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The Universal Dictionary

tiptoe

['tɪptəu] брит. / амер.

  1. сущ.

    кончики пальцев ног, цыпочки

  2. гл.

    1. ходить на цыпочках; стоять на цыпочках; подниматься на цыпочки

    2. = tiptoe it красться, подкрадываться

  3. нареч.

    на цыпочках

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tiptoe

['tɪptəǔ]

  1. n

    • to stand/to walk on tiptoe — стоять/ходить на цыпочках
  2. v

    ходить на цыпочках

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He stood on tiptoe and, closing his eyes, slapped Vorobyaninov's face.
Он поднялся на носках и, закрыв глаза, хлопнул Воробьянинова по щеке.
Ilf, Ilya,Petrov, Eugene / The Twelve ChairsИльф, Илья,Петров, Евгений / Двенадцать Стульев
Двенадцать Стульев
Ильф, Илья,Петров, Евгений
© Издательство "Правда", 1987
The Twelve Chairs
Ilf, Ilya,Petrov, Eugene
© 1961 by Random House, Inc.
And now it was a question of tiptoe work, not daring to go too fast, hardly daring to breathe, out through the scullery (giant sculleries smell horrid), out at last into the pale sunlight of a winter afternoon.
Теперь надо было тихонько, на цыпочках, не дыша, выйти в сени - ох, какой там стоял смрад! - и выбраться, наконец, на бледный свет зимнего дня.
Lewis, Clive S. / The Silver ChairЛьюис, Клайв С. / Серебряное кресло
Серебряное кресло
Льюис, Клайв С.
© Перевод Т. Шапошникова, 2010
© Издание на русском языке ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2010
The Silver Chair
Lewis, Clive S.
© 1953 by C.S. Lewis Pte. Ltd.
© renewed 1981 by C.S. Lewis Pte. Ltd.
Late the following evening I thought I would like to look at her once more; so, conquering an involuntary sense of fear, I gently opened the door of the salon and entered on tiptoe.
На другой день, поздно вечером, мне захотелось еще раз взглянуть на нее; преодолев невольное чувство страха, я тихо отворил дверь и на цыпочках вошел в залу.
Толстой, Л.Н. / ДетствоTolstoy, Leo / Childhood
Childhood
Tolstoy, Leo
© 2007 Objective Systems Pty Ltd
Детство
Толстой, Л.Н.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1960
All the household had moved about on tiptoe since Karmazinov's arrival.
Весь дом заходил на цыпочках с приездом господина Кармазинова.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The possessedДостоевский, Фёдор / Бесы
Бесы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
The possessed
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
I'm sure you meant to slip into her room on tiptoe, without my hearing you.
Милый, милый Алексей, Федорович, если бы вы знали, как она меня беспокоит!
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
Moisey Moisevitch came in on tiptoe.
Вошел на цыпочках Мойсей Мойсеич.
Чехов, А.П. / СтепьChekhov, A. / The steppe
The steppe
Chekhov, A.
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
Степь
Чехов, А.П.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1974
But Brother Archangias, in a towering passion, raised himself on tiptoe behind him, and, stretching out his fist and wagging his churlish head, thundered forth: 'May the devil take you, you brigand's daughter!
Но брат Арканжиа грозно вырос за ним, вытянул кулак и, потрясая своей огромной головой, проревел: – Дьявол тебя возьми, разбойничья дочь!
Zola, Emile / Abbe Mouret's TransgressionЗоля, Эмиль / Проступок аббата Муре
Проступок аббата Муре
Золя, Эмиль
Abbe Mouret's Transgression
Zola, Emile
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
It was altogether possible-even probable-that Susanna would not have him after all, but he would not lose her just because he had chosen to tiptoe his way past his dragons.
Возможно – даже скорее всего – Сюзанна ему откажет, но он не отступится от своего лишь потому, что решил тихонько, на цыпочках обойти своих драконов.
Balogh, Mary / Simply MagicБэлоу, Мэри / Просто волшебство
Просто волшебство
Бэлоу, Мэри
Simply Magic
Balogh, Mary
© 2007 by Mary Balogh
He crept on tiptoe to the door, stealthily opened it and began listening on the staircase.
На цыпочках подошел он к двери, приотворил ее тихонько и стал прислушиваться вниз на лестницу.
Достоевский, Фёдор / Преступление и наказаниеDostoevsky, Fyodor / Crime and Punishment
Crime and Punishment
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2009 Rhodes Media
Преступление и наказание
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1970
Then, suddenly raising herself on tiptoe and resting her hands lightly on his shoulders, she kissed him.
Затем, внезапно привстав на цыпочки и легко положив ему руки на плечи, она поцеловала его.
Joyce, James / The DeadДжойс, Джеймс / Мертвецы
Мертвецы
Джойс, Джеймс
© Оформление, издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2007
The Dead
Joyce, James
© 1967 by the Estate of James Joyce
Softly and noiselessly, step by step, he approached the window, and raised himself on tiptoe.
Тихо, раздельными неслышными шагами подошел он к окну и поднялся на цыпочки.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
And also why you walk about on tiptoe and always seem as if you were going to whisper a secret in my ear whenever you come near me?"
И почему, Лебедев, вы стоите теперь на цыпочках, а подходите ко мне всегда точно желаете секрет на ухо сообщить?
Достоевский, Фёдор / ИдиотDostoevsky, Fyodor / Idiot
Idiot
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2004 by Fine Creative Media, Inc.
Идиот
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1971
Lift up your hat, take it off altogether for a minute, lift up your head, stand on tiptoe, I want to kiss you on the forehead as I kissed you for the last time when we parted.
Приподнимите шляпу, снимите совсем на минутку, протяните голову, станьте на цыпочки, я вас сейчас поцелую в лоб, как в последний раз поцеловала, когда мы прощались.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The possessedДостоевский, Фёдор / Бесы
Бесы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
The possessed
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
Sanin went on tiptoe into the shop at once.
Санин тотчас же на цыпочках вышел в кондитерскую.
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
He comes here too on tiptoe, creeping softly--oh, so softly--and looks under the sofa--my bed, you know.
Ко мне сюда потихоньку приходит, под диваном у меня тоже разыскивает.
Достоевский, Фёдор / ИдиотDostoevsky, Fyodor / Idiot
Idiot
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2004 by Fine Creative Media, Inc.
Идиот
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1971

