gentle hint

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

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  • hint — hint1 [hınt] n [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: Probably from hent act of seizing (16 17 centuries), from Old English hentan to seize ] 1.) something that you say or do to suggest something to someone, without telling them directly ▪ There have been… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hint — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. intimation, suggestion, allusion, reference, implication; tip, trace, reminder, insinuation. v. i. suggest, allude, imply, intimate. See information, memory, disclosure. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [An… …   English dictionary for students

  • hint — Synonyms and related words: admonishment, admonition, adumbrate, adumbration, advert, advice, aide memoire, alarm, allegorize, allegory, allude, allude to, allusion, angle, arcane meaning, argue, assistance, assume, assumption, augur, bare… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hint*/ — [hɪnt] noun I 1) [C] something that you say in order to show what you are thinking or feeling, without saying it directly She hoped he would take the hint and leave her alone.[/ex] Sam keeps dropping hints about what he wants for his… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • hint — I UK [hɪnt] / US noun Word forms hint : singular hint plural hints ** 1) [countable] something that you say to show what you are thinking or feeling, without saying it directly hint that: Was this a hint that he d had enough of her company for… …   English dictionary

  • hint — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 suggestion ADJECTIVE ▪ big, broad, clear (esp. BrE), heavy, not so subtle (esp. AmE), obvious, strong ▪ He gave a broad hint that he w …   Collocations dictionary

  • hint — I n. 1) to drop, give a hint 2) to take a hint 3) a broad, obvious; delicate, gentle, subtle hint 4) the merest hint 5) a hint about, of (a hint about the answer; a hint of suspicion) 6) a hint that + clause (she dropped a hint that she would… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • gentle — adj. VERBS ▪ appear, be, look, seem ▪ become ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very …   Collocations dictionary

  • Information — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Information >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 information information enlightenment acquaintance knowledge &c. 490 Sgm: N 1 publicity publicity &c. 531 GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 communication communication …   English dictionary for students

  • prompt — Synonyms and related words: accordant, acquiescent, admonish, adumbrate, affect, affirmative, agile, agog, agreeable, agreeing, aide memoire, alacritous, alert, alive, all agog, allude to, amenable, animated, anxious, approving, apt, ardent,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • nudge — Synonyms and related words: Roman candle, actuate, aid to navigation, alarm, amber light, assault, attouchement, balefire, beacon, beacon fire, bear, bear upon, bearing, beat the drum, bell, bell buoy, blinker, blue peter, boost, bring to… …   Moby Thesaurus

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