Electric cars

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Electric cars
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  1. áthatol
    átitat
    elterjed
    permeated

    We will soon know a future permeated in the transportation world by electric cars?
  2. előbb, mint később
    sooner than later

    While in many ways it is difficult to imagine roads free of traditional vehicles, both advancements in technology and political pressure may led to a much greater number of electric cars sooner than later.
  3. támogatói
    (javasló)
    proponents

    One problem proponents of electric cars must first look at is the amount it will take to shift the infrastructure from petrol run vehicles to those powered by electricity.
  4. váltás
    (ürügy)
    shift

    One problem proponents of electric cars must first look at is the amount it will take to shift the infrastructure from petrol run vehicles to those powered by electricity.
  5. motoros
    hajtású 
    gépi erejű
    powered

    One problem proponents of electric cars must first look at is the amount it will take to shift the infrastructure from petrol run vehicles to those powered by electricity.
  6. meghonosodik
    előtérbe lép
    take over

    Will we see an electric car take over?
  7. egy bizonyos ponton
    at some point

    We may think it is possible at some point, but there are still many problems to overcome to get there.
  8. legyőz
    leküzd
    overcome

    We may think it is possible at some point, but there are still many problems to overcome to get there.
  9. eléri célját
    odaér
    get there

    We may think it is possible at some point, but there are still many problems to overcome to get there.
  10. they are in the same boat
    egy cipőben járnak

    Many of the workers are in the same boat. They don't know if they are going to keep their jobs or not.
  11. kisiklott
    kissé dilis
    went off the rails

    After his girlfriend broke up with him, he went off the rails, and his friends were worried about him.
  12. egy biztos folyamat vége
    az út vége
    the end of the road

    Graduating university is the end of the road for student life. However, it is only the beginning of the rest of their lives.
  13. gondolatmenet
    train of thought

    I was giving a presentation and lost my train of thought. It was embarrassing because I just went silent.
  14. nyugi!
    lassan a testtel!
    hold your horses 

    He was very excited after feeling good about the exam, but we told him, "hold your horses until you see the mark."
  15. kamion
    eighteen-wheeler

    On an open highway, it is likely that you will see a number of eighteen-wheelers.
  16. halottas kocsi
    ravatal
    hearse

    For the funeral procession, there was a line of cars, with the hearse in the back.
  17. négyajtós autó
    gyaloghintó
    sedan

    Families with children many times choose to have a four-door sedan as their main vehicle.
  18. kerülőút
    terelőút
    detour

    There were many streets blocked off because of the accident, so we had to take a detour to get to the restaurant.
  19. sértetelenül kerül ki vmiből
    come out unscathed

    I did fall out of cheer last week, but somehow I came out unscathed.

    • It's amazing how he keeps coming out 
    • unscathed with all the trouble he gets into.
  20. tesz valamilyenné
    változtat
    render

    Using a different preposition can change the meaning in context, or render it is an error in grammar, sounding especially strange to native speaker.
  21. szállítás
    disposal

    I happen to live close to the city centre, so it works out well in having many station close, and at my disposal.
  22. költséghatékony
    cost-effective

    It is certainly the most cost-effective for me.
  23. havi bérlet
    monthly pass

    I am able to purchase a monthly pass, which takes care of all of the potential transportation charges I may incur over the course of a given month.
  24. kiteszi magát vminek
    incur

    I am able to purchase a monthly pass, which takes care of all of the potential transportation charges I may incur over the course of a given month.
  25. instances
    esetek

    There are certainly times when I simply can't get to the place I need to by walking, and in those instances I hail a taxi.
  26. (oda)kiált
    hail

    There are certainly times when I simply can't get to the place I need to by walking, and in those instances I hail a taxi.
  27. alig
    takarékosan
    sparingly

    I do this sparingly, and with many things being very close anyway, it doesn't cost me much in the long run.
  28. elfogult
    partial

    I will always be partial to my car.
  29. vitatkozás
    szóváltás
    kavarodás
    hassle

    For me public transportation is to much of a hassle, and you have to work around their schedule.

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