Russian English Dictionary

русский язык - English

фантазия in English:

1. fancy


I never for a moment imagined I'd be able to afford to live in such a fancy house.
Just fancy!
... fine, nice, nothing really fancy but on the pricier...
i don't need a fancy house or a fast car
I fancy shopping here – there are many fashionable clothes to choose from.
Fancy forgetting my glasses, it's so embarrassing.
Bob mounted the portrait in a fancy frame, but it was upside down.
This expression has really caught my fancy, as a type of English metaphorical expression not in Japanese.
I fancy that most people who think at all have done a great deal of their thinking in the first fourteen years.
lt's like fancy cheese in an old guy's mouth.
That's quite a fancy suit you've got, not your usual style.
It is difficult to separate fact from fancy.
He fancies him​self as a ​bit of a ​singer. [+ to infinitive] Who do you fancy to ​win the Cup this ​year? [+ (that)] literary I fancied (that) I ​saw something ​moving in the ​corner.
The pretty lace blouse had a fancy embroidered trimming.
This cemetery even has its own site, and there is a page “News” on it! Can you fancy news from the graveyard?!

2. imagination


Imagination affects every aspect of our lives.
Anyone who can only think of one way to spell a word obviously lacks imagination.
Knowing is nothing, imagination is everything.
Use your imagination.
The first photos of the Earth taken from outer space captured the imagination of an entire generation.
Did you possibly not notice until just now? "Er, well ... it was just so beyond my imagination that ..."
In the world of words, the imagination is one of the forces of nature.
Kids these days have no imagination whatsoever. Only a nationwide revolution and sweeping economic reform will bring the hoop and stick back into vogue.
With the power of imagination, we can even travel through space.
A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony, in a moment.
With such a vivid imagination he'll become either a world-famous novelist or a lunatic.
He was accustomed to flying alone, and he had flown this route in his imagination many times.
She really had to stretch her imagination to squeeze enough material for a solo album out of a contrabassoon, but by God, she did.
Nothing is more dangerous to reason than the flights of the imagination, and nothing has been the occasion of more mistakes among philosophers.

English word "фантазия"(imagination) occurs in sets:

TRKI Vocabulary 551 - 600

3. fantasy


Mathematicians are poets, except that they have to prove what their fantasy creates.
He lives in a world of fantasy.
Brenda lives in a fantasy world. She doesn't realise that not everyone is as kind as she is.
All this was mere fantasy
Walt DIsney made fantasy films.
I don't really like fantasy films ‐ I prefer period dramas.
Reality and fantasy are hard to distinguish.
Fantasy is often the mother of art.
In his fantasy, he imagined he was a famous writer.
When an average person sends a message in a bottle, it's just a childish fantasy. When Christopher Columbus sends a message in a bottle, the fate of an entire country is at stake.
A talking dictionary is no longer a fantasy.
Once in a while, the prophet indulges in fantasy.
Can't you divorce fantasy from reality?