COMMUNICATION AND THE MEDIA

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(v) to say that sth is true or that sb has done sth wrong or illegal even though it has not been proved (twierdzić

(adj) saying what is true or what you think, even if it offends or upset people(dosadny, bezceremonialny)

(v) to communicate ideas or feelings indirectly 'A good photoghraph can often convey far more than words.'

(v) to say that the opposite of what sb has said is true: He didn't dare contradict his parents. (zaprzeczać)

(v) to criticise sb or sth severely in public (potępiać)

(v) to make sth publicly known, especially after it has been kept secret SYN reveal (ujawniać, zdemaskować)

(v) to praise sb in orer to ge sth you want, especially in a way that is not sicere(pochlebiać, podlizywać się)'You're trying to flatter me, and it won't work.

(n) the main idea or most important point of sth that sb has written or said 'I only got the gist of what he was saying.' (najważniejsze punkty, sedno, streszczenie)

(adj) difficult or impossible to read

(n) a slight idea or small piece of info that tells you that sth might exist or be happening (przypuszczenie, aluzja)

(n) special words and phrases that are only understood by people who do the same kind of work (ussually shows that you dislike this type of language) 'Why do doctors se so much medical jargon in front of patients?'

(n) a large notice in a public place, used for advertising sth or carried in order to protest against or support sth (afisz, plakat)

(v)to argue or complain about things that are not important 'There's no point quibbling about the bill.'

(v) to say sth: 'As soon he'd uttered the words he regretted them'. (v) to make sound: 'She uttered a sound somewhere between joy and pain.

(v) to talk in an angry an ucontrolled way (wściekać się) (v) to speak or write in a very enthusiastic way about sth or sb (zachwycać się)

(v) to complain or talk loudly and angrily for a long time, sometimes saying unreasonable things (narzekać, wygłaszać tyradę)

(n) sb who presents the news on TV or radio news programme (v) to present a TV or radio programme, especailly news

(n) a note at the botton of a page that gives more detailed info about sth on the page

GHOSTWRITER
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(n) sb who writes sth for sb else whose name will appear on it as the writer

ANSWER THE DESCRIPTION
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zgadzać się z opisem

HAVE A LOT TO ANSWER FOR
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(odpowiadać za coś)

FOR THE ASKING
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(na wyciągnięcie ręki; w kieszeni; o czymś, o co wystarczy poprosić i już się to ma)

(do sth) BY THE BOOK
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follow the rules

in my opinion

FOLLOW/OBEY STH TO THE LETTER
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follow the rules - do sth by the book

AT SHORT NOTICE
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without any warning (bez wyprzedzenia) 'It's impossible to get tickets for such a popular show at short notice'

UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
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(do odwołania) from now until you are told sth else

sb who has boring unimportant job in an office

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OFF THE RECORD
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(na boku, nieoficjalnie)'The Prime Minister's remark is unofficial and it is not supposed to be made public'

GO WITHOUT SAYING
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(sth obvious, nie trzeba wspominać)'It goes without saying: we want equal pay for equal work'

CAN'T SAY FAIRER THAN THAT
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(świetnie to ująłeś, can't be more right)

ON SPEAKING TERMS
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(nie rozmawiać z kimś po kłótni)

TALK SB INTO/OUT OF (DOING) STH
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(namówić, wyperswadować) persuade/dissuade

FROM THE WORD GO
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spoken from the beggining of sth 'The marriage was a disaster from the word go'

WORD OF MOUTH
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info you get by someone telling you; is one of the best ways of gettig business

sth you have heard about from other people but do not know to be definitely true or correct -> rumour 'I wouldn't take any notice of it - it's just hearsay'

(v,n) ślad, piętno; imprint of her hand on the soft sand

using too many words SYN verbose (przegadany)

FEATURE ARTICLE
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TO COMMISSION
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to formally ask sb to write an official report, produce a work of art for you etc: 'The report was commissioned by the Welsh Office'

it is sb working independently for different companies rather than being employed by one particular company ('wolny strezlec')

members of a royal family


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