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Icelandic-English translation for: sb.'s
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Dictionary Icelandic English: sb 's

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IcelandicEnglish
koma e-m viðto be sb.'s business
taka við af e-mto be sb.'s successor
vera komið e-mto be sb.'s turn
erfa e-nto inherit sb.'s estate
taka kveðju e-sto return sb.'s greeting
segja til e-sto reveal sb.'s whereabouts
í vanþökk e-s {adv}against sb.'s will
e-m ásjáandi {adv}before sb.'s eyes
vekja áhuga e-sto arouse sb.'s interest
vinna ástir e-sto awaken sb.'s love
vera í vitorði með e-mto be sb.'s accessory
vera í vitorði með e-mto be sb.'s accomplice
vera jafningi e-sto be sb.'s equal
vaka fyrir e-m [e-ð vakir fyrir e-m]to be sb.'s intention [sth. is sb.'s intention]
vera á ábyrgð e-sto be sb.'s responsibility
nefbrjóta e-nto break sb.'s nose
koma til hugar [e-ð kemur e-m til hugar]to come across sb.'s mind [sth. comes across sb.'s mind]
fara á bak við e-nto go behind sb.'s back
Unverified vera uppi á dögum e-sto live during sb.'s time
þaulspyrja e-nto pick sb.'s brains [coll.]
spyrja e-n í þaulato pick sb.'s brains [coll.]
egna e-n til reiðito provoke sb.'s anger
gefa e-m utan undirto slap sb.'s face
þyrma lífi e-sto spare sb.'s life
ártíð {kv}anniversary of sb.'s death
æviatriði {hv}facts of sb.'s life
játast e-mto accept sb.'s marriage proposal
vera e-m ofviðato be beyond sb.'s ability
vera á valdi e-sto be in sb.'s power
þjóna e-mto be in sb.'s service
vera í vist hjá e-mto be in sb.'s service
koma e-m ekki viðto be none of sb.'s business
vera e-s ær og kýrto be sb.'s main hobby
vera e-m í vilto be to sb.'s advantage
vera e-m í óhagto be to sb.'s disadvantage
Unverified gera e-ð undirlagi e-sto do sth at sb.'s behest
Unverified gera e-ð undirlagi e-sto do sth at sb.'s instigation
gera e-ð í óþökk e-sto do sth. against sb.'s wishes
gera e-m e-ð í vilto do sth. for sb.'s benefit
vera í náðinni hjá e-mto enjoy sb.'s favor / favour
þrýsta e-u í hönd e-sto press sth. in sb.'s hand
orðtak leggja stein í götu e-s [orðtak]to put obstacles in sb.'s way
segja e-ð í orðstað e-sto say sth. on sb.'s behalf
þéna (hjá e-m) [gamalt]to serve (in sb.'s household)
svipta e-n ökuréttindumto suspend sb.'s driver's license
senda e-m pilluto tread on sb.'s toes
banatilræði {hv}attempt on sb.'s life
vera (ekki) í e-s verkahringto be (not) part of sb.'s job
vera e-m þyrnir í augumto be a thorn in sb.'s flesh
vera e-m þyrnir í augumto be a thorn in sb.'s side
vera í náðinni hjá e-mto be in sb.'s good books
verða e-m aldurtila [e-ð verður e-m aldurtila]to be the cause of sb.'s death [sth. is the cause of sb.'s death]
finna náð í augum e-sto find favor in sb.'s eyes
villa e-m sýnto pull the wool over sb.'s eyes
orðtak leggja stein í götu e-s [orðtak]to put a spoke in sb.'s wheel
taka um hálsinn á e-mto put one's arms around sb.'s neck
virða e-m e-ð til vorkunnarto take sth. as an excuse for sb.'s actions
Unverified gera sér dælt við e-nto worm one's way into sb.'s favor
 
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