for want of smth

for want of smth
из-за недостатка чего-л., за неимением чего-л.

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  • set one's heart on doing smth — want very much I set my heart on a nice holiday this winter but I won t be able to go because I have no money. (from Idioms in Speech) implies to long for rather than to intend; to have at all costs Well, it s a mess. She s set her heart upon… …   Idioms and examples

  • have one's heart set on smth — want something very much The child has his heart set on getting a new bicycle for his birthday …   Idioms and examples

  • lay\ smth\ on\ the\ line — • lay (smth) on the line • put on the line v. phr. informal 1. To pay or offer to pay. The sponsors had to lay nearly a million dollars on the line to keep the show on tV. The bank is putting $5,000 on the line as a reward to anyone who catches… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • fish\ for — v informal To try to get or to find out (smth), by hinting or by a roundabout way to try to lead someone else to give or tell you what you want by hinting. Jerry was always fishing for an invitation to Bob s house. Near examination time, some of… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get\ smth\ straight — v. phr. To clearly comprehend an issue. Let me get this straight, Burt said. You want $85,000 for this miserable shack? …   Словарь американских идиом

  • have\ smth\ on — v. phr. informal To have information or proof that someone did something wrong. Mr. Jones didn t want to run for office because he knew the opponents had something on him. Mr. Smith keeps paying blackmail to a man who has something on him.… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • eg- —     eg     English meaning: a lack of smth.     Deutsche Übersetzung: “Mangel”     Material: Lat. egeō, ēre “ want, be in need; with genit. or abl. to be in want of, to be without, not to have; also to desire, wish for, want “, egestüs “ poverty …   Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary

  • set one's heart on — want very much I set my heart on a nice holiday this winter but I won t be able to go because I have no money. (from Idioms in Speech) implies to long for rather than to intend; to have at all costs Well, it s a mess. She s set her heart upon… …   Idioms and examples

  • spoon-feed — v 1. To feed with a spoon. Mothers spoon feed their babies. 2a. To make something too easy for (a person). Bill s mother spoon fed him and never let him think for himself. Alice depended on her mother for all decisions because she had been spoon… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • lay\ on\ the\ line — • lay (smth) on the line • put on the line v. phr. informal 1. To pay or offer to pay. The sponsors had to lay nearly a million dollars on the line to keep the show on tV. The bank is putting $5,000 on the line as a reward to anyone who catches… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • put\ on\ the\ line — • lay (smth) on the line • put on the line v. phr. informal 1. To pay or offer to pay. The sponsors had to lay nearly a million dollars on the line to keep the show on tV. The bank is putting $5,000 on the line as a reward to anyone who catches… …   Словарь американских идиом


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