in\ the\ light\ of

in\ the\ light\ of
• in the light of
adj. phr.
1. As a result of new information; by means of new ideas.

The teacher changed John's grade in the light of the extra work in the workbook.

2. Because of.

In light of the muddy field, the football team wore their old uniforms.

Syn.: in view of

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

Игры ⚽ Поможем решить контрольную работу

Look at other dictionaries:

  • The light of the countenance — Light Light (l[imac]t), n. [OE. light, liht, AS. le[ o]ht; akin to OS. lioht, D. & G. licht, OHG. lioht, Goth. liuha[thorn], Icel. lj[=o]s, L. lux light, lucere to shine, Gr. leyko s white, Skr. ruc to shine. [root]122. Cf. {Lucid}, {Lunar},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The Charge of the Light Brigade (poem) — The Charge of the Light Brigade Half a league, half a league,   Half a league onward, All in the valley of Death   Rode the six hundred. Forward, the Light Brigade! Charge for the guns he said: Into the valley of Death   Rode the six hundred …   Wikipedia

  • The Light — may refer to:In Music* The Light (Spock s Beard album), a 1995 album by Spock s Beard *The Light (producers), a trance music production duo * The Light (Common song), a single from Common s 2000 album Like Water for Chocolate * The Light (Donovan …   Wikipedia

  • The Light of Other Days —   …   Wikipedia

  • The Light of Day — or Light of Day may refer to:* Light of Day (1963 film), a 1963 movie starring Peter Sellers * Light of Day , a 1987 film starring Michael J. Fox and Joan Jett * Light of Day (soundtrack), the soundtrack album from the film * Light of Day (song) …   Wikipedia

  • The Light Princess — is a fairy tale by George MacDonald. It was published in 1864.The novel has became a hit. So they decided to make a movie about a princess that is so light, wind can carry her. Click on the link below to preview the movie. This Is Edited By Renz… …   Wikipedia

  • The light on the hill — is a phrase used to describe the objective of the Australian Labor Party. The phrase was coined in a 1949 conference speech by then Prime Minister Ben Chifley.The speech, delivered near the end of Chifley s term as Prime Minister, pays tribute to …   Wikipedia

  • The Light-House — is the last short story written by Edgar Allan Poe. He did not live to finish it, and had barely begun it by the time of his death.Plot summaryThe story is told as a series of diary entries, the first being New Year s Day, 1796. The setting is… …   Wikipedia

  • The Light that Failed — is a novel by Rudyard Kipling that was first published in 1890. Most of the novel is set in London, but many important events throughout the story occur in Sudan or India. The Light that Failed follows the life of Dick Heldar, a painter who goes… …   Wikipedia

  • The Light of Asia — subtitled The Great Renunciation , is a book by Edwin Arnold. The first edition of the book was published in London in July 1879.In the form of poem, the book endeavors to describe the life and time of Prince Gautama Buddha, who after attaining …   Wikipedia

  • The charge of the light brigade — may refer to the following:* Charge of the Light Brigade, a military action in the Crimean War * The Charge of the Light Brigade , a poem by Alfred, Lord Tennyson * The Charge of the Light Brigade , a 1936 film * The Charge of the Light Brigade …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”