3. Module - NCE

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  1. Alsóbbrendű
    Inferior

    Make se feel stupid or inferior
  2. Szabványosítás
    Standardization

    Standardization of a practice which can cause awkwardness and embarrassment is surely long overdue.
  3. Átfogalmaz
    újból elmond
    Rephrase

    Or you might rephrase your understanding of the other person's remarks in a way that would allow them the advantage of correcting you, had you got it wrong.
  4. Móka kedvelő
    Fun-loving

    Anna used to be bright, fun-loving girl, and sometimes still.
  5. Elront - elkényeztet
    rosszul nevel
    Spoilt

    Monica knew Julia was a bit spoilt, but they had always got on fire, and Monica was happy to share with her.
  6. Agyafúrt
    Furfangos ötlet
    Dodgy notion
  7. Ölelkezés
    hozzásimulás
    Cuddling

    • They sat in the back row of the cinema kissing and cuddling.
    • She cuddled the baby and eventually it stopped crying.
  8. Kuncog
    Vihog
    Kacarászik
    Giggle

    • Stop that giggling at the back!
    • I caught Roy having a giggle over some of Janet's awful poetry.
  9. Felesleg
    szószaporítás
    Redundancy

    I believe that the stigma attached to your friend's ill luck has lost much of its power, now that redundancy has become one of the facts of working life.
  10. Hanyatlóban van
    Be at a low ebb

    And offers of sociable treats are likely to be more than ever desirable when spirits are at a low ebb, and perhaps, finances are stretched.
  11. Felszabadított
    Liberated

    • She's chosen career advancement instead of having children - does that make her a liberated woman?
  12. Újra kifejt
    Újra megfogalmaz
    Restate

    He restated his belief that the sanctions need more time to work.
  13. Begyűr
    alátűr
    Tuck in

    I witnessed at a party, a woman with her skirt tucked in her knickers?
  14. Előbbi
    korábbi
    Former

    May I suggest that my boyfriend removes the photos of his former girlfriend from his flat when I go round?
  15. Készség
    hajlandóság
    Willingness

    • She shows a willingness to work on her own initiative.
    • Apparently Joe and Gabriel are willing for us to use their garden.
  16. Ezzel
    ezennel
    ezúttal
    Herewith

    The only place for standard overused cliches like 'please find attached herewith' and 'please be advised' is the recycle bin.
  17. Zavar
    ügyetlenség
    kellemetlenség
    Awkwardness

    Standardisation of a practice which can cause awkwardness and embarrassment is surely long overdue.
  18. Bugyi
    alsónadrág
    Kickers

    I witnessed at a party, a woman with her skirt tucked in her knickers.
  19. Veregetés
    Patting

    • She stopped to pat the dog. 
    • Pat sb on the back.
  20. Pír, ki-elpirulás
    szégyenkezik
    Blush

    • I blush to think of what a fool I made of myself.
    • A blush of shame crep up his face.
  21. Gyengéd
    tapintatos
    Tactful

    Mentioning his baldness wasn't very tactful.
  22. Le/rövidítés
    Abbreviation

    I did some research recently was the overuse of abbreviations and excessive punctuation.
  23. Hangzásbeli tér
    Aural space

    I deplore my aural space being invaded on public transport and dislike my home being turned into sb else's telephone box.
  24. Önfejű
    fontoskodó
    Nagyképű
    Opinionated

    He was opinionated and selfish, but undeniably clever.
  25. Eltompult
    italtól elázott
    Besotted

    She is besotted with him, and sometimes he is very attentive to her, but at others he treats her as if she doesn't exist.
  26. Lejárt
    megkésett
    Overdue

    Standardisation of a practice which can cause awkwardness and embarrassment is surely long overdue.
  27. Megbotlik
    Botladozik
    Stumble over your words
  28. Szörnyű
    kísérteties
    Ghastly

    • Today's newspaper gives all the ghastly details of the murder.
    • I was all a ghastly mistake.
  29. Be-elfogadó
    címzett-átvevő
    Recipient

    Finally, a moment taken to fill in the 'subject' line will be appreciated by a busy recipient, who will be able to see what your email is about before they decide to open it.
  30. Kezelő
    intéző
    végrehajtó
    Dispenser

    • A device, such as a vending machine, that automatically dispenses a single item or a measured quantity.
    • A person or thing that dispenses.
  31. Merész
    önhitt
    szemtelen
    Presumptuous

