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testimonial
a statement about the character or qualities of someone or something or a formal written description of someone's character and qualities given by a previous employer
dissertation
A formal and long paper, written for a degree at a university or college
grammar school
in the UK, a school for children aged between 11 and 18 who have passed an examination that shows they are good at studying
gymnasium
a room or building equipped for gymnastics, games, and other physical exercise.
continuous assessment
the evaluation of progress throughout a course of study, as opposed to by examination
bachelor
a man who has not married
questionnaire
A printed or written form used to obtain information from a respondent.
freshman
First year in college
contestant
someone who competes in a contest
correspondence course
Educational courses that are completed at home at the student's own pace
sandwich course
a college course consisting of periods of study with periods of work between them so that students get practical experience (kurs z praktykami)
degree course
a course of study at a college or university which will lead to a qualification called a degree (kierunek studiów)
distance learning
a way of studying, especially for a degree, where you study mostly at home, receiving and sending off work by post or over the internet
associate professor
An academic ranking immediately below full professor. (nadzwyczajny)
business associate
Someone performs a function on behalf of a covered entity but is not part of the covered entity's workforce, outside business manager.
don
a lecturer (= a college teacher), especially at Oxford or Cambridge University in England
pounding
beating loudly
patchy
incomplete, sometimes good and sometimes bad
breakfast-less
hungry
tease
laugh disrespectfully
titillate
to make someone excited intentionally but only a little, usually with sexual images or descriptions
remonstrate
tell off, to complain to someone or about something
redress
way of putting things right
incapacitate
unable to take action
assert
exercise control, to behave in a way that expresses your confidence, importance, or power and earns you respect from others
cackle
to laugh shrilly (rechot)
tranquillizer
a drug used to make a person or animal calmer
recuperation
to become well again after an illness; to get back your strength, health, etc.
by and large
when everything about a situation is considered together (ogólnie rzecz biorąc)
waft
to (cause to) move gently through the air (sound, smell, breeze)
smutty
related to or containing smut (magazines, books, pictures, filmsor jokes that offend some people because they relate to sex)
screech
to make an unpleasant high sharp sound; shriek;
empty-headed
silly, stupid, or not having good judgment
twitch
(to cause) to make a sudden small movement with a part of the body, usually without intending to
flicker
to shine with a light that is sometimes bright and sometimes weak, (noun): a feeling or expression of an emotion or quality that does not last very long
restore
to bring back into use something that has been absent for a period of time:
vague
unclear, (person): not able to think clearly, or gives an impression of not thinking clearly in order to hide their real thoughts
bluffing
deceiving by pretending to be cleverer or know more than you really do
assiduously
painstakingly, (adj.): showing hard work, care, and attention to detail
blot up
make an effort not to think about it
at sea
confused
segments
sections
strategically
in a well-planned manner
dribble away
gradually be lost
dipping into
reading short passages, not the complete book
glazed over
unfocused
prime
best time for concentration, when you are on the top form
swamp
take control, inundate, when there is more of sth than you can deal with
soak
to make something very wet, or (of liquid) to be absorbed in large amounts
lad
a boy or young man
languid
moving or speaking slowly with little energy, often in an attractive way
chancellor
a person in a position of the highest or high rank, especially in a government or university
strike home
to hit the intended place or have the intended effect
lodgings
a room in someone's house that you pay money to live in
stir yourself
to wake up or begin to move or take action
swatch
a small piece of cloth used as an example of the colour and type of the cloth
stumble ahead
to step awkwardly while walking or running and fall or begin to fall
sketchy
1) not completely safe or not completely honest, 2) containing few details
sub-task
podzadanie (technical)
put sth off
Postpone, delay
scope
the range of a subject covered by a book, programme, discussion, class, etc, 2) the opportunity for doing something (możliwość)
flee (from)
to escape by running away, especially because of danger or fear
have time to spare
an excess of time to do something
loop
pętla, spirala
doze off
fall aslpeep or take a nap unintentionally
strenuous
requiring tremendous energy or stamina
dignify
show respect; showing or expressing dignity (godność)
reverberate
echoe; to have a prolonged or continuing effect
gauche (/ɡəʊʃ/)
awkward (kłopotliwy); awkward and uncomfortable with other people, especially because young and without experience
crave
couldn't live without, want sth very much
dénoument (/deɪˈnuːmɒ̃/)
ending (of a story)
brighten
become happier
gripping
fascinating
seep
become spread
in defiance of (/dɪˈfaɪəns/)
be against sth
dissuade (/dɪˈsweɪd/)
persuade sb not to do sth
obscurely
not known to many people
exploit
use
contrive (/kənˈtraɪv/)
ukartować; to make something happen, by using your intelligence or by tricking people
bring sth home to sb
to make someone understand something much more clearly than they did before, realize (Talking to her really brought it home to me how important she is.)
