Translation for 'word for word' from English to Russian
SYNO verbatim | word for word
дословный {adj}word-for-word
Partial Matches
слово {с}word
редактировать [выразить/выражать словесно] [сов.] [несов.]to word
заимствование {с} [заимствованное слово]
loan word
словосочетание {с}
word combination
словообразование {с}
word formation
корень {м} слова
(word) root
обработка {ж} текста
word processing
Сто пудово, так точно! [разг.]Word up! [sl.]
словом {adv}in a word
устно {adv}by word of mouth
посмотреть слово (в словаре) [сов.]to look up a word
переброситься парой слов с кем-л. [разг.]to have a word with sb.
unverified та́к как {conj}for
для {prep} [+gen.]for
с целью {prep} [+gen.]for
unverified зато {conj}for that
озаботиться [сов.]to care for
заботиться [несов.]to care for
сдается в арендуfor rent
unverified пригодный дляsuitable for
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Usage Examples English
  • He especially criticized the translators' rejection of word-for-word equivalence and stated that "he would rather be torn in pieces by wild horses than that this abominable translation (KJV) should ever be foisted upon the English people".
  • Bronowski's book adaptation of the series, "The Ascent of Man" (1973), is an almost word-for-word transcript from the television episodes, diverging from the original narration only where the lack of images might make its meaning unclear.
  • The term interposition has been used for adpositions in structures such as "word for word", French "coup sur coup" ("one after another, repeatedly"), and Russian друг с другом ("one with the other").
  • ") ("Presenting Ibn Khaldun and his Journey West and East") in which numerous documents regarding his life are quoted word-for-word.
  • Mother tongue mirroring is the adaptation of the time-honoured technique of literal translation or word-for word translation for pedagogical purposes.

  • In 1999, Baz Luhrmann released a song called "Everybody's Free (To Wear Sunscreen)" in which this column is read word for word as written by Schmich, who gave permission and receives royalties.
  • Fromlostiano is a type of artificial and humorous wordplay that translates Spanish idioms word-for-word into English.
  • Cameron's work became the basis of David Koepp's first draft screenplay, often word for word.
  • Technical adviser Scott was impressed with their efforts, stating that each actor was determined to make every scene technically correct, word for word.
  • Music transmitted by word of mouth through a community, in time, develops many variants, since this transmission cannot produce word-for-word and note-for-note accuracy.

  • There are some puzzles concerning the inclusion of two chapters. Chapter 29 is practically word for word identical with "Discourse" iii. 15.
  • It is well worth a Christian's while not only to memorize it word for word but also to occupy himself with it daily, as though it were the daily bread of the soul".
  • Instances where many passages overlap between the two books, in some case word for word, also refute this assertion.
  • Hugo's description of Valjean rescuing a sailor on the "Orion" drew almost word for word on a friend's letter describing such an incident.
  • A loanword is distinguished from a calque (or loan translation), which is a word or phrase whose meaning or idiom is adopted from another language by word-for-word translation into existing words or word-forming roots of the recipient language.

  • Idioms and other phraseological units can be classified according to content and/ or meaning. They are difficult to translate word-for-word from one language to another.
  • In spoken Welsh, the word [...] (not) often occurs with a prefixed or mutated verb form that is negative in meaning: [...] (word-for-word, "Not-is she not here") expresses "She is not here" and [...] (word-for-word, "Not-will-get Aled not go") expresses "Aled is not allowed to go".
  • John Saeed defines an idiom as collocated words that became affixed to each other until metamorphosing into a fossilised term.
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