be at the back of smth


be at the back of smth
быть скрытой причиной чего-л

Англо-русский словарь экономических терминов. 2001.

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  • the long and the short of it — • the long and the short of it • to cut a long story short • to put smth in a nutshell (from Idioms in Speech) the general result or effect; all that need be said; the upshot (in the fewest words possible, in short, in brief); the substance of… …   Idioms and examples

  • put smth in a nutshell — • the long and the short of it • to cut a long story short • to put smth in a nutshell (from Idioms in Speech) the general result or effect; all that need be said; the upshot (in the fewest words possible, in short, in brief); the substance of… …   Idioms and examples

  • throw\ smth\ in\ one's\ face — • throw smth in one s face • throw smth in one s teeth v. phr. To blame a person for (something wrong); not allow someone to forget (a mistake or failure). Often used with back . Bob came home late for dinner last week, and his mother keeps… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • throw\ smth\ in\ one's\ teeth — • throw smth in one s face • throw smth in one s teeth v. phr. To blame a person for (something wrong); not allow someone to forget (a mistake or failure). Often used with back . Bob came home late for dinner last week, and his mother keeps… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • hold smth back — keep information or something to or for oneself He is holding back the information about the new computer system …   Idioms and examples

  • get\ the\ best\ of — • get the better of • get the best of v. phr. 1. To win over, beat; defeat. Our team got the best of the visitors in the last quarter. George got the better of Robert in a game of checkers. When the opposing player fouled John, John let his anger …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get\ the\ better\ of — • get the better of • get the best of v. phr. 1. To win over, beat; defeat. Our team got the best of the visitors in the last quarter. George got the better of Robert in a game of checkers. When the opposing player fouled John, John let his anger …   Словарь американских идиом

  • do smth behind one's back — without someone s knowledge He is very angry because they borrowed the car behind his back …   Idioms and examples

  • bring oneself to do smth — (from Idioms in Speech) to get oneself to do something, to make oneself do something I could not bring myself to tell him that I had not seen Jean for the past four days. (A. Cronin) With a considerable effort, he brought himself to look the… …   Idioms and examples

  • take smth for granted — (from Idioms in Speech) to assume, accept something as true, or as a fact, or as certain to happen (without reason or proof) I Although he was a Tory by habit and condition, there were few institutions he took for granted. (I. Murdoch) She took… …   Idioms and examples

  • at — We use at with times: at 5 o clock at 11.45 at midnight at lunch time at the week end/at week ends at Christmas/at Easter at the moment/at present at the same time at the age of We use at in the following situations: at the back/at the top (of… …   Combinatory dictionary


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