bring sb up
to care for a child until it's an adult
get away with sth
avoid punishment
bring about
cause
get over
overcome; recover
bring in
to ask someone to do a particular job (We need to bring in a management consultant)
bring out the worst in sb
to cause someone to show his or her worst qualities
get sb down
sth is upsetting
bring the house down
excite the audience
get sth
understand
get at sb
criticize
get sb's own back
take revenge
time's getting on
we're running out of time
get sth over with
to do or finish an unpleasant but necessary piece of work (I think we'd better get the meeting over with.)
get it across sb
to manage to make someone understand or believe something
get behind with sth
have a backlog
get on with sth
start doing sth
get through sth
complete
bring sth home (to sb)
to make someone understand something much more clearly than they did before, especially something unpleasant
bring up
raise a child
bring (sth) about
cause sth to happen
get round
find a way to manage, to deal with a problem successfully
get away with
go unpunished for
get over (sth)
recover from, to overcome
bring (sb) in
to ask someone to do a particular job (sprowadzać kogoś)
bring out the worst/best from sb
wydobywać z kogoś to, co najgorsze/najlepsze
get on with (sb)
like and be friendly with a person
get me down
make me feel depressed
get my own back (on sb)
get revenge
get even with sb
have your revenge (wyrównywać z kimś rachunki)
(time's) getting on
it is becoming late (e.g. it's tme to leave)
get (something) over with
to finish or reach the end of some unpleasant work, experience, or duty
get something across (to sb)
to manage to make someone understand or believe something
get at
to suggest or express something in a way that is not direct or clear, to try to communicate sth
bring sb out
to make a shy person happier and more confident
get off to sleep
to fall asleep
get behind (with sth)
to fail to do as much work or pay as much money as you should by a particular time:
get on with
to proceed, continue, or start again
get through
to finish; to complete (some work / a task / a book / etc.)
get at (sb)
to influence a person illegally, usually by offering them money or threatening them
get something down
to write something, especially something that someone has said
get in with
become friendly with, ingratiate with
get on to
Start talking about after discussing something else
get round to
find the time to do something
bring something up
start talking about a subject, vomit
get up to
to do something, often something that other people would disapprove of, (przeskrobać coś)
fast-forward
make a recording play at very high speed so that you get to the end more quickly
whirlwind
wir; a lot of sudden activity
chuckle
quiet laughter
lean back
przechylać się do tyłu
wipe
clean
suppress
to control feelings so that they do not show
re-run
sth that is broadcasted again
restrain
stop someone from doing sth
rewind (rewound)
przewijać
bespattered
covered with dirt
sorrowfully
smutno
coup
important achievement
meticulously
very carefully
ram
hit
inflate
make larger that it is
giveaway
the act or an instance of losing possession
capacity
number that a building hold
mercenary
najemnik
report
article
circulation
number of copies sold
editorial
leader
issue
number
magazines
monthlies & weeklies
main story
lead story
newsreader
newscaster
the papers
the dailies
reporter
journalist
reviewer
critic
sideline
unimportant event
dignified
shown respect
reverberated
echoed
mythological status
legendary position
accelerate
go faster
unassailable
invulnerable
eroded
damaged, worn out
titillated and tantalised
excited and fascinated
spicy
exciting ( especially because of being shocking or dealing with sexual matters:)
alluring
attractive, seductive
gauche
(adj.) awkward, lacking in social graces, tactless, clumsy
chillingly
frighteningly, (e.g. a tale)
elusive
mysterious, difficult to catch or to hold; hard to explain or understand
alienation
feeling of isolation
unrelenting
continuous; extremely determined; never becoming weaker or admitting defeat
causes
charities
hybrid
mixed, (something that is a mixture of two very different things, e.g. modified plant or animal)
craved
couldn't live without, Desired
Establishment
ruling classes
denouement
ending, the end of a story, in which everything is explained, or the end result of a situation
unthinkable
so shocking that it cannot be imagined as possible
chauffeur