    It is crass and presumptuous to kiss people you are meeting for the first time.
  32. Érdeklődés
    vizsgálat
    nyomozás
    Enquiry

    Former colleagues may be able to help by passing on any interesting enquiries.
  33. Határozottan
    Eltökélten
    Resolutely

    Instead she should have left her phone either resolutely switched off, or on voice mail, thus giving you her undivided attention.
  34. Vastag
    Durva
    súlyos
    Crass

    It is crass and presumptuous to kiss people you are meeting for the first time.
  35. Világosan
    egyértelműen
    Unequivocally

    However, I can quite unequivocally say that your guest displayed very bad mobile manners.
  36. Megengedhedtő
    szabad
    Permissible

    One kiss is usual for the older generation, two permissible for young people, but three is quite excessive for any age.
  37. Cél(kitűzés)
    szándék
    Intention

    attempts at months, foreheads or any other part of the anatomy display distinctly sexual rather than social intentions.
  38. Rosszul sül el
    Go down well/badly

    David's joke didn't go down too well.
  39. Valóban, igazán benne lenni vmiben
    Really into sg

    I've really got into Nu-metal recently.
  40. Túlságosan...
    túlmegy
    Over the top

    His reaction to my question was really over the top.
  41. Csínja-bínja vminek
    Részletek
    Ins and outs (of sg.)

    To be honest, don't really know all the ins and outs of the matter.
  42. Megszemlél
    megvizsgál
    Look at

    You should get a doctor to look at that cut.
  43. Holtfáradt
    halálra fáradt
    (look/feel) washed out

    • What's the matter with you? 
    • You look really washed out.
  44. Se veled se nélküled kapcsolat
    On-off relationship

    They have always an on-off relationship, so it's not surprising they've broken up again.
  45. Elzár
    le-kikapcsol
    Turn/switch off

    Don't forget to turn off the lights when you leave.
  46. Dühbe gurul
    feldühödik
    Fly off the handle

    Look, it's not really a problem. Please try to stay calm and don't fly off the handle like last time.
  47. Nyitott zippzár
    (have your) flies open

    I was so embarrassed when I realized I had my flies open all afternoon.
  48. Megáll az eszem
    végére ért a tudományának
    At your wit's end

    My dog disappeared hours ago. I've looked everywhere, but I can't find him anywhere. I'm at my wit's end now.
  49. Beszélő
    beszélgető társ
    Interlocutor

    Is it offensive to ask your interlocutor, whose accent or dialect you are unable to understand well, to repeat what they are saying?
  50. Furmányos személyiség
    Dodgy character

    Don't trust him - he's a really dodgy character.
  51. Leesik a tantusz
    (the) penny drops

    It took a while for him to understand, but in the end the penny dropped.
  52. Húzza az időt
    időt akar nyerni
    Play for time

    I knew I had to play for time until the police arrived.
  53. Kellős közepén
    (be) in the middle of sg

    • Can I call you back?
    • I'm in the middle of a meeting. I can't do that now. I'm in the middle of cooking dinner.
  54. Lenyugszik
    lecsillapít
    Calm down

    A cup of tea helped to calm her down.
  55. Kikérdezés
    vallatás
    Interrogation

    • One by one they were taken for interrogation.
    • She was subjected to torture and lenghty interrogation.
  56. Meglátogat vkit
    benéz vkihez
    Drop in on

    We dropped in on my sister on our way back.
  57. Bezár
    magába zárkózik
    Close up

    Every time I ask John about it he just closes up.
  58. Szedd össze magad
    Pull yourself together

    Stop behaving like a baby! Pull yourself together!
  59. Kedvel
    jólesik
    Fancy

    • Do you think that Barbara fancies me?
    • Do you fancy another cup of coffee?
  60. Berobban 
    (Nagy zajjal)
    Bang on (about)

    I'm tired of Jim banging on about politics.
  61. Kimarad
    lemorzsolódik
    Drop out (of)

    It's surprising how many students drop out before their final exams.
  62. Beadja a derekát
    Beleegyezik valamibe
    Come across

    He came across as being rather arrogant during the interview.
  63. Vidám
    derűs megjegyzés
    Könnyed mozi stb.
    Light-hearted comment/movie

    He made a light-hearted speech which everyone enjoyed.
  64. Törődj a magad dolgával
    Mind your own business!

