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succumb

[sə'kʌm] брит. / амер.

гл.

(succumb to)

  1. поддаваться, уступать

  2. погибнуть, умереть (от чего-л.); стать жертвой (чего-л.)

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succumb

[sə'kʌm]

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поддаться, уступить

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Of course, when I was told these things I did not believe them; but when I went there and saw them I had to succumb.
Конечно, когда мне рассказали об этом, я не поверил, но, увидев все собственными глазами, я сдался.
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
The temptation to sexual infidelity is readily understandable even to those who do not succumb, and it is a staple of fiction and drama, from Shakespeare to bedroom farce.
Людям, включая тех, кто никогда не изменял своей половине, хорошо понятны соблазны подобной измены: они составляют традиционные сюжеты литературных произведений — от Шекспира до площадных комедий.
Dawkins, Richard / The God DelusionДокинз, Ричард / Бог как иллюзия
Бог как иллюзия
Докинз, Ричард
© 2006 by Richard Dawkins
© H. Смелкова, перевод на русский язык, 2008
© ООО "Издательская Группа Аттикус", 2008
The God Delusion
Dawkins, Richard
© Richard Dawkins 2006
The great mortality of infants among the poor is largely due to the want of care and judgment in preparing their food; and those who do not entirely succumb to this want of motherly care often grow up with enfeebled constitutions.
Высокая детская смертность среди бедняков в большой мере вызывается недостатком тщательности и осмотрительности в приготовлении пищи для детей, а те из них, кто все же выживает, несмотря на отсутствие надлежащей материнской заботы, вырастают хилыми.
Marshall, Alfred / Principles of EconomicsМаршалл, Альфред / Принципы экономической науки
Принципы экономической науки
Маршалл, Альфред
© "Прогресс", 1993
Principles of Economics
Marshall, Alfred
© 2006 Cosimo, Inc.
Therefore almost I hoped that you would succumb. For the unction it would have given me."
Я таил надежду, что ты уступишь, и меня это несколько развлечёт.
Donaldson, Stephen R. / The One TreeДональдсон, Стивен Р. / Первое дерево
Первое дерево
Дональдсон, Стивен Р.
The One Tree
Donaldson, Stephen R.
© 1982 by Stephen R. Donaldson
Everything below that depth will succumb to gravity and collapse inward to form a black hole.
Все, что ниже этой глубины, подвержено действию гравитации и «коллапсирует» внутрь с последующим образованием черной дыры.
© Astrogorizont.com
© European Space Agency
© 1999–2011, Universe Today
Listen to me, Monsieur le Cure. Your sin has made me your superior, and God tells you, through my mouth, that hell has no torments severe enough for a priest who lets himself succumb to the lusts of the flesh.
Слушайте, господин кюре, ваш проступок сделал меня старшим над вами. Бог глаголет вам моими устами, что для священника, погрязшего в плотском грехе, нет в аду достаточно ужасного наказания.
Zola, Emile / Abbe Mouret's TransgressionЗоля, Эмиль / Проступок аббата Муре
Проступок аббата Муре
Золя, Эмиль
Abbe Mouret's Transgression
Zola, Emile
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
Linden accompanied him as if she still feared he might succumb to madness or merewives at any moment.
Линден поспешила за ним, все ещё опасаясь, как бы он не свихнулся от напряжения или вновь не услышал зов водяных дев.
Donaldson, Stephen R. / The One TreeДональдсон, Стивен Р. / Первое дерево
Первое дерево
Дональдсон, Стивен Р.
The One Tree
Donaldson, Stephen R.
© 1982 by Stephen R. Donaldson
"If you succumb to the dread of your father's wrath," she said, "I don't know what will become of us."
— Если ты подчинишься отцу, побоявшись его гнева, — сказала она, — я просто не представляю, что с нами станет.
James, Henri / Washington SquareДжеймс, Генри / Вашингтонская площадь
Вашингтонская площадь
Джеймс, Генри
Washington Square
James, Henri
© Wordsworth Editions Limited 1995
At the same time, the Organization cannot succumb to a “bunker mentality” and shrink from the work the world’s people expect it to do.
Вместе с тем Организация не может допустить того, чтобы у нее выработалось «бункерное мышление», и уклоняться от той работы, которую народы мира от нее ожидают.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
... might not perhaps have been able to resist the temptation for a little display - or he might simply have succumbed to melancholy at the possibility of a separation for ever....
не совладал бы с искушением немного порисоваться или просто поддался бы чувству грусти перед возможной, быть может, вечной разлукой...
Turgenev, I.S. / The Torrents of SpringТургенев, И.С. / Вешние воды
Вешние воды
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1978
The Torrents of Spring
Turgenev, I.S.
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
There were others," he went on, "who hadn't succumbed.
Нашлись и другие, которые перед ним устояли, — продолжал Дуглас.
James, Henri / The Turn of the ScrewДжеймс, Генри / Поворот винта
Поворот винта
Джеймс, Генри
The Turn of the Screw
James, Henri
The blasting mind noise of Bixby was miles behind them, and at this hour most of the population had already succumbed to sleep.
Позади остался дребезжащий шум мыслей всего Биксби: в этот, поздний час большинство людей давно спали мертвым сном.
Westerfeld, Scott / Touching DarknessВестерфельд, Скотт / Прикосновение Тьмы
Прикосновение Тьмы
Вестерфельд, Скотт
© 2004 by Alloy Entertainment and Scott David Westerfield
© Перевод.Е. Секисова, 2006
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2009
Touching Darkness
Westerfeld, Scott
© 2004 by Alloy Entertainment and Scott David Westerfield
Twice Butler left the tent holding on to the purse in the pocket of his trousers, but in the end he succumbed and, despite the vow he had made to his brothers and to himself, began playing against the bank.
Раза два Бутлер выходил из палатки, держа в руке, в кармане панталон, свой кошелек, но, наконец, не выдержал и, несмотря на данное себе и братьям слово не играть, стал понтировать.
Tolstoy, Leo / Hadji MuradТолстой, Л.Н. / Хаджи-Мурат
Хаджи-Мурат
Толстой, Л.Н.
Hadji Murad
Tolstoy, Leo
He learned that the stable boy, a man of advanced years, had just succumbed to an ague.
Выяснилось, что прежний конюшенный, человек преклонных лет, недавно умер от малярии.
DeChancie, John / Bride of the CastleДе Ченси, Джон / Невеста замка
Невеста замка
Де Ченси, Джон
Bride of the Castle
DeChancie, John
© 1994 by John DeChancie
Wilhelm assumed the throne in 1888 at age 29, his liberal father having reigned for 88 days before succumbing to throat cancer.
Вильгельм вступил на престол в 1888 году в возрасте 29 лет, его либерально настроенный отец находился у власти в течение 88 дней пока не умер от рака горла.
© Project Syndicate 1995 – 2011
© Project Syndicate 1995 – 2011

