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threatening

['θret(ə)nɪŋ]

прил.

  1. грозящий, угрожающий

  2. нависший (об опасности и т. п.)

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threatening

['θretnɪŋ]

adj

  • a threatening gesture/letter/sky — угрожающий жест, грозное письмо, грозовое небо

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The spread of small arms and light weapons, despite the measures taken by Governments, has been on the rise, in particular in Africa, and therefore has been threatening the stability of States themselves.
Распространение стрелкового оружия и легких вооружений, несмотря на меры, принятые правительствами, активно продолжается, в особенности в Африке, и это создает угрозу стабильности самих государств.
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
I - I - I can speak - ' he stammered, as he crept back to his chair, and turned a threatening, though a feeble, look upon him.
Я… я… я могу и заговорить, – заикаясь, бормотал старик, с трудом волоча ноги к креслу и обратив на Джонаса угрожающий, хотя и потухший взгляд.
Dickens, Charles / Martin ChuzzlewitДиккенс, Чарльз / Жизнь и приключения Мартина Чезлвита
Жизнь и приключения Мартина Чезлвита
Диккенс, Чарльз
© Государственное издательство художественной литературы, 1960
Martin Chuzzlewit
Dickens, Charles
© Wordsworth Editions Limited 1994
On the day of Mr. Micawber's memorable denunciation a threatening allusion was made by Uriah Heep to your aunt's — husband.'
В тот день, когда мистер Микобер выступил с памятным разоблачением, Урия Хип угрожающе намекнул на супруга вашей… бабушки.
Dickens, Charles / David CopperfieldДиккенс, Чарльз / Жизнь Дэвида Копперфилда
Жизнь Дэвида Копперфилда
Диккенс, Чарльз
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1959
David Copperfield
Dickens, Charles
© CRW Publishing Limited 2004
They would not do so maliciously, but because they had thought her curious and now found her death somehow threatening.
Они это делают не со зла, просто считали ее забавной, а теперь ее смерть стала для них угрозой.
Brooks, Terry / Running with the demonБрукс, Терри / Бегущая с демоном
Бегущая с демоном
Брукс, Терри
Running with the demon
Brooks, Terry
© 1997 by Terry Brooks
The great cloud was still louring black and threatening on the far horizon, but I no longer felt afraid of it - I felt only an inexpressibly pleasant hopefulness in proportion, as trust in life replaced the late burden of fear.
Черная туча так же грозно застилает противоположную сторону небосклона, но я уже не боюсь ее. Я испытываю невыразимо отрадное чувство надежды в жизни, быстро заменяющее во мне тяжелое чувство страха.
Толстой, Л.Н. / ОтрочествоTolstoy, Leo / Boyhood
Boyhood
Tolstoy, Leo
© Arc Manor 2008
Отрочество
Толстой, Л.Н.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1960
His tone was controlled but threatening.
- Говорил он сдержанным, но угрожающим тоном.
Mieville, China / The ScarМьевиль, Чайна / Шрам
Шрам
Мьевиль, Чайна
© Перевод. Г. Крылов, 2008
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2008
© 2002 by China Mieville
The Scar
Mieville, China
© 2002 by China Mieville
The whistle-blast made the master flinch; he did not turn round, but began gesticulating even more violently, raising his fist skywards as though threatening the city.
Мастер вздрогнул от свиста, но не обернулся, а стал жестикулировать еще беспокойнее, поднимая руку к небу, как бы грозя городу.
Bulgakov, Michail / The Master and MargaritaБулгаков, Михаил / Мастер и Маргарита
Мастер и Маргарита
Булгаков, Михаил
© "Мурманское книжное издательство", 1990
The Master and Margarita
Bulgakov, Michail
© Translated from the russian by Michael Glenny
© 1967 Collins and Harvill Press, London
© 1967 in the English translation
God is not some omnipotent authority looking down from above, threatening to throw us into a pit of fire if we disobey.
Бог – это не какая-то всемогущая сила, взирающая на нас сверху и угрожающая за неповиновение ввергнуть нас в геенну огненную.
Brown, Dan / Angels and DemonsБраун, Дэн / Ангелы и демоны
Ангелы и демоны
Браун, Дэн
© Dan Brown, 2000
© Перевод. Г.Б. Косов, 2004
© ООО «Издательство ACT», 2005
Angels and Demons
Brown, Dan
© 2000 by Dan Brown
By early 1240 he was threatening Rome itself.
К началу 1240 года он угрожал самому Риму.
Райли-Смит, Джонатан / История крестовых походовRiley-Smith, Jonathan / The Oxford History of the Crusades
The Oxford History of the Crusades
Riley-Smith, Jonathan
© Oxford University Press 1999
История крестовых походов
Райли-Смит, Джонатан
© Охford University Press 1995
© КРОН-ПРЕСС, 1998
© Перевод, Е. Дорман, 1998
This system was growing in popularity every day, and was threatening to consume our machine with its resources.
Популярность системы росла с каждым днем, и система угрожала захватить все ресурсы сервера.
Kyte, Tom / Expert One-on-One OracleКайт, Том / Oracle для профессионалов
Oracle для профессионалов
Кайт, Том
© Перевод на русский язык. ООО «ДиаСофтЮП», 2003
© Wrox Press Ltd, 2002
Expert One-on-One Oracle
Kyte, Tom
© Wrox Press Ltd, 2002
It is tedious labor, cajoling, threatening, flattering - a man grows a-weary of it.
Постоянно приходится их упрашивать, угрожать, улещивать.
Stasheff, Christopher / The Warlock in Spite of HimselfСташефф, Кристофер / Чародей поневоле
Чародей поневоле
Сташефф, Кристофер
© Copyright перевод Сергей Славгородский
The Warlock in Spite of Himself
Stasheff, Christopher
© 1969 by Christopher Stasheff
Outside, snow was still threatening, but not a flake in sight.
Небо за окном еще с утра обещало разродиться снегопадом, да все никак не решалось.
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.
Buring seized me by the collar and in a threatening voice ordered the police to take me into custody.
Бьоринг схватил меня за шиворот и грозно велел городовому отвести меня в участок.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / A Raw YouthДостоевский, Фёдор / Подросток
Подросток
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Советская Россия", 1979
A Raw Youth
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
"I receive many threatening letters..."
— Я получаю множество угрожающих писем...
Zelazny, Roger / The Dream MasterЖелязны, Роджер / Творец сновидений
Творец сновидений
Желязны, Роджер
The Dream Master
Zelazny, Roger
“I feel like a hypocrite, for her to thank me for not threatening to do what I'd already done.”
— И теперь чувствую себя сволочью. Она благодарила меня за то, что я не стал угрожать ей тем, что уже сделал.
Card, Orson Scott / XenocideКард, Орсон Скот / Ксеноцид
Ксеноцид
Кард, Орсон Скот
© copyright 1991 by Orson Scott Card
© Copyright перевод с английского Владимир Марченко
© ООО "Издательство АСТ", 2000
Xenocide
Card, Orson Scott
© copyright 1991 by Orson Scott Card

