with might and main

изо всех сил

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

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  • With might and main — Main Main, n. [AS. m[ae]gen strength, power, force; akin to OHG. magan, Icel. megin, and to E. may, v. [root]103. See {May}, v.] 1. Strength; force; might; violent effort. [Obs., except in certain phrases.] [1913 Webster] There were in this… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • With might and main — Might Might, n. [AS. meaht, miht, from the root of magan to be able, E. may; akin to D. magt, OS. maht, G. macht, Icel. m[=a]ttr, Goth. mahts. [root]103. See {May}, v.] Force or power of any kind, whether of body or mind; energy or intensity of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • with might and main — {adv. phr.} With full strength or complete effort. * /The sailors pulled the rope with might and main./ * /John tried with all his might and main to solve the problem./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • with might and main — {adv. phr.} With full strength or complete effort. * /The sailors pulled the rope with might and main./ * /John tried with all his might and main to solve the problem./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • with\ might\ and\ main — adv. phr. With full strength or complete effort. The sailors pulled the rope with might and main. John tried with all his might and main to solve the problem …   Словарь американских идиом

  • with might and main — WITH ALL ONE S STRENGTH, as hard as one can, as hard as possible, (with) full force, forcefully, powerfully, strongly, vigorously. → might * * * with all one s strength or power …   Useful english dictionary

  • with might and main — with all the power, with all force …   English contemporary dictionary

  • With all one's might and main — Main Main, n. [AS. m[ae]gen strength, power, force; akin to OHG. magan, Icel. megin, and to E. may, v. [root]103. See {May}, v.] 1. Strength; force; might; violent effort. [Obs., except in certain phrases.] [1913 Webster] There were in this… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • might and main — adverb : with might and main : vigorously such as any sage practical politician would strive might and main to avoid G.E.G.Catlin * * * might and main Utmost strength • • • Main Entry: ↑main might and main Utmost strength …   Useful english dictionary

  • might and main — 1. adverb With all ones strength; as hard as one can. I found myself hanging on the skysail yard, holding on might and main to the mast; and curling my feet round the rigging, as if they were another pair of hands. 2. noun All ones strength.… …   Wiktionary

  • Might and Magic VI: The Mandate of Heaven — Developer(s) New World Computing Publisher(s) …   Wikipedia

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