take pity

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

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  • take\ pity\ on — • take pity (up)on v. phr. To feel sympathy or pity and do something for. Mary took pity on the orphan kittens. The farmer took pity upon the campers, and let them stay in his barn during the rain …   Словарь американских идиом

  • take pity on — (someone) to do something because you feel sympathy for someone. She stood there shivering until Claudia took pity on her and put her sweater around the child s shoulders …   New idioms dictionary

  • take pity on — FEEL SORRY FOR, relent, be compassionate towards, be sympathetic towards, have mercy on, help (out), put someone out of their misery. → pity * * * take pity on : to feel pity for (a person or animal) and do something to help I took pity on the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • take pity on — also[take pity upon] {v. phr.} To feel sympathy or pity and do something for. * /Mary took pity on the orphan kittens./ * /The farmer took pity upon the campers, and let them stay in his barn during the rain./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take pity on — also[take pity upon] {v. phr.} To feel sympathy or pity and do something for. * /Mary took pity on the orphan kittens./ * /The farmer took pity upon the campers, and let them stay in his barn during the rain./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take pity on — a better person would take pity on them Syn: feel sorry for, relent, be compassionate toward, be sympathetic toward, have mercy on, help (out), put someone out of their misery …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • take pity — phrasal see have pity * * * take (or have) pity show compassion they took pity on him and gave him food …   Useful english dictionary

  • take pity on — feel sorry for, feel mercy for …   English contemporary dictionary

  • take\ pity\ upon — • take pity (up)on v. phr. To feel sympathy or pity and do something for. Mary took pity on the orphan kittens. The farmer took pity upon the campers, and let them stay in his barn during the rain …   Словарь американских идиом

  • take pity on someone — phrase to feel sorry for someone and try to help them Dirk took pity on me and let me stay at his house. Thesaurus: to feel or express sympathysynonym Main entry: pity …   Useful english dictionary

  • take pity on someone — take pity on (someone) to do something because you feel sympathy for someone. She stood there shivering until Claudia took pity on her and put her sweater around the child s shoulders …   New idioms dictionary

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