dark horse candidate

dark horse candidate
"темная лошадка"; кандидат, шансы которого сложно оценить

Politics english-russian dictionary. 2013.

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  • dark horse — {n.}, {informal} A political candidate little known to the general voting public; a candidate who was not expected to run. * /Every once in a while a dark horse candidate gets elected President./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • dark horse — {n.}, {informal} A political candidate little known to the general voting public; a candidate who was not expected to run. * /Every once in a while a dark horse candidate gets elected President./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • dark horse — noun 1. a political candidate who is not well known but could win unexpectedly • Hypernyms: ↑campaigner, ↑candidate, ↑nominee 2. a racehorse about which little is known • Hypernyms: ↑racehorse, ↑race horse, ↑bangtail …   Useful english dictionary

  • dark horse — 1. n. an unknown entrant into a contest; a surprise candidate for political office. □ The party is hoping that a dark horse will appear before the election. □ You’d be surprised at how eagerly people will vote for a dark horse. 2. mod. previously …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • dark\ horse — noun informal A political candidate little known to the general voting public; a candidate who was not expected to run. Every once in a while a dark horse candidate gets elected President …   Словарь американских идиом

  • dark horse — a candidate little known to the general public At first he was a dark horse candidate but he later won the election …   Idioms and examples

  • dark-horse — American a dark horse a person who wins a race or competition although no one expected them to. She s a dark horse candidate for the position of company director. (always before noun) …   New idioms dictionary

  • dark horse — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. outside chance, long shot. See improbability.Ant., sure thing. II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) n. a relative unknown who is deemed unlikely to win; an underdog. The dark horse… …   English dictionary for students

  • Dark Horse — may refer to: Dark horse, a political candidate who is nominated unexpectedly, or an underdog in other fields who achieves unprecedented success Contents 1 Music 2 Film and television …   Wikipedia

  • Dark Horse (2008 novel) — Dark Horse is a 2008 novel by conservative activist Ralph Reed.Plot summaryThe book is set in an unknown election year in the near future (dialogue suggests that it is either the 2016 or 2020 election). It begins at the Democratic National… …   Wikipedia

  • dark horse — dark′ horse′ n. 1) spo a competitor that is relatively unknown or that wins unexpectedly 2) gov a candidate who is unexpectedly nominated at a political convention • Etymology: 1825–35 …   From formal English to slang


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