4. Module - NCE
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Pull sb's leg
Is that true or are you pulling my leg?
Egy szót sem hisz el
Not believe a word (of)
I Don't believe a word of it!
Put your foot in it
I really put foot in it!
különösebb megerőltetés nélkül
Take things in your stride
Eva took all the setbacks in her stride.
He got into the car drove off without saying a word to anyone.
Are you prone to headaches or dizzy spells?
We're trying to find out what the problem is.
Hypotherapy, which involves being induced into a light trance state usually by closing your eyes and listening to the therapist's voice.
Put down (to)
I put her moodiness down to the stress she was under.
Who will take over now Ellis has resigned?
valamilyen pályára lép
She took up her first teaching job in 1950.
A visit from my friends helped to cheer me up.
Talk through (a problem etc.)
I think we really need to talk this problem through so that we can find a satisfactory solution.
At dawn, the tanks broke through the enemy lines. After months of negotiations, we finally made a breakthrough.
They claimed they had been beaten up by the muggers after leaving the restaurant.
Win hands down
She won the competition hands down.
Are you prone to headaches or dizzy spells?
Have you ever done a high risk sport like hang-gliding or parachuting?
Have you ever sought spiritual advice before making a big decision?
- Worked up
- I often get stressed at work, and it makes me feel bad-tempered and really worked up.
Taking things in your stride.
Being in a trance.
Finding in doing difficult to unwind.
Magas stressznek kitett
Four highly stressed teachers put a range of alternative therapies to the test.
I get pains in my chest, and an infection flares up in my hair and eyebrows.
Thought ít directs itself to your unconscious mind, you remain aware of your surroundings.
I'd describe a stressful scenario, and she would look at it in a different way, explaining how things that happened in my childhood affect my reactions now.
I thought of a rock pool in a green lagoon.
She said that after she counted to ten very slowly she wanted me to be in my relaxed place in my mind, which was where I ended up.
- A boy come up to me in the classroom the other day...
Fit as a fiddle allocates a personal trainer to every member.
Fiercely red glow
Nettle is a stinging plants with oval, tooth-edged leaves.
What could be better for cooling off than an afternoon at the swimming pool
Fertőző víz által terjesztett
The more likely ít is that you'll be exposed to water-borne bacteria, which can cause ear and throat infections.
The quest for immortality
But the medical advances which now make ít possible to contemplate living to a very great age...
It is raise profound practical and ethical issues.
Scientist have always imagined that this rise would trail off, but that doesn't seem to be happening.
Since there is only limited potential for further advances in these areas, some scientists think we have almost reached the limit of human longevity.
A painstaking process that will be my measured in weeks or months, not years.
- The gerontologist professor Tom Kirkwood firmly squashed the notion that genetic engineering might result in some kind of ' fountain of you youth'.
The American politician Jesse Helms had just had a ten-year-old pig valve in his heart replaced.
teljesen elmerül vmiben
(be) Up to your neck in sg
I'm up to my neck in paperwork.
Turn your nose up at sg
She turned her nose up at the cabbage soup.
elnéz vmi felett
Turn a blind eye
The boss turn a blind eye to smoking.
Go out of your way to do sg
She went out of her way to be kind to me.
Let things get on top of you
Relax, don't let things get on top of you.
There were some hair-raising rides at the fair.
ért a kertészkedéshez
(have) green fingers
What a lovely garden! You must have green fingers!
próbálkozni tenni vmit
Give sg a go
I don't think I can make him do it, but I'll give it a go.
Get your head round sg
I just can't get my head round these instructions.
(have) a butterflies in your stomach
I always get butterflies in my stomach before an exam.
All fingers and thumbs
Oh, dear, I'm so sorry. I'm all finger and thumbs today.
The tragedy could easily have been averted.
hagy időt a pihenésre
Take time out for yourself
Make sure you take time out for your hobbies.
Walker is believed to be on the short-list for the England manager's job.
(be) overrun (by) sg
The house is overrun with ants.
(be) open minded (about sg.)
I'm quite open-minded about divorce.
- (have a) natter
- Have a chinwag about
- Come round after work and we'll have a natter.
- We had a good chinwag about the party last weekend.
The team mascot is a pink teddy bear.
- I don't know how you can be so laid-back about your exams.
Get things in perspective
Talking to other people helped me get thinks in perspective.
könnyebben érzi magát
Feel at ease
We always try to make people feel at ease before an operation.
What would you like to do?
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