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'tɪptəuNounкончики пальцев ног; цыпочкиExamples

to be on tiptoe with curiosity — сгорать от любопытства

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Collocations

a-tiptoe
на носках
a-tiptoe
на цыпочках
a-tiptoe
нетерпеливо
creep about on tiptoe
ходить на цыпочках
on tiptoe
в ожидании
on tiptoe
на цыпочках
on tiptoe
украдкой
tiptoe around
не осмеливаться вступать в конфликт
tiptoe around
обходить
tiptoe around
осторожничать
stand on tiptoe
стойка на носках
tiptoe position
стойка на цыпочках
stand on tiptoe
стоять на цыпочках
walk high on tiptoes
ходьба на высоких пальцах

Word forms

tiptoe

noun
SingularPlural
Common casetiptoetiptoes
Possessive casetiptoe'stiptoes'

tiptoe

verb
Basic forms
Pasttiptoed
Imperativetiptoe
Present Participle (Participle I)tiptoeing
Past Participle (Participle II)tiptoed
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I tiptoewe tiptoe
you tiptoeyou tiptoe
he/she/it tiptoesthey tiptoe
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am tiptoeingwe are tiptoeing
you are tiptoeingyou are tiptoeing
he/she/it is tiptoeingthey are tiptoeing
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have tiptoedwe have tiptoed
you have tiptoedyou have tiptoed
he/she/it has tiptoedthey have tiptoed
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been tiptoeingwe have been tiptoeing
you have been tiptoeingyou have been tiptoeing
he/she/it has been tiptoeingthey have been tiptoeing
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I tiptoedwe tiptoed
you tiptoedyou tiptoed
he/she/it tiptoedthey tiptoed
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was tiptoeingwe were tiptoeing
you were tiptoeingyou were tiptoeing
he/she/it was tiptoeingthey were tiptoeing
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had tiptoedwe had tiptoed
you had tiptoedyou had tiptoed
he/she/it had tiptoedthey had tiptoed
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been tiptoeingwe had been tiptoeing
you had been tiptoeingyou had been tiptoeing
he/she/it had been tiptoeingthey had been tiptoeing
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will tiptoewe shall/will tiptoe
you will tiptoeyou will tiptoe
he/she/it will tiptoethey will tiptoe
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be tiptoeingwe shall/will be tiptoeing
you will be tiptoeingyou will be tiptoeing
he/she/it will be tiptoeingthey will be tiptoeing
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have tiptoedwe shall/will have tiptoed
you will have tiptoedyou will have tiptoed
he/she/it will have tiptoedthey will have tiptoed
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been tiptoeingwe shall/will have been tiptoeing
you will have been tiptoeingyou will have been tiptoeing
he/she/it will have been tiptoeingthey will have been tiptoeing
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would tiptoewe should/would tiptoe
you would tiptoeyou would tiptoe
he/she/it would tiptoethey would tiptoe
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be tiptoeingwe should/would be tiptoeing
you would be tiptoeingyou would be tiptoeing
he/she/it would be tiptoeingthey would be tiptoeing
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have tiptoedwe should/would have tiptoed
you would have tiptoedyou would have tiptoed
he/she/it would have tiptoedthey would have tiptoed
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been tiptoeingwe should/would have been tiptoeing
you would have been tiptoeingyou would have been tiptoeing
he/she/it would have been tiptoeingthey would have been tiptoeing
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am tiptoedwe are tiptoed
you are tiptoedyou are tiptoed
he/she/it is tiptoedthey are tiptoed
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being tiptoedwe are being tiptoed
you are being tiptoedyou are being tiptoed
he/she/it is being tiptoedthey are being tiptoed
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been tiptoedwe have been tiptoed
you have been tiptoedyou have been tiptoed
he/she/it has been tiptoedthey have been tiptoed
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was tiptoedwe were tiptoed
you were tiptoedyou were tiptoed
he/she/it was tiptoedthey were tiptoed
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being tiptoedwe were being tiptoed
you were being tiptoedyou were being tiptoed
he/she/it was being tiptoedthey were being tiptoed
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been tiptoedwe had been tiptoed
you had been tiptoedyou had been tiptoed
he/she/it had been tiptoedthey had been tiptoed
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be tiptoedwe shall/will be tiptoed
you will be tiptoedyou will be tiptoed
he/she/it will be tiptoedthey will be tiptoed
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been tiptoedwe shall/will have been tiptoed
you will have been tiptoedyou will have been tiptoed
he/she/it will have been tiptoedthey will have been tiptoed