a person hired to drive or bring someone to another location; a driver
cast list
List of characters
pluck (from)
to pull something, especially with a sudden movement, in order to remove it, to remove someone suddenly from a situation that is ordinary/dangerous
seep (into)
to move or spread slowly out of a hole or through something (przesączyć coś, przeciekać-informacje)
go into hiding
to be/go somewhere where you cannot be found
enlist
to join the armed forces, to ask for and get help or support from someone
embrace
to accept something enthusiastically
defiance (against)
behaviour in which you refuse to obey someone or something
(in) defiance (of)
behaviour in which you refuse to obey someone or something
dissuade (sb from doing sth)
to persuade someone not to do something
lay someone open to
to put someone in a position where there is risk or danger, esp. of criticism
retreat
to go away from a place or person in order to escape from fighting or danger
obscurity
the state of not being known to many people
excel yourself
to do something better than you usually do
excel
to be extremely good at something
to pile
to arrange objects into a pile
contrive
to arrange a situation or event, or arrange for something to happen, using clever planning
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
come to terms
to gradually accept a sad situation, often the death of someone you love
go (off) without a hitch
to happen successfully without any problems
come to nothing
Not have a successful result
go to sb's head
If sth *********, it makes that person think that they are very important and makes them a less pleasant person/ to get drunk
go off sb/sth
to stop liking or being interested in someone or something
go through with sth
to complete something that you have begun or promised
go through sth
1. to examine something that contains a collection of things carefully in order to organize them or find something, 2. experince a difficult situation
come in useful
prove to be useful
go for sb
to attack someone
come to sth
1. to reach a particular point, 2. to make a decision
go into
1. to start doing a particular type of work, 2. to discuss, examine, describe, or explain something in a detailed or careful way
go down (very well)
to be received in a particular way, to receive a good result
be/go on at
to complain to someone again and again about their behaviour or to ask them to do something
staunch (pessimism)
constant; always loyal in supporting a person, organization, or set of beliefs or opinions
unsettling (feelings)
confusing, bothersome; causing worry or anxiety
dislodge
stop, get rid of
rake sth in
to earn or get a large amount of money
to rake
to search in a container by moving the contents around quickly
peddler
a person eho sells goods in an illegal wat
to peddle
If you ***** stories or information, you spread them by telling different people
ambivalent (feelings)
mixed, uncertain, contradictory
surge of (dopamine)
a sudden and great increase/ movement forward
combat the pain
overcome the pain
shrug off
get rid of
grumpy
easily annoyed and complaining
suss (out)
identify, to realize, understand,
off the beaten track
not known or popular with many people
crossing
a journey across a large area of water, from one side to the other
passage
a journey, especially over the sea
bulletin
a short news programme on television or radio, often about something that has just happened, or a short newspaper printed by an organization
summons
1. wezwanie (law) 2. an order to come and see someone
fulsome
expressing a lot of admiration or praise for someone, often too much, in a way that does not sound sincere:
misty
Lacking clearness
urgent
1. needing attention very soon, 2.repeated and determined in trying to get or do something (ponaglajązy)
newspaper-dispenser
maszyna która wydaje gazety
diversion
1. zwrot, 2. something that takes your attention away from something else, 3. an activity you do for entertainment
necktie
vest
a piece of clothing that covers the upper body but not the arms
bastard
an unpleasant person
cock
1. to move a part of your body upwards or in a particular direction, 2.to push the necessary piece of a gun up into position so that it is ready to fire
pastiche
work (usually artistic) which imitates, or is composed of parts taken from varied sources
cowlick
a piece of hair that always sticks out on someone's head
atop
on or at the top of
dumbshow
the use of hand movements and not speech in order to communicate what you mean, or an example of this
