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sway

[sweɪ] брит. / амер.

  1. сущ.

    1. взмах, качание, колебание, покачивание, раскачивание

    2. власть, влияние; контроль

  2. гл.

      1. качать, колебать

      2. качаться, колебаться

    1. иметь влияние (на кого-л. / что-л.); склонять (кого-л. к чему-л.)

    2. поэт.

      управлять; править

    3. тех.

      направлять, перетягивать; поворачивать в горизонтальном направлении

Learning (En-Ru)

sway

[sweɪ]

v

  1. качать(ся)

  2. влиять

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He seemed to exercise more and more sway over Mitya, as time went on.
Он как будто брал какой-то верх над Митей в эту минуту, чем дальше, тем больше.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
But my joy came too late; he was already under the sway of another influence that nothing could shake - yours.
Но я обрадовался поздно; над ним уже неразрушимо царило другое влияние - ваше.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The Insulted and InjuredДостоевский, Фёдор / Униженные и оскорблённые
Униженные и оскорблённые
Достоевский, Фёдор
© "Государственное издательство художественной литературы", 1955
The Insulted and Injured
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
His legs are a little short for sitting on the bed comfortably; he bounces his ham a little closer to Harry's legs, and Harry feels the blood inside his supine body sway.
Ноги у него коротковаты, и долго сидеть на краю кровати ему неудобно; он рывком подтягивает свой довольно увесистый зад поближе к Гарриным ногам, и Гарри чувствует, как тут же качнулась кровь в его опрокинутом неподвижном теле.
Updike, John / Rabbit At RestАпдайк, Джон / Кролик успокоился
Кролик успокоился
Апдайк, Джон
© Перевод. Н. Роговская, 2009
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2009
© John Updike, 1990
Rabbit At Rest
Updike, John
© 1990 by John Updike
My whole claim to editorial sway consisted of going out and doing the interview I was assigned to do.
Все, что я мог на своей работе – это пойти, куда прикажут, и взять у кого положено интервью.
Murakami, Haruki / Dance, dance, danceМураками, Харуки / Дэнс, дэнс, дэнс
Дэнс, дэнс, дэнс
Мураками, Харуки
© Haruki Murakami 1991 "Dansu, dansu, dansu"
© Дмитрий Коваленин, 2001
Dance, dance, dance
Murakami, Haruki
© 1994 by Kodansha International Ltd.
I looked at her, and she stared back with her eyes starting out of her head, but she did not say a word. She seemed to sway about as she sat, and looked and looked at me in the strangest way.
Только смотрю, представляется что-то странное: сидит она, лицо на меня уставила, глаза выпучила, и ни слова в ответ, и странно, странно так смотрит, как бы качается.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / IdiotДостоевский, Фёдор / Идиот
Идиот
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1971
Idiot
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2004 by Fine Creative Media, Inc.
In the production of wheat and wool, for instance, the latter tendency has almost exclusive sway in an old country, which cannot import freely.
Например, в производстве пшеницы и шерсти вторая тенденция почти беспредельно господствует в старой стране, которая не в состоянии осуществлять широкий импорт.
Marshall, Alfred / Principles of EconomicsМаршалл, Альфред / Принципы экономической науки
Принципы экономической науки
Маршалл, Альфред
© "Прогресс", 1993
Principles of Economics
Marshall, Alfred
© 2006 Cosimo, Inc.
Lavretsky did not at once understand what he had read; he read it a second time, and his head began to swim, the ground began to sway under his feet like the deck of a ship in a rolling sea.
Лаврецкий не сразу понял, что такое он прочел; прочел во второй раз - и голова у него закружилась, пол заходил под ногами, как палуба корабля во время качки.
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
However, a participatory approach could only produce the expected results if it was carried out in a conducive environment where democracy, respect for human rights, the rule of law and good governance held sway.
