give him an inch and he'll take an eU


give him an inch and he'll take an eU
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Универсальный англо-русский словарь. . 2011.

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  • give him an inch and he'll take a mile — give him a little freedom and he will take a lot    He lacks self discipline. Give him an inch and he ll take a mile …   English idioms

  • give him an inch and he'll take a mile — if you give him even a small amount he will want everything, if you allow him even a little freedom it will be impossible to control him …   English contemporary dictionary

  • give him an inch and he will take an ell — if no limits are placed upon him he will take everything …   English contemporary dictionary

  • give one an inch, and he will take a mile — If you give some people a little or yield anything, they will want more and more; some people are never satisfied. * /I gave Billy a bite of candy and he wanted more and more. If you give him an inch, he ll take a mile./ * /The counselor said to… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • give one an inch, and he will take a mile — If you give some people a little or yield anything, they will want more and more; some people are never satisfied. * /I gave Billy a bite of candy and he wanted more and more. If you give him an inch, he ll take a mile./ * /The counselor said to… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • give\ one\ an\ inch,\ and\ he\ will\ take\ a\ mile — If you give some people a little or yield anything, they will want more and more; some people are never satisfied. I gave Billy a bite of candy and he wanted more and more. If you give him an inch, he ll take a mile. The counselor said to Jack,… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • give smb an inch and they will take a mile — if you give someone a little they will want more and more, some people are never satisfied If you give him an inch he will take a mile so you shouldn t give him any more money …   Idioms and examples

  • Inch — Inch, n. [OE. inche, unche, AS. ynce, L. uncia the twelfth part, inch, ounce. See {Ounce} a weight.] [1913 Webster] 1. A measure of length, the twelfth part of a foot, commonly subdivided into halves, quarters, eights, sixteenths, etc., as among… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inch of candle — Inch Inch, n. [OE. inche, unche, AS. ynce, L. uncia the twelfth part, inch, ounce. See {Ounce} a weight.] [1913 Webster] 1. A measure of length, the twelfth part of a foot, commonly subdivided into halves, quarters, eights, sixteenths, etc., as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inch of water — Inch Inch, n. [OE. inche, unche, AS. ynce, L. uncia the twelfth part, inch, ounce. See {Ounce} a weight.] [1913 Webster] 1. A measure of length, the twelfth part of a foot, commonly subdivided into halves, quarters, eights, sixteenths, etc., as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inch — Inches redirects here. For the album by Les Savy Fav, see Inches (album). For other meanings of inch or inches, see Inch (disambiguation). 1 inch = SI units 25.400000×10^−3 m 25.4000000 mm US customary / Imperial units 0.02777778  …   Wikipedia


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