after a fashion


after a fashion
Общая лексика: до известной степени, до некоторой степени, кое-как, не очень хорошо, некоторым образом, немного, по образу (after the fashion of something - по образцу чего-либо), с грехом пополам, в своём роде, по-своему

Универсальный англо-русский словарь. . 2011.

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  • After a fashion — Fashion Fash ion, n. [OE. fasoun, facioun, shape, manner, F. facon, orig., a making, fr. L. factio a making, fr. facere to make. See {Fact}, {Feat}, and cf. {Faction}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The make or form of anything; the style, shape, appearance …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • after a fashion — {adv. phr.} Not very well or properly; poorly. * /He played tennis after a fashion./ * /The roof kept the rain out after a fashion./ Compare: IN A WAY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • after a fashion — {adv. phr.} Not very well or properly; poorly. * /He played tennis after a fashion./ * /The roof kept the rain out after a fashion./ Compare: IN A WAY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • after the fashion of — phrase in a style that is typical of a particular person or group after the fashion of the French Impressionists Thesaurus: typical, traditional and usualsynonym Main entry: fashion * * * after (or in) the fashion of in a manner similar to …   Useful english dictionary

  • after a fashion — ► after a fashion to a certain extent but not perfectly. Main Entry: ↑fashion …   English terms dictionary

  • after a fashion — adverb to some extent; not very well (Freq. 1) he speaks French after a fashion * * * TO A CERTAIN EXTENT, in a way, somehow (or other), in a manner of speaking, in its way. → fashion * * * I. adverb : in …   Useful english dictionary

  • after a fashion — 1. if you do something after a fashion, you manage to do it although not very well. I can paint after a fashion, but I m certainly not as good as you. 2. almost, but not completely. A vegetarian diet is much healthier. That s true after a fashion …   New idioms dictionary

  • after\ a\ fashion — adv. phr. Not very well or properly; poorly. He played tennis after a fashion. The roof kept the rain out after a fashion. Compare: in a way …   Словарь американских идиом

  • after a fashion — phrasal in an approximate or rough way < became an artist after a fashion > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • after a fashion — the arrangement worked after a fashion Syn: to a certain extent, in a way, somehow, somehow or other, in a manner of speaking, in its way …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • after a fashion — not very well or effectively Things continued working after a fashion …   English dictionary

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