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  1. подольщаться; пресмыкаться; обхаживать

    1. обычно wheedle out of выманивать (что-л.) лестью

    2. обычно wheedle into прельщать, втягивать лестью

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  • to wheedle out — выманивать (уговорами и лестью)
  • to wheedle money out of smb — выпросить у кого-л. денег

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I could never wheedle donations out of him, and I am the world record holder for wheedling.”
Мне ни разу не удалось выманить у него пожертвование, а я – уж вы мне поверьте! – самый большой в мире спец по выманиванию пожертвований.
Robb, J.D. / Creation In DeathРобертс, Нора / Образ смерти
Образ смерти
Робертс, Нора
© 2007 by Nora Roberts
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2009
© Перевод. Н. Миронова, 2009
Creation In Death
Robb, J.D.
© 2007 by Nora Roberts
'All the brandy you can drink, my lord,' said a wheedling voice.
— Зато вы сможете пить столько бренди, сколько захотите, — пообещал чей-то заискивающий голос.
Pratchett, Terry / Feet of ClayПратчетт,Терри / Ноги из глины
Ноги из глины
© Издание на русском языке, оформление ООО «Издательство «Эксмо», 2006
© Перевод М. Губайдуллин, А. Жикаренцев, 2006
© 1996 by Terry and Lyn Pratchett
Feet of Clay
Pratchett, Terry
© 1996 by Terry and Lyn Pratchett
I have known some who wouldn't have had to be wheedled so long.
Других, кого я знала, легче было расшевелить!
Zola, Emile / Abbe Mouret's TransgressionЗоля, Эмиль / Проступок аббата Муре
Проступок аббата Муре
Золя, Эмиль
Abbe Mouret's Transgression
Zola, Emile
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
" He wheedled her again. "
— Он снова заговорил вкрадчивым тоном.
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
Mammy’s tone became wheedling.
Теперь Мамушка заговорила вкрадчиво:
Mitchell, Margaret / Gone with the windМитчелл, Маргарет / Унесенные ветром. Том 1
Унесенные ветром. Том 1
Митчелл, Маргарет
© Перевод. Т. А. Озерская, 1982
Gone with the wind
Mitchell, Margaret
© 1936 By Macmillan Publishing Company, a division of Macmillan. Inc.
© renewed 1964 by Stephens Mitchell
© renewed 1964 by Stephens Mitchell and Trust Compnay of Georgia as Executors of Margaret Mitchell Marsh
'Yeah, you remember us, don't you?' said Nobby, in a wheedling voice.
— Да ты ведь должен нас помнить, — слегка заискивающе произнес Шнобби.
Pratchett, Terry / Feet of ClayПратчетт,Терри / Ноги из глины
Ноги из глины
© Издание на русском языке, оформление ООО «Издательство «Эксмо», 2006
© Перевод М. Губайдуллин, А. Жикаренцев, 2006
© 1996 by Terry and Lyn Pratchett
Feet of Clay
Pratchett, Terry
© 1996 by Terry and Lyn Pratchett
'You're not out of place, Robby?' said Mrs Brown, in a wheedling tone.
— Так ты не остался без службы, Роби? — вкрадчиво осведомилась миссис Браун.
Dickens, Charles / Dombey and SonДиккенс, Чарльз / Торговый дом "Домби и сын"
Торговый дом "Домби и сын"
Диккенс, Чарльз
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1959
Dombey and Son
Dickens, Charles
© 2009 by Classic Books International
My Lady Theo, and her husband too, I own, catching the infection from her, never would let Harry rest, until we had coaxed, wheedled, and ordered him to ask Hetty in marriage.
Милая Тео, а за нею, должен признаться, и ее супруг, заразившийся ее фантазиями, не оставляли Гарри в покое: они уговаривали его, улещали и даже требовали от него, наконец, чтобы он предложил Этти руку и сердце.
Thackeray, William Makepeace / The VirginiansТеккерей, Уильям Мейкпис / Виргинцы. Том 2
Виргинцы. Том 2
Теккерей, Уильям Мейкпис
© Издательство "Правда", 1961
The Virginians
Thackeray, William Makepeace
If I let you alone for half a day, won't you come sighing and wheedling to me again?
Если я вас оставлю одну на полдня, вы не придете ко мне опять, вздыхая и подольщаясь?
Bronte, Emily / Wuthering HeightsБронт Эмили / Грозовой перевал
Грозовой перевал
Бронт Эмили
© Издательство "Правда", 1988
Wuthering Heights
Bronte, Emily
©2009 by Pearson Education, Inc.
"But if you ...I could .." stammered Lebedeff, "if...if you please, prince, tell you something on the subject which would interest you, I am sure." He spoke in wheedling tones, and wriggled as he walked along."
- А я бы вам... я бы вам... если бы захотели, я бы вам кое-что весьма интересное, высокочтимый князь, мог бы сообщить, к тому же предмету относящееся, - пробормотал Лебедев, на радости увиваясь сбоку около князя.
Достоевский, Фёдор / ИдиотDostoevsky, Fyodor / Idiot
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2004 by Fine Creative Media, Inc.
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1971

