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At the end of the second verse they ripp off his raggedy pants.
- Her rendition of the song was delightful.A new rendition of the Bible into modern English.
Little Sammy stood firm, grasping his drawers with an iron grip.
- A grim-looking block of flats.Later Mr Ashby left the court, grim-faced and silent.
- He looked horrified when I told him
- We were horrified at/by the size of the bill.
- I was horrified that they hadn't included you.
I couldn't watch the whole movie - it was just too corny.
- He still feels insecure about his ability to do the job.
- The situation is still insecure, with many of the rebels roaming the streets.
The opening act and Macy Gray's set made the audience impatient and rather listless.
Igazi (szíházi) színpad
It was such a success that two months later the headmaster agreed that we would do a performance on a proper stage in south London.
So I stood there, stark naked, in full view of the audience, and the mayor completely surrounded by chaos.
- I was delighted at/by your news.We'd be delighted to come to dinner on Friday.
The few minutes the only audible sounds in the hall signified that the mother of all bearings was being administered to my backside.
- She's not her customary cheerful self today.
- In my village, it is customary for a girl to take her mother's name.
Other tracks which deserve a mention are the smoky ballad, still, reminiscent of early Aretha Franklin.
A legelső nap
The very first day
As she stood in front of her fifth grade class on the very first day of school, she told the children a lie.
- They spent half the time sniggering at the clothes people were wearing.What are you two sniggering at/about?
Everybody was there, representatives of the church, local dignitaries, top of the list, the Mayor of Lambeth.
Abban a pillanatban
At that instant
I could see and feel that living organism that is are audience, and my love affair with it began at that instant.
- She ad-libed he way through the entire speech.I'd forgotten the notes for my speech so I had to do it ad lib.
She exclaimed how pretty the bracelet was, putting it on, and dabbing some of perfume on her wrist.
- Are you pleased about Jack's promotion?
- I'm pleased to hear you're feeling better.
- I'm only too pleased to help.
Mr Livingston was convinced I interacting and decided to take matters into his own hands.
I wouldn't cross him if I were you, not if you value your life.
Featuring confessional lyrics sung in a distinctive 'earthy' style, and a unique blend of hip hop, soul and rock.
Caveman who is very rude or violent towards other people, especially women.
He was witty and very charming.
- Helen was overjoyed to hear that she had got the job.
- I'm overjoyed that you're coming to visit me.
A villainous dictator
A humorous poem with five lines.
' He does his work neatly and has good manners.'
'Teddy is withdrawn and doesn't show much interest in school.'
But that was impossible because there in the front row, slumped in his seat, was a little boy named Teddy Stoddard.
When the band finally launched into I Try, which they had saved until the end of the encore.
Little Sammy stood firm, grasping his drawers with an iron grip.
They rip off his raggedy pants and he is left standing in his tattered shorts.
Kiesel a szerepedből
Forget your lines
I was so nervous I nearly forgot my lines.
A vonzereje abban rejlik
Appeal lies in
A hymn to the joy and pain of romantic dependence, part of its appeal lies in the catchy chorus...
Faulty Towers is a still one of the most popular sitcoms on Tv.
It was a very cruel put-down, but I couldn't help laughing.
Kisírja a szemét
Cry out your eyes
My niece really enjoyed BambI, but she cried her eyes out at the end. It was so sad!
Scared stiff (of)
Sorry, but I can't touch that creature, I'm scared stiff of snakes.
(be) bored to tears
I was sitting next to my girlfriend's mother at the wedding. She appeared to be bored to tears!
bohózat sok ütleggel
I love all those slapstick comedies from the 1920s.
Ki van akadva
(be/feel) stressed out
I'm stressed out by looking after fire children all day.
Politikailag korrekt megfogalmazás
It's not politically correct to talk about 'disabled' people.
Sírás szélén áll
Close to tears
We were all close to tears when the song ended.
The church council is standing firm on its attitude to divorce.
Folytatni valami mással
Go on (to do)
After passing her exams she went on to become an extremely successful lawyer.
(suffer from) stage fright
I was suffering from stage fright, and could hardly move as I waited to go on.
Halálra neveti magát
Laugh your head off
Nick was laughing his head off at my joke but my boss didn't find it at all funny.
Give one hundred percent
I want the whole team to give one hundred per cent this afternoon and hopefully we'll get into the finals.
Elöntik a könnyek
In floods of tears
We all enjoyed the film but it was really sad. I was in floods of tears at the end.
No laughing matter
Losing your job is no laughing matter.
Man of few words
Don't expect Robert to say much - he's a man of few words.
The goal was disallowed by the referee.
The sea is a bit calmer now. I think the storm is beginning to die down.
Roll down the window, will you? It's hot in the back.
(take a) short cut
We arrived on time. However, we would've been late if we hadn't taken a short cut across the fields.
(have) mixed emotions (about)
I had mixed emotions as I watched him leave.
After lunch the Prime Minister launched into a l lengthy speech about immigration, which caused lots of debate.
könnyekben tör ki
Burst into tears/out laughing
I've us idea why she suddenly burst out laughing.
Don't laugh till you hear the punchline.
Sing along (with)
Sing along if you know the words.
elmegy (rövid időre)
Go alway (for a while)
Are you planning to go away at Easter?
- Put off
- I put off telling him about the bill until he felt better.
Nevet a végén
(have the) last laugh
You may think you're right, but I'll have the last laugh.
(be) in the public eye
Since her husband became Prime Minister, Mrs. Shelly has been in the public eye much more.
There are some very talented musicians in the orchestra at the moment, but Nigel really stands out.
Sell out (of)
I'm afraid that tonight's performance is completely sold out.
I'm counting on you to help me - don't let me down! Also (to be) / feel let down: I felt really let down when / didn't get my promotion.
He cuffed me on the head and ripped off my tattered trousers.
I'm so relieved to find you - I thought you'd already gone. I'm relieved (that) you didn't tell her.
...a miserable tyke with soot all over his pathetic frame.
He looked happy for a brief while, before relapsing into silent misery. She was looking quite healthy on Friday, but she had suffered a relapse over the weekend and was taken back into hospital.
- The family were shattered at the news of Annabel's suicide.
- By the time I got home, I was shattered.
The obvious comparison is to the legendary Billie Holiday, but there are traces of other influences too, such as Nina Simone.
- The voice of Macy Gray is a wonderful thing. It can be sugar sweet on one song, harsh and scratchy on another.
This is a well-known joke based on a pun: " What's black and white and red (read) all over? " A newspaper.
The king hurried to his wife's chamber to tell her that the old jester's wife had died.
- We want to decide our own fate.When we met again by chance in Cairo, I felt it must be fate.
... a hymn to the joy and pain of romantic dependence, part of its appeal lies in the catchy chorus, which showcases Gray's vocal talent.
a miserable tyke with soot all over his pathetic frame.
- Rows of fixed seats in a church which often have their sides and backs connected.
- The seats on the main floor of a theatre or cinema, not at a higher level.
Ms Gray went on to give a masterful permanence belting out her personal views on life, relationships and romance with a fiery passion.
A habit-forming activity or drug makes you want to do or have it repeatedly.
On the sideboard in their little cottage he set two big, lighted funeral candles, and beside them he laid the two purses with all the gold pieces still in them.