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16 terms
Idiomatic Expressions
tener frío
tener calor
tener vergüenza
tener hambre
to be cold
to be hot
to be ashamed
to be hungry
tener frío
to be cold
tener calor
to be hot
13 terms
Idiomatic expressions
Black Maria
have green fingers
see sth through rose-coloured/rose-tin…
a white elephant
police vehicle used to transport prisoners
mieć dobrą rękę do roślin
patrzeć przez różowe okulary
something that has ​cost a lot of ​money but has no ​useful ​…
Black Maria
police vehicle used to transport prisoners
have green fingers
mieć dobrą rękę do roślin
Idiomatic Expressions
account for
albatross
all but
arms race
мотивувати, спричиняти
тягар
майже
гонка озброєнь
account for
мотивувати, спричиняти
albatross
тягар
14 terms
Idiomatic Expressions
ace up your sleeve
hold all the aces
ambulance chaser
back to the salt mines
You have something in reserve with which you can gain an adva…
In a very strong position because they have more advantages t…
A lawyer who finds work by persuading people injured in accid…
Is a humorous way of talking about returning to work.
ace up your sleeve
You have something in reserve with which you can gain an adva…
hold all the aces
In a very strong position because they have more advantages t…
21 terms
Idiomatic Expressions
tener frío
tener calor
tener vergüenza
tener hambre
to be cold
to be hot
to be ashamed
to be hungry
tener frío
to be cold
tener calor
to be hot
10 terms
idiomatic expressions
make your mind up
do the washing
make a suggestion
do your homework
make your mind up
do the washing
8 terms
Idiomatic expressions
be born with a silver...
an early bird...
be the ......image
to ............into thin air
be born with a silver...
an early bird...
172 terms
Idiomatic Expressions
aller au devant de
aller de l'avant
aller de pair avec
attacher de la valeur à
...a meydan okumak, göğüs germek
iş görmek, gelişmek
...ile yan yana gelmek
...e değer vermek
aller au devant de
...a meydan okumak, göğüs germek
aller de l'avant
iş görmek, gelişmek
33 terms
Idiomatic Expressions
dare del tu
dare un esame
dare del Lei
dare una mano
to address informally
to take an exam
to address formally
to lend a hand
dare del tu
to address informally
dare un esame
to take an exam
20 terms
Idiomatic expressions
It's raining cats & dogs
Don't judge a book by it's cover
In the nick of time
to jog one's memory
It's raining a lot
said to show that you cannot know what something or someone i…
at the last possible moment
to make someone remember something (here with revision of the…
It's raining cats & dogs
It's raining a lot
Don't judge a book by it's cover
said to show that you cannot know what something or someone i…
12 terms
Idiomatic expressions
DEAD-END JOB
KEEP YOUR NOSE TO THE GRINDSTONE
REAL SLAVE DRIVER
UP TO YOUR EARS IN WORK
A POSITION WITH NO PROSPECTS OF CAREER ADVANCEMENT
STAY FOCUSED ON WORK
SOMEONE PUSHING YOU VERY HARD TO WORK
HAVE A HUGE AMOUNT OF WORK TO DO
DEAD-END JOB
A POSITION WITH NO PROSPECTS OF CAREER ADVANCEMENT
KEEP YOUR NOSE TO THE GRINDSTONE
STAY FOCUSED ON WORK
39 terms
Idiomatic expressions
avoir besoin de
avoir de la chance
avoir chaud
avoir du courage
to need
to be lucky
to be hot
to be brave
avoir besoin de
to need
avoir de la chance
to be lucky
10 terms
Idiomatic Expression
Bending over backwards
Until the cows came home
Horseplay
Open a can of worms
Trying very hard
To continue for a long time
Wrestled around with each other
Complicated problem
Bending over backwards
Trying very hard
Until the cows came home
To continue for a long time
Idiomatic expressions
Birds of a feather
Day in
A memory like
Early to bed and
flock together
day out
a sieve
early to rise makes man healthy wealthy and wise
Birds of a feather
flock together
Day in
day out
8 terms
idiomatic expressions
on top of the ....
nothing to write .......
out of the ...
fly off the ...
world
home about
blue
handle
on top of the ....
world
nothing to write .......
home about
20 terms
Idiomatic Expressions 2
A penny for your thoughts.
Actions speak louder than words.
At the drop of a hat.
Back to the drawing board.
A way of asking what someone is thinking.
A person's intentions can be judged based on what they do rat…
To do something immediately without hesitation.
When an attempt to do something fails and you need to start f…
A penny for your thoughts.
A way of asking what someone is thinking.
Actions speak louder than words.
A person's intentions can be judged based on what they do rat…
21 terms
Idiomatic Expressions
to be thirsty
to be hungry
to be hot
to be cold
avere sette
avere fame
avere caldo
avere freddo
to be thirsty
avere sette
to be hungry
avere fame
19 terms
Idiomatic expressions
to be broke
Break a leg
it's a piece of cake
down in the dumps
to have no money
Good luck!
it's very easy
a bit sad
to be broke
to have no money
Break a leg
Good luck!
