cry\ off

cry\ off
1. II
cry off at some time you are not going to cry off now, when I've persuaded everyone else to join us? уж не собираешься ли ты отказаться /пойти на попятный/ теперь, когда я уговорил всех остальных присоединиться к нам?
2. III
cry off smth. /smth. off/ cry off a deal (the bargain, the duel, etc.) отказаться от сделки и т. д.
3. XIV
cry off doing smth. cry off going to .the cinema (visiting him, attending the party, etc.) отказаться пойти в кино и т. д., he was tempted to cry off going to dinner у него было желание отказаться пойти на обед
4. XVI
cry off from smth. cry off from a negotiation (from the bargain, from this appointment, etc.) отказаться от переговоров и т. д.; cry off at some time cry off at the last minute отказаться в последний момент

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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