What is government?

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What is government?
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  1. közelgő
    küszöbön álló
    upcoming

    Election frenzy: The hype surrounding an upcoming important election.
  2. választási őrület
    election frenzy

    The 2008 American presidential process was marked by intense election frenzy.
  3. üres fecsegés
    halandzsa
    (be full of) hot air

    She gave a two hour speech, but it seemed to full of hot air. I didn't take anything away from it.
  4. nagy jelentőségű
    kiemelkedő
    overriding

    Toe the party line: to follow the overriding message proposed by your political party.
  5. követi a párt irányvonalát
    Toe the party line

    Part of her wanted to vote differently, but she thought better of it and toed the party line.
  6. kedvenc téma
    on the soapbox

    The meeting turned abruptly when the delegate got up on his soapbox to speak about equal rights.
  7. hirtelen(ül)
    abruptly

    The meeting turned abruptly when the delegate got up on his soapbox to speak about equal rights.
  8. fordít
    tolmácsol
    render

    Remember that dependent prepositions, they can either change the meaning of the verb render said verb incomprehensible.
  9. ennek semmi értelme sincs
    it just doesn't add up

    The story he told to police just doesn't add up.
  10. támogat
    segít
    back up

    He had to back up his truck.
  11. kapcsolat
    érintkezés
    truck

    He had to back up his truck.
  12. felszámol
    felrobbant
    blow up

    After being called out by his co-worker he totally blew up on the whole office.

    This method isn't working so we are going to have to blow up the idea and start again.
  13. sminkel (informális)
    do up

    Wow, she is doing herself up for the party tonight.
  14. felvidít
    set up

    He totally set me up for that prank at work!
  15. huncutság
    kópéság
    prank

    He totally set me up for that prank at work!
  16. felbukkan
    előkerül
    turn up

    After being missing for over a year, the local boy just turned up out of nowhere.
  17. okos(an) óvatos
    körültekintő
    prudent

    So, instead of trying to explain and analyze what all of it means, it seems more-prudent to listen to some great minds and hear what they have to say.
  18. ravasz
    ügyes
    okos
    astute

    Some are astute, some satirical, but they all have some level of insight.
  19. éleselméjűség
    intuíció
    insight

    Some are astute, some satirical, but they all have some level of insight.
  20. színlelés
    látszat
    pretense

    I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
  21. kidolgozott
    feldolgozott
    wrought

    What a difference does it make to the dead, the orphans and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or in the holy name of liberty or democracy?
  22. feltesz
    vél
    feltételez
    presume

    In politics we presume that everyone who knows how to get votes knows how to administer a city or a state.
  23. kormányoz
    igazgat
    administer

    In politics we presume that everyone who knows how to get votes knows how to administer a city or a state.
  24. ékesszóló
    kifejező
    eloquent

    When we are ill... we do not ask for the handsomest physician, or the most eloquent one.
  25. bekap egy falatot
    grab a bite

    Hey, do you know a good place to grab a bite?

    Man, I'm hungry, we are need to go grab a bite.
  26. pártgyűlés
    pártválasztmány
    caucus

    One of most important dates in the American election is the Iowa caucus where the people decide who is front running the vote.
  27. élen járó
    front-running

    One of most important dates in the American election is the Iowa caucus where the people decide who is front-running the vote.
  28. háttér-felmérés
    gauge backing

    An informal meeting of political supporters usually meant to gauge backing for a candidate
  29. a törvényhozó és végrehajtó hatalom szétválasztása
    checks and balances

    In a fair democracy, the executive power such as the president can't do whatever they want.
  30. ismeretlen képességű/titokzatos vki
    dark horse

    He may be a dark horse, but he is gaining stem.
  31. széles rétegek
    a választók
    grassroots

    Without much national recognition he had to start a grassroots effort.
  32. magasabb színvonalra emel
    level up

    A campaign started from the local level up.
  33. tudós
    politológus
    pundit

    Before the election various pundits made educated guesses as to who would win.
  34. hatalmát vesztett politikus
    lame duck

    A lame duck president can go conservative or very reckless.
  35. meggondolatlan
    vakmerő
    reckless

    A lame duck president can go conservative or very reckless.
  36. nyolcvan
    fourscore

    Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men created equal.
  37. ?
    brought forth on 

    Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men created equal.
  38. felszentel
    megszentel
    • consecrate
    • hallow

    But, in a larger sense, we cannot decide, we cannot consecrate, we cannot hallow this ground.
  39. tágabb értelemben
    in a larger sense

    But, in a larger sense, we cannot decide, we cannot consecrate, we cannot hallow this ground.
  40. levon
    csökkent
    detract

    The brave men, living and dead who struggled here have consecrated it far above out poor power to add or detract.
  41. odaadás
    rajongás
    áhítat
    devotion

    It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us - that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion - ...
  42. elpusztul
    elvész
    megromlik
    perish

    ...- that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain that government of the people, by the people, for the people shall not perish from the earth.
  43. zavar
    tanácstalanság
    perplexity

    The majority of the historical figures quoted show perplexity through their words
  44. pótol
    kiszorít
    helyettesít
    supersede

    The majority of the historical figures quoted show their knowledge supersedes that of others
  45. hízelgés
    rábeszélés
    cajolery 

    Winston Churchill's quote lends to the power of cajolery.
  46. komédia
    farce

    • What does Gandhi suggest government doubles as?
    •  A lexicon of farce.
  47. adót kivet
    assess

    • Plato urges us to assess
    • the mindset of the constituent
  48. választópolgár
    constituent

    Plato urges us to assess the mindset of the constituent.
  49. meggátol
    akadályoz
    hinder

    Because he had already fulfilled his only re-election, his lame duck status could hinder his influence.
  50. kölcsönösen
    mutually

    Politics may involve two paths, the politician and the pundit; at times they may not be mutually exclusively.
  51. gazember
    huncut kópé
    rogue

    We were instructed to toe the party line but I'm considering going rogue.
  52. zavargás
    nyugtalanság
    unrest

    Because of all the unrest with the current regime, I'm pretty nervous about this election frenzy.
  53. ezentúl
    mától kezdve
    hence

    There is a boy she likes at the disco, hence the fact she has ... tonight.

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