    "What are you thinking about?" "Mind your own business!"
  65. Elhallgat
    belesül
    Dry up

    I was so embarrassed I dried up completely. I dry up and not be able to think of anything to say.
  66. Ha te mondod...
    If you say so

    'Honestly, I didn't take it.' ' Well, if you say so!'
  67. Túlzásba visz, eltúloz
    Overdo

    It's good to read, but don't overdo it!
  68. Elejtett utalás
    Burkolt célzás
    Drop a hint (about)

    She keeps dropping hints about her birthday.
  69. Begbeszél
    meggyőz
    Talk over

    Let's take a few minutes to talk it over before we ring her back.
  70. Akadozik
    megállás
    szünet
    Bring to a halt

    Roadworks in the city centre have brought traffic to a halt.
  71. Eláraszt
    betör
    Invade

    • Hundreds of squatters have invaded waste land in the hope that will be allowed to stay.
    • Famous people often find their privacy it's invaded by the press.
  72. Nem odaillő
    kirívó
    Out of place

    That question is out of place at the dinner table.
  73. Nézz a szemébe!
    Look sb in the eye

    Look me in the eye and tell me you're not lying.
  74. Összevész
    összeveszik vkivel
    Fall out (with)

    Bob has fallen out with his girlfriend again.
  75. Beszélni róla vki háta mögött
    (talk about) sb behind their back

    What have you been saying about me behind my back?
  76. Szanaszét hagy
    Leave sg lying around

    I wouldn't leave your wallet lying around if I were you!
  77. Könnyen vesz valamit
    Make light of

    He makes light of losing his job, but I know he is really angry about it.
  78. Beöltözött
    Get dressed up

    At carnival time everyone gets dressed up and dances in the street.
  79. Végez
    bevégez
    End up

    We were going to eat out, but we ended up getting a takeaway.
  80. Átjut
    keresztül visz
    sikere van
    Get across (to)

    How can we get our message across to the public effectively?
  81. Elég jó
    Megfelelő
    Fair enough

    'Would you mind coming in at eight o'clock?' 'Fair enough.'
  82. Kidob
    Kitesz
    elutasít
    Throw out (of)

    Nick was thrown out of college for not attending lectures.
  83. Letorkol
    megaláz
    Put down

    Don puts his girlfriend down in front of other people all the time.
  84. Klassz ötlet
    elegáns megoldás
    Nifty idea/plan

    A nifty little gadget for shining vegetables is essential.
  85. Dohány, készpénz
    kitör
    letompít
    • Blunt
    • I'll be blunt - that last piece of work you did was terrible.
    • My recent bad experience has rather blunted my enthusiasm for travel.
  86. Szánalom
    részvét
    együttérzés
    Commiseraton

    • Commiseration on loosing the match!
    • She gave me a look of commiseration as I entered the room.
  87. Alsóbbrendű
    Inferior

    Make someone feel stupid or inferior.
  88. Végleges
    végérvényes
    Definitive

    They explosive growth of email has created new problems, mainly because there has never been a definitive guide to common standards and expectations.
  89. Figyelmes
    Gondos
    készséges
    Attentive

    • An attentive audience.
    • He was very attentive to her when she was ill.
    • A good teacher is always attentive to their student's needs.
  90. Hanyag
    Feledékeny
    Oblivious

    Some people seem oblivious to the fact that writing in capitals is the equivalent of shooting.
  91. Tömör
    velős
    Concise

    We would use short words and simple expressions, short sentences and paragraphs which are clear and concise but still courteous.
  92. Befejezés
    (forglmazás beszüntetése)
    Sign-off

    Similarly, the common countries of a greeting and sign-off should not be neglected for the sake of speed.
  93. Felkiáltás
    kiabálás
    Exclamation

    As far as punctuation is concerned, a row of point may be acceptable for chatting with friends, but could look out of place in other contexts.
  94. Ittas
    becsípett
    Inebriated

    In her inebriated state, she was ready to agree to anything.
  95. Lázadó
    felháborító
    visszataszító
    Revolting

    • A revolting smell of rotting cabbage.
    • Picking your nose is a revolting habit.
  96. Ellenez
    neheztel
    Megsértődik
    Resent

    • She bitterly resented her father's new wife.
    • He resents having to explain his work to other people.

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