21 terms
IDIOMATIC EXPRESSIONS
De perdidos al río
Aprender algo de memoria
Estar en misa y repicando
Hablando del rey de roma
In for a penny in for a pound.
To learn something by heart
To have a finger in every pie
Talking of the devil
De perdidos al río
In for a penny in for a pound.
Aprender algo de memoria
To learn something by heart
30 terms
Idiomatic Expressions
24/7
a short fuse
a taste of your own medicine
butterflies in my stomach
all the time; 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
A quick temper
Bad treatment deservedly received for treating other people b…
To be nervous
24/7
all the time; 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
a short fuse
A quick temper
16 terms
Idiomatic expressions
cock and bull story
whale of a time
bundle of nerves
straw that broke the camel's back
a silly story that is hard to believe
very good time
very nervous
the final thing that makes you so upset that you have to take…
cock and bull story
a silly story that is hard to believe
whale of a time
very good time
70 terms
Idiomatic expressions
Rule of thumb
To ring the changes
To give (oneself) a pat on the back
It's raining cats and dogs
Generally true but not always
To make a radical change
Dar la enhorabuena (a uno mismo)
Está cayendo la del pulpo
Rule of thumb
Generally true but not always
To ring the changes
To make a radical change
30 terms
Idiomatic Expressions
avoir besoin de
avoir peur
avoir tort
avoir sommeil
to need
to have fear of
to be wrong
to be sleepy
avoir besoin de
to need
avoir peur
to have fear of
16 terms
Idiomatic expressions
cock and bull story
whale of a time
bundle of nerves
straw that broke the camel's back
a silly story that is hard to believe
very good time
very nervous
the final thing that makes you so upset that you have to take…
cock and bull story
a silly story that is hard to believe
whale of a time
very good time
25 terms
Idiomatic Expressions
(...Noun...) に 打ち込む (うちこむ)
心をこめて、。。。をする。
。。。に目がない(めがない)
しょうがない
To devout oneself to sth (precious) e.g. work or hobby etc
Relly put one wholeself in accomplishing sth.
to love (...something...) very much
it can't be helped; it is inevitable; nothing can be done; th…
(...Noun...) に 打ち込む (うちこむ)
To devout oneself to sth (precious) e.g. work or hobby etc
心をこめて、。。。をする。
Relly put one wholeself in accomplishing sth.
10 terms
Idiomatic expressions
A man who chases 2 rabbits catches nei…
to butter somebody up
It hasn't gone as planned
High and dry/in dire straights
by doing too many things you do nothing properly in the end
to flatter someone so they do something in your favour
things did not work out as I expected
to be in a very difficult situation
A man who chases 2 rabbits catches nei…
by doing too many things you do nothing properly in the end
to butter somebody up
to flatter someone so they do something in your favour
48 terms
Idiomatic expressions
Be down with
Be off
Be through with
Bring up
Ligga sjuk i
Vara borta
Ha fått nog av
Uppfostra
Be down with
Ligga sjuk i
Be off
Vara borta
76 terms
Idiomatic Expressions
à votre place
acheter q'ch en solde
agir pour arreter
aller à vélo/à moto/à dor dàne
in your place
by on sale
act in order to stop
ride outside
à votre place
in your place
acheter q'ch en solde
by on sale
32 terms
Idiomatic expressions
At about (time)
Maybe
To have just done
All the way around
A eso de...
A lo mejor
Acabar de
Al revés
At about (time)
A eso de...
Maybe
A lo mejor
33 terms
Idiomatic Expressions
Avere Torto
Avere Ragione
Avere fame
Avere sete
To be wrong
To be right
To be hungry
To be thirsty
Avere Torto
To be wrong
Avere Ragione
To be right
20 terms
Idiomatic Expressions
Tenho fome.
Tenho sorte
Ela tem mêdo.
Tenho frio.
I am hungry.
I am lucky.
She is afraid.
I am cold.
Tenho fome.
I am hungry.
Tenho sorte
I am lucky.
8 terms
Idiomatic Expressions
non ne posso più
Litighiamo come cani e gatti
Non vedo l'ora
Mi prendi in giro
I can't take it anymore
We fight like cats and dogs
I can't wait
Are you making fun of me
non ne posso più
I can't take it anymore
Litighiamo come cani e gatti
We fight like cats and dogs
18 terms
Idiomatic Expressions
tener frío
tener calor
tener vergüenza
tener hambre
to be cold
to be hot
to be ashamed
to be hungry
tener frío
to be cold
tener calor
to be hot
66 terms
Idiomatic Expressions
just around the corner
all or nothing
believe it or not
come hell or high water
justo a la vuelta de la esquina
o todo o nada
lo creas o no
contra viento y marea
just around the corner
justo a la vuelta de la esquina
all or nothing
o todo o nada
11 terms
Idiomatic Expressions
avere caldo
avere freddo
avere fame
avere sete
to be hot
to be cold
to be hungry
to be thirsty
avere caldo
to be hot
avere freddo
to be cold
320 terms
Idiomatic Expressions
dar a
dar con
dar a conocer
dar cuerda
to face, to look out on
to run into
to make known
to wind (up)
dar a
to face, to look out on
dar con
to run into
40 terms
IDIOMATIC EXPRESSIONS
advent of
effect of sth on
a head of
apart from
gelişi
etki
önünde, önüne
...dan baska
advent of
gelişi
effect of sth on
etki
15 terms
Idiomatic Expressions
Все познается в сравнении.
