Card Set Information
„terminology” It is important that lawyers use the correct terminology when they prepare contracts.
„translation” I always write a translation of new English vocabulary in my own language in my notebook.
„social networking site” Facebook is the most well-known social networking site.
„whenever” Whenever we come here, we always see someone we know.
„can't stand” I can't stand it when people interrupt me when I'm speaking.
nie mogę znieść
„guarantee” I guarantee you’ll love this film.
„thorough” The police carried out a thorough search of the house.
„flatmate” My flatmate is so messy - I can't stand her!
„enquire” I'd like to enquire about your advertisement in the newspaper.
„apply” New technology is being applied to almost very industrial process.
„principle” The general principle is that free education should be available for children up to the age of sixteen.
„lodger” We have decided to take in lodgers to help pay the mortgage.
„badge” Do you have to wear a name badge at work?
„buddy up” We can't afford to stay in separate hotel rooms, so we'll have to buddy up.
„fortnight” The meetings take place once a fortnight.
„embarrassing” My husband's so embarrassing - he always tries to argue in public!
„rent out” We've got a house in the south of France which we rent out to holiday makers.
„finances” The bank will always check your finances before agreeing to give you a credit card.
„politics” Are you interested in politics?
„reference” If you are interested in the job, please send us a copy of your CV and a reference from a previous employer.
„temporary” He's got a temporary job working in an office.
„sportswear” It is unacceptable to wear sportswear to work.
„relocate” Our company relocated from Birmingham to Glasgow.
„available” Tickets are available from the box office.
„particular about” My wife is very particular about the type of tea she drinks.
przywiązuje dużą wagę do
„down-to-earth” Fran's a friendly, down-to-earth person.
„geek” He used to be a bit of a geek, but now he's the most popular guy in the class.
„get into” So when did you first get into classic cars?
„tight-fisted” He never gives money to charity - he's so tight-fisted!
„post-graduate” I'm a post-graduate student in philosophy.
„geology” One of my main interests is geology.
„takeaway” Do you fancy a Chinese takeaway tonight?
jedzenie na wynos
„short on cash” Can you lend me a fiver (=£5)? I'm a bit short on cash.
brakuje mi pieniędzy
„messy” I've never met anyone as messy as my housemate.
„sensible” She’s a very sensible girl.
„practical” The right person for the job needs to be practical and responsible.
„band” Her boyfriend was in a heavy metal band.
„decent” I earn a decent salary.
„gig” The band are doing a gig in Sheffield on November 12.
„introverted” I don't get on well with introverted people - I think I intimidate them.
zamknięty w sobie
„mean” Don’t be so mean to your sister.
„obsessive” She’s obsessive about her weight.
„sociable” Gen and John are a pleasant, sociable couple.
„recipient” Who was the recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize last year?
„handy around the house” I'm very handy around the house, so if you need anything to be fixed, let me know.
„underground” I travel to work on the London Underground every day.
„divorced” Her parents have been divorced for as long as I can rememeber.
„click” The first time I met my brother-in-law, we clicked instantly.
przypaść sobie do gustu
„convey” What message does this poem convey?
„sympathetic” You should talk to Kerry - she's very sympathetic.
„anxious” I’m quite anxious about my exams.
„awkward” I hope he won’t ask any awkward questions.
„relieved” I was relieved to be out of hospital and back home.
„satisfied” I’m not really satisfied with the way he cut my hair.
„thrilled” We were so thrilled to hear about the baby.
„sense” I could sense that something was wrong.
„behave” He’s been behaving very strangely recently.
„microphone” She spoke confidently into the microphone.
„ages” It took my girlfriend ages to learn to drive.
„put up” They’re putting up several new office blocks in the centre of town.
„step” It took me ages to learn the basic steps of salsa dancing.
„tread” Sorry, did I tread on your foot?
„fairly” She speaks English fairly well.
„mundane” I hate my job - it's so mundane!
„trivial” Why do families always argue over trivial matters?
„construct” The Empire State Building was constructed in 1931.
„flat-pack furniture” I hate putting together flat-pack furniture!
meble do samodzielnego montażu
„tap dancing” Jenny's just started tap-dancing classes.
„rate” Johnson is rated one of the best basketball players in the world.
„appeal” I've never seen the appeal of camping.
„interaction” The funniest part of his show is his interaction with the audience.
„relate to” I like watching her TV show because I feel I can really relate to her experiences.
odnieść się do
„totter around” The waitresses tottered around in their high heels, serving people drinks.
