Бросаться в глаза

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In this lesson we are learning the idiom ‘бросаться в глаза’.

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Description (описание): броса́ться в глаза́

Meaning (значение):

to be striking, to strike the eye

Related expressions (связанные выражения):

привлека́ть внима́ние (to attract attention)

Examples (примеры):

  1. Я хорошо́ его́ по́мню, мне сра́зу бро́силось в глаза́ его́ стра́нное поведе́ние.
    I remember him very well, I was immediately struck by his strange behavior.
  2. Когда́ вхо́дишь в их о́фис, сра́зу броса́ется в глаза́ отсу́тствие сумато́хи, прису́щей тако́го ро́да организа́циям.
    When you walk into their office, you can immediately notice the absence of bustle, which is inherent to such organizations.
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