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wangle

['wæŋgl] брит. / амер.

  1. сущ.; разг.

    хитрость, уловка; нечестная сделка; получение обманным путём (а также по знакомству, по блату)

  2. гл.; разг.

    1. добиться, выпросить; заполучить, выудить

    2. подтасовывать факты, искажать факты

    3. извиваться; выкручиваться из тяжёлой ситуации

Learning (En-Ru)

wangle

['wæŋgl]

v; разг.

ухитриться, изловчиться

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'We used to wangle it so that we could get our leave together, and when we were in Paris he went wild.
«Мы с ним ловчили, чтобы одновременно получать увольнительные, и в Париже он совсем с цепи срывался.
Maugham, William Somerset / The Razor's EdgeМоэм, Уильям Сомерсет / Острие бритвы
Острие бритвы
Моэм, Уильям Сомерсет
© Перевод. М. Лорие 2010
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2010
The Razor's Edge
Maugham, William Somerset
© 1943, 1944 by McCallllCorporation
© 1944 by W. Somerset Maugham
© renewed 1971, 1972 by Elizabeth Mary Lady Glendevon
Then supposing you want to wangle a day off and rest up in the compound — you need to fix the doctor.
А захочешь денек закосить, в зоне на боку полежать, -- доктору поднести надо.
Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr / One Day in the Life of Ivan DenisovichСолженицын, Александр / Один день из жизни Ивана Денисовича
Один день из жизни Ивана Денисовича
Солженицын, Александр
© Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, 1978
© Издательский Дом "Азбука-классикка", 2008
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr
© 1995 Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Dan puts up the ship; I wangle the cargo - and the boys and I take the stuff out to the Asteroids for a fat profit.
Дэн дает корабль, я добываю груз - и мы с мальчиками летим на астероиды извлекать прибыль.
Heinlein, Robert / The Rolling StonesХайнлайн, Роберт / Космическое семейство Стоун
Космическое семейство Стоун
Хайнлайн, Роберт
© 1952 by Robert A. Heinlein
© TERRA FANTASTICA, 2007
© Перевод. Н. Виленская, 2003
The Rolling Stones
Heinlein, Robert
© 1952 by Robert A. Heinlein
Decided he was in a dead-end position and wangled an apprenticeship in the merchant marine.
Кто‑то решил, что его случай безнадежен, и устроил ему зачисление в торговый флот.
Zahn, Timothy / A Coming Of AgeЗан, Тимоти / Планета по имени Тигрис
Планета по имени Тигрис
Зан, Тимоти
© 1985 by Timothy Zahn
© Перевод. И. Рассохин, В. Иванов, 2006
© Издание на русском языке ООО «Издательство «Эксмо», 2007
A Coming Of Age
Zahn, Timothy
© 1985 by Timothy Zahn
Si Wang-mu had probably wangled her way onto the same righteous labor crew as Qing-jao in order to have exactly this conversation.
И Вань-му наверняка приложила старания, чтобы попасть в ту же самую группу праведного труда, что и Цинь-цзяо, чтобы завести этот разговор.
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
Back-street and over-the-garage lawyers who had never yet wangled governmental jobs.
Ютящиеся на задворках адвокаты, которым еще ни разу не удалось получить казенную должность,—
Lewis, Sinclair / It can't happen hereЛьюис, Синклер / У нас это невозможно
У нас это невозможно
Льюис, Синклер
© Издательство "Правда", 1965
It can't happen here
Lewis, Sinclair
© Sinclair Lewis, 1935
© renewed, Michael Lewis, 1963

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wangle1/5
'wæŋglNounхитрость; уловка; нечестная сделка; получение обманным путёмExamples

to achieve by wangle or intrigue — добиваться хитростью или интригами

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Word forms

wangle

verb
Basic forms
Pastwangled
Imperativewangle
Present Participle (Participle I)wangling
Past Participle (Participle II)wangled
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I wanglewe wangle
you wangleyou wangle
he/she/it wanglesthey wangle
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am wanglingwe are wangling
you are wanglingyou are wangling
he/she/it is wanglingthey are wangling
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have wangledwe have wangled
you have wangledyou have wangled
he/she/it has wangledthey have wangled
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been wanglingwe have been wangling
you have been wanglingyou have been wangling
he/she/it has been wanglingthey have been wangling
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I wangledwe wangled
you wangledyou wangled
he/she/it wangledthey wangled
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was wanglingwe were wangling
you were wanglingyou were wangling
he/she/it was wanglingthey were wangling
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had wangledwe had wangled
you had wangledyou had wangled
he/she/it had wangledthey had wangled
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been wanglingwe had been wangling
you had been wanglingyou had been wangling
he/she/it had been wanglingthey had been wangling
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will wanglewe shall/will wangle
you will wangleyou will wangle
he/she/it will wanglethey will wangle
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be wanglingwe shall/will be wangling
you will be wanglingyou will be wangling
he/she/it will be wanglingthey will be wangling
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have wangledwe shall/will have wangled
you will have wangledyou will have wangled
he/she/it will have wangledthey will have wangled
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been wanglingwe shall/will have been wangling
you will have been wanglingyou will have been wangling
he/she/it will have been wanglingthey will have been wangling
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would wanglewe should/would wangle
you would wangleyou would wangle
he/she/it would wanglethey would wangle
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be wanglingwe should/would be wangling
you would be wanglingyou would be wangling
he/she/it would be wanglingthey would be wangling
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have wangledwe should/would have wangled
you would have wangledyou would have wangled
he/she/it would have wangledthey would have wangled
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been wanglingwe should/would have been wangling
you would have been wanglingyou would have been wangling
he/she/it would have been wanglingthey would have been wangling
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am wangledwe are wangled
you are wangledyou are wangled
he/she/it is wangledthey are wangled
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being wangledwe are being wangled
you are being wangledyou are being wangled
he/she/it is being wangledthey are being wangled
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been wangledwe have been wangled
you have been wangledyou have been wangled
he/she/it has been wangledthey have been wangled
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was wangledwe were wangled
you were wangledyou were wangled
he/she/it was wangledthey were wangled
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being wangledwe were being wangled
you were being wangledyou were being wangled
he/she/it was being wangledthey were being wangled
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been wangledwe had been wangled
you had been wangledyou had been wangled
he/she/it had been wangledthey had been wangled
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be wangledwe shall/will be wangled
you will be wangledyou will be wangled
he/she/it will be wangledthey will be wangled
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been wangledwe shall/will have been wangled
you will have been wangledyou will have been wangled
he/she/it will have been wangledthey will have been wangled

wangle

noun
SingularPlural
Common casewanglewangles
Possessive casewangle'swangles'