fire a (warning) shot across sb's bow - определение в British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

Самый популярный онлайн-словарь и тезаурус для изучающих английский язык.

Определение на английском “fire a (warning) shot across sb's bow”

fire a (warning) shot across sb's bow

formal
to do something in order to warn someone that you will take strong action if that person does not change their behaviour: Airline employees have fired a warning shot across the company's bows by threatening to strike if higher pay increases are not offered.
(Определение слова fire a (warning) shot across sb's bow из Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Просмотр
Добавить Cambridge Dictionaries в Ваш браузер на Ваш веб-сайт
Слово дня
like

to enjoy or approve of something or someone

Слово дня

July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
by Liz Walter,
July 01, 2015
With America’s Independence Day on the 4th and France’s Bastille Day on the 14th, July certainly has a revolutionary theme, so this blog looks at words and phrases we use to talk about the dramatic and nation-changing events that these days celebrate. In particular, it focuses on one of the most important

Узнать больше 

burger noun
burger noun
June 29, 2015
a menu on a computer screen comprising three short parallel horizontal lines which the user clicks to see options Definitely use a burger. You could put the settings in the burger menu too. Fix the settings to the bottom of the burger menu and use a vertically scrolling contact list that scrolls behind

Узнать больше