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Translation of "dead" - English-Russian dictionary

dead

adjective     /ded/
NOT ALIVE
A2 not now alive мертвый, погибший She's been dead for 20 years now. He was shot dead by a masked intruder. There were three children among the dead.Death and dying
EQUIPMENT
B2 If a piece of equipment is dead, it is not working. недействующий, неработающий a dead battery The phone suddenly went dead.Not functioning
QUIET informal
C2 If a place is dead, it is too quiet and nothing interesting is happening there. глухой, тихий Tedious and uninspiring
COMPLETE [always before noun]
C2 complete полный, совершенный We waited in dead silence as the votes were counted.Complete and wholeVery and extreme
BODY mainly UK
If part of your body is dead, you cannot feel it. онемевший, потерявший чувствительность My arm's gone dead.Touching and feelingShowing affection
wouldn't be caught/seen dead informal
If someone wouldn't be caught dead in a place or doing something, they would never go there or do it, usually because it would be too embarrassing. ни за что на свете [+ doing sth] I wouldn't be caught dead wearing a bikini.Yes, no and not
drop dead informal
C2 to die very suddenly падать замертво Death and dying
(Definition of dead adjective from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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