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taunt

[tɔːnt] брит. / амер.

    1. сущ.

      насмешка, язвительное замечание

    2. гл.

      1. насмехаться, говорить колкости

      2. дразнить

  1. прил.; мор.

    очень высокий (о мачте)

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This was a taunt that always aroused the Vicar.
Подобные намеки всегда больно задевали мистера Кэри.
Maugham, Somerset / Of Human BondageМоэм, Сомерсет / Бремя страстей человеческих
Бремя страстей человеческих
Моэм, Сомерсет
© "Издательство иностранной литературы", 1959
Of Human Bondage
Maugham, Somerset
© 1915, 1936 by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.
"Don't taunt me with dressing up, Rakitin, you don't know all that is in my heart!
— Не кори меня нарядом, Ракитка, не знаешь еще ты всего моего сердца!
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
You want to repay it at once, to pay for it by work, as though I were Mme. Bubnov and would taunt you with it.
Ты тотчас же хочешь за него заплатить, заработать, как будто я Бубнова и тебя попрекаю.
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
'will you wait?" Shreve said. '- that with the son he went to all that trouble to get lying right there behind him in the cabin, he would have to taunt the grandfather into killing first him and then the child too ?"
- Подождешь ты или нет? - сказал Шрив - ... что, обретя в лачуге сына, который после всех этих хлопот и треволнений лежал наконец в лачуге, ему непременно понадобилось до такой степени раздразнить деда, чтоб тот убил сперва его, а потом и ребенка?
Faulkner, William / Absalom, Absalom!Фолкнер, Уильям / Авессалом, Авессалом!
Авессалом, Авессалом!
Фолкнер, Уильям
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1985
Absalom, Absalom!
Faulkner, William
© 1986 by Jill Faulkner Summers
© 1936 by William Faulkner
© renewed by Estelle Faulkner and Jill Faulkner Summers
As if to taunt me, there was not the smallest sound to be heard anywhere;
Как нарочно, нигде не было слышно малейшего шума;
Turgenev, I.S. / First loveТургенев, И.С. / Первая любовь
Первая любовь
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1978
First love
Turgenev, I.S.
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
"I do more than taunt you with it," he broke in, his anger mounting under the pitiless lash of her scorn. "
— О нет! Не только за нее! — перебил Оливер, распаляясь гневом под безжалостной плетью ее презрения.
Sabatini, Rafael / The Sea-HawkСабатини, Рафаэль / Морской ястреб
Морской ястреб
Сабатини, Рафаэль
© Тихонов Н Н., наследники, 2008
© ООО "Издательский дом «Вече», 2008
The Sea-Hawk
Sabatini, Rafael
© 2007 BiblioBazaar
He wondered when the next taunt would come.
Ранд размышлял, когда придет время очередного издевательского удара.
Jordan, Robert / The Fires of HeavenДжордан, Роберт / Огни небес
Огни небес
Джордан, Роберт
The Fires of Heaven
Jordan, Robert
© 1993 by The Bandersnatch Group, Inc.
I knew I was being cruel, like when I’d taunt him if he didn’t know some big word.
Знаю, это жестоко. Как и то, что я неправильно толковал ему слова.
Hosseini, Khaled / The Kite RunnerХоссейни, Халед / Бегущий за ветром
Бегущий за ветром
Хоссейни, Халед
The Kite Runner
Hosseini, Khaled
© 2003 by Khaled Hosseini
'What do you taunt me about going to keep a clerk for?'
— Чего ты, сатана, пристала ко мне с этим писцом?
Dickens, Charles / The Old Curiosity ShopДиккенс, Чарльз / Лавка древностей
Лавка древностей
Диккенс, Чарльз
© Издательство "Правда", 1989
The Old Curiosity Shop
Dickens, Charles
© Wordsworth Editions Limited 1995
She went so far that the boys actually began to mock at him on her account and taunt him with being a "mother's darling."
Довела до того, что мальчишки и в самом деле стали было чрез нее над ним насмехаться и начали дразнить его тем, что он маменькин сынок.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
"Rakitin," he said suddenly, in a firm and loud voice; "don't taunt me with having rebelled against God.
— Ракитин, — проговорил он вдруг громко и твердо, — не дразни ты меня, что я против бога моего взбунтовался.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
and remember that I spit upon your fair words and false dealings, and dare you - provoke you - taunt you - to do to me the very worst you can!'
И помните, что я плюю на ваши громкие слова и лицемерные поступки, не боюсь вас и бросаю вам вызов: делайте самое худшее, что только можете сделать!
Диккенс, Чарльз / Жизнь и приключения Николаса НикльбиDickens, Charles / The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby
Dickens, Charles
© Wordsworth Editions Limited 1995
Жизнь и приключения Николаса Никльби
Диккенс, Чарльз
© Издательство "Правда", 1989
"Someone knocked here while you were away!" she said in a tone which seemed to taunt me for having locked her in.
- А сюда кто-то без вас стучался, - сказала она таким тоном, как будто поддразнивая меня: зачем, дескать, запирал?
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
In the silence a shutter flapped and the tide lisped--two people walking out: that's what they were, and the memory of Colleoni's luxury, the crowned chairs at the Cosmopolitan, came back to taunt him.
В тишине хлопал ставень и шуршал прибой; парочка на прогулке — вот кто они были, и воспоминание о роскоши, окружавшей Коллеони, и о стульях с коронами в «Космополитене» снова стало терзать его.
Greene, Henry Graham / Brighton RockГрин, Генри Грэм / Брайтонский леденец
Брайтонский леденец
Грин, Генри Грэм
© Greene Graham, 1938, 1940, 1945
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2009
Brighton Rock
Greene, Henry Graham
© 1938 by Graham Greene
© Graham Greene, 1966, 1970
Why did I have to taunt him?
Почему я насмехаюсь над ним?
Saintcrow, Lilith / The Devil's Right HandСэйнткроу, Лилит / Правая рука дьявола
Правая рука дьявола
Сэйнткроу, Лилит
© 2007 by Lilith Saintcrow
© Волковский В. Перевод на русский язык, 2010
© Издание на руском языке, ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2010
The Devil's Right Hand
Saintcrow, Lilith
© 2007 by Lilith Saintcrow

