Dennis\ the\ Menace

n. phr.
After the notorious television character played by a young boy who always creates trouble for the grownups. Any hyperactive little boy who needs calming down.

"Your son, Joey, is becoming a regular 'Dennis the Menace'," Jane said to Elvira.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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