"Without a year," the meaning of phraseology, its origin
The duration of something can be specifiedthe amount of time or, if it is short, a stable combination of the words "without a year's week." The meaning of phraseology, the history of its origin, we will consider in this article. Also we will not pass by synonyms and antonyms of this expression.
"Without a year a week": the meaning of phraseology
For an exact definition of this expression, let us turn toto dictionaries. Let us use the explanatory, compiled by SI Ozhegov, and the phraseological ones: IA Bunin, edited by AI Vassiliev and compiled by Stepanova MI.
In the first dictionary - only a reference to sustainableexpression when looking at the word "year". It gives the following definition of phraseology: "From a very recent time." It is noted that the expression has a disapproving tone and is used in a conversational style.
In the phraseological dictionary of Bunin the following definition is presented: "Very short time, very little". It is indicated that the expression is ironic.
Stepanova MI gives the following interpretation: "A few days, recently, a short period of time." In her dictionary it is indicated that the expression is ironic and is used in a colloquial style.
It is also worth noting that the phraseology under consideration is used in the sense of "without sufficient experience and experience".
We examined the interpretation of the expression "without yearweek ", the meaning of phraseology. An adverb that could replace this stable combination of words - "recently." What other synonyms are there in this phraseology, we will consider further. Also we will select this expression words and their combinations in the opposite meaning.
Synonyms and antonyms
"Just that," "the other day" in meaning have the same,as "without a year," the meaning of phraseology. They have the same synonym - "not for long". To it it is possible to choose words "a few hours", "minutes", "a few days", "not for long", "not for long", "not enough time", "briefly", "a little time" and others.
Let's look at the antonyms of this expression.Opposite words and their combinations are many. Among them - "since then, a lot of water has flowed under the bridge", "from time immemorial", "under Tsar Kosar, when the Turks fought", "since the times of King of the Pea", "for a long time", "long ago", "long", " a lot of time ago "and many, many other expressions.
History of origin
Dictionary of phraseological units Bunin edited byVasiliev, which we have already noted above, reveals the etymology of the phraseology under consideration. It says that this expression appeared not just as a hyperbolic pun, which is based on alogism. It is a kind of prolongation of the combination "without a year". Also, his education was facilitated by a "rollover" of words. "Year" and "week" often coexisted in one sentence. For example, "a year is not a week", "a week feeds", "be patient for a week, and reign a year" and others.
As we see, these chronological names often echoed, and thus a stable combination of the words "without a year is a week".
The meaning of phraseology, close and oppositeby the meaning of the word and the combination we have considered. Have not gone past etymology. Now we can safely use the phrase "without a year, a week". The meaning of phraseology is known to us, and we will not get into an embarrassing situation, using it in the wrong meaning.