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'θret(ə)nɪŋAdjectiveгрозящий; угрожающийExamples

threatening letter — угрожающее письмо
threatening countenance — угрожающее выражение лица

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Collocations

threatening punishment
угроза наказанием
threatening sky
угрожающий вид неба
be threatening
готовиться
make threatening gestures
грозить
life threatening
опасный для жизни
threatening letter
письмо с угрозами
threatened abortion
угрожающий аборт
threatened injury
угроза нанесений телесных повреждений
threatened injury
угроза причинения имущественного ущерба
threatened species
биологический вид, находящийся под угрозой исчезновения
threatened species
исчезающий биологический вид
threatened area
угрожаемый район
to threaten with a gun
угрожать оружием
to threaten to ice
угрожать убийством
threatened preterm labor
угрожающие преждевременные роды

Word forms

threaten

verb
Basic forms
Pastthreatened
Imperativethreaten
Present Participle (Participle I)threatening
Past Participle (Participle II)threatened
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I threatenwe threaten
you threatenyou threaten
he/she/it threatensthey threaten
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am threateningwe are threatening
you are threateningyou are threatening
he/she/it is threateningthey are threatening
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have threatenedwe have threatened
you have threatenedyou have threatened
he/she/it has threatenedthey have threatened
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been threateningwe have been threatening
you have been threateningyou have been threatening
he/she/it has been threateningthey have been threatening
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I threatenedwe threatened
you threatenedyou threatened
he/she/it threatenedthey threatened
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was threateningwe were threatening
you were threateningyou were threatening
he/she/it was threateningthey were threatening
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had threatenedwe had threatened
you had threatenedyou had threatened
he/she/it had threatenedthey had threatened
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been threateningwe had been threatening
you had been threateningyou had been threatening
he/she/it had been threateningthey had been threatening
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will threatenwe shall/will threaten
you will threatenyou will threaten
he/she/it will threatenthey will threaten
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be threateningwe shall/will be threatening
you will be threateningyou will be threatening
he/she/it will be threateningthey will be threatening
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have threatenedwe shall/will have threatened
you will have threatenedyou will have threatened
he/she/it will have threatenedthey will have threatened
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been threateningwe shall/will have been threatening
you will have been threateningyou will have been threatening
he/she/it will have been threateningthey will have been threatening
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would threatenwe should/would threaten
you would threatenyou would threaten
he/she/it would threatenthey would threaten
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be threateningwe should/would be threatening
you would be threateningyou would be threatening
he/she/it would be threateningthey would be threatening
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have threatenedwe should/would have threatened
you would have threatenedyou would have threatened
he/she/it would have threatenedthey would have threatened
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been threateningwe should/would have been threatening
you would have been threateningyou would have been threatening
he/she/it would have been threateningthey would have been threatening
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am threatenedwe are threatened
you are threatenedyou are threatened
he/she/it is threatenedthey are threatened
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being threatenedwe are being threatened
you are being threatenedyou are being threatened
he/she/it is being threatenedthey are being threatened
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been threatenedwe have been threatened
you have been threatenedyou have been threatened
he/she/it has been threatenedthey have been threatened
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was threatenedwe were threatened
you were threatenedyou were threatened
he/she/it was threatenedthey were threatened
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being threatenedwe were being threatened
you were being threatenedyou were being threatened
he/she/it was being threatenedthey were being threatened
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been threatenedwe had been threatened
you had been threatenedyou had been threatened
he/she/it had been threatenedthey had been threatened
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be threatenedwe shall/will be threatened
you will be threatenedyou will be threatened
he/she/it will be threatenedthey will be threatened
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been threatenedwe shall/will have been threatened
you will have been threatenedyou will have been threatened
he/she/it will have been threatenedthey will have been threatened