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

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  • get short shrift — See: SHORT SHRIFT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get short shrift — See: SHORT SHRIFT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get short shrift — to receive very little attention. Bus riders feel they ve been getting short shrift from the transit agency for years, and they are angry about the new fare increase …   New idioms dictionary

  • get short shrift from someone — get short shrift from (someone) give (someone/something) short shrift to give very little attention to someone or something, either because you are not interested in them or because you are annoyed with them. The proposal got short shrift from… …   New idioms dictionary

  • get short shrift from — (someone) give (someone/something) short shrift to give very little attention to someone or something, either because you are not interested in them or because you are annoyed with them. The proposal got short shrift from state officials …   New idioms dictionary

  • give get short shrift — give sb/sth/get short ˈshrift idiom to give sb/get little attention or sympathy Main entry: ↑shortidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • short shrift — n. 1) Summary, careless treatment; scant attention: »These annoying memos will get short shrift from the boss. 2) Quick work. 3) a) A short respite, as from death. b) The brief time before execution granted a condemned prisoner for confession and …   Word Histories

  • short shrift — n. quick work 1) to make short shrift of ( to finish with quickly ) 2) to give smb. short shrift ( to deal with smb. summarily ) 3) to get short shrift from smb. ( to be treated summarily by smb. ) * * * [ˌʃɔːt ʃrɪft] to get short shrift from smb …   Combinatory dictionary

  • short shrift —  Ignored, lack of respect.  ► “Tougher labor and environmental standards, which the Clinton Administration says would protect Americans from unfair competition, are favored by labor unions and environmentalists, two Democratic constituencies. But …   American business jargon

  • short shrift — Meaning To get an unfairly small portion. A shrift was a confession given to a priest who then gave absolution. In the 17th century criminals were sent to the scaffold immediately after sentencing. They only had time for a short shrift before… …   Meaning and origin of phrases

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