Translation for 'on tiptoe' from English to Russian
unverified на цы́почкахon tiptoe
unverified на носо́чкахon tiptoe
Partial Matches
красться [несов.]to tiptoe [walk cautiously]
на {prep} [+prep.]on
продвигаться [несов.] [делать успехи]to come on
включать [несов.]to switch on
включить [сов.]to switch on
потом {adv}later (on)
продолжать [несов.]to carry on
unverified рассчитывать (на)hang on
специально {adv} [нарочно]on purpose
unverified сделать выбор (определиться)to decide on
по требованию {adv}on request
по будним дням {adv}on weekdays
включать [несов.] [свет, воду, какой-л. прибор]to turn on
примерять [несов.]to try on
настаивать [несов.]to press on
зависеть от [+gen.] [несов.]to depend on
продолжать свой путь [несов.]to move on
по талонам
on points
из принципа
on principle
в среднем {adv}on average
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Usage Examples English
  • Before he was three, his mother found him on tiptoe trying to play the family piano.
  • Prowling about on tiptoe is the stereotypical candor of a thief or spy, often accompanied by light tones sounding upon each of their steps.
  • The name derives from the Malagasy word which means "walk on tiptoe", used by the earliest settlers from around 1500 years ago to describe the sharpness of the rugged limestone shelves.
  • Caerus stands on tiptoe because he is always running, and like Hermes, he has wings in his feet to fly with the wind.
  • As Eric Cubbage has recounted, Edinburgh's "night watchmen were amazed at the sight of him lighting his pipe from one of the streetlamps on North Bridge without even standing on tiptoe."

  • The term "Lala" in the Atayal language "R'ra" originally meant "to look into the distance on tiptoe".
  • The levitation of a magician or assistant can be achieved by a concealed platform or hidden wires, or in smaller-scale illusions by standing on tiptoe in a way that conceals the foot which is touching the ground.
  • The small faces, pointed chins and closely placed eyes, the large hands with defined finger nails and the figures walking as if ‘on tiptoe’, are features which are typical of his style.
  • In 1973/74 he spent a year in the West End at the Savoy Theatre in "A Ghost on Tiptoe" which starred Robert Morley.
  • In 1922, he was back in England, where he participated in a D'Oyly Carte recording of "Pinafore", singing the part of Dick Deadeye in "Carefully on tiptoe stealing".

  • She starts, he follows, both on tiptoe, sometimes on toe knuckles, to show off his skill.
  • She was nominated for a News & Documentary Emmy Award (Outstanding Cultural and Artistic Programming — Long Form) in 2000 for "On Tiptoe: Gentle Steps to Freedom".
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