feast\ or\ a\ famine

• feast or a famine
• either a feast or a famine
n. phr.
Plenty or very little; big success or bad failure.

In this business it's either a feast or a famine.

He is very careless with his money, it is always a feast or a famine with him.


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

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  • feast or a famine — {n. phr.} Plenty or very little; big success or bad failure. * /In this business it s either a feast or a famine./ * /He is very careless with his money, it is always a feast or a famine with him./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • feast or a famine — {n. phr.} Plenty or very little; big success or bad failure. * /In this business it s either a feast or a famine./ * /He is very careless with his money, it is always a feast or a famine with him./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • either\ a\ feast\ or\ a\ famine — • feast or a famine • either a feast or a famine n. phr. Plenty or very little; big success or bad failure. In this business it s either a feast or a famine. He is very careless with his money, it is always a feast or a famine with him …   Словарь американских идиом

  • either a feast or a famine — See: FEAST OR A FAMINE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • either a feast or a famine — See: FEAST OR A FAMINE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • famine — See: FEAST OR A FAMINE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • famine — See: FEAST OR A FAMINE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • famine — See: feast or a famine …   Словарь американских идиом

  • feast or famine — phrase a situation in which there is either far too much of something or not nearly enough of it Thesaurus: difficult situations and experiencessynonym Main entry: feast * * * either too much of something or too little …   Useful english dictionary

  • feast today, famine tomorrow — If you indulge yourself with all that you have today, you may have to go without tomorrow …   The small dictionary of idiomes

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