tread boards

быть актером The most famous one that ever trod the boards. ≈ Самый знаменитый актер.

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

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  • tread the boards — When someone treads the boards, they perform on stage in a theatre …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • tread — [tred] vt. TROD or (in tread water: see phr. below) treaded, trodden or trod or (in tread water) treaded, treading, trod [ME treden < OE tredan, akin to Ger treten < IE * dreu < base * drā, to run, step > TRAP1] 1. to walk on, in,… …   English World dictionary

  • tread the boards — ► tread the boards informal appear on stage as an actor. Main Entry: ↑board …   English terms dictionary

  • tread the boards — phrasal or tread the stage : to act as a stage player : perform a part in a drama * * * tread the boards To act on stage • • • Main Entry: ↑tread * * * tread the boards humorous phrase …   Useful english dictionary

  • tread — tread1 [tred] v past tense trod [trɔd US tra:d] past participle trodden [ˈtrɔdn US ˈtra:dn] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(step in/on)¦ 2 tread carefully/warily/cautiously etc 3¦(crush)¦ 4 tread a path 5 tread water 6¦(walk)¦ 7 tread the boards ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tread — treader, n. /tred/, v., trod, trodden or trod, treading, n. v.i. 1. to set down the foot or feet in walking; step; walk. 2. to step, walk, or trample so as to press, crush, or injure something (usually fol. by on or upon): to tread on a person s… …   Universalium

  • tread — 1 verb past tense trod past participle trodden 1 STEP IN/ON (intransitive always + adv/prep) BrE to put your foot on or in something while you are walking; step (+ in/on): Sorry did I tread on your foot? | Be careful not to tread on that broken… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • tread — I UK [tred] / US verb Word forms tread : present tense I/you/we/they tread he/she/it treads present participle treading past tense trod UK [trɒd] / US [trɑd] past participle trodden UK [ˈtrɒd(ə)n] / US [ˈtrɑd(ə)n] * 1) a)… …   English dictionary

  • tread — tread1 [ tred ] (past tense trod [ trad ] or tread|ed [ tredəd ] ; past participle trod|den [ tradn ] or trod [ trad ] ) verb * 1. ) intransitive or transitive BRITISH to walk or step on something: tread on: As she stumbled in the dark, she trod… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tread — v. & n. v. (trod; trodden or trod) 1 intr. (often foll. by on) a set down one s foot; walk or step (do not tread on the grass; trod on a snail). b (of the foot) be set down. 2 tr. a walk on. b (often foll. by down) press or crush with the feet. 3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • tread — [c]/trɛd / (say tred) verb (trod or, Archaic, trode, trodden or trod, treading) –verb (t) 1. to step or walk on, about, in, or along. 2. to trample or cr …   Australian English dictionary

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