(as) dull as ditch(-)water

(as) dull as ditch(-)water
(или ditchwater)
   paзг.
   нeвынocимo нудный, cкучный; тocкa cмepтнaя, cкукa зeлёнaя
    'No,' added Stennis, 'he'll never suit you, Dodd... You'll find him as dull as ditch water' OR. L Stevenson). Sanary is an unpretentious seaside resort on the Riviera... You'll like it if you don't mind its being as dull as ditchwater (W. S. Maugham). You gave me books to read. But I couldn't read them: they are as dull as ditch water (G. B. Shaw)

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  • dull as ditch-water — dull as dishwater, boring, uninteresting, very unexciting …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • dull as ditchwater — (UK) If something is as dull as ditchwater, it is incredibly boring. A ditch is a long narrow hole or trench dug to contain water, which is normally a dark, dirty colour and stagnant (when water turns a funny colour and starts to smell bad). (In… …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • dull as ditchwater — (UK)    If something is as dull as ditchwater, it is incredibly boring. A ditch is a long narrow hole or trench dug to contain water, which is normally a dark, dirty colour and stagnant (when water turns a funny colour and starts to smell bad).… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Dull as ditchwater —   (UK)   If something is as dull as ditchwater, it is incredibly boring. A ditch is a long narrow hole or trench dug to contain water, which is normally a dark, dirty colour and stagnant (when water turns a funny colour and starts to smell bad).… …   Dictionary of English idioms

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  • ditchwater — /dich waw teuhr, wot euhr/, n. 1. water, esp. stagnant and dirty water, that has collected in a ditch. 2. dull as ditchwater. See dishwater (def. 2). [1275 1325; ME. See DITCH, WATER] * * * …   Universalium

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