an exception to the rule


an exception to the rule
исключение из правила

Англо-русский словарь по психоаналитике. 2013.

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  • the exception proves the rule — 1. The existence of an exception to a supposed rule proves the general truth of the rule (often used in argument when no such conclusion is justified) 2. A distorted translation of a part of a legal Latin phrase meaning ‘the making of an… …   Useful english dictionary

  • the exception proves the rule — ‘The very fact of an exception proves there must be a rule’ (Brewer); now frequently misunderstood and used to justify inconsistency. Cf. L. exceptio probat regulam in casibus non exceptis, the exception confirms the rule in cases not excepted.… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • the exception proves the rule — ► the exception proves the rule proverb the fact that some cases do not follow a rule proves that the rule applies in all other cases. Main Entry: ↑exception …   English terms dictionary

  • The Exception and the Rule — (in German Die Ausnahme und die Regel ) is a short play by famous German playwright Bertolt Brecht and is one of the many Lehrstücke (Teaching plays) he wrote in his later life. The objective of Brecht s Lehrstücke was that they be taken on tour… …   Wikipedia

  • the exception proves the rule — (an exception to the rule) someone or smth which differs from the usual, the normal, or some principle, rule or theory …   Idioms and examples

  • Exception to the Rule — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel: Nach gefährlichen Regeln Originaltitel: Exception to the Rule Produktionsland: USA, Kanada, Deutschland Erscheinungsjahr: 1997 Länge: 93 Minuten Originalsprache …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • exception proves the rule, the —    A widely misunderstood expression. As a moments thought should confirm, it isn t possible for an exception to confirm a rule but then, that isnt the sense that was originally intended. Prove here is a fossil that is, a word or phrase that is… …   Dictionary of troublesome word

  • exception proves the rule — (an exception to the rule) someone or smth which differs from the usual, the normal, or some principle, rule or theory …   Idioms and examples

  • exception proves the rule — Something unusual that does not follow a rule tests that rule to see if it is true; if there are too many exceptions, the rule is no good. A proverb. * /Frank is very short but is a good basketball player. He is the exception that proves the rule …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • exception proves the rule — Something unusual that does not follow a rule tests that rule to see if it is true; if there are too many exceptions, the rule is no good. A proverb. * /Frank is very short but is a good basketball player. He is the exception that proves the rule …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • exception\ proves\ the\ rule — proverb Something unusual that does not follow a rule tests that rule to see if it is true; if there are too many exceptions, the rule is no good. Frank is very short but is a good basketball player. He is the exception that proves the rule …   Словарь американских идиом

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