break into matchwood

break into matchwood
мелко щипать

Англо-русский большой универсальный переводческий словарь. . 2012.

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  • matchwood — noun break /splinter etc into matchwood to be broken into very small pieces of wood: Their boat hit the rocks and splintered into matchwood …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • splinter — 1. noun a splinter of wood Syn: sliver, shiver, chip, shard; fragment, piece, bit, shred; (splinters) matchwood, flinders 2. verb the windshield splintered Syn: shatter, break into tiny pieces …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …   Universalium

  • part — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I n. piece, section (see part); role, character (see drama); voice, instrument (see music); concern, interest, participation, business, work. II Piece of a whole Nouns 1. part, portion, sector, segment,… …   English dictionary for students

  • splinter — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. splint; shard, sliver, shaving, shive; fragment, particle, toothpick, matchwood. See part, littleness. v. sliver, rend, smash, fragmentize, fracture. See disjunction, brittleness, filament. II (Roget… …   English dictionary for students


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