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скрестить мечи

to cross swords

Examples from texts

На их латах виднелись вмятины, позолота местами была оббита - они уже успели скрестить мечи с врагом.
Dents marred their breastplates, and the gilding was chipped; they had been crossing swords somewhere.
Джордан, Роберт / Огни небесJordan, Robert / The Fires of Heaven
The Fires of Heaven
Jordan, Robert
© 1993 by The Bandersnatch Group, Inc.
Огни небес
Джордан, Роберт
Вероятно, что Тос'уну это тоже было известно, решил Дзирт, приступив ко второй стадии ответного маневра. Он ударил ногой поверх своих скрещенных мечей, и, когда Тос'ун отреагировал, в голове Дзирта созрел импровизированный план.
Tos’un would know that, he realized in the instant it took him to begin the second part of his counter, kicking his foot through the upper cross of his down-held blades, and so when Tos’un reacted, Drizzt already had his improvisation ready.
Сальваторе, Роберт / Король орковSalvatore, Robert / The Orc King
The Orc King
Salvatore, Robert
© 2008 Wizards of the Coast, Inc.
Король орков
Сальваторе, Роберт
© 2008 Wizards of the Coast, Inc.
© И. Савельева, перевод, 2008
© ООО "Фантастика", 2008
На черном как смоль мундире блестели регалии. Особенно привлекали внимание петлицы со скрещенными мечами над ухмыляющимися черепами.
His uniform was dead black with silver buttons, and it had interesting lapel ornaments of crossed swords over grinning skulls.
Гаррисон, Гарри / Стальная Крыса на манежеHarrison, Harry / The Stainless Steel Rat Joins the Circus
The Stainless Steel Rat Joins the Circus
Harrison, Harry
© 1999 by Harry Harrison
Стальная Крыса на манеже
Гаррисон, Гарри
© 1999 by Harry Harrison
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", Издательство "Александр Корженевский", 2008
© Перевод. Г. Корчагин, 2002
Воины шилтрона положили на землю щиты и мечи и уселись скрестив ноги, продолжая сохранять строй.
The soldiers of the schiltron laid down their shields and swords and sat down themselves, cross-legged, still in their ranks.
Диксон, Гордон / Дракон на границеDickson, Gordon / Dragon On The Border
Dragon On The Border
Dickson, Gordon
© 1992 by Gordon R. Dickson
Дракон на границе
Диксон, Гордон

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скрестить мечи
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