(to) ramble
1.to walk for pleasure, especially in the countryside, 2. to talk or write in a confused way, often for a long time, 3. (especially of a plant) to go in many different directions
(to) shudder
to shake suddenly with very small movements because of a very unpleasant thought or feeling
grind
to make something into small pieces or a powder by pressing between hard surfaces
(to be a ) goner
a person or thing that has no chance of continuing to live
(to) rocket
to rise extremely quickly or make extremely quick progress towards success
unpeel
1. To unwind something, 2. to remove the peel from something
obstinate
unreasonably determined, especially to act in a particular way and not to change at all, despite what anyone else says
(to) tilt
to (cause to) move into a sloping position
tangle (of sth)
an untidy mass of things that are not in a state of order, or a state of confusion or difficulty
gridlock
1. a traffic jam, 2. a situation in which no progress can be made
feebly
1. weak and without energy, strength, or power
2. not effective or good
(to) skid
(especially of a vehicle) to slide along a surface so that you have no control:
(to) wobble
to (cause something to) shake or move from side to side in a way that shows poor balance
(to) thresh
to remove the seeds of crop plants by hitting them, using either a machine or a hand tool
spin-dryer
plough up
Break the surface of soil. The tractor PLOUGHED UP the field so they could sow the seed.
praire
a wide area of flat land without trees in Canada and the northern US
bold
1. brave, 2. strong in colour or shape, and very noticeable to the eye
vista
1. a view, especially a beautiful view from a high position, 2.a possible future action or event that you can imagine
sentinel
a person employed to guard something
saskatoon
świdośliwa
putt
a gentle hit across short grass that sends a ball towards or into a hole
gurgle
1. to flow quickly while making a low, pleasant sound:, 2. to make a happy sound with the back of the throat
shoreline
Where land and a body of water meet
bay
zatoka
cove
zatoczka
harbour
a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo, port
headland
A part of the shore that sticks out into the ocean, cypel
inland
The interior of a country or region, away from seacoasts and other borders, w głęb lądu
peaks
high points, szczyty
plateau
A large area of flat land elevated high above sea level, płaskowyż
derelict
(adj.) abandoned, run-down (Even though it was dangerous, the children enjoyed going to the deserted lot and playing in the derelict house.)
secluded
hidden from general view or use, remote, isolated
churlish
Rude
courteous
polite
morose
Gloomy
sulky
gloomy
sullen
gloomy
commuter
A person who travels from home to work and back
vagrant
an idle wanderer, tramp; wandering aimlessly
journey
a long trip
trip
going to another place (often for a short period of time) and returning
travel
act of traveling in general
offshore
Away from the shore
register
to put your name or other information in a list for somethin
appreciate
to increase in value
firm
strong(evidence) or hard(matress)
summon
a notice directing someone to appear in court to answer a complaint or a charge
enunciate
to utter, proclaim
fulsomely
excessively complimenting, wylewnie
cock head
raise head
buckle in
idiom. to prepare to begin
lozenge
Small medicated candy
earmuffs
nauszniki
budge
poruszyc sie
muzak
quiet music played in shops, restaurants, and other public places
disconcerted
Confused, anxious
antsy
Nervous, apprehensive, impatient
airborne
znajdujący sie w powietrzu
glitch
a malfunction; an error
perimeter
outer boundary
ramble
to wander aimlessly
bust
to be noisily busy and in a hurry
lift-off
Liftoff is the moment at which the main gear is lift off the runway.
bulkhead
A term used to define any dividing wall in the aircraft
in shreds
very little bits; scraps
be a goner
stracony, nie do uratowania, bliski śmierci, w śmiertelnym niebezpieczeństwie
oblivious
Unaware
recluse
A person who leads a secluded or solitary life
diverting
entertaining
tilt
to cause to lean, przechylac sie
infernal
relating to hell
skid
(v) (especially of a vehicle) to slide along a surface so that you have no control
wobble
move unsteadily from side to side
conceivably
believable or possible
snarl
a vicious angry growl
threshing
beating
keel
The weighted fin at the bottom of the boat
tackle box
A box where fishermen keep all of their hooks, line, bait, etc.
