English journey 2019 part 3

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término English definición English
extremely unpleasant / nieprzyjemny, nieznośny, przykry
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Fadila stopped taking drugs because she noticed that she became obnoxious to others.
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Fadila's mum is really stern
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a windowsill
cut and dried grass/siano
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Lucerne is used as hay.
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to graze
Cattle graze on lucerne fields.
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the amount of money received from a particular event or activity or when something is sold / dochody, wpływy
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VC owns the equity but its investors, including Greek government are entitled to shares of the proceeds.
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przekląć, przeklinać
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to curse
an animal or plant from a particular group whose characteristics are different in some way from others of the same group / odmiana
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Valeria's Homer has eaten marijuana from indica strain.
pour a mainly liquid substance through a perforated device or material in order to separate out any solid matter / odcedzić
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to strain
(of a surface) having a hole or holes in it /perforowany, dziurkowany, przebity
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'To strain' means to pour a mainly liquid substance through a perforated device in order to separate any solid matter.
if you are ...... somewhere, you're in a small closed space from which you cannot escape, or you feel as if you are.
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cooped up
Valeria likes to be cooped up when smoking.
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to play fetch
You can't use a bike lock to play fetch with your dog!
perfect, with no problems or bad parts/bez zarzutu, nienaganny, nieskazitelny
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1. She had references. 2. I'm sure they're impeccable. I'm talking about the ones that forge them.
meat of calves (sin. calf) in contrast to the beef from older cattle
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Devi told me that on Monday there was veal for lunch.
to speak to someone angrily because you disapprove of their behaviour / skarcić
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to scold
Valeria got scolded by Sean because of her views on racism.
a word or term that has the function of describing, identifying or referring to something / deskryptor
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a descriptor
There is a black homeless man staring at me - 'black' is just an additional descriptor
serving to form something, especially having a profound and lasting influence on a person's development / kształtujący
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Valeria has spent her formative years in Poland and she derives her point of view on racism from PL.
(noun) to make a whistle, shout or comment of a sexual nature to a woman passing
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Valeria has been catcalled numerous times and she hates it.
a place where water naturally flows out from the ground/gorące źródła
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hot springs
There are some hot springs in Denver and Holly went there and was shocked that a lot of people go there naked!
showing strong disapproval and not showing respect / obraźliwy, uwłaczający
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It is sometimes used to refer to individuals, as in "he is a gay" or "two gays were there too", although this may be perceived as derogatory.
to continue to be informed about sth / być na bieżąco, nadążać za...
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to keep up with sth/sb
It was so hard to keep up with all the characters in GoT when I was watching it for the first time.
(phrasal/idiom) to make you feel guilty
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to be/weigh on sb's conscience
Valeria thinks an abortion can really weigh on your conscience.
an activity in which people buy tickets with different numbers, some of which are later chosen to win prizes / a lottery, drawing / loteria
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Since we used all entries as creative inspiration, two raffle winners were chosen: Jason and Stephanie
listwa zasilająca
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power strip
listwa przeciwprzepięciowa
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surge protector
sit, lean or fall heavily and limply, esp. with a bent back / undergo a sudden severe fall in price, value or amount
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to slump
His words are true for far too many of us, as we slump in front of the TV, angle in 'reality' television, living our adventures through the words and pictures of others.
to move or bend in an angle
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to angle
His words are true for far too many of us, as we slump in front of the TV, angle in 'reality' television, living our adventures through the words and pictures of others.
to abandon / opuszczać
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to forsake
It is still available for anyone willing to forsake the beaten track and put their mind to taking off into the less explored regions of this planet.
physical or mental effort / wysiłek
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But adventure doesn't have to involve physical exertion, be it haggling over a souvenir in Peru or getting lost in the Moroccan souk.
to bargain over sth / targować się
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to haggle over sth
Haggling over a souvenir in Peru could also be an adventure.
to increase sb's interest in and wish for sth, usually by giving them a small experience of it / zaostrzyć apetyt
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to whet sb's appetite
It's fair to say that access to e-mail while on the move has done much to whet appetites for other kinds of collaborative tools.
to start ringing loudly or making a loud noise
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to go off
Leak? No, it would've gone off before. It's coming from outside.
lekceważący / showing that sth in unworthy consideration
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Between two ferns Zach G. was so dismissive towards Obama that it made it hilarious
przejście dla pieszych
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a crosswalk
to find a way around (an obstacle)/przechytrzyć, obejść
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to circumvent
Accounting standards based on principles (IFRS) are thought to be harder to circumvent. US GAAP are rules-based so it is easier to do it.
the continuous line forming the boundary of a closed geometric figure / obwód
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How to install windows sill? Start with measuring all the sides of the window and choosing seal close to its perimeter
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a trailer
The boat can be pulled by a car on a trailer
very noticable or easy to see, esp. because of being unusual or different / rzucający się w oczy, demonstracyjny
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The Unsullied are too conspicuous, they can't catch the Sons of the Harpy
sth spoilt by an unpleasant feature or quality that often makes people not want to be involved in / skażone, brudne
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Love that can't be returned is not tainted by reality or by overuse. It's as clear and fierce today as it was the very first day it began. (also tainted money)
to look at someone or something with one or both eyes partly closed in an attempt to see more clearly or as a reaction to strong light / mrużyć
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to squint
I like the way your eyes go squinty when you're jealous. OR The bright sun made them squint.
to talk in a silly way for a long time about unimportant things / paplać, gadać głupoty
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to prattle
Anik just prattled on and on about her Bandana Project and her love for dogs
a lie with good intentions
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a white lie
to throw a coin into the air and make a decision based on which side the coin falls on / to flip a coin / rzucić monetą
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to toss for sth
How shall we decide? Let's toss for it!
Nie gryź ręki która cię karmi
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Don't bite the hand that feeds you
sierp i młot
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sickle and hammer
a tool used for cutting long grass or grain, consisting of a wooden handle and a long curved metal blade / kosa
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a scythe
zbierać/ścinać plony
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to reap crops
old use for 'your' [daj]
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trying to be funny in a way that is not suitable [weird pronounciation]
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captivating x5, relating to a machine
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It's a riveting read
expressed in a clear and direct manner /wnikliwy, celny, wyrazisty
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It's an incisive commentary on the conflict in the Balkans
extremely unreasonable and silly, ridiculous / śmieszny, absurdalny, niedorzeczny
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The plot was totally preposterous
using more words than necessary, esp. long or formal words / rozwlekły
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The style was wordy and verbose
using more words than necessary, and therefore long and boring / rozwlekły
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The style was wordy and verbose
the main character / główny bohater, protagonista
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a protagonist
an unreasonable opinion or feeling, esp. the feeling of not liking a particular group of people / uprzedzenie (attention to pronounciation)
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a prejudice
The two protagonists have to cope with the prejudices of society.
a set of straps and fittings by which a horse, animal or a human is fastened to something
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a harness
Paul explained we would be secured to the rope via a carabiner, a metal loop attached to a waist harness. Surprisingly, I felt totally secure in the harness.
a room, esp. in a bank, with thick walls and a strong door, used to store money or valuable things in safe conditions / skarbiec, ale też krypta bądź sklepienie
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a vault
able to persuade someone to do something or persuade them that something is true / przekonujący (np. argument)
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You made a very compelling argument. (Michael to Derryl when asking for a raise)
physical effort or pressure / wysiłek, nadwyrężenie
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Sitting in front of a screen can be a big strain on your eyes.
to persuade someone to do something by making it look very attractive / zwabić,
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to lure sb
Phishing refers to the practice of using a fake but legitimate sounding email or website to lure you into sending personal information

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