bear the palm

bear the palm получить пальму первенства; одержать победу;

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

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  • bear the palm — Excel, be superior. See bear the bell …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • bear the palm — win, be victorious …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bear the bell — Be the leader, rank foremost, carry the day, bear the palm …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • bear\ off\ the\ palm — • carry off the palm • bear off the palm v. phr. literary To gain the victory; win. John carried off the palm in the tennis championship match. Our army bore off the palm in the battle. (From the fact that long ago a palm leaf was given to the… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • bear off the palm — See: CARRY OFF THE PALM …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bear off the palm — See: CARRY OFF THE PALM …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • carry\ off\ the\ palm — • carry off the palm • bear off the palm v. phr. literary To gain the victory; win. John carried off the palm in the tennis championship match. Our army bore off the palm in the battle. (From the fact that long ago a palm leaf was given to the… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • carry off the palm — or[bear off the palm] {v. phr.}, {literary} To gain the victory; win. * /John carried off the palm in the tennis championship match./ * /Our army bore off the palm in the battle./ (From the fact that long ago a palm leaf was given to the winner… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • carry off the palm — or[bear off the palm] {v. phr.}, {literary} To gain the victory; win. * /John carried off the palm in the tennis championship match./ * /Our army bore off the palm in the battle./ (From the fact that long ago a palm leaf was given to the winner… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Palm branch (symbol) — Palm fronds A palm branch (or palm frond or palm stem), usually refers to the leaves of the Arecaceae (sometimes known by the names Palmae). The palm branch was a symbol of triumph and victory in pre Christian times. The Romans rewarded champions …   Wikipedia

  • Palm — Palm, n. [AS. palm, L. palma; so named fr. the leaf resembling a hand. See 1st {Palm}, and cf. {Pam}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) Any endogenous tree of the order {Palm[ae]} or {Palmace[ae]}; a palm tree. [1913 Webster] Note: Palms are perennial… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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