dust off
to prepare something for use, especially after it has not been used for a long time: It's time to _____ the old chemistry books and start studying.
unfurl
to open; to spread out; unfold
prairies
flat, open grasslands
vistas
views
patchwork
cloth made by sewing together small pieces of different fabrics
quilt
blanket
canola
rzepak
mustard
gorczyca
sentinels
Guards
meadowlark
a songbird
clover
koniczyna
aspen
osika
zip
śmigać, zasuwać, pędzić
elk
pitch tent
rozbijac namiot
gurgling
Make a hollow bubbling sound like that made by water running out of a bottle
off-limits
(adj) where people are not allowed to go
come across
to find or meet by chance
come apart
to separate, break into pieces
come out
emerge
come round
(phrasal) to visit someone at their house (wpadać (z wizytą))
to regain consciousness.
come up
...
come up with
to think of; to produce
go down
decrease
go down with
become ill
go in for
enter a competition
Have as a hobby
make a habit of
go off
explode
go on at
criticize, complain
continue asking so to do sth
go up
to become higher in level
go off
informal: stop liking / lose interest in
hitch
a hidden problem that makes something more complicated or difficult to do
got to one's head
uderzać do głowy
come along
Move faster or keep up.
go for
to attack
go it alone
PHRASE act by oneself without assistance
come to something
dochodzić do czegoś (złego), osiągnąć jakąś kwotę (np. o rachunku)
conductor
kierownik pociagu; person responsible for a train and the peple who work on it
motorist
kierowca; someone who drives a car
skipper
kapitan; the leader of a ship/aircraft
bonnet
maska; metal cover of a car's engine
boot
bagażnik; closed space at the back of a car for storing things in
convertible
kabriolet; a car with removable roof
hatchback
samochód 5-drzwiowy; a car that has a large door, which you lift up to open
lay-by
zatoczka; a place for drivers to stop at the side of a main road
buffet car
wagon jadalny; the part of a train where you eat
compartment
przedział; a seperate area inside a train
sidings
bocznice; tracks connected to a main track where trains sleep
sleeping car
kuszetka; railway carriage with beds
berth
koja; bed on a boat
deck
pokład; one of the floors os a ship
galley
kuchnia pokładowa; a kitchen in a ship/aircraft
gangplank
trap; object put between boat and the land
jetty
pomost; wooden structure where people can get on/off boats
liner
liniowiec; large ship like a hotel which people travel on for pleasure
mast
maszt; tall pole on a boat that supportes its sails
moorings
szpring; place to tie a boat
rudder
ster; it changes the direction of a boat
schooner
szkuner; ship with two or more masts
cockpit
kokpit; part of an airraft that contains the controls
fuselage
kadłub; main body of an aircraft
landing-bay
hangar; place where aircrafts are kept
runaway
pas startowy; large road that aircrafts use to land on or start flying
standby
awaryjne źródło zasilania
go against the grain ( It's not easy to go against the grain and buy stocks when others are selling them)
iść pod prąd; be difficult for someone
go blank (When he asked me about my address, my mind went blank)
forget
go by the board (It cost us a lot to buy a car so the holiday we had planned went by the board)
pójść do kosza, w zapomnienie; abandon
go downhill (The hotel standard went downhill)
pogorszyć się; deteriorate
go halves with someone (Will you go halves with me in the restaurant?)
agree to pay half of the cost
go off at a tangent (He starts talking about one topic and then goes off at a tangent - it's confusing)
zmienić temat; talk about something different
go spare (My father will go spare when he hears the news)
be angry and worried
go the whole hog (You should go the whole hog and buy larger house)
pójść na całość; do sth in the best way possible
go to great lengths (The company went to great lengths to compensate us for the inconvenience)
stanąć na rzęsach: take a lot of trouble to do sth
go to pieces (She went to pieces when she discovered that her brother was missing)
become very upset
go about (getting Latin lessons)
start doing
go on at sb (don't go on at me!)
