up_u1_10_13.txt

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English upstream proficiency unit 1 pages 10-13
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  1. beam
    uśmiechać się promiennie; to give a big smile
  2. glare
    piorunować kogoś wzrokiem, patrzeć gniewnie; to stare in an angry manner
  3. smirk
    uśmiechać się z wyższością; to smile in an unpleasant manner because one is pleased with oneself
  4. frown
    marszczyć brwi, patrzyć z dezaprobatą; to Draw one’s eyebrows together because one is anoyed, puzzled, concentrating, etc
  5. wince
    skrzywić się z bóly, wzdrygnąć się; to tighten the muscles in the face to show pain, distress, embarassment
  6. retor
    zaripostować, dawać słowną ripostę; to reply quickly and angrily
  7. shrug
    wzruszyć ramionami; to raise one’s shoulders slightly to Express doubt or lack of interest
  8. abruptly
    nagle, rapotownie, ostro; suddenly, unexpectedly
  9. profound
    głęboki, przemożny; very great, intense
  10. rousing
    porywający; exciting and encouraging
  11. pertinent
    istotny, mający ścisły związek z tematem; relevant
  12. wall-mounted
    umocowany na ścianie; attache to the Wall
  13. aerial
    antenna; an antenna
  14. thrust
    wepchnąć; to push forecefully and suddenly
  15. plug
    włączyć do kontaktu; to push the plug of an electric al appliance into a socjet so that it can work
  16. nook
    zakątek, wnęka; a quiet, small, sheltered space
  17. jack
    gniazdko telefoniczne; an electrical socket into which phone lines are connected
  18. niche
    nisza, wnęka; a hollow area in a wall used to display sth
  19. void
    próżnia, pustka; a large empty space
  20. headset
    słuchawki; a pair of small headphones used for the tekephone or listening to the radio
  21. reel
    rolka, szpul(k)a; a round object on which thread, wire, cinema film, etc can be wound
  22. keypad
    przyciski (np. w telefonie, kalkulatorze); a small set of buttons that operate a modern telephone, calculator, etc
  23. switchboard
    centrala telefoniczna; a place in a company where all the telephone calls are connected
  24. conventional
    tradycyjny; ussualy used
  25. retract
    wciągnąć, schować; to move back or in
  26. recoil
    cofnąć się odruchowo, odskoczyć; to suddenly become visible
  27. materialise
    pojawić się niespodziewanie, wyłonić się znikąd; to suddenly become visible
  28. contempt
    pogarda; a feeling that sb or sth is worthy of respect
  29. menacingly
    groźnie; in a threatening way
  30. stern
    srogi, surowy; serious, disapproving
  31. scowl
    patrzeć gniewnie na kogoś; to look angrily at sb
  32. jeer
    wygwizdać, wyśmiać, wyszydzić; to Lough and stout rudely Or insultingly at Sb/sth
  33. simper
    mizdrzyć się, uśmiechać się kokieteryjnie; to smile in a silly, unnatural way
  34. growl
    warknąć; to make a deep rough sound in the throat
  35. munch
    chrupać; to chew food noisly
  36. mumble
    mamrotać, mówić do siebie; to sapek very quietly and not clearly
  37. muddle
    pomieszać, poplątać; to confuse, mix up things
  38. gape
    gapić się z otwartymi ustami; to look in surprise (usually with open mouth)
  39. ogle
    patrzeć lubieżnie; to look, especially at a woman, in a way that suggests sexual interest
  40. piercing
    przenikliwy; very high, sharp and clear in an unpleasant way
  41. yelp
    skowyt, skomlenie; a sudden cry of fear, pain or excitement
  42. shriek
    wrzask, pisk; a loud shout in a high voice, made when one is excited or frightened
  43. subtlety
    drobny szczegół, subtelność; a detaild hardly noticeable but important
  44. nuance
    niuans; a very slight difference in meaning or appearance
  45. minimalist
    minimalistyczny; (of a style) using a small number of simple things
  46. verbose
    (o stylu) rozwlekły, (o osobie) gadatliwy; using more words than necessary
  47. long-winded
    Rozwlekły, nużąco długi; saying too much in a boring way
  48. elongated
    pociągły, wydłużony; long and thin
  49. streched-out
    wyciągnięty; held straight
  50. mutter
    mamrotać, mruczeć pod nosem; to speak in a low voice not easily heard, usually to complain
  51. stutter
    jąkac się; to speak with difficulty in producing sounds
  52. splutter
    bełkotać; to speak in a quick, confused way producing short unclear sounds
  53. pitch
    ton; the height of a speaking voice or musical note
  54. striking
    rzucający się w oczy, uderzający, znamienny; very noticeable Or unusual
  55. premises
    siedziba, lokal; the land and buildings that a business or institution occupies
  56. in jest
    żartem; not seriously
  57. not to mince one’s words (idm)
    nie owijac w bawełnę; to say things directly to sb even if they can hurt or offend them
  58. on the tip of one’s tongue (idm)
    na końcu języka; used when one is trying hard to remember sth
  59. be all ears (idm)
    zamienić się w słuch; to be ready and eager to listen to sb
  60. mutual acquaintance
    wspólny znajomy; sb who is known by two or more people
  61. keep sth under one’s hat (idm)
    trzymać coś w tajemnicy; not to divulge information
  62. mum’s the word (idm)
    cicho sza; used to tell sb or to agree that sth must be kept secret
  63. in strictest confidence
    w głębokiej tajemnicy; secretly

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