to be in dead earnest

to be in dead earnest
говорить совершенно серьёзно

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  • dead earnest — very serious, completely serious …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • earnest — ear|nest1 [ˈə:nıst US ˈə:r ] adj [: Old English; Origin: eornost] very serious and sincere ▪ a rather earnest young man ▪ Matthews was in earnest conversation with a young girl. ▪ an earnest desire to offer something useful to society earnest… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • earnest — 1 adjective 1 very serious and believing that what you say is very important: such an earnest young man 2 in earnest if something starts happening in earnest, it begins properly or as it was planned to happen: On Monday your training begins in… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid — For the Supernatural episode, see Dead Men Don t Wear Plaid (Supernatural). Dead Men Don t Wear Plaid Theatrical poster Directed by Carl Reiner …   Wikipedia

  • Dead pledge — Pledge Pledge, n. [OF. plege, pleige, pledge, guaranty, LL. plegium, plivium; akin to OF. plevir to bail, guaranty, perhaps fr. L. praebere to proffer, offer (sc. fidem a trust, a promise of security), but cf. also E. play. [root]28. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • in earnest — {adv.} or {adj. phr.} Seriously; in a determined way. * /The beaver was building his dam in earnest./ * /Bill did his homework in earnest./ Often used like a predicate adjective. Sometimes used with dead , for emphasis. * /Betty s friends thought …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in earnest — {adv.} or {adj. phr.} Seriously; in a determined way. * /The beaver was building his dam in earnest./ * /Bill did his homework in earnest./ Often used like a predicate adjective. Sometimes used with dead , for emphasis. * /Betty s friends thought …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in\ earnest — adv or adj. phr. Seriously; in a determined way. The beaver was building his dam in earnest. Bill did his homework in earnest. Often used like a predicate adjective. Sometimes used with dead , for emphasis. Betty s friends thought she was joking… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Deadly Earnest — Ian Bannerman as the cadaverous host of Deadly Earnest s Aweful Movie (TEN 10 Sydney, circa 1967). Deadly Earnest was a late night horror host active on Australian television between 1961 1978. Originated as a live (pre video machine) host of a… …   Wikipedia

  • Prayers for the Dead — • Catholic teaching regarding prayers for the dead is bound up inseparably with the doctrine of purgatory and the more general doctrine of the communion of the saints, which is an article of the Apostle s Creed Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight …   Catholic encyclopedia


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