coast is clear


coast is clear
no danger is in sight, no one can see you

When the coast was clear we decided to enter the building.

(from Arakin 4, 112)
all danger has gone

When the coast was clear the two thieves escaped.


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  • coast is clear — When the coast is clear, the people supposed to be watching you are not there and you are able to move or leave …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • coast is clear — No enemy or danger is in sight; there is no one to see you. * /When the teacher had disappeared around the corner, John said, Come on, the coast is clear. / * /The men knew when the night watchman would pass. When he had gone, and the coast was… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • coast is clear — No enemy or danger is in sight; there is no one to see you. * /When the teacher had disappeared around the corner, John said, Come on, the coast is clear. / * /The men knew when the night watchman would pass. When he had gone, and the coast was… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • coast\ is\ clear — No enemy or danger is in sight; there is no one to see you. When the teacher had disappeared around the corner, John said, Come on, the coast is clear. The men knew when the night watchman would pass. When he had gone, and the coast was clear,… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • coast is clear —    To say that the coast is clear means that there is no danger in sight or that nobody can see you.     OK. The dog has gone inside. The coast is clear …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • coast is clear — danger is over, there is no danger present …   English contemporary dictionary

  • coast is clear — phrasal : no enemies or obstacles in sight …   Useful english dictionary

  • coast is clear, the —  There is nothing or no one to prevent one …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • The coast is clear — Coast Coast (k[=o]st), n. [OF. coste, F. c[^o]te, rib, hill, shore, coast, L. costa rib, side. Cf. {Accost}, v. t., {Cutlet}.] 1. The side of a thing. [Obs.] Sir I. Newton. [1913 Webster] 2. The exterior line, limit, or border of a country;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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