because of, or for the purpose of something:
Let's not disagree for the sake of (= because of) a few dollars.
Let's say, just for the sake of argument/for argument's sake (= for the purpose of this discussion), that prices rise by three percent this year.
You're only arguing for the sake of arguing (= because you like arguing).
braces. They do this both for the sake of consistency and to avoid
having to add or remove braces when changing the number of statements
in the body later.
Consistency – консИстенси (согласованность, консистенция, последовательность)
[ C/U ] the quality expressing how thick or firm a mixture is, esp. a liquid:
[ C ] It had a consistency like that of thick glue.
[ U ] the state or condition of always happening or behaving in the same way:
The team’s success will depend on the consistency of its pitching.
(BEING THE SAME)
[ U ] the quality of always behaving or performing in a similar way, or of alwayshappening in a similar way:
They've won a few games this season but they lack consistency.
It's important to show some consistency in your work.
In this book, I will write most single-statement bodies without braces, since(так как, поскольку) I value brevity
Brevity – брЕвети
using only a few words or lasting only a short time:
His essays are models of clarity and brevity. Brevity is, in almost everything, a virtue.\ The essays were written with admirable brevity.
Brevity can also mean a short time:
the brevity of life
To the 10th power).
Indent - индЕнт
[ T ] publishing to make a space at the edge or on the surface of something:
Each new paragraph should be indented about two centimetres from the margin.
[ I ] uk business to make an official request for goods:
We indented for the engine spares last month.
noun [ C ](SPACE)
publishing a space at the edge or on the surface of something
Feel like something
to have a desire to do or have something:
He was so rude, I felt like leaving immediately.
I feel like Chinese food.
to seem to be something, or (esp. of weather) to seem likely to do something:
I felt like a fool when I couldn’t remember her name. \She said she didn’t feel like herself today. It feels like rain. \ You could write a program as a single long line if you felt
Leave sb/sth out
to not include someone or something:
You can leave the butter out of this recipe if you're on a low-fat diet.
I've made a list of names - I hope I haven't left anyone out.
None of the other children play with her, and I think she feels left out (= feels that no one wants to be her friend).
I read the book to my children, but I left out the rude bits.
verb [ T ](SEND)
to send something, especially goods or a message, somewhere for a particular purpose:
Two loads of cloth were dispatched to the factory on 12 December.
literary or old-fashioned to kill someone:
Our handsome hero manages to dispatch another five villains.
a report sent to you from another place:
[ U ] In her latest dispatch, our correspondent reports on new negotiations.
[ C ] a military dispatch
If something is done with dispatch, it is done quickly.
Convey – конвЭй
verb [ T ](COMMUNICATE)
to express feelings, thoughts, or information to other people:
He always conveyed a sense of genuine interest in his students.
to take or carry someone or something to a particular place:
Water flows into the channels and those channels convey it to the fields. \ The goods are usually conveyed by rail.
Could you convey a message to Mr Merrick for me, please?
Often, raw code does not convey all the information you want a program
to convey to human readers \ This is what comments are for.
This code works, even though the function is defined below the code
that uses it.
This is rather close to the way mathematicians define exponentiation
and arguably describes the concept in a more elegant way than the loop-
ing variant does.
The basic rule, which has been repeated by many programmers and
with which I wholeheartedly(хОлхатедли, всецело, полностью) agree, is to not worry about efficiency until you know for sure that the program is too slow.
Approach – апрОуч
B1 [ I or T ] to come near or nearer to something or someone in space, time,quality, or amount:
We could just see the train approaching in the distance.
If you look out of the window on the left, you'll see that we're now approaching the Eiffel Tower.
I see it's approaching lunchtime, so let's take a break.
In my opinion, no other composers even begin to approach (= come near in quality to) Mozart.
The total amount raised so far is approaching (= almost) $1,000.
He's very active for a man approaching 80 (= who is almost 80 years old).
[ T ] to deal with something:
We should approach this problem logically.
I'm not sure how to approach the problem.
noun(COMING NEAR OR SOON)
[ C/U ] (of a person or object) the act of coming near to someone or something, or (of an event) the state of being about to happen soon:
[ U ] The approach of winter sends many birds flying south.
[ C ] a way of dealing with something:
We need to adopt a different approach to the problem.
Process – прОсес
a series of actions or events performed to make something or achieve aparticular result, or a series of changes that happen naturally:
Completing his degree at night was a long process.
Graying hair is part of the aging process.
We are still in the process of redecorating the house (= working to decorate it).
A process is also a method of doing or making something, as in industry:
A new process has been developed for removing asbestos.
CoIncidence – коИнседенс
an occasion when two or more things happen at the same time, esp. in a way that is unexpected or unlikely, or the unlikely fact of such things happening at the same time:
[ C ] Was our meeting here a coincidence?
[ U ] By coincidence, both teams happen to be coached by men.
CoincidEntallyMo shut his eyes and swung, the ball and the bat coincidentally arriving at the same place at the same time.
coincidEntalResemblances between their stories are purely coincidental.
By hook or by crook
by any method possible:
I decided I was going to get that job by hook or by crook. \ by any method possible:
Concubine – кОнкьюбайн