1. Module - NCE

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  1. Maradj a földön
    Keep your feet on the ground

    I'm afraid not all Nigel's plans are realistic. He really needs to keep his feet on the ground.
  2. egészen rendkívüli
    csodálatos
    csuda klassz
    out of this world

    Tracy shoved us her holiday photos last night, the hotel she stayed in was out of this world.
  3. Derült égből
    váratlanul
    hirtelen
    out of the blue

    I hadn't thought about Jane for years. Her phone call came right out of the blue.
  4. meztelen
    (with) not a stitch (on)

    I still have some embarrassing baby photos of myself with not a stitch on.
  5. pofon
    arculütés
    cuff

    He cuffed me on the head and pulled off my tattered trousers.
  6. hamuszínű
    ólomszínű
    livid

    Mr Livingston was livid, of course, and using his bare hands he pulled the courtains across on the performance.
  7. győztesként
    pass with flying colours

    Congratulations! You've passed your driving test with flying colours.
  8. tűnékeny
    mulandó
    transitory

    I feel this will be a transitory cultural phenomenon.
  9. tart, igyekszik valahova
    head for

    There was a lot to discuss after the conference so we all headed for the coffee bar to exchange our views.
  10. belevonás
    (burkolt célzás)
    implication

    They're learning it for more international communication and that has all sorts of implications for the sorts of thing that they need to be able to do.
  11. törekvés
    vágyódás
    aspiration

    These days, people Beijing have the same aspirations as people anywhere else.
  12. ad
    részesít
    confer

    The festival is held every 12 years, in order to commemorate the mythological falling to earth of four drops of a liquid believed to confer immortality.
  13. újabb
    következő
    subsequent

    The majority of people who speak English around the world are non-native speakers of English -they have learnt it as a second or subsequent language...
  14. meghökkent
    döbbent
    elképedt
    flabbergasted

    • He was flabbergasted when we told him how cheap it was.
    • When they announced her name, the winner just sat there, flabbergasted.
  15. aggódó
    félénk
    értelmes
    apprehensive

    • I'm a bit apprehensive about tomorrow's meeting.
    • I've invited a lot of people to the party, but I'm a bit apprehensive that no one will come.
  16. elnyom
    elfojt
    stifle

    But she stifled the children's laughter when she exclaimed how pretty the bracelet was.
  17. előre
    tovább
    (kiutazás)
    onward s

    • If you are continuing on an onward flight, your bags will be transferred automatically.
    • The onward march of time.
    • We sailed onwards in a westernly direction.

  18. előzőleg
    azelőtt
    beforehand

    I knew she was coming that afternoon because she had phoned beforehand to say so.
  19. átható
    szívszaggató
    elsöprő erejű
    poignant

    Reminiscent of early Aretta Franklin, the comical I've Committed Murder, one of the album's up-demo songs, and the poignant final track, the Letter.
  20. válik vmivé
    változtat vmivé
    Turn into

    You'll never turn me into a salesman I'm not made for it.
  21. elismert
    nagyszerű
    acclaimed

    Yet in the end, Macy Gray sounds like no one but herself: within ten seconds of any song on her highly acclaimed debut album, On How Life is.
  22. sikeres
    kedvező
    auspicious

    Macy Gray's show last Friday didn't get off to an auspicious start.
  23. emel
    növel
    (felhajt)
    The film sends up all those Hollywood blockbuster movies.
  24. sikerül
    végződik
    turn out

    Don't worry, I'm sure things will turn out fine in the end.
  25. megjelenik
    beállít
    turn up

    The party was a huge success. We really didn't expect so many people to turn up.
  26. megdöbben
    visszaretten
    appal

    Appalled by the current drive to, modernise.
  27. nagyon hosszú ideig tart
    all the time in the world

    No need to rush - we've got all the time in the world.
  28. átnéz
    meg-, átvizsgál
    go over

    • The police went over my statement very carefully.
    • I searched my flat and went through all my pockets but I couldn't find the keys anywhere.
  29. lendületbe jön
    get off the ground

    It took a while for the business to get off the ground, but now we're making a profit.
  30. elvon
    megfoszt
    deprive

    I wouldn't want to be deprived of all these American show and films.
  31. pompás
    meglepő
    stunning

    Whithin its environs you will find some of China's most stunning sights - Great wall...
  32. nagyra tart
    büszke rá
    think the world of sb

    I don't speak to my father now, but I always thought the world of him when I was little.
  33. előtérben
    szem előtt
    erőteljesen
    the fore

    CD collections and see the world music that's come to the fore in recent years.
  34. torkaszakadtából (énekel)
    • belt out
    • She was belting out some of her favourite songs.
  35. életbevágó
    mindent eldöntő
    vital

    • A strong opposition is vital to a healthy democracy.
    • It is vital to get medical supplies to the area as soon as possible.
  36. kiválogat
    elrendez
    sort out

    My room's in a terrible state. I must sort out all my books and records.
  37. Elítélés
    kárhoztatás
    Condemnation

    After the earth-shattering events of last month, there has been wideworld condemnation of the terrorist attacks.
  38. Zavart
    tanácstalan
    Puzzled

    From the shopkeeper's puzzled expression, I could see that James was having a lot of difficulty making himself understood.
  39. Ha nem lett volna
    If it wasn't for...

