see the elephant

see the elephant
увидеть свет, узнать жизнь, увидеть жизнь большого города

Новый англо-русский словарь. 2013.

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  • see the elephant — If you see the elephant, you experience much more than you wish to; it is often used when a soldier goes into a warzone for the first time …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • see the elephant — phrasal slang : to gain experience of the world …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Elephant in the Room — For other uses, see The Elephant in the Room (disambiguation). The Elephant in the Room Studio album by Fat Joe …   Wikipedia

  • The Elephant Man (play) — Infobox Play name = The Elephant Man image size = caption = writer = Bernard Pomerance characters = John Merrick Frederick Treves Mrs. Kendal Carr Gomm Orderly Pinhead Cellist setting = Late 19th century; London, England premiere = 19 April1979… …   Wikipedia

  • The Elephant Man (film) — Infobox Film name = The Elephant Man director = David Lynch producer = Jonathan Sanger Stuart Cornfeld Mel Brooks writer = Christopher De Vore Eric Bergren David Lynch starring = Anthony Hopkins John Hurt Anne Bancroft John Gielgud Wendy Hiller… …   Wikipedia

  • Lucy the Elephant — This article is about Lucy, a six story architectural creation. For Lucy, the Asian elephant, see Lucy (elephant). Lucy, the Margate Elephant U.S. National Register of Historic Places …   Wikipedia

  • Nellie the Elephant — This article is about the song. For the TV series, see Nellie the Elephant (TV series). Nellie the Elephant Single by Mandy Miller B side It s Time To Dream Released October 1956 Format …   Wikipedia

  • Rosie the Elephant — Rosie, an Asian elephant, was an instrumental figure in the history of the U.S. city of Miami Beach, Florida. Her appearance in publicity photos helped to contribute to the area s early reputation for being a place that a visitor had to see to… …   Wikipedia

  • Order of the Elephant — Coat of arms of Frederick IV of Denmark and Norway surrounded by the collars of the Order of the Elephant and the Order of the Dannebrog …   Wikipedia

  • Nellie the Elephant (TV series) — Nellie the Elephant was a short lived cartoon series created by Terry Ward on behalf of Film Fair in the United Kingdom that ran between 1989 and 1990. The series featured Lulu as the voice of Nellie with Tony Robinson as narrator. A comic book… …   Wikipedia

  • elephant — This noble animal has given rise to a number of phrases and idioms, such as white elephant and see the elephant (mainly AmE, meaning ‘to gain experience of the world’). More recently, the presence of an elephant in the room signals ‘a big problem …   Modern English usage


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