The Second World War

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The Second World War
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  1. felöleli a -tól-ig
    spanning from

    Spanning from 1939-1945, the war took two very distinct ideologies - what we usually recognize as The Axis and The Allies - and pitted them against each other.
  2. tengely
    szövetségesek
    • axis (powers)
    • allies

    Spanning from 1939-1945, the war took two very distinct ideologies - what we usually recognize as The Axis and The Allies - and pitted them against each other.
  3. összemér
    pit against

    Spanning from 1939-1945, the war took two very distinct ideologies - what we usually recognize as The Axis and The Allies - and pitted them against each other.
  4. ?
    Numbers-wise

    Numbers-wise, it was the biggest conflict in magnitude by any measurable.
  5. bevon
    behúz
    draw in

    The United States was drawn in after being infamously attacked by Japan at Pearl Harbor.
  6. jelentős
    nagyarányú
    large-scale

    Marked by a number of grandiose battles and large-scale strategy, there were various ups and downs until the Allies won in 1945.
  7. iránykitűzés
    alignment

    The results forever altered the political alignment of the modern world.
  8. Harmadik Birodalom
    Third Reich

    Hitler's Third Reich was ended, and the organization known as the United Nations was created.
  9. elágazás
    leágazás
    ramification

    It was bloody with long lasting ramifications, but acknowledging that it is over and nothing can be done.
  10. lesből támad
    ambush

    They lost more soldiers because of the opposition's ambush.
  11. aknazár
    zárótűz alá vesz
    barrage

    Their strategy was to use all of their men in a barrage on the town.
  12. összeesküvést sző
    conspire

    The secret was the enemies actually made a a plan to conspire and come to agreement.
  13. bukás
    • demise
    • downfall

    The downfall of the military leader was his overwhelming confidence that clouded his judgement.
  14. hatástalanít
    semlegesít
    neutralize

    They were able to neutralize their enemy be reinforcing their position on top of the hill.
  15. lopva
    titokban
    stealth

    Their stealth operation succeeded because no one knew what they were going to do before.
  16. lövészárok
    sáncol
    trench

    They were positioned in the trench awaiting the enemy attack.
  17. flotta
    kötelék
    fleet

    They found a trench behind many trees in which to set up a fleet of soldiers.
  18. elássa a csatabárdot
    bury the hatchet

    He told an old rival that it was time they bury the hatchet and move on.
  19. megvív valakivel
    cross swords with

    My sister and I always seem to cross swords on certain issues.
  20. bombaként robbant
    drop a bombshell

    The daughter decided to drop a bombshell on her parents and reveal her pregnancy.
  21. felkészült
    elkészült
    lock and load

    Hey man, almost time to go, let's lock and load.
  22. hűség
    állampolgári hűség
    allegiance

    There are literally brothers and sisters joined by nationally and previous allegiance fighting against each other.
  23. összesen
    in all

    Predicated during the era in which slavery as an issue of morality was finally coming to the forefront of the consciousness of much of the developed world, the Southern states - also referred to as slave states, and eleven in all decided to secede from the rest of the Union and create that was known as the Confederacy.
  24. kilép
    elszakad a testülettől
    secede

    in allPredicated during the era in which slavery as an issue of morality was finally coming to the forefront of the consciousness of much of the developed world, the Southern states - also referred to as slave states, and eleven in all decided to secede from the rest of the Union and create that was known as the Confederacy.
  25. közelgő végzet
    impending doom

    After Abraham Lincoln won the presidency in1860 and took office in the spring of 1861, he was immediately faced with an impending doom.
  26. ellenséges
    rosszindulatú
    hostile

    There was going to be war, and sure enough hostile actions began in April of 1861.
  27. csúcs
    tetőpont
    pinnacle

    This moment remains a pinnacle in American history.
  28. decimated
    megtizedelte

    Once again, the Union troops were victorious and the Confederate army was left decimated.
  29. kicsit több, mint egy éve
    little over a year

    Most civil wars during this era, both before and shortly after, lasted on average a little over a year.
  30. vérontás
    vérfürdő
    bloodshed

    The bloodshed that affected the future of American history dragged on for nearly four years to the day before the Confederate South was forced to surrender.
  31. megadásra kényszerít
    force to surrender

    The bloodshed that affected the future of American history dragged on for nearly four years to the day before the Confederate South was forced to surrender.
  32. hidegvérrel
    in cold blood

    Because of the Union victory, President Lincoln endures as perhaps the best president to ever hold office, only to be cut down in cold blood a week later.
  33. hivatalban van
    regnál
    Because of the Union victory, President Lincoln endures as perhaps the best president to ever hold office, only to be cut down in cold blood a week later.
  34. főparancsnok
    commander-in-chief

    Abraham Lincoln as commander-in-chief.

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