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  1. сущ.; театр.


  2. гл.; театр.

    1. дублировать, заменять, замещать

    2. выучить роль (основного исполнителя, чтобы при случае заменить его)

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Thither the guests had been conducted by the physician in charge's understudy and sponge-holder - a man with feet and a blue sweater.
Туда же были отведены и гости под надзором помощника врача, и ассистента тож,-- длинноногого человека в синем свитере.
O.Henry / Let Me Feel your PulseГенри, О. / Дайте пощупать ваш пульс!
Дайте пощупать ваш пульс!
Генри, О.
Let Me Feel your Pulse
For Wynne-Edwards, the role of the outcasts in the welfare of the group is to wait in the wings as understudies, ready to step into the shoes of any territory holder who dies or. the main stage of group reproduction.
Для Уинн-Эдвардса роль этих парий в обеспечении благополучия группы состоит в том, чтобы, оставаясь на флангах в качестве запасных, быть готовыми занять место любого владельца территории, погибшего на главной стадии размножения группы.
Dawkins, Richard / The Selfish GeneДокинз, Ричард / Эгоистичный ген
Эгоистичный ген
Докинз, Ричард
The Selfish Gene
Dawkins, Richard
© Richard Dawkins 1989

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Basic forms
Present Participle (Participle I)understudying
Past Participle (Participle II)understudied
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I understudywe understudy
you understudyyou understudy
he/she/it understudiesthey understudy
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am understudyingwe are understudying
you are understudyingyou are understudying
he/she/it is understudyingthey are understudying
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have understudiedwe have understudied
you have understudiedyou have understudied
he/she/it has understudiedthey have understudied
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been understudyingwe have been understudying
you have been understudyingyou have been understudying
he/she/it has been understudyingthey have been understudying
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I understudiedwe understudied
you understudiedyou understudied
he/she/it understudiedthey understudied
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was understudyingwe were understudying
you were understudyingyou were understudying
he/she/it was understudyingthey were understudying
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had understudiedwe had understudied
you had understudiedyou had understudied
he/she/it had understudiedthey had understudied
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been understudyingwe had been understudying
you had been understudyingyou had been understudying
he/she/it had been understudyingthey had been understudying
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will understudywe shall/will understudy
you will understudyyou will understudy
he/she/it will understudythey will understudy
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be understudyingwe shall/will be understudying
you will be understudyingyou will be understudying
he/she/it will be understudyingthey will be understudying
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have understudiedwe shall/will have understudied
you will have understudiedyou will have understudied
he/she/it will have understudiedthey will have understudied
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been understudyingwe shall/will have been understudying
you will have been understudyingyou will have been understudying
he/she/it will have been understudyingthey will have been understudying
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would understudywe should/would understudy
you would understudyyou would understudy
he/she/it would understudythey would understudy
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be understudyingwe should/would be understudying
you would be understudyingyou would be understudying
he/she/it would be understudyingthey would be understudying
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have understudiedwe should/would have understudied
you would have understudiedyou would have understudied
he/she/it would have understudiedthey would have understudied
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been understudyingwe should/would have been understudying
you would have been understudyingyou would have been understudying
he/she/it would have been understudyingthey would have been understudying
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am understudiedwe are understudied
you are understudiedyou are understudied
he/she/it is understudiedthey are understudied
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being understudiedwe are being understudied
you are being understudiedyou are being understudied
he/she/it is being understudiedthey are being understudied
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been understudiedwe have been understudied
you have been understudiedyou have been understudied
he/she/it has been understudiedthey have been understudied
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was understudiedwe were understudied
you were understudiedyou were understudied
he/she/it was understudiedthey were understudied
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being understudiedwe were being understudied
you were being understudiedyou were being understudied
he/she/it was being understudiedthey were being understudied
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been understudiedwe had been understudied
you had been understudiedyou had been understudied
he/she/it had been understudiedthey had been understudied
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be understudiedwe shall/will be understudied
you will be understudiedyou will be understudied
he/she/it will be understudiedthey will be understudied
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been understudiedwe shall/will have been understudied
you will have been understudiedyou will have been understudied
he/she/it will have been understudiedthey will have been understudied


Common caseunderstudyunderstudies
Possessive caseunderstudy'sunderstudies'