ENGLISH - LESSON 53

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czekać na coś
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look ahead to sth
dać komuś kredyt zaufania
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give sb the benefit of the doubt
wścibska osoba, ciekawski
sb who is extremely curious and wants to know everything about others
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nosey parker
"młody wilk"
sb who has a promising future
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high-flier
bibeloty
small decorative items
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knick-knacks
kawior
edible eggs of some species of fish
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caviar
w krzywym zwierciadle
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in a comical light
zrozumieć (phr v)
to see, to understand
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make out
strzec się, wystrzegać się
to be careful and avoid sth
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beware of
pod ścisłą kontrolą
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under close control
prosperować
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thrive - throve/thrived - thriven/thrived
pracowity, pilny, staranny
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diligent
z kamienną twarzą
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stone-faced
kłótliwy
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quarrelsome
Bill’s quarrelsome behaviour often lands him in a lot of trouble.
ugodowy, pojednawczy, polubowny
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conciliatory
He was advised to use a more conciliatory tone the next time he appeared in court.
pojednanie, mediacja
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conciliation
mediator, rozjemca
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conciliator
usłużny, uległy
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compliant
upór, uporczywość, nieustępliwość
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obstinacy
uparty
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obstinate
She was an obstinate child who insisted on getting what she wanted.
siatka, oczko, oko w sieci
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mesh
zmięty (np. papier)
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crumpled
niezdarny
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lumbering
drapać, skrobać
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paw
zewnętrznie
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outwardly
wewnętrzny
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intrinsic
wyniszczanie, wyniszczenie
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attrition
graciarz
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pack-rat (AmE informal)
zarozumiały
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conceited
powściągliwy, z dystansem
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aloof

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