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

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  • for a loss — See: THROW FOR A LOSS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for a loss — See: THROW FOR A LOSS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for a loss — phrasal into a state of distress < events had thrown him for a loss > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • for a loss — adverb : into a state of depression, distress, or exhaustion at times gets me down and throws me for a loss Christian Gauss …   Useful english dictionary

  • for the loss — adjective Of something which completes a process in an unsuccessful manner; carrying significant drawbacks, or lacking significant benefits, to the point that the object is inferior to its competition. Usually abbreviated as FTL. Contrast for the …   Wiktionary

  • Cigarette smoking for weight loss — is a practice dating to early knowledge of nicotine as an appetite suppressant. Tobacco use was associated with appetite suppression among pre Columbian indigenous Americans, and old world Europeans.[1] For decades, tobacco companies have… …   Wikipedia

  • throw for a loss — {v. phr.} 1. To tackle a member of the opposing football team behind the place where his team had the ball at the beginning of the play; push the other team back so that they lose yardage in football. * /The Blues quarterback ran back and tried… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • throw for a loss — {v. phr.} 1. To tackle a member of the opposing football team behind the place where his team had the ball at the beginning of the play; push the other team back so that they lose yardage in football. * /The Blues quarterback ran back and tried… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • throw\ for\ a\ loss — v. phr. 1. To tackle a member of the opposing football team behind the place where his team had the ball at the beginning of the play; push the other team back so that they lose yardage in football. The Blues quarterback ran back and tried to… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • throw someone for a loss — throw (someone) for a loss : to cause (someone) to be very amazed, confused, or shocked Recent revelations have thrown me for a loss. [=(more commonly) for a loop] • • • Main Entry: ↑loss …   Useful english dictionary

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