    If it wasn't for the British I'd be speaking Irish.
  40. Felmerül
    Felbukkan
    Come up

    A lot important questions came up at the meeting.
  41. Túl igézőnek bizonyul
    Prove too enticing

    The government encourages them to go home, but the lure of the capital proves too enticing.
  42. Kulturális ütközés, eltérés
    Clash of cultures/opinions

    They are both very determined people so there's rather a clash of personalities.
  43. Kiolt
    (vizet önt)
    Douse

    An unexpected downpour of rain last weekend helped to douse the bushfires which have been rageing in New South Wales for the past fortnight.
  44. Szolgai
    alantas
    Menial

    The benefits of tourism are not always felt at a local level, where jobs are often low paid and menial.
  45. Eloszlat
    Szétszór
    Disperse

    Riot police used tear gas to disperse the marchers.
  46. Pro-aktív megközelítés
    (take) pro-active approach (to sg)

    We take a pro-active approach to consumer service.
  47. Érthető (beszéd)
    Intelligible

    She was so upset when she spoke that she was hardly intelligible.
  48. Akadály
    Hátrány
    Drawback

    One of the drawbacks of living with someone is having to share a bathroom.
  49. Bevándorlás
    Immigration

    • He immigrated with his parents in 1985, and grew up in Long Island.
    • Millions of Germans emigrated from Europa to America in the 19th century.
  50. Biztosít
    gondoskodik
    Ensure

    Extra police were on duty to ensure that all scheduled meetings were permitted to go ahead,...
  51. Tapasztal
    felfog
    rájön
    Perceive

    There must, on the other hand, be students who will want to speak English the way that they perceive to be spoken in Britain or America.
  52. Tiltakozó (fn)
    Protestor

    ...although four European finance ministers were unable to attend one meeting after being cut off by street protestors.
  53. Egy jó nagy adag
    Good number (of)

    She had a good number of friends in the area.
  54. Csalóka
    Elusive

    Today, people from the countryside still flock to the city in search of the elusive pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.
  55. Falú
    kifalazott
    Walled

    Originally a walled bastion for emperors and officials, it remains a majestic political and architectural marvel.
  56. Kiformál
    Megfon
    Threw; throw; thrown

    They have thrown an 18km security cordon around the area.
  57. Kifejezed magad
    Express yourself

    Many people find it difficult to express themselves in a foreign language.
  58. Hogy, hol a csudában?
    ki az ördög? Stb.
    Where/who/what on earth...?
  59. Lebont
    Lehúz
    Pull down

    The old chapel is dangerous and will have to be pulled down.
  60. El-lenyel
    felszív
    Swallow up

    When Ireland was swallowed up by Britain the Irish were put into an English-speaking school system.
  61. Életszínvonal
    Standard of living

    Our standard of living is much higher now than 50 years ago.
  62. Piszkozat
    (make, write a) rough draft of sg.

    Let's make a rough draft of the letter before we send it.
  63. Kőtörmelék
    murva
    Rubble

    Five-star hotels rise from the rubble.
  64. Gyorsforgalmi út
    Freeway

    Whereas bicycles and ox carts were the main from of transport a decade ago, both are prohibited on the new freeways and toll roads.
  65. (ható)sugár
    orsócsont
    radius

    I suppose, a radius an area around London that must have been about 30 miles.
  66. Kifogy
    Run out (of)

    Is there any sugar in the cupboard? No, I must go to the supermarket, we've completely run out.
  67. Hátra marad
    vissza marad
    • Lag behind
    • Our social reforms are still lagging behind other countries.
  68. Lépcsőház
    staircase

    We were admiring the painting on the staircase as we came up.
  69. Eget rengető
    Earth-shattering

    We heard the earth-shattering news about the assassination.
  70. Légibomba
    Bombasiker
    Blockbuster (movie, novel)

    The latest Hollywood blockbuster is making a lot of money.
  71. Tudomás
    Tudatosság
    Awareness

    The Netherlands, I do not see that English is ' taking over', despite the obvious awareness of English and a liberal dose of it in spoken and written communication.
  72. Nyomás alá helyezik
    Bring influence/on/charm/power to bear

    The tobacco companies are bringing all their influence to bear on the government.
  73. Ínyére van
    élvez
    Relish

    • I don't relish telling her that her son has been arrested.
    • She's relishing the prospect of studying in Bologna for six month.
    • I have no relish for hunting and killing animals.
  74. Kisírni magát vki vállán
    Shoulder to cry on

    My brother it's so kind to me. He is always there when I need a shoulder to cry on.
  75. Álca
    Álcázás
    leplezés
    • Camouflage
    • ... now if I appear to be carefree it's only to camouflage my sadness.
  76. Halad
    Fejlődik
    • Go ahead
    • The sale went ahead without problems.
  77. Apró darabokra jött törik
    Shatter

    • The glass shattered into a thousand tiny pieces.
    • Noisy motorbikes shattered the peace.
  78. Elvág; leválaszt
    Elzár
    Cut off (be)