В то же время такой широкий подход может дать немалые результаты лишь в благоприятных условиях демократии, соблюдения прав человека, верховенства закона и благого управления.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
They know that by being ill they can hold sway over the entire household.
Они знают, что при помощи болезни могут заставить весь дом плясать под свою дудку.
Osho, Bhagvan Shree Rajneesh / And Now, And Here: On Death, Dying and Past LivesОшо, Бхагван Шри Раджниш / Здесь и сейчас. О жизни, смерти и прошлых Воплощениях
Здесь и сейчас. О жизни, смерти и прошлых Воплощениях
Ошо, Бхагван Шри Раджниш
And Now, And Here: On Death, Dying and Past Lives
Osho, Bhagvan Shree Rajneesh
we only defend the reliable and unmistaken criterion with the help of which they will finally be able to strip off themselves the rags of the revolutionary metaphysics which has so far held undivided sway over our minds;
мы только отстаиваем верный и безошибочный критерий, с помощью которого они смогут, наконец, сорвать с себя лохмотья революционной метафизики, почти безраздельно господствовавшей до сих пор над нашими умами;
Плеханов, Г. В. / Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. ЛавровуPlekhanov, G. V. / Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Plekhanov, G. V.
Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. Лаврову
Плеханов, Г. В.
© Государственное издательство политической литературы, 1949 г.
But at last the battle was done, and the forces retired with weaker and weaker threatenings and grumblings, and peace resumed her sway.
Но в конце концов битва кончилась, войска отступили, угрожающе ворча и громыхая в отдалении, и на земле снова воцарился мир.
Twain, Mark / The Adventures of Tom SawyerТвен, Марк / Приключения Тома Сойера
Приключения Тома Сойера
Твен, Марк
© «Государственное издательство художественной литературы», 1960
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Twain, Mark
© 1999 by Saddleback Publishing, Inc.
On sudden impulse he unwrapped his legs from the stays bracing the mast and held his arms and legs out to either side, balancing against the sway.
Повинуясь внезапному импульсу, Ранд выпростал ступни из переплетения оттяжек, крепящих мачту, и вытянул ноги и руки в стороны, удерживая вопреки качке равновесие.
Jordan, Robert / The Eye of the WorldДжордан, Роберт / Око мира
Око мира
Джордан, Роберт
The Eye of the World
Jordan, Robert
© 1990 by Robert Jordan
And he had been hers for three weeks; and the crook of her little finger could sway him more than the fist of any 142- pounder in the world.
И вот уже три недели, как он принадлежит ей; и достаточно прикосновения ее мизинца, чтобы заставить покачнуться того, против кого бессильны кулаки прославленных чемпионов ринга.
O.Henry / garnered fruitГенри, О. / garnered fruit
garnered fruit
Генри, О.
© "РИЦЛитература", 2010
garnered fruit
O.Henry
© Wordsworth Editions Limited 1995
He could bend and sway like a slender tree in the wind. At last he spoke, and his voice though resonant was higher and clearer than Treebeard's.
Наконец Брегалад заговорил, и звучный, как у Древня, был его голос, однако же тоньше и звонче.
Tolkien, John Ronald Reuel / The Two TowersТолкиен, Джон Рональд Руэл / Две Крепости
Две Крепости
Толкиен, Джон Рональд Руэл
© Издательство "Радуга", 1988
The Two Towers
Tolkien, John Ronald Reuel
© 1954, 1965, 1966 by J.R.R. Tolkien
© renewed 1982 by Christopher R. Tolkien, Michael H.R. Tolkien, John F.R. Tolkien and Priscilla M.A.R. Tolkien
© 1988 by J. R. R. Tolkien
Under the sway of the odor, but without their being aware of it, people’s facial expressions, their airs, their emotions were altered.
В полосе его аромата люди, сами того не сознавая изменяли выражение лица, изменяли свое поведение, свои чувства.
Suskind, Patrick / Perfume. The story of a murdererЗюскинд, Патрик / Парфюмер. История одного убийцы
Парфюмер. История одного убийцы
Зюскинд, Патрик
© Э.В. Венгерова, перевод, 1999
© "Азбука-классика", 2002
© 1985 by Diogenes Verlag AG Zürich
Perfume. The story of a murderer
Suskind, Patrick
© 1986 by Alfred A. Knopf
© 1985 by Diogenes Verlag AG

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sweɪNounвзмах; качание; колебание; покачивание; раскачивание

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  1. 1.

