29th Nov 2016

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Mam coś ciekawego do przeczytania dla ciebie
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I have an interesting read for you
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/ensaids/ nonsterOidal anti-inflammatory drugs
niesteroidowe leki przeciwzapalne
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continuing from a particular time
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from... onwards
a piece of important or exciting news that is printed in one newspaper before other newspapers know about it
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a scoop (Here's a scoop)
to publish a story before all the other newspapers, television companies, etc.
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to scoop
The paper had inside information and scooped all its rivals.
The most prominent members of this group of drugs, aspirin, ibuprofen and naproxen, are all available over the counter in most countries.
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Paracetamol is generally not considered an NSAID because it has only little anti-inflammatory activity.
benefits may outweigh any potential
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The baby was born by caesarean section.
/sɪˌzeəriən ˈsekʃn/
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(U/ C) c-section / caesarian, caesarean section, caesarian section
She had to have a caesarean.
an emergency caesarean
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umbical cord /ʌmˌbɪlɪkl ˈkɔːd/
a long piece of tissue that connects a baby to its mother before it is born and is cut at the moment of birth
zapalenie opon mózgowych
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consult your doctor BrE
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Consult with your physician (AmE) about possible treatments.
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a musical note
nagroda pocieszenia
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consolation prize
drobiazgowo / skrupulatnie
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painstakingly training
słuch absolutny
only one in 10 000 people have it
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perfect pitch (U) / absolute pitch
the ability to identify or sing a musical note correctly without the help of an instrument
Mandarin / Vietnamese
in speakers of tonal languages the incidence of perfect pitch is higher by 30%
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tonal languages / język toniczny
changing pitch can alter the meaning of words
częstość, częstotliwość, zasięg (występowania)
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a high incidence of crime
the incidence of sth is: one in100000
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to nurture
It's important to nurture a good working relationship.
człowiek rasy białej
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Caucasian /kɔːˈkeɪziən/
belonging to one of the races of people who have PALE skin
kapusta pekińska
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Chinese cabbage AmE / Chinese leaves
napa cabbage - a type of Chinese cabbage
a type of Chinese cabbage with long dark green leaves and thick white stems
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pak choi BrE / bok choi AmE
The Mariana Trench or Marianas Trench
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is the deepest known part of the world's oceans. It is located in the western Pacific Ocean, to the east of the Mariana Islands.
more than 10 km
to put on make-up / to apply make-up
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take off make-up / remove make-up formal)
rozmazać się
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to smudge
Grace wiped her eyes, smudging her make-up.
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to twinkle
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asbestos /æsˈbestəs/
made of silver / wood
We use made of when we talk about the basic material or qualities of something. It has a meaning similar to ‘composed of’:
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made from tree trunks / oil
We often use made from when we talk about how something is manufactured:
This dish is made with beef, red peppers and herbs.
Is sushi always made with raw fish or do the Japanese use cooked fish too?
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We use made with most often to talk about the ingredients of food and drink:
be made of sterner stuff
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Another woman would have broken down, but she is made of sterner stuff.
Many would have given up, but Tim was made of sterner stuff.
to steal
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to cabbage
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to filch / to pinch
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(massively) flattering
The poem encapsulates many of the central themes of her writing.
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to encapsulate
encapsulate something (in something) (formal)
stwarzający podziały, powodujący podziały
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one of the most extraordinary political stories
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of modern times
pełen wydarzeń
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the fact of having and expressing strong, unreasonable beliefs and disliking other people who have different beliefs or a different way of life:
bigoteria, dewocja, fanatyzm
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When religious people show bigotry and intolerance, they are in fact betraying the religion they uphold.
a person who has very strong, unreasonable beliefs or opinions about race, religion or politics and who will not listen to or accept the opinions of anyone who disagrees
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osoba nietolerancyjna (np. rasista, antysemita)
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wstrząśnienie mózgu (wstrząs mózgu - potocznie / nieprawidłowo)
per cent BrE
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percent AmE
burda (a noisy and violent fight involving a group of people, usually in a public place)
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a brawl
masz rozwiązane sznurowadło
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your shoelace is UNDONE
let me do it up for you
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pierogi ruskie
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a mixture of mashed potato, onion, and farmer cheese
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farmer's cheese / farmers' cheese
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