shrink away

shrink away
фраз. гл.
1) сжиматься, уменьшаться

She shrank away with horror. — Она вся сжалась от ужаса.

2) (shrink away from) избегать (чего-л.); уклоняться от какого-л. дела

Don't shrink away from danger. — Не уклоняйся от опасности.


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  • shrink — shrink1 [ ʃrıŋk ] (past tense shrank [ ʃræŋk ] or shrunk [ ʃrʌŋk ] ; past participle shrunk [ ʃrʌŋk ] ) verb * 1. ) intransitive to become smaller in size: Do you think this dress will shrink if I handwash it? Many people shrink in old age. a )… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • shrink — I UK [ʃrɪŋk] / US verb Word forms shrink : present tense I/you/we/they shrink he/she/it shrinks present participle shrinking past tense shrank UK [ʃræŋk] / US or shrunk UK [ʃrʌŋk] / US past participle shrunk UK [ʃrʌŋk] / US * 1) a) [intransitive] …   English dictionary

  • shrink — shrink1 [ʃrıŋk] v past tense shrank [ʃræŋk] past participle shrunk [ʃrʌŋk] [: Old English; Origin: scrincan] 1.) [I and T] to become smaller, or to make something smaller, through the effects of heat or water ▪ I m worried about washing that… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • shrink — [[t]ʃrɪ̱ŋk[/t]] shrinks, shrinking, shrank, shrunk 1) VERB If cloth or clothing shrinks, it becomes smaller in size, usually as a result of being washed. All my jumpers have shrunk. 2) V ERG If something shrinks or something else shrinks it, it… …   English dictionary

  • shrink — [shriŋk] vi. shrank or shrunk, shrunk or shrunken, shrinking [ME schrynken < OE scrincan, akin to Swed skrynka, to wrinkle < IE * (s)kreng < base * (s)ker , to bend, turn > SHRIMP, Gr kirkos, a ring, L curvus, curved] 1. to become or… …   English World dictionary

  • shrink — [v1] become smaller compress, concentrate, condense, constrict, contract, decrease, deflate, diminish, drop off, dwindle, fail, fall off, fall short, grow smaller, lessen, narrow, reduce, shorten, shrivel, wane, waste, waste away, weaken, wither …   New thesaurus

  • shrink — ► VERB (past shrank; past part. shrunk or (especially as adj. ) shrunken) 1) become or make smaller in size or amount; contract. 2) (of clothes or material) become smaller as a result of being immersed in water. 3) move back or away in fear or… …   English terms dictionary

  • shrink|age — «SHRIHNG kihj», noun. 1. the act or process of shrinking. 2. a) the amount or degree of shrinking: »a shrinkage of two inches in the length of a sleeve. b) a depreciation or decrease, as in value or power: »the shrinkage of a fortune or a nation… …   Useful english dictionary

  • shrink|er — «SHRIHNG kuhr», noun. 1. a device or agent used in shrinking. 2. a person who draws away from something, such as duty or social contact. 3. U.S. Slang. a psychiatrist …   Useful english dictionary

  • shrink — Synonyms and related words: Sanforize, abate, ablate, about the bush, ache, agonize, ail, analyst, anguish, attenuate, avoid, avoid the limelight, balk at, bate, be eaten away, beat around, beg the question, behavior therapist, blanch, blench,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • shrink — 1 verb past tense shrank past participle shrunk /Sr k/ 1 (I, T) to become smaller or to make something smaller through the effects of heat or water: Hot water shrinks woollen clothes. | Will it shrink if I wash it? see also: pre­shrunk, shrunken… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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