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'(h)wiːdlVerbподольщаться; пресмыкаться; обхаживать

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wheedle smb
wheedle out of smb
wheedle smb

Word forms


Basic forms
Present Participle (Participle I)wheedling
Past Participle (Participle II)wheedled
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I wheedlewe wheedle
you wheedleyou wheedle
he/she/it wheedlesthey wheedle
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am wheedlingwe are wheedling
you are wheedlingyou are wheedling
he/she/it is wheedlingthey are wheedling
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have wheedledwe have wheedled
you have wheedledyou have wheedled
he/she/it has wheedledthey have wheedled
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been wheedlingwe have been wheedling
you have been wheedlingyou have been wheedling
he/she/it has been wheedlingthey have been wheedling
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I wheedledwe wheedled
you wheedledyou wheedled
he/she/it wheedledthey wheedled
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was wheedlingwe were wheedling
you were wheedlingyou were wheedling
he/she/it was wheedlingthey were wheedling
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had wheedledwe had wheedled
you had wheedledyou had wheedled
he/she/it had wheedledthey had wheedled
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been wheedlingwe had been wheedling
you had been wheedlingyou had been wheedling
he/she/it had been wheedlingthey had been wheedling
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will wheedlewe shall/will wheedle
you will wheedleyou will wheedle
he/she/it will wheedlethey will wheedle
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be wheedlingwe shall/will be wheedling
you will be wheedlingyou will be wheedling
he/she/it will be wheedlingthey will be wheedling
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have wheedledwe shall/will have wheedled
you will have wheedledyou will have wheedled
he/she/it will have wheedledthey will have wheedled
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been wheedlingwe shall/will have been wheedling
you will have been wheedlingyou will have been wheedling
he/she/it will have been wheedlingthey will have been wheedling
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would wheedlewe should/would wheedle
you would wheedleyou would wheedle
he/she/it would wheedlethey would wheedle
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be wheedlingwe should/would be wheedling
you would be wheedlingyou would be wheedling
he/she/it would be wheedlingthey would be wheedling
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have wheedledwe should/would have wheedled
you would have wheedledyou would have wheedled
he/she/it would have wheedledthey would have wheedled
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been wheedlingwe should/would have been wheedling
you would have been wheedlingyou would have been wheedling
he/she/it would have been wheedlingthey would have been wheedling
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am wheedledwe are wheedled
you are wheedledyou are wheedled
he/she/it is wheedledthey are wheedled
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being wheedledwe are being wheedled
you are being wheedledyou are being wheedled
he/she/it is being wheedledthey are being wheedled
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been wheedledwe have been wheedled
you have been wheedledyou have been wheedled
he/she/it has been wheedledthey have been wheedled
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was wheedledwe were wheedled
you were wheedledyou were wheedled
he/she/it was wheedledthey were wheedled
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being wheedledwe were being wheedled
you were being wheedledyou were being wheedled
he/she/it was being wheedledthey were being wheedled
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been wheedledwe had been wheedled
you had been wheedledyou had been wheedled
he/she/it had been wheedledthey had been wheedled
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be wheedledwe shall/will be wheedled
you will be wheedledyou will be wheedled
he/she/it will be wheedledthey will be wheedled
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been wheedledwe shall/will have been wheedled
you will have been wheedledyou will have been wheedled
he/she/it will have been wheedledthey will have been wheedled