйв
Coming of Wisdom
Duncan, Dave
© 1988 by D. J. Duncan
Gabrielle de Beaucaire had courage, ingenuity, nerve, and audacity-everything essential for a good spy-except that she was a woman.
Габриэль де Бокер была смелой, изобретательной, мужественной. Словом, у нее были все качества, необходимые шпиону. Кроме одного – она была женщиной.
Feather, Jane / VelvetФэйзер, Джейн / Бархат
Бархат
Фэйзер, Джейн
Velvet
Feather, Jane
© 1994 by Jane Feather
Perhaps he is a spy.”
Может, он лазутчик.
Steinbeck, John / Cup of GoldСтейнбек, Джон / Золотая чаша
Золотая чаша
Стейнбек, Джон
© Издательство "Правда", 1989
Cup of Gold
Steinbeck, John
© John Steinbeck, 1929
© renewed John Steinbeck, 1957
Everyone who passed by the windows or came into the yard seemed to him a spy or a detective.
Все проходившие мимо окон и входившие во двор казались шпионами и сыщиками.
Чехов, А.П. / Палата No. 6Chekhov, A. / Ward No. 6
Ward No. 6
Chekhov, A.
© 2009 Rowland Classics
Палата No. 6
Чехов, А.П.
© Издательство "Наука", 1974
And if what Butler said warn’t true, then he’s a spy and he is goin’ to turn them up to the Yankees and they’ll git kilt just the same.
А если этот Батлер сказал неправду, тогда, значит, он шпион, и он выдаст их янки, и наших все равно убьют.
Mitchell, Margaret / Gone with the windМитчелл, Маргарет / Унесенные ветром. Том 2
Унесенные ветром. Том 2
Митчелл, Маргарет
© Перевод. Т. Кудрявцева, 1982
Gone with the wind
Mitchell, Margaret
© 1936 By Macmillan Publishing Company, a division of Macmillan. Inc
© renewed 1964 by Stephens Mitchell and Trust Compnay of Ceorgia as Executors of Margaret Mitchell Marsh.
© renewed by Stephens Mitchell
It was afterwards found out that he knew of this exploit of Liputin's from Agafya, Liputin's servant, whom he had paid from the beginning to spy on him; this only came out later.
Потом стало известно, что он о подвиге Липутина узнал от Агафьи, Липутинской служанки, которой с самого начала платил деньги за шпионство, о чем только после разъяснилось.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The possessedДостоевский, Фёдор / Бесы
Бесы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
The possessed
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
He incessantly played the spy upon him, accompanying him everywhere, or, if he could not go in person, sending some school urchin to follow him.
Он окружил его ежечасным соглядатайством, сопровождал его всюду, а если сам был занят, то отряжал для этого мальчишку из своей школы.
Zola, Emile / Abbe Mouret's TransgressionЗоля, Эмиль / Проступок аббата Муре
Проступок аббата Муре
Золя, Эмиль
Abbe Mouret's Transgression
Zola, Emile
© BiblioBazaar, LLC

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spaɪNounшпион; тайный агент

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Collocations

output spy
программа слежения за выводом
spy boat
разведывательный корабль
spy hole
дверной глазок
spy out the land
высмотреть землю
spy out the land
разведать обстановку
spy ring
шпионская организация
spy satellite
разведывательный спутник
spy satellite
спутник-шпион
spy ship
разведывательный корабль
spy-hole
глазок
spy-hole
смотровое отверстие
undercover spy
шпион
spy out
выглядеть
spy out
высматривать
police spy
легавый

Word forms

spy

verb
Basic forms
Pastspied
Imperativespy
Present Participle (Participle I)spying
Past Participle (Participle II)spied
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I spywe spy
you spyyou spy
he/she/it spiesthey spy
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am spyingwe are spying
you are spyingyou are spying
he/she/it is spyingthey are spying
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have spiedwe have spied
you have spiedyou have spied
he/she/it has spiedthey have spied
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been spyingwe have been spying
you have been spyingyou have been spying
he/she/it has been spyingthey have been spying
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I spiedwe spied
you spiedyou spied
he/she/it spiedthey spied
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was spyingwe were spying
you were spyingyou were spying
he/she/it was spyingthey were spying
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had spiedwe had spied
you had spiedyou had spied
he/she/it had spiedthey had spied
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been spyingwe had been spying
you had been spyingyou had been spying
he/she/it had been spyingthey had been spying
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will spywe shall/will spy
you will spyyou will spy
he/she/it will spythey will spy
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be spyingwe shall/will be spying
you will be spyingyou will be spying
he/she/it will be spyingthey will be spying
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have spiedwe shall/will have spied
you will have spiedyou will have spied
he/she/it will have spiedthey will have spied
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been spyingwe shall/will have been spying
you will have been spyingyou will have been spying
he/she/it will have been spyingthey will have been spying
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would spywe should/would spy
you would spyyou would spy
he/she/it would spythey would spy
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be spyingwe should/would be spying
you would be spyingyou would be spying
he/she/it would be spyingthey would be spying
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have spiedwe should/would have spied
you would have spiedyou would have spied
he/she/it would have spiedthey would have spied
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been spyingwe should/would have been spying
you would have been spyingyou would have been spying
he/she/it would have been spyingthey would have been spying
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am spiedwe are spied
you are spiedyou are spied
he/she/it is spiedthey are spied
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being spiedwe are being spied
you are being spiedyou are being spied
he/she/it is being spiedthey are being spied
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been spiedwe have been spied
you have been spiedyou have been spied
he/she/it has been spiedthey have been spied
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was spiedwe were spied
you were spiedyou were spied
he/she/it was spiedthey were spied
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being spiedwe were being spied
you were being spiedyou were being spied
he/she/it was being spiedthey were being spied
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been spiedwe had been spied
you had been spiedyou had been spied
he/she/it had been spiedthey had been spied
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be spiedwe shall/will be spied
you will be spiedyou will be spied
he/she/it will be spiedthey will be spied
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been spiedwe shall/will have been spied
you will have been spiedyou will have been spied
he/she/it will have been spiedthey will have been spied

spy

noun
SingularPlural
Common casespyspies
Possessive casespy'sspies'