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tɔːntNounнасмешка; язвительное замечаниеExamples

to hurl a taunt at smb. — смеяться над кем-л.

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Word forms

taunt

noun
SingularPlural
Common casetaunttaunts
Possessive casetaunt'staunts'

taunt

verb
Basic forms
Pasttaunted
Imperativetaunt
Present Participle (Participle I)taunting
Past Participle (Participle II)taunted
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I tauntwe taunt
you tauntyou taunt
he/she/it tauntsthey taunt
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am tauntingwe are taunting
you are tauntingyou are taunting
he/she/it is tauntingthey are taunting
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have tauntedwe have taunted
you have tauntedyou have taunted
he/she/it has tauntedthey have taunted
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been tauntingwe have been taunting
you have been tauntingyou have been taunting
he/she/it has been tauntingthey have been taunting
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I tauntedwe taunted
you tauntedyou taunted
he/she/it tauntedthey taunted
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was tauntingwe were taunting
you were tauntingyou were taunting
he/she/it was tauntingthey were taunting
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had tauntedwe had taunted
you had tauntedyou had taunted
he/she/it had tauntedthey had taunted
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been tauntingwe had been taunting
you had been tauntingyou had been taunting
he/she/it had been tauntingthey had been taunting
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will tauntwe shall/will taunt
you will tauntyou will taunt
he/she/it will tauntthey will taunt
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be tauntingwe shall/will be taunting
you will be tauntingyou will be taunting
he/she/it will be tauntingthey will be taunting
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have tauntedwe shall/will have taunted
you will have tauntedyou will have taunted
he/she/it will have tauntedthey will have taunted
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been tauntingwe shall/will have been taunting
you will have been tauntingyou will have been taunting
he/she/it will have been tauntingthey will have been taunting
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would tauntwe should/would taunt
you would tauntyou would taunt
he/she/it would tauntthey would taunt
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be tauntingwe should/would be taunting
you would be tauntingyou would be taunting
he/she/it would be tauntingthey would be taunting
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have tauntedwe should/would have taunted
you would have tauntedyou would have taunted
he/she/it would have tauntedthey would have taunted
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been tauntingwe should/would have been taunting
you would have been tauntingyou would have been taunting
he/she/it would have been tauntingthey would have been taunting
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am tauntedwe are taunted
you are tauntedyou are taunted
he/she/it is tauntedthey are taunted
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being tauntedwe are being taunted
you are being tauntedyou are being taunted
he/she/it is being tauntedthey are being taunted
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been tauntedwe have been taunted
you have been tauntedyou have been taunted
he/she/it has been tauntedthey have been taunted
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was tauntedwe were taunted
you were tauntedyou were taunted
he/she/it was tauntedthey were taunted
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being tauntedwe were being taunted
you were being tauntedyou were being taunted
he/she/it was being tauntedthey were being taunted
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been tauntedwe had been taunted
you had been tauntedyou had been taunted
he/she/it had been tauntedthey had been taunted
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be tauntedwe shall/will be taunted
you will be tauntedyou will be taunted
he/she/it will be tauntedthey will be taunted
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been tauntedwe shall/will have been taunted
you will have been tauntedyou will have been taunted
he/she/it will have been tauntedthey will have been taunted