‘Speak softly and carry a big stick’

«Говори тихо и носи с собой большую дубинку», фраза, в которой в сжатом виде содержался подход Т. Рузвельта к внешней политике (см. big stick diplomacy)

США. Лингвострановедческий англо-русский словарь. 2013.

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  • speak softly and carry a big stick — If you speak softly and carry a big stick, you make your case quietly but can back it up forcefully if necessary …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • speak softly and carry a big stick — United States President Theodore Roosevelt (1858–1919) used this saying on a number of occasions, claiming it to be an old proverb, though there is no apparent evidence for this claim. The variant ‘walk softly..’ is occasionally found. 1901 T.… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • speak softly and carry a big stick —    If you speak softly and carry a big stick, you express your views in a quite non aggressive manner, but you make it clear that you are in a position to use force if necessary.     As a leader he recommends the speak softly and carry a big… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • speak softly and carry a big stick — Meaning Proverb. Origin The use of this proverb in english appears to have begun with Theodore Roosevelt. He is quoted as saying I have always been fond of the West African proverb speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • Big Stick Ideology — Big Stick Ideology, or Big Stick Policy, is a form of hegemony and was the slogan describing U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt’s corollary to the Monroe Doctrine. The term originated from the phrase “Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will… …   Wikipedia

  • Big Stick, West Virginia — Big Stick is an unincorporated community in Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States. It lies along County Route 3/2, beside the Winding Gulf Creek. This community was part of the Winding Gulf coalfield in Raleigh County. It is centered at… …   Wikipedia

  • big stick — ☆ big stick n. [from “speak softly and carry a big stick,” portion of Afr proverb quoted by T. ROOSEVELT2 Theodore] [also B S ] a policy of acting or negotiating from a position backed by a show of strength …   English World dictionary

  • Big Stick Policy — Policy named by Pres. Theodore Roosevelt to describe the assertion of U.S. dominance as a moral imperative. It was taken from an African proverb, Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far. Roosevelt first used it when he asked Congress… …   Universalium

  • Big Stick — Karikatur, die Roosevelt mit seinem „Big Stick“ in der Karibik zeigt Big Stick (englisch für große Keule) ist eine Bezeichnung für die Außenpolitik Theodore Roosevelts unter Bezugnahme auf den Einsatz der US amerikanischen Kriegsmarine im… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Big stick policy — Karikatur, die Roosevelt mit seinem „Big Stick“ in der Karibik zeigt Big Stick (engl: große Keule) ist eine Bezeichnung für die Außenpolitik Theodore Roosevelts unter Bezugnahme auf den Einsatz der US amerikanischen Kriegsmarine im Atlantischen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • stick — 01. We are teaching our dog how to fetch a [stick]. 02. The children spent the afternoon throwing [sticks] into the creek, and watching them drift downstream. 03. He was arrested after hitting someone over the head with his [stick] during the… …   Grammatical examples in English

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