Смысл: beerbeerI [bıə] n <Í> 1) пиво beer mug [bottle, glass, yeast] - пивная кружка [бутылка, -ой стакан, -ые дрожжи] beer parlour - амер.пивная ginger beer - имбирное пиво 2) слабый алкогольный напиток ♢small beer - а) слабое пиво; б) мелочи to chronicle small beer - отмечать несущественные подробности to think no small beer of oneself - быть о себе высокого мнения (to be) in beer - (быть) под хмельком /навеселе/ life is not all beer and skittles - жизнь не простая штука; ≅ жизнь прожить - не поле перейти Í> II [bıə] nтекст. <Í> расчётная единица основы Í>
all beer and skittles
Idiom(s): (all) beer and skittles
all fun and pleasure; easy and pleasant. (Skittles is the game of ninepins, a game similar to bowling. Fixed order.) • Life isn't all beer and skittles, you know! • For Sam, college was beer and skittles. He wasted a lot of time and money.
Beer and skittles
(UK) People say that life is not all beer and skittles, meaning that it is not about self-indulgence and pleasure.
Champagne taste on a beer budget
Someone who lives above their means and likes things they cannot afford has champagne taste on a beer budget.
cry in your beer
be sad as you drink beer, regret as you drink beer, cry the blues Go to college. Get your diploma. Or someday you'll be crying in your beer.
egg in your beer
egg in your beer A bonus, something for nothing, as in What do you want—egg in your beer? This expression dates from about 1940 and became widespread during World War II. The origin is unknown, since adding egg to beer does not improve the taste.
If something is small beer, it's unimportant.
small fry|small beer
something or someone unimportant: "Sales last year are small fry compared to now - we're doing really well."