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force or try to persuade sb to do sg; that person is then...
- put pressure on sb (to do sg) - befolyásol vkit
- protekciót vesz igénybe
(of secret information) become known to the public
leak out - kiszivárog
used for saying that a remark is not official or intended to be made public
- off the record - négyszemközt, bizalmasan
- on the record - hivatalosan
spread sg on the records - jegyzőkönyvbe vesz vmit
make sg seem much worse or more dangerous than it really is
blow sg (up) out of (all) proportion - ?
a name known to everyone; a famous person
a household name - ismert név
try to cause arguments or probelms
stir sg up - felszít, támaszt
make people feel less certain about sg
cast doubt(s) on sg - kétségbe von vmit
If a difficult situation..., people stop talking about it and soon forget about it
- blow over - elvonul (vihar)
- feledésbe megy
go away - meglép
get rid off sg that is wrong or dangerous, often with force
stamp sg out - elpusztít, likvidál
as soon as possible
the sooner the better - minél előbb, annál jobb
suffer the worst part of sg unpleasant
- bear the brunt of sg - megissza a levét vminek
- tartja a hátát vmiért
you don't believe sg, even though you cannot explain why
not ring true - nem hangzik igaznak
try in a determined way to achieve sg
go to great lenghts (to do sg) - messzire képes elmenni vmiért ?
you are so determined way to achieve sg that you would act in an extreme way if necessary
go to any lenghts (to do sg) - ?
used to say who or what is preventing sg from happening
if it weren't/wasn't for sb/sg - ha az nem lett volna ?
try to keep sg a secret, especially sg you have done wrong
sweep sg under the carpet - a szőnyeg alá söpör vmit
(of sg that was previously secret) become known
- come out in/into open - gyere ki a jó levegőre/szabadba
- come to light - napvilágra jön
upset sb doing or saying more than you should
- overstep the mark - túllő a célon, többet enged meg magának a kelleténél
- go too far - túl messzire megy
state your opinions in public, especially in order to protest against or defend sg
speak out (against sg) - felemeli a szavát vmi ellen
feel both positive and negative about sg/sb
have mixed feelings about sg/sb - vegyes érzelmei vannak vmi felől
people remember the bad things they hear about se, even if they are later shown to be false
mud sticks - hírnéven esett folt
if sg bad is said about sg, it usually has some truth in it
there's no smoke without fire - nincs tűz füst nélkül
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