136 terms

Leo Jones - Unit 7

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a make
wyrób, marka np. samochodu (makes of soft drinks)
to stock
mieć w zapasach
good value
...
to be value for money
to be worth the money spent on (warty swojej ceny)
a bargain
something on sale at a lower price than its true value
a retailer
a person, shop, or business that sells goods to the public
a manufacturer
a company that produces goods in large numbers
a supplier
a company, person, etc. that provides things that people want or need, especially over a long period of time (dostawca)
a wholesaler
someone who buys and sells goods in large amounts to shops and businesses (hurtownik)
a vendor
someone who is selling something (e.g. street vendor)
a cash register
a purchase
something that you buy
make a down payment (on)
an amount of money that you pay at the time that you buy something but is only a part of the total cost of that thing.
pay a deposit
make a down payment
pay cash down
...
pay a ransom
pay a large amount of money that is demanded in exchange for someone who has been taken prisoner
guarantee
warranty
under twelve months old
...
warranty
guarantee
lenient
agreeably tolerant (pobłażliwy)
commemorative banknotes
banknoty upamiętniające coś
to shed
to remove
jammed in
stłoczony
refolded
folded again
to eradicate
to remove or destroy utterly
a glitch
a defect or malfunction in a machine or plan
to smudge
rozmazać (tusz)
a counterfainter
fałszerz
to rip
to tear
to scrimp
to economize (ograniczać wydatki)
whip
to move in a sudden, quick manner (zacinać, smagać ) whipping sleet
barmy
crazy
dodgem
spiralling
bezustannie wzrastający, gwałtownie wzrastający
frantic
szalony, gorączkowy
respite
wytchnienie, odpoczynek
(to gawp) swiveleyed
(gapić się) takimi obracającymi się, szalonymi oczami :D
meandered
wandered
avalanche
plethora (nadmiar)
oasis
refuge
banal
repetitious and dull
gratifyingly
agreebly
jumble sale
wyprzedaż tanich, używanych towarów
kiosk
merchandise
goods that a business purchases to sell
value for money
getting a lot for what you spend (warte swojej ceny)
wholesaler
someone who buys and sells goods in large amounts to shops and businesses (hurtownik)
end user
the person or organization that uses something rather than an organization that trades in it
retailer
a person, shop, or business that sells goods to the public:
trader
a person who buys and sells things/ company shares or money
vendor
someone who is selling something (sprzedawca)
purchase
the act of buying something/ sth that you buy
(make) a down payment
an amount of money that you pay at the time that you buy something but is only a part of the total cost of that thing. You usually pay the rest of the cost over a period of time
pay (cash) down
to pay a part of the total cost of something when you buy it. The rest of the cost is usually paid over a period of time:
ransom
A price or a payment demanded in return for the release of property or a person
(undr) warranty
under guarantee
humble
modest
obsequious
Overly submissive and eager to please
subservient
willing to do what other people want, or considering your wishes as less important than those of other people
(to) shed
(often used in newspapers) to get rid of something you do not need or want
glitch
a small problem or fault that prevents something from being successful or working as well as it should
(to) forge
to make an illegal copy of something in order to deceive
counterfeiter
a person who makes illegal copies of things such as bank notes, DVDs, or official documents
(to)rip
1) to pull apart; to tear or be torn violently and quickly, 2) to remove something quickly, without being careful
humid
Amount of water vapor in the air
cost-conscious
knowing how much different products and services cost, and not wanting to spend more money than is necessary
(to) scrimp (on)
to save money by spending less than is necessary to reach an acceptable standard
rule of thumb
a practical and approximate way of doing or measuring something, (reguła oparta na doświadczeniu/ w przyblizeniu)
value added tax
VAT
dry-cleaning
clothes that you take to or pick up from a dry cleaner(pranie chemiczne)
back-seat driver
a passenger in a car who keeps giving the driver advice that he or she has not asked for
cover-up (of)
an attempt to prevent the public from discovering information about a serious crime or mistake
inadvertently
CARELESSLY; UNINTENTIONALLY
hire purchase
the buyer pays part of the cost immediately and then makes small regular payments until the debt is completely paid
mail order
a way of buying goods in which you choose what you want, usually from a catalogue, and it is sent to you
parking meter
a device at the side of the road that you put money into so that you can leave your vehicle there for a particular amount of time
pedestrian crossing
a special place in a road where traffic must stop to allow people to walk across
show business
the entertainment business, especially the part that is considered to be popular but not very artistic or serious (przemysł rozrywkowy)
unemployment benefit
money that the government pays to unemployed people who are looking for a job
compact disc (player)
CD (player)
chain store
(one of) a group of shops that belong to a single company, have the same appearance, and sell similar goods
stainless steel
a type of steel containing chromium that is not damaged by air or water and does not change its colour (stal nierdzewna)
(to hold) clearance sale
an event at a store, during which it sells products at a lower price than usual in order to get rid of them
traveller's cheque
a piece of paper that you buy from a bank or a travel company and that you can use as money or exchange for the local money of the country you visit (czek podróżny)
skating rink
a specially prepared area for skating
wastepaper bin (basket)
an open container that stands on the floor inside buildings and is used for putting rubbish in, especially paper
bargain hunter
a person who looks for a place to buy something at a price that is cheaper than usual:
numbingly familiar
paralyzingly familiar
sleet
raining and snowing
whipping
the punishment of being hit by a whip
flatland
Land that varies little in elevation.
ambience
the character of a place or the quality it seems to have, atmosphere
to render
to cause someone or something to be in a particular state (sprawiać, wyrządzać)
supine
LYING ON THE BACK; MARKED BY LETHARGY
to render your senses supine
to cause something to be
avalanche of
too many things that arrive or happen at the same time
concourse
large, open public space, that people meet in or pass through
to go barmy
to go crazy
mock-up
mackyetah, An appearance model used to present the general concept of a design.
dodgems
gocarts, bumper car
stomach-churning
causing nausea
repertoire
the range of pieces an artist is prepared to perform
plunge
dive, quick drop
(n.) a sudden and large fall in value or level/ a sudden falling
high-velocity
high speed
to meander
to wander, to flow in curves (rivers meander)
mould
to shape or form
gormlessness
stupidity
to part somebody from
to separate somebody
critical faculties
ability to analyse critically, common sense
oasis (of sth)
a calm, pleasant place in the middle of somewhere busy and unpleasant. refuge
scrupulously designed
scrutinously designed
(blissful) respite
(desired) break
glitzy
kitschy, having a fashionable appearance intended to attract attention
pre-fab
prefabricated
daze
unable to think clearly
blithely
in a carefree manner, happy and without worry
tiepin
a pin of a tie :D
peer
to look carefully or with difficulty
pennant
to gawp
to stare
to swivel
to spin
stupefying
overwhelming
dome
shrine
mind-rotting
shitty
precinct
a part of a city or a town in which vehicles are not allowed, used for a special purpose, such as shopping, shopping arcade
parlance
jargon
pleasure dome
palace of delights
proceeds
profits
coughing up
spending
glorified
seeming more important than in reality
state-of-the-art
ultra-modern
antiseptic
free from or cleaned of germs and other microorganisms
mouldings
sztukateria
ostentation
pretentious and vulgar display intended to impress, show off
overkill
more of something than is necessary or appropriate
gratifying
agreeably, pleasing, satisfying

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