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impossible in English:

1. possible


Come if possible.
Please advise us, if possible, of a company which has developed image processing software.
By freeing thought from its object, Descartes made it possible to view the latter in strictly mechanical terms, reopening the way to science, suffocated for more than fifteen centuries under religious nonsense.
A chance to do as we please, especially to do as little hard work as possible, is a secret desire of almost everybody.
The invention of the telephone made it possible to communicate with people far away.
Possible side effects include blurred vision and shortness of breath.
The Department of Homeland Security's primary function is the prevention of terrorist attacks occurring within America and, in the extreme case of an attack happening, holding losses to the smallest possible level and swiftly carrying out restoration.
Due to this a lot of time was lost, it's possible that if it wasn't for this accident the final stage of the race would have been better.
Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.
How do the situations shown in the film illustrate possible differences and areas of possible cultural conflict between our culture and the American one?
That's why: what's allowed is allowed, what's forbidden is forbidden, what's impossible is impossible, and what's possible is that which is allowed.
The judge made no bones about his disgust with the accused's actions and handed down the severest sentence possible.
Japanese seem to prefer picking a marriage partner as much like themselves as possible, finding a job that provides security and slow but steady advancement, and putting money in the bank.
You're beautiful and intelligent, how is it possible that no man is chasing after you?
If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible; who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time; who still questions the power of our democracy, tonight is your answer.

English word "impossible"(possible) occurs in sets:

5th year. Making adjectives and verbs negative
postive negative adjective1
Word Formation (opposition)
prefixes and suffixes
negative prefixes

2. out of the question


No way! Going on holiday with your friends is out of the question.
I will not invite Lucy to the party. It is out of the question.
To turn back was out of the question for the city.
I'm afraid that's out of the question.
I will not let my son go to France on his own. It is out of the question.
It's out of the question!
It's out of the question - I refuse to pay you that much.
No, love, it's out of the question. You're just 12. That's much too young to go camping with just your friends.
A: can I go to the party? B: it's out of the questions

English word "impossible"(out of the question) occurs in sets:

idioms /fixed phrases 5
CPE idioms and fixed phrases
Fiszki evans