case the joint


case the joint
sl ознако́миться с ме́стом (бу́дущей рабо́ты), прийти́ на разве́дку

The Americanisms. English-Russian dictionary.. 2014.

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  • case the joint — {v. phr.}, {slang} 1. To study the layout of a place one wishes to burglarize. * /The hooded criminals carefully cased the joint before robbing the neighborhood bank./ 2. To familiarize oneself with a potential workplace or vacation spot as a… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • case the joint — {v. phr.}, {slang} 1. To study the layout of a place one wishes to burglarize. * /The hooded criminals carefully cased the joint before robbing the neighborhood bank./ 2. To familiarize oneself with a potential workplace or vacation spot as a… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • case the joint — idiom (informal) to look carefully around a building so that you can plan how to steal things from it at a later time Main entry: ↑caseidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • case the joint — 1. tv. to look over someplace to figure out how to break in, what to steal, etc. (Underworld. See also joint.) □ First of all you gotta case the joint to see where things are. □ You could see he was casing the joint the way he looked around. 2.… …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • case\ the\ joint — v. phr. slang 1. To study the layout of a place one wishes to burglarize. The hooded criminals carefully cased the joint before robbing the neighborhood bank. 2. To familiarize oneself with a potential workplace or vacation spot as a matter of… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Joint probability distribution — In the study of probability, given two random variables X and Y that are defined on the same probability space, the joint distribution for X and Y defines the probability of events defined in terms of both X and Y. In the case of only two random… …   Wikipedia

  • joint — 1 adjective (only before noun) 1 shared, owned by, or involving two or more people or groups: a joint bank account | joint first prize | joint army and airforce operations 2 joint effort a situation in which two or more people work together: “Who …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • case — case1 W1S1 [keıs] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(example)¦ 2¦(situation)¦ 3 (just) in case 4 in any case 5 in that case 6¦(reason/argument)¦ 7¦(law/crime)¦ 8¦(box/container)¦ 9 it s a case of something 10¦(disease)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • case — case1 [ keıs ] noun *** ▸ 1 example/instance ▸ 2 situation affecting something ▸ 3 legal matter for court ▸ 4 reasons for/against something ▸ 5 situation/person ▸ 6 container/cover ▸ 7 in language ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count an example or instance of… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • case — 1 /keIs/ noun 1 EXAMPLE (C) an example of a particular situation, problem etc: In some cases, it is necessary to operate. (+ of): an extreme case of anorexia | case in point (=a clear example of a situation, problem etc that you are discussing or …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • joint — joint1 W2 [dʒɔınt] adj [only before noun] [Date: 1300 1400; : French; Origin: , past participle of joindre; JOIN] 1.) involving two or more people or groups, or owned or shared by them ▪ The two ministers have issued a joint statement . ▪ Both… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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