lief - транскрипция, произношение и перевод онлайн

Транскрипция и произношение слова "lief" в британском и американском вариантах. Подробный перевод и примеры.

lief / охотно
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Перевод
наречие
охотно
willingly, readily, gladly, fain, heartily, lief
Определения
наречие
as happily; as gladly.
he would just as lief eat a pincushion
Примеры
he would just as lief eat a pincushion
he would just as lief eat a pincushion
I figgered, an’ we had the stuff, we'd jist as lief knock together somethin’ tha’ didn’ take an expert t’ aim.
Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced it to you, trippingly on the tongue; but if you mouth it, as many of your players do, I had as lief the town-crier spoke my lines.
Here is W. S. Gilbert's spoof line, ‘I would as lief be thrust through a thicket hedge as cry Pooh to a callow throstle’.
As for the first, I would as lief pray with him as with any man.
‘I had as lief be a Brownist as a politician,’ said bibulous Sir Andrew Ague-cheek.