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greet smb., smth.
1) greet an old acquaintance (a friend, a stranger, guests, etc.) приветствовать старого знакомого и т. д., здороваться со старым знакомым и т. д., greet a delegation приветствовать делегацию; greet heroes (actors, travellers, etc.) встречать героев и т. д. приветственными возгласами; greet the rising sun (the dawn, etc.) встречать солнце и т. д., приветствовать восход солнца и т. д.
2) soft music (loud songs, strange shouts, loud noise, etc.) greeted us /our ears/ мы услышали /до нас донеслись/ тихие звуки музыки и т. д; the aroma of fresh flowers greeted us на нас пахнуло ароматом свежих цветов; the smell of coffee greeted us до нас донесся запах кофе, запахло кофе; а strange sight (a magnificent view, etc.) greeted her /her eyes/ ей /ее взору/ открылось странное зрелище и т.д., inside the room a complete disorder greeted us мы увидели, что в комнате царит полнейший беспорядок
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greet smb. in some manner greet one's friends (the strangers, one's guests, etc.) warmly (politely, kindly, cheerfully, formally, etc.) тепло и т. д. приветствовать /встречать/ своих друзей и т. д.; greet the general in a military fashion откозырять генералу; greet smb. from afar приветствовать кого-л. /послать кому-л. привет/ издалека
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be greeted in some manner he was warmly (kindly, politely, respectfully, etc.) greeted его тепло и т. д. приветствовали, с ним тепло и т. д. поздоровались; be greeted at (in, on, etc.) some place he was greeted at the station (on the platform, at the airport, in the hall, etc.) его встречали на вокзале и т. д.; be greeted at some time they were greeted on their arrival их встречали no прибытии; be greeted with smth. he was greeted with applause (with loud cheers, with laughter, etc.) его встретили аплодисментами и т. д., his speech (her appearance, his suggestion, etc.) was greeted with approval его речь и т. д. встретили с одобрением
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greet smb. in (at, on, etc.) some place greet smb. in the street (at the theatre, on the platform, etc.) раскланяться /поздороваться/ с кем-л. на улице и т. д.; greet smb., smth. with smth. greet smb. with a smile (with cheers, with a cheerful word, with a nod, etc.) приветствовать кого-л. улыбкой и т. д.; greet smb. with a speech обратиться к кому-л. с приветственной речью; greet the actor with loud applause (with roars of laughter, with a chilly silence, etc.) встречать актера громкими аплодисментами и т. д.; greet the speaker with jeers and catcalls освистать оратора; greet smb. with a shower of stones (with a volley of arrows, with insults, with words of hate, etc.) встречать кого-л. градом камней в т. д.; greet the news with relief (with approval, etc.) встретить новость с облегчением и т. д.
greet smb. by doing smth. greet smb. by singing (by waving one's hand, by saying "Hello", etc.) приветствовать кого-л. пением и т. д.

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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  • greet — (v.) O.E. gretan to come in contact with (in sense of attack, accost as well as salute, welcome, and touch, take hold of, handle ), from W.Gmc. *grotjan (Cf. O.S. grotian, O.Fris. greta, Du. groeten, O.H.G. gruozen, Ger. grüßen to salute, greet ) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • Greet — Greet, a. Great. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Greet — Greet, v. i. [OE. greten, AS. gr[=ae]tan, gr[=e]tan; akin to Icel. gr[=a]ta, Sw. gr[*a]ta, Dan. gr[ae]de, Goth. gr[=e]ctan; cf. Skr. hr[=a]d to sound, roar. [root]50.] To weep; to cry; to lament. [Obs. or Scot.] [Written also {greit}.] Spenser.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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