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Unit 13 - 212-223
Terms in this set (167)
'That's right. The flight leaves at 16.26,' she said.
She confirmed _.
that the flight left at 16.25.
'I'm sorry I shouted at you,' Ruth said to Rita.
Ruth apologised _ her.
to Rita for shouting at
'Thanks for everything you've done for me over the last week,' he said to his parents.
He told his parents _ for him over the past week.
(that) he was grateful for everything they had done
My previous boss said, 'if you will agree to help me, I'll see what I can do about your working hours.'
My previous boss promised _ help him.
to see what he could do about my working hours if I would/agreed to/if I would agree to
'Do you think you'll be able to get there romorrow?' asked my mother.
My mother wondered _ it the following day.
if I would be able to make
'Do you think you might be able to get the money by this evening?' she enquired.
She asked me _ of the money by that evening.
whether I might be able to get hold
'But you really must come and stay with us for the weekend,' said Philip.
Philip insisted _ for the weekend.
on me/ my going to stay / that I should go and stay with them
He told me to be there at nine o'clock _.
He tried to convince me that Goa _ in Africa.
Tom just told me he _ going home because he doesn't feel well.
Shakespeare wrote that all the world _ a stage.
He asked me if I _ going to the party tonight.
She demanded to know why I _(not come) home last night.
She demanded to know why I _(not come) home the night before.
Nikos asked if I _ (ever visit) Thessaloniki before.
had ever visited
A few of the younger clerks just wished my good luck and _ I would be happy in my new job.
One man said I had been a kind of model for him, which I _ rather nice.
What a pleasure it had been to work in a firm that _ such high standards and _ stand comparison with any company in the country.
THe cleaning lady said she'd always _ me as a gentleman.
He agreed to marry her =
to her marrying him.
We enquired _ or not they were staying.
She asked _ I would stay long.
'Why haven't you got a road tax disc?'
The police wanted to know why I _ a road tax disc.
didn't have/hadn't got
dowód opłacenia podatku drogowego (w formie papierowego krążka umieszczanego na szybie)
road tax disc
'I don't care whether you come or not'
My angry boyfriend wanted me to know _.
that he didn;t care whether I went (with him) or not.
The teacher _ against talking to strangers.
My girlfriend suggested _ alone.
I tried to _ Tara from having her nose pierced.
The actress _ to having had first-night nerves.
'I've done nothing to be ashamed of,' she sobbed.
She denied _.
She refused to admit _.
having done anything to be ashamed of.
that she had been in any wat responsible.
'I'll be there with you lot before you can blink,' the sergeant told them.
The sergeant said _ next to no time.
The sergeant promised _ a matter of minutes.
(that) he would be there (with them) in
to be there (with them) in
I don't think employees should be forced to work overtime,' he said.
He disapproved _ made to work overtime.
He was opposed _ obligatory.
of employees being
to overtime being (made)
'Do I really need to stay?' she said.
She enquired _ stay.
whether she really had/needed to
'I have been unfairly treated,' the number nine complained.
The number nine felt _ treated.
The number nine claimed to _ treatment.
(that) he had been unfairly
have suffered unfair/been subjected to unfair/received unfair
The government has been suggesting that taxes will be cut. HINTS
The government _ taxes will be cut.
has been dropping hints that
They think a man called Jorge is the ringleader. SUSPECTED
A man called Jorge _ the ringleader.
is suspected of being
People say the epidemic is likely to be brought under control by the end of the month. HOPED
It _ under control by the end of the month.
is hoped that the epidemic will be brought
_ the Chancellor, tax increases are out.
_ Shakespeare, 'All the world's a stage'.
In the words of
_ Julius Caesar: 'I came, I saw, I conquered'.
_ the PM _, 'Things can only get better.
As; has it
_ Lincoln, we're not all idiots all the time.
If the press _, he's on his way out.
are to be believed
He's _ to have turned down an offer of $100 milion.
What does that sign _?
They say handwriting _ you a lot about someone's personality.
'It's your fault,' she _.
She _ that she had done nothing wrong.
wyrzec się czegoś, odrzucić
to reminisce about sth
'I didn't mean it to happen,' he said _.
'It'll be all right,' she said _.
in a conciliatory manner
'I've had enough,' she said _.
under her breath
'Who cares?' he said _.
with a shrug of his shoulders
'What?' he said _ a high-pitched voice.
_ the top of his voice.
_ a joke
_ a frown
_ a touch of irony
Don't keep _ the same excuses.
It became _.
a war of words
_, I'd sat....
Off the top of my head
She _ a rude word.
came out with
He _ his confession.
I _ it all _.
Don't _ to people.
It's turning into a _.
Well to sum up, in a nushell - and I don't think I need to _ it out to you - we really mustn't dwell on past achievements.
I _ from your letter that ...
The only possible _ is that ...
Your comments _ that ...
From the tone of your letter I _ that ...
_ your reply, you ...
What does this line from 'Hamlet' _?
Don't _ me, but her work is a load of rubbish.
She's _ to be worth over $50 milion.
Under pressure from the authorities Galileo _.
He blurted _ the names of his accomplices.
No, I wouldn't sat that. You're _ a false interpteration on what I said.
_ what you will of my comments.
_ by your comments I think I can safely assume you wouldn't be averse to losing me.
