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swear

[sweə] брит. / амер.

  1. сущ.; разг.

    1. зарок, клятва

    2. присяга

    3. богохульство; ругательство

    4. шипение (кошки)

  2. гл.; прош. вр. swore; прич. прош. вр. sworn

    1. клясться; присягать

      1. давать показания под присягой

      2. = swear in заставлять поклясться (в чём-л.); приводить к присяге

    2. ругаться; ругать (кого-л.); богохульствовать

    3. (swear by) разг. постоянно обращаться к чему-л., рекомендовать что-л.; безгранично верить чему-л.

    4. (swear off) разг. давать зарок (не делать чего-л.)

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swear

[sweə]

v

(swore; sworn)

  1. ругать(ся)

  2. клясться

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Stevie Rae, who I swear could fall asleep standing on her head in the middle of a blizzard, snored softly across the room.
Счастливица Стиви Рей, которая могла спать хоть стоя на голове во время снежного бурана, сладко посапывала во сне.
Cast, P.C.,Cast, Kristin / BetrayedКаст, Филис,Каст, Кристин / Обманутая
Обманутая
Каст, Филис,Каст, Кристин
© St. Martin's Griffin Press, LLC, New York, 2007
© ЗАО "ОЛМА Медиа Групп", издание, перевод, 2009
Betrayed
Cast, P.C.,Cast, Kristin
© 2007 by P. С. Cast and Kristin Cast.
"Sapperment!" said the other burgher, "this youth would make Saint Lambert swear!
— Черт возьми, — воскликнул первый бюргер, — да этот молодец способен вывести из терпения самого святого Ламберта!
Scott, Walter / Quentin DurwardСкотт, Вальтер / Квентин Дорвард
Квентин Дорвард
Скотт, Вальтер
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1964
Quentin Durward
Scott, Walter
© 2009 by Seven Treasures Publications
I swear it on my mother's grave."
Клянусь могилой моей матери!
Feather, Jane / VelvetФэйзер, Джейн / Бархат
Бархат
Фэйзер, Джейн
Velvet
Feather, Jane
© 1994 by Jane Feather
He knows I am no maid, and he'll swear to't:
Что я не девушка - он может клясться;
Shakespeare, William / Alls Wel that ends WellШекспир, Вильям / Все хорошо, что хорошо кончается
Все хорошо, что хорошо кончается
Шекспир, Вильям
© Издательство "ACADEMIA", 1937
Alls Wel that ends Well
Shakespeare, William
© Susan Snyder 1993
Atheism only preaches a negation, but Romanism goes further; it preaches a disfigured, distorted Christ--it preaches Anti-Christ--I assure you, I swear it!
Атеизм только проповедует нуль, а католицизм идет дальше: он искаженного Христа проповедует, им же оболганного и поруганного, Христа противоположного! Он антихриста проповедует, клянусь вам, уверяю вас!
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / IdiotДостоевский, Фёдор / Идиот
Идиот
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1971
Idiot
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2004 by Fine Creative Media, Inc.
"I swear," cried Alyosha, "that my brother will express his most deep and sincere regret, even if he has to go down on his knees in that same market-place....
-- Клянусь, -- воскликнул Алеша, -- брат вам самым искренним образом, самым полным, выразит раскаяние, хотя бы даже на коленях на той самой площади...
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
I swear to God, if I were a piano player or an actor or something and all those dopes thought I was terrific, I'd hate it.
Клянусь богом, если б я играл на рояле или на сцене и нравился этим болванам, я бы считал это личным оскорблением.
Salinger, Jerome / The Catcher in the RyeСэлинджер, Джером / Над пропастью во ржи
Над пропастью во ржи
Сэлинджер, Джером
© Р. Райт-Ковалева (наследник), перевод, 1967
© "Азбука-классика", 2004
The Catcher in the Rye
Salinger, Jerome
© 1945, 1946, 1951 by J. D. Salinger
© renewed 1979 by J. D. Salinger
I swear she really did interest me.
Клянусь, она и в самом деле меня интересовала.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / Notes from the UndergroundДостоевский, Фёдор / Записки из подполья
Записки из подполья
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Наука", 1989
Notes from the Underground
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2008 by Classic House Books
I swear I didn't know it.
Клянусь, не знал!
Thackeray, William Makepeace / The VirginiansТеккерей, Уильям Мейкпис / Виргинцы. Том 1
Виргинцы. Том 1
Теккерей, Уильям Мейкпис
© Издательство "Правда", 1961
The Virginians
Thackeray, William Makepeace
"I swear I'll knock you down and sit on you if you go near those suits," he snarled.
— Даю слово, что если вы хотя бы подойдете к стеллажу с легкими скафандрами, я свалю вас на пол и буду держать там до тех пор, пока вы не образумитесь.
Bujold, Lois McMaster / The Warrior's ApprenticeБуджолд, Лоис Макмастер / Ученик воина
Ученик воина
Буджолд, Лоис Макмастер
© Copyright Lois McMaster Bujold, 1986
© перевод С. Роя, С. Курдюкова, 1995
The Warrior's Apprentice
Bujold, Lois McMaster
© Copyright Lois McMaster Bujold, 1986
I won't swear to this being the exact figure, but anyhow they have become comparatively rare."
Не спорю за точную цифру, но весьма редко, сравнительно.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / IdiotДостоевский, Фёдор / Идиот
Идиот
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1971
Idiot
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2004 by Fine Creative Media, Inc.
"I swear it!" cried Clyde, emphatically and emotionally.
- Клянусь, что нет! - горячо и взволнованно воскликнул Клайд.
Dreiser, Theodore / An American TragedyДрайзер, Теодор / Американская трагедия
Американская трагедия
Драйзер, Теодор
© Вершинина З., перевод на русский язык, 2010
© Галь Н., перевод на русский язык, 2010
© Издание на русском языке. ООО «Издательство «Эксмо». 2010
An American Tragedy
Dreiser, Theodore
© Horace Liveright, Inc., 1925
© Helen Dreiser, 1953
© Theodore Dreiser, 1926
'I swear upon my honour that his name is Peter Brock: he was for two years my corporal, and deserted, running away with a thousand pounds of my moneys.
Клянусь честью дворянина, что его имя - Питер Брок; два года он был моим капралом и дезертировал, ограбив меня на тысячу фунтов.
Thackeray, William Makepeace / CatherineТеккерей, Уильям Мейкпис / Кэтрин
Кэтрин
Теккерей, Уильям Мейкпис
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1974
Catherine
Thackeray, William Makepeace
© 2007 BiblioBazaar
But I swear that I put his grieving for Europe unmistakably on a level with, and in fact incomparably higher than, any modern practical activity in the construction of railways.
Но клянусь, что европейскую тоску его я ставлю вне сомнения и не только на ряду, но и несравненно выше какой-нибудь современной практической деятельности по постройке железных дорог.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / A Raw YouthДостоевский, Фёдор / Подросток
Подросток
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Советская Россия", 1979
A Raw Youth
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
Bashful and chaste, I swear!
Застенчивое и целомудренное, клянусь!
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / A Raw YouthДостоевский, Фёдор / Подросток
Подросток
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Советская Россия", 1979
A Raw Youth
Dostoevsky, Fyodor

