desperate situation

безнадежное положение

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • desperate situation — index peril Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • desperate — des|per|ate W3 [ˈdespərıt] adj [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: desperatus, past participle of desperare; DESPAIR2] 1.) willing to do anything to change a very bad situation, and not caring about danger ▪ I had no money left and was desperate.… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • desperate — [[t]de̱spərət[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADJ GRADED If you are desperate, you are in such a bad situation that you are willing to try anything to change it. Troops are needed to help get food into Kosovo where people are in desperate need... Desperate with… …   English dictionary

  • desperate — adjective Etymology: Latin desperatus, past participle of desperare Date: 15th century 1. a. having lost hope < a desperate spirit crying for relief > b. giving no ground for hope < the outlook was desperate > 2 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • desperate — des•per•ate [[t]ˈdɛs pər ɪt, prɪt[/t]] adj. 1) reckless or dangerous because of despair or urgency: a desperate killer[/ex] 2) having an urgent need, desire, etc.: desperate for attention[/ex] 3) very serious or dangerous: a desperate… …   From formal English to slang

  • desperate — /ˈdɛsprət / (say despruht), / pərət/ (say puhruht) adjective 1. reckless from despair; ready to run any risk: a desperate villain. 2. leaving little or no hope; very serious or dangerous; extremely bad: a desperate illness. 3. having no hope: a… …   Australian English dictionary

  • desperate — adj. 1 reckless from despair; violent and lawless. 2 a extremely dangerous or serious (a desperate situation). b staking all on a small chance (a desperate remedy). 3 very bad (a desperate night; desperate poverty). 4 (usu. foll. by for) needing… …   Useful english dictionary

  • situation — situational, adj. situationally, adv. /sich ooh ay sheuhn/, n. 1. manner of being situated; location or position with reference to environment: The situation of the house allowed for a beautiful view. 2. a place or locality. 3. condition; case;… …   Universalium

  • situation — sit•u•a•tion [[t]ˌsɪtʃ uˈeɪ ʃən[/t]] n. 1) manner of being situated; location or position with reference to environment 2) a place or locality 3) condition; case; plight: in a desperate situation[/ex] 4) the state of affairs; combination of… …   From formal English to slang

  • Desperate Housewives (season 8) — Desperate Housewives Season 8 ABC promotional poster for the eighth season of Desperate Housewives. From left to right: Susan, Lynette, Gabrielle, and Bree. Country of origin United States …   Wikipedia

  • Desperate Housewives (season 7) — Desperate Housewives Season 7 ABC promotional poster for the seventh season of Desperate Housewives. From left to right: Lynette, Susan, Renee, Gabrielle, and Bree. Country o …   Wikipedia

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