(an) awkward position

(an) awkward position
an awkward/uncomfortable position неудобное положение/неудобная поза

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  • awkward — [ôk′wərd] adj. [ME aukward < ON ǫfugr, turned backward + OE weard, WARD] 1. not having grace or skill; clumsy, as in form or movement; bungling [an awkward dancer, an awkward style] 2. inconvenient to use; hard to handle; unwieldy [an awkward… …   English World dictionary

  • awkward — awk|ward S2 [ˈo:kwəd US ˈo:kwərd] adj [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: awk turned the wrong way (15 17 centuries) (from Old Norse öfugr) + ward] 1.) making you feel embarrassed so that you are not sure what to do or say = ↑difficult ▪ I hoped he would… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • awkward — 01. It felt a little [awkward] the first time I wore high heels, but I got used to them pretty quickly. 02. It is somewhat [awkward] to try to dance with a kimono on. 03. The young boy tried his friend s skateboard, but fell [awkwardly] and hurt… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • position — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 place ADJECTIVE ▪ correct, exact ▪ central ▪ geographical ▪ relative ▪ military …   Collocations dictionary

  • awkward — adjective 1) the box was awkward to carry Syn: difficult, tricky, cumbersome, unwieldy; Brit.; informal fiddly 2) you re being really awkward Syn: unreasonable, uncooperative, unhelpful …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • awkward — adjective 1) the box was awkward to carry Syn: difficult, tricky; cumbersome, unwieldy Ant: easy 2) an awkward time Syn: inconvenient, inappropriate, inopportune …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • Position — A market commitment; the number of contracts bought or sold for which no offsetting transaction has been entered into. The buyer of a commodity is said to have a long position and the seller of a commodity is said to have a short position .… …   Financial and business terms

  • position — A market commitment. A buyer of a futures contract is said to have a long position and, conversely, a seller of futures contracts is said to have a short position. Chicago Board of Trade glossary Open contracts indicating an interest in the… …   Financial and business terms

  • position — 1 noun 1 STANDING/SITTING/POINTING ETC (C) the way someone stands or sits, or the direction in which an object, switch etc is pointing: I had to work in an uncomfortable position, lying under the car. | a sitting/kneeling/standing position: The… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • position — positional, adj. positionless, adj. /peuh zish euhn/, n. 1. condition with reference to place; location; situation. 2. a place occupied or to be occupied; site: a fortified position. 3. the proper, appropriate, or usual place: out of position. 4 …   Universalium

  • position — n. & v. n. 1 a place occupied by a person or thing. 2 the way in which a thing or its parts are placed or arranged (sitting in an uncomfortable position). 3 the proper place (in position). 4 the state of being advantageously placed (jockeying for …   Useful english dictionary

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