keep criticizing
go over sth (can you go over it again?)
repeat
go down with (She went down with measles)
catch an illness
go off sth (I went off my job)
stop liking
go in for sth (She went in for dancing as a child)
have in interest / hobby in sth
go along with (I'll go along with your choice)
agree to
go through with
complete sth with difficulty
go through sth (I went through a lot more money than I meant to spend)
use nad have none left
go for sb (She went for me when I told her the truth)
attact physically / verbally
come out with (her son always comes out with embarassing comments)
put into words
come across (the bacteria)
find by chance
come up against (many problems)
encounter difficulty
come about (how did it come about that you were free that evening?)
take place, happen
come through (the operation)
manage to get to the end of a difficult situation
come down (the politician came down in everyone's esteem)
lose position
come round to (I didn't agree at first, but now I come round to this way of thinking)
change opinion
come into (a lot of money)
acquire
come up with
discover
come across as (He came across as a fool in this dress)
give an impression of being (stupid)
come down with (an illness)
become sick
come up to (the manager didn't come up to expectation so he was fired)
reach the standard
be engage on / in (important research)
take part in sth
absolve from blame for sth (You cannot absolve everyone from the blame for what happened yesterday)
forgive
let someone off the hook
odpuścić; to pardon, release, or allow someone to escape from blame, responsibility, obligation, or difficulty
have respect for
szanować
look down on (people without money)
patrzeć z góry
be indifferent to (your comments)
not caring
have in common with
mieć coś wspólnego
feel contempt for (his words)
strong disrespect
be faced with (financial difficulties)
deal with sth
be on the brink of (the business is on the brink of collapse)
być o krok od czegoś
lay off (workers)
stop employing someone
on reflection (I think, on reflection, that unicorns exist)
having thought carefully about sth
have influence on sth
mieć wpływ
heap criticism on sth (A lot of criticism has been heaped on the mobile phones)
to insult, criticize
weigh up (options)
consider carefully sth
turn into sth
become
(my finger) slip off sth (the button)
ześlizgnąć się
(mobile phones) be pressed to (ears)
przyciśnięty do
scowl at
look angrily
end up (at the wrong station)
finally be in a particular place, situation
work on sth
spend time repairing, improving sth
with all due respect (I think, with all due respect, that this studies suck)
used to express polite disagreement in a formal situation
gadget / gimmick
piece of equipment that does a particular job / something that is used only to get people's attention, especially to make them buy something
spot / view
notice / watch sth
crank / quack
someone with strange ideas / someone of questionable reputation
drive somebody insane
make someone feel annoyed
aspect / feature
one part of a situation / typical quality
decode / decipher
discover the meaning / discover what is written
pivot / crane (neck)
rotate / stretch (neck) in order to see
sag (mattress sags) / bounce (ball bounces)
bend down (zapadać się) / jump
bring out (a book)
sell to the public
bring together
zbliżać do siebie; to cause people to be closer with each other
bring up sth (the subject of money)
start talking about sth
bring about (changes)
make something happen
bring back (memories)
to make someone think about something from the past
bring down (bird, empire, building)
o cause to fall or collapse
be brought back
be postponed
(thieves) bring off (a robbery)
succeed in sth
get round (the problem)
deal with something
get off with (a lower fine)
wykpić się z czymś, wywinąć się
get up to (what did you get up to yesterday?)
wyprawiać coś; do something wrong
get out of (homework, working overtime)
avoid doing sth
get along with
like each other
get at (the truth)
reach, gain success
get down to (work)
start doing sth
get away with (a crime)
ujść na sucho; be unpunished
thorough (grounding)
covering every detail
assuming
zakładajac
be put (the time, money) to better use
to benefit in a more profitable way
overdue (inspection)
happening later than expected
help out
helping by working
refrain (from running in the corridor)
stop from doing something
shout sb down
to make it difficult to hear what someone says by shouting while they are speaking
be reliant on / dependent on
the act of relying on someone, trust / physical dependence
an incitement / an incentive
podżeganie / zachęta, bodziec
provision (for the disabled)
a supply or stock of something provided

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