порох

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по́рох (póroxm ?

  1. gunpowder
    держать порох сухим — to keep one's powder dry
    ему пороха не хватает — he lacks the energy; he has not got it in him, he is not up to it
    он пороха не выдумает — he will never set the Thames on fire
    пахнет порохом — there is a smell of gunpowder in the air, war is in the air
    понюхать пороха — to smell powder

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Last modified on 6 January 2014, at 00:51