out of the way

out of the way  {adv. phr.}
1. С дороги, с пути (где обычно ходят люди); в труднодоступное место.
When little Tommy comes to visit her, Aunt Sally puts her lamps and vases out of the way.
- Часто перед существительным исп. с дефисами.
Gold was found in an out-of-the-way village in the mountains, and soon a good road and airfield were built.
Jack and Fred found an old gun in an out-of-the-way corner of the empty house.
2. Необычно или неправильно; странно.
To leave before the guest of honor would be out of the way.
I'm sorry if I said something out of the way.
The night watchman looked around the building, but he saw nothing out of the way.
Ср.: OUT OF PLACE.
3. или out of one's way Не в состоянии остановить или помешать.
Tommy wished the visitors were out of the way so that he could have the candy for himself.
Категории: bother {adv. phr.}

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