Апресян Ю.Д. Англо-русский синонимический словарь
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Апресян Ю.Д.
Англо-русский синонимический словарь
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seems /appears/ to me that he is ill. При этом дли appear наличии предложного дополнения to smb. обязательно, a seem может употребляться и бел него.

Seem U appear способны управлять предложным дополнением to smb. и в других конструкциях: he seemed /appeared/ old to me. Для look эта кон струкция нехарактерна, хотя н не вовсе исключена (примеры см. J J.

Seem и appear, и отличие от look, могут употребляться в конструкции с пред варяющим there и последующим инфинитивом: there seemed /ap peared/ to be no one here.

Seem и look употребляются в конструк ции с э к с п л е т и в н ы м it и прида точным дополнительным м р е д ,ч о ж е н и е м, вводимым союзами да if, as though, что нехарактерно для appear: it seemed as if /as though/ she would speak; it seems as jf the weather is get ting belter; you look as jf /as I hough/ rou didn’t sleep last night; it would ook as iF you are afraid.

Look и, реже, seem, в отличие от appear, могут присоединить существи тельное или числительное, обозначающее воспринимаемую ситуацию, через предлог like'. he looks' like an honest man, it looked / seemed/ like midnight [like ten o'clocki. Look, в отличие от двух других синони мов, может присоединять таким образом еще и герундн fi: it looks like rain ing.

j£] См. примеры f|.

[И At first glance, he semed the brolher of all those smart younger City men who figure in advertisements (J. B. Priestley, 'Angel Paxment'). No wonder you seem bright among that lot (С. P. Snow, ‘Time of Hope'). It was not really very late, but it seemed like two in the morning (J. В. Priestley. 'Angel Pavement’). ..he seemed not at all impressed by the new .. suit for which .. Babbitl had paid a hun dred anti twenty-five dollars (S. Lewis, 'Babbitt'). On the seat beside her was 8 bunch of orchids „. and a yellow pa per-bound book which seemed foreign (S. Lewis, ‘Babbitt'). The night outside seemed very quiet.. (Gr. Greene, 'The Quiet American ). The fine autumn after noon was losing its bright gold and turn ing into smoke and distant fading [lame, so that il seemed lor a moment as i( all London bridges were burning down (J. В, Priestley, ‘Angel Pavement*). The house seems strange and new,, (Ch. Dick ens, "Dombey and Son'). 1 thanked him, anti took the job. There seemed nothinj else to do (C. P. Snow. ‘Time of Hope'), One is not jealous of the dead, and it seemed easy to me that morning to take up our old life together (Gr. Greene, ‘The Quiet American'). Just as when 1 was first in love, It seemed that 1 had never sectl things so fresh before (C. P. Snow, 'Time of Hope'), i seem to remember remarking this morning that, without further mum mery, we should, reinstate this man (C. P. Snow, 'The Affair ).

She brought me some warm wine and gingerbread, and appeared exceedingly good-natured (E. Bronte. ' Wuthering Heights'J.She only appears light and frag ile, Joe (J. Braine, ‘Room at the Top ), The lock-keeper rushed out with a drag, under the impression that somebody hao fallen into tlie lock, and appeared annoyed a I finding I tint no one had (J. K- Jeromt, ‘Three Mat in a Bout'). He was never put out hy Strickland's rudeness; if It was merely sullen, he appeared not to notice it (W. S. Maugham. ‘The Moon and Sixpence’). The tiny figures of the parachutists moved in single file .. but at this height they appeared stationary (Gr. Greene, ‘The Quiet American'). ..he tried toappcarmtcrestedftt7.5. Maugham, ‘The Moon and Sixpence'). 'It comc* to this, then: cither your six witnesses are lying, or the accused and the boy Manuel are.’—'That would appear to be the position. Your Honour—' (J. Gate worthy, 'End of the Chapter'). We were expected to work all the time, which appears reasonable enough (J. Brain?, ‘Room ut the Top'). l ie appeared to have read nothing but Kipling .. and lhe dally papers (R. Aldington, 'Death of a Hero'). His thinking all this ..only made him appear to himself as more of a hypocrite and fool (K. Amis, 'Lucky Jim'). It had appeared wrong to take the journey once, now il seemed wrong to refrain (E. Brontit, ‘ Wulhering Heights').

He certainly looks like a missionary, even if he doesn’t behave like one (K. Amis. ‘Lucky Jim'). She said he just looked as if he was asleep, he looked that peaceful and resigned (J. Joyce, ‘Dubliners'). She was looking angry and determined, which made her seem more handsome.. (C. P. Snow, ‘The Affair'), Though he looked hungry, he might not be hard to feed (A. J. Cronin, 'The CiU