To _ somebody or other: 'No one's indispensable,'
nie mówić całej prawdy
to be economical with the truth iron
nasuwa się wniosek, że...
the inference is that...
I advise you to resign and _ leave the stage. APOLOGY
Of course, you can make a comeback six months later with full _ that lessons have been learnt.
przeskoczyć na inny temat
to go off at a tangent (in speech)
her _ smile
_ with delight
a _ beach
I hope this will have _ your loss.
Seeing him on stage _ my enthusiasm.
She just _ when she saw her ex-boyfriend.
He's always _ his own success.
'Get out!' the boss _.
nie potrafię czytać w cudzych myślach!
I'm not a mind-reader!
osłonięte, silnie nasłonecznione miejsce
ławka kar (in ice hokey), pudło (prison)
zastanowić się głęboko
to do some soul-searching
[price, rate] najniższy
1. [animal] zimnokrwisty, zmiennocieplny
2. [criminal, killer, tyrant] bezlitosny, bezwzględny; [act, murder] dokonany z zimną krwią; [account, description] beznamiętny
It's a case of _.
swings and roundabouts
Making mistakes is _ of growing up.
part and parcel
I'll move _ to achieve my goal.
heaven and earth
This selling season is _ for the car industry.
make or break
She may act strangely, but _ is what I always say.
live and let live
[affair, undertaking] ryzykowny, albo sie uda, albo sie nie uda
na niczym się nie znać
not to be able to tell chalk from cheese
He's now at a _ in his life.
Successful businesswoman and company owner, she's in the _ lane now.
I wish he would stop going from one _ job to the next.
Juvenile rebellion has its _ in the sixties.
It would be easier if the boss didn't always want to be at the _ of things.
We need to get to the _ of the matter.
She's been _ on air since her engagement.
She'll be in _ heaven if she's passed.
I'd rather we didn't show our _ yet; let's keep them guessing.
Keep scoring goals; there are some good young players waiting in the _.
The bottom end of our garden is a real _.
parasol od słońca, markiza
amator opalania się
There was a(n) _ moment when the lorry suddenly veered towards us.
Having to rewrite a report that you thought was prety good can be rather _.
If you want a halfway decent standard of living, there's no escape from the _.
a) rat race
b) brat pack
c) jet set
brat pack - grupa młodych, modnych i popularnych artystów
the jet set - znani i bogaci (często podróżujący po świecie)
The authorities had been accused of conducting a _ against nonconformists.
c) treasure hunt
manhunt - obława
Of you set your sights too high, you may fall flat on your _ and then have to cover your embarrassment.
It's important in many cultres not to lose _ in front of subordinates.
1) Our plans were thrown out of _ by the rise in interest rates.
2) The whole of the midfield only got out of first _ towards the end of the match.
3)Their export industries were in top _ throughout the last decade.
You've got to put on a brave _, however worried you are.
Ge got his _ burnt when he dabbled on the Stock Exchange.
He promises to go _ every time he comes out of prison, but never does.
I'd like you to be absolutely _ with me.
Do you think working with a _ man makes a comedian seem funnier.
The new musical is taking Broadway by _ according to the reviews.
What do you think made him _ out of the meeting like that?
There would be a _ of protest if they showed the victims on TV.
There sometimes is a very thin _ between self-confidence and arrogance.
You're not supposed to go into politics to _ your own pockets.
śmiać się na całe gardło
to laugh uproariously at sth
_ contrast, isolation tends to bind island communities together.
I ca't understand a word of what she says. TAIL
I can't _ of what she says.
make head nor tail
'I was nowhere near the scene of the crime,' said the accused man. DENIED
The accused man _ the scene of the crime.
denied being/having been anywhere near
The police think that several people helped the robbers escape. SUSPECTED
Several people _ the robbers escape.
are suspected of helping/having helped
'It makes no difference to me whether you come or not,' she said to us. WENT
She claimed that whether _ importance to her.
we went or not was of no
'I'd like you all to know that I'm not thinking of resigning,' said thje president. KNOWN
The president wanted _ from his thoughts.
it to be known that resigning/resignation was far
'I'll lend you the money of you promise to pay it back,' he said to me. BORROWING
He agreed _ to pay it back.
to my/me borrowing the money if I promised
They are rumoured to be about to divore. AROUND
There's a _ imminent.
rumour going (a)round that their divorce is
Most people agree that something has to be done about the problem of over-population. GENERALLY
It _ be ignored.
is generally agreed the problem of over-population cannot
At Michigan State University, it seems, entomologists are on the _ of a breakthrough.
I think the Defence Minister is a total waste of space, but don't _ me.
Could you give us a _ for three new windows.
It seems we've probably reached the _ of no return.
Always make a _ of haggling over the price at the market.
I don't think refusing to negotiate is really playing the _.
I think we'll have to try and beat the bosses at their own _.
Whetever you do, don't give the _ away.
There's been no rain to _ of for some weeks.
You could _ a mile off that he was lying.
I might do a _ of work this evening if I have time.
Can you _ the difference between Spanish and Portuguese.
I think in the end you'll have to _ clean about your role in this.
He made it _ that he was not willing to co-operate.
You can't _ a nice dinner with your familiy with a glass of wine.
There are always some people who will try and _ the system.
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