Лучше поздно, чем никогда.
Шаг за шагом
Спорный вопрос.
Nothing is good or bad but by comparison.
Better late than never.
Step by step
Point of controversy/ matter of argument
Все познается в сравнении.
Nothing is good or bad but by comparison.
Лучше поздно, чем никогда.
Better late than never.
25 terms
Idiomatic Expressions
por lo contrario
por ese motivo
por lo comun
por lo mismo
on the contrary
for that reason
as a rule
for that very reason
por lo contrario
on the contrary
por ese motivo
for that reason
52 terms
Idiomatic expressions
à l'étranger
aller au fil de l'eau
avoir des devoirs à faire
avoir la chance de...
abroad
to drift
to have homework to do (homework is always plural in French)
to be lucky enough to... : j'ai la chance d'avoir été en France
à l'étranger
abroad
aller au fil de l'eau
to drift
22 terms
Idiomatic expressions
Faciliter la vie
C'est la goutte d'eau qui fait déborde…
Un engouement
Le lavage de cerveau
To make life easier
It is the last straw
A fad
Brain washing
Faciliter la vie
To make life easier
C'est la goutte d'eau qui fait déborde…
It is the last straw
15 terms
idiomatic expressions
Tu me mets l'eau à la bouche
L'habit ne fait pas ... le moine [der Mön…
Il y a de l'eau dans ... le gaz
C'est la goutte d'eau qui fait déborde…
You're making my mouth water
Clothes don't make ... the man
There's tension in ... the air
That's the straw that breaks the camel's back
Tu me mets l'eau à la bouche
You're making my mouth water
L'habit ne fait pas ... le moine [der Mön…
Clothes don't make ... the man
44 terms
Idiomatic expressions
Faciliter la vie
C'est la goutte d'eau qui fait déborde…
Se débrouiller
Un engouement
To make life easier
It is the last straw
To get by
A fad
Faciliter la vie
To make life easier
C'est la goutte d'eau qui fait déborde…
It is the last straw
8 terms
idiomatic expressions
a kick in the teeth
to be at the end of your tether
food for thought
to go out on a limb for someone
to have been treated badly or have received dissapointing news
to have reached the limit of your patience
to provide mental stimulus
to put oneself in a disadvantaged position to support them
a kick in the teeth
to have been treated badly or have received dissapointing news
to be at the end of your tether
to have reached the limit of your patience
80 terms
Idiomatic Expressions
faoi láthair
i láthair na huaire
sa lá atá inniu ann
ar fad
at present
at present
nowadays
altogether
faoi láthair
at present
i láthair na huaire
at present
29 terms
idiomatic expressions
let me introduce you
let me help you
a free bus pass
fluency
te presento a
Altruist
when you dont pay the ticket bus
Able to express oneself readily and effortlessly: a fluent sp…
let me introduce you
te presento a
let me help you
Altruist
32 terms
IDIOMATIC expressions
show affection for
pay attention to
feel sympathy for
Take advantage of
có cảm tình
chú ý tới
cảm thông
Lợi dụng
show affection for
có cảm tình
pay attention to
chú ý tới
8 terms
Idiomatic expressions
Pura vida... En Puerto Rico dicen "pura v…
Tengo hambre... Tengo hambre, quiero una…
Tengo calor... Hace sol. Tengo calor
Tengo frío... Tengo frío cuando estoy en…
Enjoy the life... In Puerto Rico say "Pura vida"
I´m hungry... I am humgry. I need a hamburguer
I´m hot... It is sunny. I am hot
I´m cold... I´m col when I am at the garden
Pura vida... En Puerto Rico dicen "pura v…
Enjoy the life... In Puerto Rico say "Pura vida"
Tengo hambre... Tengo hambre, quiero una…
I´m hungry... I am humgry. I need a hamburguer
11 terms
idiomatic expressions
tener hambre
tener sed
tener frío
tener calor
to be hungry
to be thirsty
to be cold
to be warm
tener hambre
to be hungry
tener sed
to be thirsty
42 terms
Idiomatic expressions
To get cold feet
Once in a blue moon
Time will tell
To have a frog in one's throat
avoir la frousse
Tous les 36 du mois
Qui vivra verra
Avoir un chat dans la gorge
To get cold feet
avoir la frousse
Once in a blue moon
Tous les 36 du mois
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