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Слово "prison". Англо-русский словарь Мюллера

  1. prison [ˈprɪzn]
    1. существительное
      1. тюрьма

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        1. In fact, he looked a little amused. The face of a man who has seen this reaction scores of times-maybe hundreds. "All right. But it better be good." "Oh, it is. " Donatti leaned back. "I told you we were pragmatists here. As pragmatists, we have to start by realizing how difficult it is to cure an addiction to tobacco. The relapse rate is almost eight-five per cent. The relapse rate for heroin addicts is lower than that. It is an extraordinary problem. Extraordinary." Morrison glanced into the wastebasket. One of the cigarettes, although twisted, still looked smokeable. Donatti laughed good-naturedly, reached into the wastebasket, and broke it between his fingers. "State legislatures sometimes hear a request that the prison systems do away with the weekly cigarette ration. Such proposals are invariably defeated. In a few cases where they have passed, there have been fierce prison riots. Riots, Mr Morrison. Imagine it." "I," Morrison said, "am not surprised." "But consider the implications. When you put a man in prison you take away any normal sex life, you take away his liquor, his politics, his freedom of movement. No riots-or few in comparison to the number of prisons. But when you take away his cigarettes-wham! bam!" He slammed his fist on the desk for emphasis. "During World War I, when no one on the German home front could get cigarettes, the sight of German aristocrats picking butts out of the gutter was a common one. During World War II, many American women turned to pipes when they were unable to obtain cigarettes. A fascinating problem for the true pragmatist, Mr Morrison."
          Казалось, что происходящее даже забавляет его, и он наблюдал подобные сцены сотни раз.
          Корпорация "Бросайте курить" Стивен КИНГ, стр. 8
        2. Hereupon the King was angry, and ordered him to be put in prison at once, because he thought he must have done some injury to the children.
          Разгневался король и велел посадить его тотчас в темницу, думая, что он причинил зло его дочерям.
          Подземный человечек. Братья Гримм, стр. 5
        3. I used to hear dudes talking about when they get released from prison,
          как ребята говорили о своём освобождении и о том,
          Субтитры видеоролика "Чему я научился, побывав в детстве в тюрьме. Ismael Nazario", стр. 4
      2. тюремный;
        prison hospital тюремная больница;
        prison camp лагерь военнопленных
    2. глагол
      1. поэтическое выражение — заключать в тюрьму
      2. в переносном значении — сковывать, лишать свободы

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