a piece of work

де́ло с, рабо́та ж (завершённое дело)

The Americanisms. English-Russian dictionary.. 2014.

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  • piece of work — ► piece of work informal a person of a specified kind, especially an unpleasant one. Main Entry: ↑piece …   English terms dictionary

  • piece of work — n. a person who is regarded as eccentric, difficult, etc. * * * …   Universalium

  • piece of work — n. a person who is regarded as eccentric, difficult, etc …   English World dictionary

  • piece of work — noun a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work he was indebted to the pioneering work of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • piece of work — noun a) A product or manufactured article, especially an item of art or craft. “Dead Man Walking” is a powerful and intelligent piece of work. b) A person who has a strong and unusual …   Wiktionary

  • piece of work —  Person (usu. derog., often nasty piece of work) …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • piece of work — informal a person of a specified kind, especially an unpleasant one. → piece …   English new terms dictionary

  • piece of work — Date: 1928 a complicated, difficult, or eccentric person …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • piece of work — n. person of unappealing or undesirable character …   English slang

  • a piece of work — a/some ˌpiece of ˈwork idiom (NAmE, informal) used to express the fact that you admire sb or find them amusing, often when they have done sth that surprises you • You re some piece of work, Jack, do you know that? Main entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • some piece of work — a/some ˌpiece of ˈwork idiom (NAmE, informal) used to express the fact that you admire sb or find them amusing, often when they have done sth that surprises you • You re some piece of work, Jack, do you know that? Main entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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