whistle-stop tour

whistle-stop tour
разъездная агитационная кампания (кандидата на выборах)

Politics english-russian dictionary. 2013.

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  • whistle-stop tour — A whistle stop tour is when someone visits a number of places quickly, not stopping for long …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • whistle-stop tour — noun count an occasion when you visit a lot of places in a short period of time …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • whistle-stop tour — noun a tour by a candidate as part of a political campaign in which a series of small towns are visited in 1948 Truman crossed the country several times on his whistle stop tours • Hypernyms: ↑tour, ↑circuit • Part Holonyms: ↑campaigning,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • whistle-stop tour — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms whistle stop tour : singular whistle stop tour plural whistle stop tours an occasion when you visit a lot of places in a short period of time …   English dictionary

  • whistle-stop tour —    A whistle stop tour is when someone visits a number of places quickly, not stopping for long.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • whistle-stop tour — noun (C) a very quick trip around a place: a whistle stop tour of the United States …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • (a) whistle-stop tour — a very quick visit to several places. Coach loads of tourists come for whistle stop tours of the main European cities. (often + of) …   New idioms dictionary

  • whistle-stop — whistle .stop adj AmE whistle stop tour/trip a trip during which someone, especially a politician, visits many different places in a short period of time ▪ a whistle stop tour of Texas …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • whistle stop — noun a small railway station between the principal stations or a station where the train stops only on a signal • Syn: ↑flag stop, ↑way station • Hypernyms: ↑railway station, ↑railroad station, ↑railroad terminal, ↑train station, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • whistle-stop — /hwis euhl stop , wis /, v., whistle stopped, whistle stopping, adj. v.i. 1. to campaign for political office by traveling around the country, originally by train, stopping at small communities to address voters. 2. to take a trip consisting of… …   Universalium

  • whistle-stop — 1. noun A small train station. 2. adjective Extremely brief and hurried. Weve only got 30 minutes at the stadium, so Ill give you a whistle stop tour. See Also: whistle stop cafe, whistle stop train tour …   Wiktionary

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