a token gesture

• malý náznak děkování

English-Czech dictionary. 2013.

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  • token gesture —    To make a token gesture means to show a small sign of appreciation.     As a token gesture of gratitude for her neighbourly advice, he gave     Mrs.Smith a plant for her garden …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • token gesture — See a token gesture …   English idioms

  • a token gesture — a small sign of thanks or recognition    To thank us, they put our names in the paper a token gesture …   English idioms

  • token — [tō′kən] n. [ME < OE tacn, akin to Ger zeichen < IE base * deik̑ , to point, show > TEACH, TOE, DIGIT, DICTION] 1. a sign, indication, or symbol [a token of one s affection] 2. something serving as a sign of authority, identity,… …   English World dictionary

  • gesture — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 movement that expresses sth ADJECTIVE ▪ dramatic, expansive, expressive, extravagant, flamboyant, melodramatic, rhetorical, sweeping, theatrical …   Collocations dictionary

  • token — ▪ I. token to‧ken 1 [ˈtəʊkən ǁ ˈtoʊ ] noun [countable] a piece of paper, card, plastic etc that can be exchanged for goods: • Collect eight of these tokens and send off for a free recipe book. ˈbook ˌtoken a piece of paper worth a particular… …   Financial and business terms

  • token — [[t]to͟ʊkən[/t]] tokens 1) ADJ: ADJ n You use token to describe things or actions which are small or unimportant but are meant to show particular intentions or feelings which may not be sincere. The announcement was welcomed as a step in the… …   English dictionary

  • token — I UK [ˈtəʊkən] / US [ˈtoʊkən] noun [countable] Word forms token : singular token plural tokens 1) British a piece of paper that you can exchange for goods of a particular value in a shop 2) a small flat round piece of metal or plastic that you… …   English dictionary

  • token — to|ken1 [ toukən ] noun count 1. ) a small flat round piece of metal or plastic that you use instead of money in some machines 2. ) FORMAL something you do for someone or give them as a way of showing your feelings toward them: a token of your… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • token — [ˈtəʊkən] noun [C] I 1) British a piece of paper that you can exchange for goods of a particular value in a shop a book/gift token[/ex] 2) a small flat round piece of metal or plastic that you use instead of money in some machines 3) formal… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • token — ► NOUN 1) a thing serving to represent a fact, quality, feeling, etc. 2) a voucher that can be exchanged for goods or services. 3) a disc used to operate a machine or in exchange for particular goods or services. ► ADJECTIVE 1) done for the sake… …   English terms dictionary

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