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Апресян Ю.Д.
Англо-русский синонимический словарь
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ACKNOWLEDGE    ADAPT

Acknowledge, admit, own it avow, no обычно не confess, управляют слож ным дополнением с и н ф и м и т и в о м в той же роли: lie acknowl edged her to be very pretty; 1 admit if to be Iruu; lie owtifd himself to have been i 11 error; lie avowed himself to be an art lover.

Acknowledge и. реже, admit управляют герундием и роли содержа ния приэпаиня: f acknowledge /admit/ his being clever.

Own ii confess управляют предло ж- n ы м и д о п о л и е и и я м и типа to smLh. и to doing smth. в toR же роли: she owned lo forty years; fie owned to being wrong; he was not going to confess to anything so outlandish; she confessed to having beard about it.

Наконец, own управляет сложным дополнением с предлож ной группой, прилагате л ь- I! ы м или причастием в функции и р е д и к а т и в а, имеющим значение содержания признания: lie owned himself at a loss [indebted to a friend, beatenl.

[С] См. примеры Tl.

[0 Mr. Dawson will be obliged to acknowledge that there is no excuse for not employing her (W. Collins, ‘The Wom an in White'). Mrs. Rawdon's dress was pronounced lo be eharmantc. Even good Lady Jane was forced to acknowledge this effcct as she looked at her kinswoman {'IP. Thackeray. 'Vanity Fair'). Miss Berrnet he acknowledged to be pretty, but she smiled too much (J. Austen. ‘Pride and Prejudice'). It Is a truth universally acknowledged that a single rfJan in possession of a good for lime must be in want of a wife (J. Austen, 'Pride and Prejudice’). But I want you to know how much you mean to my entire future. You may not understand, but I acknowl edge it here and now (Th. Dreiser, *The Stoic1 J. She acknowledged the tears, wiped a handkerchief over her eyes (R. Cavan, ‘Mary Cloud'). She had olher confusions of affection, too.. But it was tier fondness of flowers that she acknowledged oftenest (D, Parker, 'Lillie Curtis'),

He knew lhat she knew that they both knew that there was no love between them, but he still expected her not to admit in words or in conduct such a thing (J. Galsworthy, ‘To Let'), f admit that the mark of the nume proved the night gown to be yours, I admit that tie mark of the paint proves the nightgown tu have made the smear on Rachael's door. BL;t what evidence is there .. to prove that yon are the person who wore the nightgown? (\V. Collins, 'The Woman in White'). But you'll admit, sir, that the sense of property is dying out? (J. Gu/s warlhy, 'To Lei'). His words had expressed a truth too deep for him to admit (J. Galsworthy, ‘To Let'). They admit he’s been quite normal for the last two weeks (J. Galsworthy, ‘End of the Chap ter'). There is a great deal in the humour of Scotland {I admit its general merit) (S. Leacock, ‘A Perfect Lover's Guide').

I    admit orte incident, which I regret and fur which I apologize (J. Galsworthy, 'End of the Chapter’). She followed Adri an gut in her turn admiring his discre tion. But neither of them would admit uneasiness (J. Galsworthy, 'End of the Chapter'). ..in order to protect police reputation, I’ll admit to this., ah,, vio lence (D. Carter, 'Tomorrow Is with Us').