25th Nov 2016

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odladzać, zapobiegać powstawaniu pokrywy lodowej
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de-ice (the situation)
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extension cord
Dałam im 4 gwiazdki.
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I four-starred them.
odblokować toaletę
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to UNclog the toilet
a small, usually cheap, restaurant (AmE); usually by the read
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a roadside diner
Wiem to na pewno.
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I know it for a fact.
Zadzwonię do ciebie za kilka minut.
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I'll call you IN A FEW.
in a few minutes / in a few moments
receiving or involving a lot of attention and discussion on television, in newspapers, etc.
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a high-profile (campaign)
krzepki / niezłomny / wytrzymały (samochód)
a man of sturdy build / sturdy legs
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a sturdy pair of boots / The vehicle is sturdy enough to withstand rough terrain.
a large business company
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publishes crowd-sourced reviews about local businesses, as well as the online reservation service Yelp Reservations and online food-delivery service Eat24.
the activity of getting information or help for a project or a task from a large number of people, typically using the Internet
the business practice of getting members of the public to do work or think of ideas for you, usually for little or no money
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the practice of funding a project or an activity by raising many small amounts of money from a large number of people, usually using the Internet
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the process of arranging for somebody outside a company to do work or provide goods for that company
when a company uses workers from outside the company to do a job
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Zabiorę cię na kolację.
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I'll take you out to dinner.
a person or thing that takes the place of, or is used instead of, somebody/something else
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a surrogate FOR sth /ˈsʌrəɡət/
As Tolkien noted some time ago, magic is often a surrogate for technology.
namiętnie pocałować / to kiss and hold somebody closely, especially when you are dancing slowly
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to smooch
to store something in a safe or secret place
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She has a fortune STASHED away in various bank accounts.
The gun was stashed under the bed.
o podobnych upodobaniach, podobnie myślący
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Mam dużo na głowie.
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I have a lot on my mind.
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to tap
morning / bedtime
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a nativity scene
paskudztwo / ohyda / AmE => a thick, soft, sticky substance that looks, tastes, or feels unpleasant
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an alcoholic drink made by mixing beer, wine, etc. with eggs and milk
a drink made from eggs, sugar, milk, and alcohol, drunk at Christmas
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eggnog / eggflip
canned eggnog
Music is as much a holiday tradition as mistletoe and eggnog.
a day when most people do not go to work or school, especially because of a religious or national celebration
a day fixed by law on which people do not have to go to work or school
a national holiday / a family holiday
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The 4th of July is a national holiday in the US.
Today is a holiday in Wales.
to waltz /wɔːls/
to dance A/THE waltz
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to dance a waltz
I watched them waltzing across the floor.
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Miałam zaćmienie.
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I had a brain freeze.
I love you.
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a period of time when somebody, especially a teacher at a university, is allowed to stop their normal work in order to study or travel
to take a year’s sabbatical / a sabbatical term/year
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He's on sabbatical. / to take a sabbatical / to be on sabbatical / to go on sabbatical
gap year
I'm planning to take a gap year and go backpacking in India.
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gap yeara year that a young person spends working and/or travelling, often between leaving school and starting university
Nie jadam śniadań.
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I'm not a breakfast person.
What's the
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to be involved in several activities or areas of business at the same time, hoping that at least one will be successful
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I have a lot of / several irons in the fire
If that job application doesn't work out I've got a couple more irons in the fire.
used to emphasize a situation, quality, or type of behaviour
The party was nothing short of a disaster.
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be nothing short of
Her behaviour was nothing short of obnoxious.
extremely unpleasant, especially in a way that offends people
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sneakers AmE
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trainers BrE
someone who owns, buys and sells sneakers, especially those with rare or unusual designs
pozytywna strona
the upside is that ... / the downside is that...
So what's the upside then? / The downside of living here, of course, is that it is expensive.
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the upside OF sth =/= the downside OF sth
It's annoying that we can't travel until Thursday, but the upside is that tickets are cheaper then.
The upside of the whole thing is that we got a free trip to Jamaica.
ale z drugiej strony
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ON the upside
On the downside, all say the slowing national economy will hinder Texas growth.
wałek do farby
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Black Friday (AFTER Thanksgiving)
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The store was full of Black Friday shoppers chasing deals.
sprzedawca detaliczny
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retail workers
a state of confusion and lack of organization in a situation or a place
nieład / nieporządek
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disarray /ˌdɪsəˈreɪ/
IN disarray / We’re decorating, so everything’s in complete disarray at home.
done quickly and with a lot of activity, but in a way that is not very well organized
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to take part in a noisy and violent fight, usually in a public place
Fans brawled outside the stadium.
wszczynać burdę
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to brawl OVER sth
a DRUNKEN brawl in the street
They were arrested for brawling in the street.
the language spoken in a particular area or by a particular group, especially one that is not the official or written language
język narodowy
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vernacular / the vernacular
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36 mln
How many US states border the Pacific Ocean?
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Five states: California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska and Hawaii
Lake Tahoe
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between California and Nevada
the White House
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The White House is at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, DC. It is built of stone painted white and was designed in 1800 by James Hoban, who was born in Ireland. The building was burned by British troops during the War of 1812 and later built again.
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/ˈpiːkən/ /pɪˈkæn/
a man’s suit of matching jacket and trousers/pants, worn especially in offices and on fairly formal occasions
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lounge suit
w mojej obronie
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in my defence
The Little Prince
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Antoine de Saint-Exupéry / French pilot / writer
bać się czegoś
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to dread (sb) doing sth
skubać /szczypnąć (jeść małymi porcjami)
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We sat drinking wine and nibbling olives.

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