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сесть в лужу

to lose one's face, to get into a mess coll

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сесть в лужу

fail miserably

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— Зато я сел в лужу.
It is I who have done poorly."
Вебер, Дэвид,Уайт, Стив / Земля смертиWeber, David,White, Steve / In Death Ground
In Death Ground
Weber, David,White, Steve
© 1997 by David Weber & Steve White
Земля смерти
Вебер, Дэвид,Уайт, Стив
Если он заикнется насчет моих "намерений" относительно нее, я просто сделаю удивленное лицо, и мистер Фрэнк Шаллард сядет в лужу со всеми своими гнусными подозрениями".
If he makes any breaks about 'what are my intentions' to her, I'll just be astonished, and get Mr. Frank Shallard in bad, curse him and his dirty sneaking suspicions!"
Льюис, Синклер / Элмер ГентриLewis, Sinclair / Elmer Gantry
Elmer Gantry
Lewis, Sinclair
© 2002 by Literary Classics of the United States, Inc., New York, N.Y.
© 1927 by Harcourt, Inc.
© renewed 1955 by Michael Lewis
Элмер Гентри
Льюис, Синклер
© Издательство "Правда", 1965
Мечтатель, пытаясь закрыть собой Линден от удара копья, споткнулся и упал на колени, а она сама, поскользнувшись, не смогла удержать равновесия и села в тёплую кровавую лужу.
Dodging the thrust of a spear, Seadreamer stumbled against Linden. She slipped in a swath of blood and fell. Warm fluid smeared her clothes, her arms.
Дональдсон, Стивен Р. / Первое деревоDonaldson, Stephen R. / The One Tree
The One Tree
Donaldson, Stephen R.
© 1982 by Stephen R. Donaldson
Первое дерево
Дональдсон, Стивен Р.

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to lose face; to get into a mess

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