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sweəNounзарок; клятва

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  1. 1.

    материться

    translation added by Evgenii Kolesnikov
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Collocations

swear blind
класть голову на отсечение
swear blind
клясться всем святым
swear to
приводить к присяге
swear word
бранное слово
swear word
ругательство
swear off
закаяться
swear to give up
закаяться
to swear
клясться
to swear to tell the truth
клясться говорить правду
to swear revenge
клясться отомстить
to swear on one's honour
клясться честью
swear dirtily
материть
swear / curse like a trooper
материться
to swear an accusation
обвинять под присягой
swear into office
приводить к присяге

Word forms

swear

verb
Basic forms
Pastswore
Imperativeswear
Present Participle (Participle I)swearing
Past Participle (Participle II)sworn
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I swearwe swear
you swearyou swear
he/she/it swearsthey swear
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am swearingwe are swearing
you are swearingyou are swearing
he/she/it is swearingthey are swearing
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have swornwe have sworn
you have swornyou have sworn
he/she/it has swornthey have sworn
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been swearingwe have been swearing
you have been swearingyou have been swearing
he/she/it has been swearingthey have been swearing
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I sworewe swore
you sworeyou swore
he/she/it sworethey swore
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was swearingwe were swearing
you were swearingyou were swearing
he/she/it was swearingthey were swearing
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had swornwe had sworn
you had swornyou had sworn
he/she/it had swornthey had sworn
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been swearingwe had been swearing
you had been swearingyou had been swearing
he/she/it had been swearingthey had been swearing
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will swearwe shall/will swear
you will swearyou will swear
he/she/it will swearthey will swear
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be swearingwe shall/will be swearing
you will be swearingyou will be swearing
he/she/it will be swearingthey will be swearing
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have swornwe shall/will have sworn
you will have swornyou will have sworn
he/she/it will have swornthey will have sworn
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been swearingwe shall/will have been swearing
you will have been swearingyou will have been swearing
he/she/it will have been swearingthey will have been swearing
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would swearwe should/would swear
you would swearyou would swear
he/she/it would swearthey would swear
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be swearingwe should/would be swearing
you would be swearingyou would be swearing
he/she/it would be swearingthey would be swearing
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have swornwe should/would have sworn
you would have swornyou would have sworn
he/she/it would have swornthey would have sworn
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been swearingwe should/would have been swearing
you would have been swearingyou would have been swearing
he/she/it would have been swearingthey would have been swearing
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am swornwe are sworn
you are swornyou are sworn
he/she/it is swornthey are sworn
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being swornwe are being sworn
you are being swornyou are being sworn
he/she/it is being swornthey are being sworn
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been swornwe have been sworn
you have been swornyou have been sworn
he/she/it has been swornthey have been sworn
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was swornwe were sworn
you were swornyou were sworn
he/she/it was swornthey were sworn
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being swornwe were being sworn
you were being swornyou were being sworn
he/she/it was being swornthey were being sworn
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been swornwe had been sworn
you had been swornyou had been sworn
he/she/it had been swornthey had been sworn
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be swornwe shall/will be sworn
you will be swornyou will be sworn
he/she/it will be swornthey will be sworn
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been swornwe shall/will have been sworn
you will have been swornyou will have been sworn
he/she/it will have been swornthey will have been sworn

swear

noun
SingularPlural
Common caseswearswears
Possessive caseswear'sswears'