    In winter, the village is often cut off by snow.
  79. Majd kibújik a bőréből
    Megszédítette a siker
    On top of the world

    It was a lovely day and I was feeling on top of the world.
  80. Szelet
    Töredék
    Scrap (of cloth, paper)

    I wrote his address down on a scrap of paper which I promptly lost.
  81. Tülekedik
    Scramble

    Bulldozers and 24-hour work crews scrambling to build the new China.
  82. Csúcs
    tetőpont
    Summit

    To avoid the violence which marked last year's summit in Bangladesh.
  83. Megtart
    megőriz
    Retain

    English is a lingua franca but this doesn't necessarily mean it weakens other languages, and their speakers should retain full respect for their own language.
  84. Gyűlésre jár
    részt vesz összejövetelen
    Attend a meeting

    Only seven people attended our last meeting.
  85. Tárgyalóképes
    (have a) good command of sg

    You need a good command of French for this job.
  86. Felhúz
    felépít
    állít
    • Put up
    • They're putting up several new office blocks in the centre of town.
  87. Jóllét
    (állat)gondozó
    Welfare

    Animal welfare workers fear that the local wildlife populations will take many years to recover.
  88. Felszed
    Pick up

    I picked up a few words of Greek while I was there on holiday.
  89. Újra meg újra
    Ezerszer
    unalomig
    • Over and over again
    • He made us repeat the phrase over and over again.
  90. Magasra teszi a mércét
    Set high standards

    The government is determined to set high standards in schools.
  91. (USA) cucc
    Stuff

    Sometimes people say there's too much stuff, American stuff on the television.
  92. Klassz
    Osztályon felüli
    Plush

    Plush shopping malls
  93. Telik, múlik
    Elhalad
    Go by (of time)

    As the years went by, Mary and Edua gradually lay touch with each other.
  94. Utat enged
    elsőbbséget ad
    Kitér
    Give way to

    In the last century stream trains gave way to electric trains.

  95. Leigáz
    meghódít
    Conquer

    Is English conquering the world?
  96. Megbízás
    feladat
    Assignment

    This isn't really a good time to phone him. He might be working on his assignment.
  97. Kivált
    előidéz
    Trigger

    From tomorrow, police will also be blocking all mobile phone signals - to prevent bombs being triggered by remote control.
  98. Menetelő
    (határvidéki lakos)
    Marcher

    Riot police used tear gas to disperse the marchers and several hundred were arrested over three days of protests.
  99. Sikátor
    átjáró
    Lane

    Beijing as a city of narrow lanes with single-storey homes built around countryards.
  100. Életmód
    Életvitel
    Way of life

    The way off life in the countryside is very different.
  101. Utolér valakit
    Catch up

    Can't you drive any faster? They're catching up with us.
  102. Kihagy
    Miss out

    This document is extremely important. Make sure you don't miss any details out.
  103. Bead
    benyújt
    Hand in (to)

    Hand your papers in at the end of the exam.
  104. Megvet
    lenéz
    Disdain

    But most youngsters disdain socialist sacrifice.
  105. Kit érdekel?
    Who cares...?

    Who cares where all these inventions come from?
  106. Kitart
    ragaszkodik
    Stick to sg

    I really want to lost some weight, so I'm determined to stick to this diet.
  107. Vonzerő
    Lure

    ..., but the lure of the capital proves too enticing.
  108. Egy vagyonba kerül
    piszok sokba kerül
    Cost the earth

    What a beautiful necklace! It must've cost the earth!
  109. Körülölel
    Encompass

    New freeways and toll roads that now encompass the city.
  110. Óvintézkedés
    Precaution

    The Canadian police, who have been preparing for the event since late last year are taking huge precautions.
  111. Bejárás valahová
    Access

    Last night they were not allowing anyone to pass through - including journalists who usually have full access to the delegates.
  112. Részt vesz
    közreműködik
    Take part in

    She was invited to take part in a TV debate on globalisation.
  113. Szobafogságra ítél
    Ground sy

    My son was late home again, so I grounded him for a week.
  114. Tönkretett
    elpusztított
    Devastated

    • Thousands of people have left their devastated villages and feed to the mountains.
    • She was utterly devastated when her husband died.
  115. Elolt
    kiolt
    Put out

    This is a non-smoking area. Could you put out your cigarette, please?
  116. Császár
    Emperor

    Walled bastion for emperors and officials.
  117. Tabella
    óriásplakát
    Billboard

    A good number of the road signs and advertising billboards are now ion English.
  118. Tömegturizmus
    Mass tourism

    The coastline has seen effect of mass tourism over the last twenty years.
  119. Így is, úgy is
    Anyway

    • He is very busy, but he will find the time to come anyway.
    • I can take you home, I'm going that way anyway.
  120. Hangosan olvas
    Read aloud

    The teacher told me to read the sentence aloud.
  121. Kulturális sokféleség
    változatosság
    Cultural diversity
  122. Szomszédos
    Neighbouring

    She married a man from the neighbouring village.
  123. Építőipari daru
    Construction crane

    The Beijing of today is a forest of construction cranes, and bulldozers.

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