    1) влияние

    2) власть

    3) взмах

    4) качание

    5) колебание

    6) раскачивание

    7) правление

    8) тенденция

    translation added by Эрнст Тельман
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  2. 2.

    качаются

    translation added by Katerina Lebedeva
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Collocations

hold sway
властвовать
hold sway
господствовать
hold sway
править
hold sway
руководить
hold sway
управлять
side-sway
боковое раскачивание
sway back and forth
вестись с переменным успехом
sway back and forth
качаться из стороны в сторону
sway bar
панар-штанга
sway bar
поперечная реактивная штанга
sway bar
стабилизатор поперечной устойчивости
sway brace
диагональная поперечная связь
sway bracing
горизонтальная стяжка
sway bracing
связи жесткости
sway correction
поправка на влияние колебаний

Word forms

sway

noun
SingularPlural
Common caseswaysways
Possessive casesway'ssways'

sway

verb
Basic forms
Pastswayed
Imperativesway
Present Participle (Participle I)swaying
Past Participle (Participle II)swayed
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I swaywe sway
you swayyou sway
he/she/it swaysthey sway
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am swayingwe are swaying
you are swayingyou are swaying
he/she/it is swayingthey are swaying
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have swayedwe have swayed
you have swayedyou have swayed
he/she/it has swayedthey have swayed
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been swayingwe have been swaying
you have been swayingyou have been swaying
he/she/it has been swayingthey have been swaying
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I swayedwe swayed
you swayedyou swayed
he/she/it swayedthey swayed
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was swayingwe were swaying
you were swayingyou were swaying
he/she/it was swayingthey were swaying
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had swayedwe had swayed
you had swayedyou had swayed
he/she/it had swayedthey had swayed
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been swayingwe had been swaying
you had been swayingyou had been swaying
he/she/it had been swayingthey had been swaying
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will swaywe shall/will sway
you will swayyou will sway
he/she/it will swaythey will sway
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be swayingwe shall/will be swaying
you will be swayingyou will be swaying
he/she/it will be swayingthey will be swaying
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have swayedwe shall/will have swayed
you will have swayedyou will have swayed
he/she/it will have swayedthey will have swayed
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been swayingwe shall/will have been swaying
you will have been swayingyou will have been swaying
he/she/it will have been swayingthey will have been swaying
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would swaywe should/would sway
you would swayyou would sway
he/she/it would swaythey would sway
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be swayingwe should/would be swaying
you would be swayingyou would be swaying
he/she/it would be swayingthey would be swaying
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have swayedwe should/would have swayed
you would have swayedyou would have swayed
he/she/it would have swayedthey would have swayed
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been swayingwe should/would have been swaying
you would have been swayingyou would have been swaying
he/she/it would have been swayingthey would have been swaying
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am swayedwe are swayed
you are swayedyou are swayed
he/she/it is swayedthey are swayed
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being swayedwe are being swayed
you are being swayedyou are being swayed
he/she/it is being swayedthey are being swayed
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been swayedwe have been swayed
you have been swayedyou have been swayed
he/she/it has been swayedthey have been swayed
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was swayedwe were swayed
you were swayedyou were swayed
he/she/it was swayedthey were swayed
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being swayedwe were being swayed
you were being swayedyou were being swayed
he/she/it was being swayedthey were being swayed
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been swayedwe had been swayed
you had been swayedyou had been swayed
he/she/it had been swayedthey had been swayed
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be swayedwe shall/will be swayed
you will be swayedyou will be swayed
he/she/it will be swayedthey will be swayed
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been swayedwe shall/will have been swayed
you will have been swayedyou will have been swayed
he/she/it will have been swayedthey will have been swayed