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попасть пальцем в небо

разг. to be wide of the mark; to take the wrong sow by the ear идиом.

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попасть пальцем в небо

to be wide of the mark

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Однако предыдущий оратор попал пальцем в небо.
But the speaker was of course in error.
Манн, Томас / Волшебная гораMann, Thomas / The Magic Mountain
The Magic Mountain
Mann, Thomas
© 1995 by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
Волшебная гора
Манн, Томас
© 1924, S.Fischer Verlag AG, Berlin
© Перевод. В. Станевич, наследники, 2009
© Перевод. В. Курелла, наследники, 2009
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2009
– Пара месяцев, – не растерялся Джек, надеясь, что не попал пальцем в небо.
"Couple of months," Jack improvised, hoping that wasn't a ridiculous number.
Зан, Тимоти / Дракон и солдатZahn, Timothy / Dragon And Soldier
Dragon And Soldier
Zahn, Timothy
© 2004 by Timothy Zahn
Дракон и солдат
Зан, Тимоти
Да ладно, Делл, попал пальцем в небо.
Come on, Dell. You've been into the cook's pot.'
Кинг, Стивен / Салимов уделKing, Stephen / Salem's Lot
Salem's Lot
King, Stephen
© 1975 by Stephen King
Салимов удел
Кинг, Стивен
© Е.Ю. Александрова, 1992. Перевод

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попасть пальцем в небо1/3
to be wide of the mark; to take the wrong sow by the ear

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