take arms (against)


take arms (against)
Макаров: взяться за оружие, восстать с оружием в руках (против)

Универсальный англо-русский словарь. . 2011.

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  • take up arms (against somebody) — take up arms (against sb) idiom (formal) to prepare to fight • He encouraged his supporters to take up arms against the state. Main entry: ↑armsidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • To take arms — Take Take, v. t. [imp. {Took} (t[oo^]k); p. p. {Taken} (t[=a]k n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Taking}.] [Icel. taka; akin to Sw. taga, Dan. tage, Goth. t[=e]kan to touch; of uncertain origin.] 1. In an active sense; To lay hold of; to seize with the hands …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Take — Take, v. t. [imp. {Took} (t[oo^]k); p. p. {Taken} (t[=a]k n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Taking}.] [Icel. taka; akin to Sw. taga, Dan. tage, Goth. t[=e]kan to touch; of uncertain origin.] 1. In an active sense; To lay hold of; to seize with the hands, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • arms — [ armz ] noun plural ** weapons, for example guns or bombs: countries that sell arms to terrorists The British police do not usually carry arms. the international arms trade lay down (your) arms to agree to stop fighting: The President appealed… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • take up arms — verb commence hostilities (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑go to war, ↑take arms • Hypernyms: ↑war • Verb Frames: Somebody s Somebody s PP …   Useful english dictionary

  • take up arms — {v. phr.}, {literary}. To get ready to fight; fight or make war. * /The people were quick to take up arms to defend their freedom./ * /The President called on people to take up arms against poverty./ Contrast: LAY DOWN ONE S ARMS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take up arms — {v. phr.}, {literary}. To get ready to fight; fight or make war. * /The people were quick to take up arms to defend their freedom./ * /The President called on people to take up arms against poverty./ Contrast: LAY DOWN ONE S ARMS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take\ up\ arms — v. phr. literary. To get ready to fight; fight or make war. The people were quick to take up arms to defend their freedom. The President called on people to take up arms against poverty. Contrast: lay down one s arms …   Словарь американских идиом

  • take up arms — get ready to fight or make war The citizens were not willing to take up arms to try and change their government. браться, взяться за оружие When the Germans invaded Belgium, the Belgians immediately took uр arms against them …   Idioms and examples

  • take up arms — to begin fighting with weapons Minority tribes took up arms against the new government …   English dictionary

  • Arms control — is an umbrella term for restrictions upon the development, production, stockpiling, proliferation, and usage of weapons, especially weapons of mass destruction. Arms control is typically exercised through the use of diplomacy which seeks to… …   Wikipedia

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