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succumb1/4
sə'kʌmVerbподдаваться; уступатьExamples

to succumb to temptation — поддаться искушению
to succumb to smb.'s urging — поддаться на чьи-л. уговоры

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Word forms

succumb

verb
Basic forms
Pastsuccumbed
Imperativesuccumb
Present Participle (Participle I)succumbing
Past Participle (Participle II)succumbed
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I succumbwe succumb
you succumbyou succumb
he/she/it succumbsthey succumb
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am succumbingwe are succumbing
you are succumbingyou are succumbing
he/she/it is succumbingthey are succumbing
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have succumbedwe have succumbed
you have succumbedyou have succumbed
he/she/it has succumbedthey have succumbed
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been succumbingwe have been succumbing
you have been succumbingyou have been succumbing
he/she/it has been succumbingthey have been succumbing
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I succumbedwe succumbed
you succumbedyou succumbed
he/she/it succumbedthey succumbed
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was succumbingwe were succumbing
you were succumbingyou were succumbing
he/she/it was succumbingthey were succumbing
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had succumbedwe had succumbed
you had succumbedyou had succumbed
he/she/it had succumbedthey had succumbed
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been succumbingwe had been succumbing
you had been succumbingyou had been succumbing
he/she/it had been succumbingthey had been succumbing
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will succumbwe shall/will succumb
you will succumbyou will succumb
he/she/it will succumbthey will succumb
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be succumbingwe shall/will be succumbing
you will be succumbingyou will be succumbing
he/she/it will be succumbingthey will be succumbing
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have succumbedwe shall/will have succumbed
you will have succumbedyou will have succumbed
he/she/it will have succumbedthey will have succumbed
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been succumbingwe shall/will have been succumbing
you will have been succumbingyou will have been succumbing
he/she/it will have been succumbingthey will have been succumbing
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would succumbwe should/would succumb
you would succumbyou would succumb
he/she/it would succumbthey would succumb
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be succumbingwe should/would be succumbing
you would be succumbingyou would be succumbing
he/she/it would be succumbingthey would be succumbing
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have succumbedwe should/would have succumbed
you would have succumbedyou would have succumbed
he/she/it would have succumbedthey would have succumbed
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been succumbingwe should/would have been succumbing
you would have been succumbingyou would have been succumbing
he/she/it would have been succumbingthey would have been succumbing
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am succumbedwe are succumbed
you are succumbedyou are succumbed
he/she/it is succumbedthey are succumbed
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being succumbedwe are being succumbed
you are being succumbedyou are being succumbed
he/she/it is being succumbedthey are being succumbed
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been succumbedwe have been succumbed
you have been succumbedyou have been succumbed
he/she/it has been succumbedthey have been succumbed
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was succumbedwe were succumbed
you were succumbedyou were succumbed
he/she/it was succumbedthey were succumbed
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being succumbedwe were being succumbed
you were being succumbedyou were being succumbed
he/she/it was being succumbedthey were being succumbed
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been succumbedwe had been succumbed
you had been succumbedyou had been succumbed
he/she/it had been succumbedthey had been succumbed
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be succumbedwe shall/will be succumbed
you will be succumbedyou will be succumbed
he/she/it will be succumbedthey will be succumbed
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been succumbedwe shall/will have been succumbed
you will have been succumbedyou will have been succumbed
he/she/it will have been succumbedthey will have been succumbed