backroom boys

backroom boys coll. сотрудники, занятые секретной научно-исследовательскойработой

Англо-русский словарь. — М.: Советская энциклопедия. . 1969.

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  • backroom boys — UK US noun [plural] british people who do important work in a private or secret way Thesaurus: general words for workers and types of workerhyponym general words relating to jobs and workhypernym …   Useful english dictionary

  • backroom boys — men who play poker and smoke in a room at the back of the store    When the police raided Gino s they arrested four of the backroom boys …   English idioms

  • backroom boys — UK / US noun [plural] British people who do important work in a private or secret way …   English dictionary

  • backroom — back‧room [ˈbækrʊm, ruːm] adjective [only before a noun] backroom staff/​boys people whose work is important but who do not get much attention and are not well known * * * backroom UK US /ˌbækˈruːm/ US  /ˈbækˌruːm/ adjective [before noun] ► done… …   Financial and business terms

  • backroom boy — backroom boys also backroom boy N COUNT You can refer to a man as a backroom boy when he does important work in an organization and has good ideas but is not seen or known about by the public. [BRIT] …   English dictionary

  • boys' —    1. (room)    a lavatory for exclusive male use:     Not just for juveniles: I went into Boys and looked around. (Theroux, 1979)     You should know we never lock the boys room. (Sharpe, 1977)    2. any group of men engaged in a nefarious or… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • backroom boy — Meaning One who works in anonymity in an organisation while others take on more public roles. Origin First used to describe the anonymous technicians and scientists who worked in the UK during World War Two. Lord Beaverbrook coined it in a speech …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • (a) backroom boy — informal someone who does a lot of work in the type of job where they are not often seen by the public. Editors are very much the backroom boys of the film world. (often plural) …   New idioms dictionary

  • Der große Bluff (1939) — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Der große Bluff Originaltitel Destry Rides Again …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Destry reitet wieder — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel: Der große Bluff Originaltitel: Destry Rides Again Produktionsland: USA Erscheinungsjahr: 1939 Länge: 94 Minuten Originalsprache: Englisch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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