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подрезать крылья

(кому-л.) to clip wings (to)

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подрезать кому-л крылья

to clip sb's wings

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Пожалуй, уж лучше такой конец, чем жизнь с подрезанными крыльями на птичьем дворе среди гусынь.
A better end, perhaps, than to live, wings clipped, among barnyard geese.
Харрис, Джоан / Блаженные шутыHarris, Joanne / Holy Fools
Holy Fools
Harris, Joanne
© 2004 by Frogspawn, Ltd.
Блаженные шуты
Харрис, Джоан
© 2003 by Joanne Harris
© Издательство Ольги Морозовой, 2007
© О. Кириченко, перевод, 2007

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to clip wings (to)

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