Scratch my back and I'll scratch yours.

Scratch my back and I'll scratch yours.
<03> Почеши мне спину, тогда и я твою почешу. Ср. Услуга за услугу. Рука руку моет.

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  • you scratch my back, I’ll scratch yours — Similar in sentiment to one hand washes the other (see quot. 1961). 1704 E. WARD All Men Mad 18 Scratch me, says one, and I’ll scratch thee. 1858 ‘A. WARD’ Letter 27 Jan. in Maine: Guide ‘Down East’ (1937) III. 363 You scratch my back and i will… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • scratch my back and I'll scratch yours — state of mutual dependence, one hand washes the other …   English contemporary dictionary

  • you scratch my back and I'll scratch yours — (informal) Do me a favour and I ll do you one in return • • • Main Entry: ↑scratch * * * proverb if you do me a favor, I ll return it * * * ˌyou scratch ˈmy back and ˌI ll scratch ˈyours idiom (saying …   Useful english dictionary

  • you scratch my back and I'll scratch yours — ► you scratch my back and I ll scratch yours proverb if you do me a favour, I ll return it. Main Entry: ↑scratch …   English terms dictionary

  • you scratch my back (and I'll scratch yours) — you scratch my back (and I’ll scratch yours) phrase used for saying that two people each do something to help the other Thesaurus: to ask someone for helpsynonym Main entry: scratch …   Useful english dictionary

  • You scratch my back and I'll scratch yours. — something that you say to tell someone that you will help them if they will help you. I do have some information you might be interested in, but what can you offer me in return? You scratch my back and I ll scratch yours …   New idioms dictionary

  • you scratch my back and i'll scratch yours — This idiom means that if you do something for me, I ll return the favour …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • scratch — ► VERB 1) make a long mark or wound on (a surface) with something sharp or pointed. 2) rub (a part of one s body) with one s fingernails to relieve itching. 3) (of a bird or mammal) rake the ground with the beak or claws in search of food. 4)… …   English terms dictionary

  • scratch someone's back — see ↑scratch, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑back scratch someone s back informal : to do something that helps someone else but that is often wrong or difficult to do You scratch my back, and I ll scratch yours. [=if you do something to help me, I ll do… …   Useful english dictionary

  • you scratch my back and I'll scratch yours — one hand washes the other, doing a favor for someone so as to receive a favor back from him …   English contemporary dictionary

  • scratch — scratch1 [skrætʃ] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(rub your skin)¦ 2¦(cut somebody s skin)¦ 3¦(make a mark)¦ 4¦(animals)¦ 5¦(remove something)¦ 6¦(remove writing)¦ 7¦(make a noise)¦ 8 scratch the surface 9 scratch your head 10¦(stop something happening)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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