„vary” Prices vary from £15 to £25.
„nappy” His nappy needs changing.
„award” I award the hotel a ten out of ten for great service.
„loathing” She always talks about her loathing for her first husband.
„can't bear” I can't bear it when my son plays rap music in the car!
nie mogę znieść
„jolly” There was a jolly atmosphere at the high school reunion.
„admit” The chairman of the company admitted that mistakes had been made.
„bonnet” I’ll need to check under the bonnet.
„tap into” In her ew job she'll really need to tap into all her previous experience.
„recurring” Your son's bad behaviour seems to be a recurring problem.
„theme” Love is the main theme of the book.
„motivation” Jack is very talented, but he lacks motivation.
„disappointed” When my parents told me Santa didn't exist, I was really disappointed.
„generous” Billy was extraordinarily generous to his friends.
„hesitate” She hesitated before answering.
„comment” He refused to comment on the rumour.
„intense” Students are under intense pressure to succeed.
„edit” The newspaper edits letters before printing them.
„paranoid about” She’s paranoid about going out at night alone.
mieć paranoję na jakimś punkcie
„details” Never give your credit card details to anyone over the telephone.
„hike” Utah is a great place to go hiking.
„proper” I've never been to a proper Mexican restaurant before.
„feedback” Try to give the students some feedback on the task.
ocena, reakcja, odzew
„benefit” The new policy changes mainly benefit small companies.
„deposit” We put down a deposit on the house.
„fill in” Please fill in this form and return it to your doctor.
„first come, first served” There aren't many tickets for the concert left, so it's first come, first served.
kto pierwszy, ten lepszy
„enrolment” Sorry, the course has limited enrolment and there are no more spaces.
„matinée” Shall we go to the matinée or the evening performance?
„non-refundable” There is a L40 deposit, which is non-refundable.
„sign up” The Yankees signed him up when he finished college.
„deal” There's a two-for-one deal on pizzas at our local Italian restaurant this week.
„introductory” The book includes a short introductory paragraph witten by the editor.
„flyer” I used to have a job giving out flyers for a local club.
„present” If you present this flyer when you pay for your meal, you'll get a discount.
pokazać, okazać, zaprezentować
„certified” My uncle's a certified karate instructor.
„scenario” The worst-case scenario would be if the college had to close.
„negotiation” I'm doing a course in business negotiation next week.
„extend” I'd like to extend my work visa for six months?
„pre-book” If you want to get tickets for the concert, you should try and pre-book them before they go on sale.
„discount” Members get a 10% discount when they present their membership card.
„diploma” We can't give him the job because he hasn't got a teaching diploma.
„supervision” Part of your job involves the supervision of new employees.
„policy” He works as a foreign policy adviser to the government.
„withdrawal” I'd like to make a withdrawal of L200, please.
wypłata (z konta)
„charge” Every time you go over your credit card limit there will be a charge of L2.50.
„bear with me” Can you help me with the shopping?' 'Bear with me a minute, I'm on the phone!'
proszę o chwilę cierpliwości
„appreciate” He did not fully appreciate the significance of signing the contract.
„handle” Computers can handle huge amounts of data.
radzić sobie z
„upgrade” We need to upgrade our computer.
„reinvent yourself” Many pop singers of the 80s are trying to reinvent themselves to sell more records.
wymyśleć siebie od nowa
„start afresh” We decided to move to Sydney and start afresh.
zacząć od nowa
„plans were foiled” Our holiday plans were foiled when our flight was cancelled.
plany zostały pokrzyżowane
„campus” Most first-year students live on campus.
„initial” There will be an initial period of training before you start the job properly.
„encounter” Last weekend I had a chance encounter with a famous actor in the street.
natknąć się, spotkać
„inhaler” If you're going to the gym, don't forget to pack your inhaler.
„comparative” We have to write a comparative essay about the two books.
„philology” He studied philology at university.
„chill out” I listen to classical music to chill out.
„trainee” She's only a trainee teacher at the moment but she qualifies in July.
„law firm” I'm going to Germany to do work experience at a law firm next year.
„head partner” We're celebrating tonight because my wife's been made head partner at her law firm!
„rush in/into” We all rushed into her office to congratulate her on her promotion.
„reserved” Ellen was a shy, reserved girl.
„unfit” He’s still unfit after his injury.
nie w formie
„uncomplicated” She's a very nice, uncomplicated person who's always happy.
„confirmation” Can you send me an email for confirmation of our agreement.