Episode 14.

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necessary or needed:
There is essential work to be done before the building can be re-occupied.
poczucie przynależności
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a sense of belonging
Although she's new to the school, we'd like her to feel that she belongs.
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to distinguish
to notice or understand the difference between two things, or to make one person or thing seem different from another:
They look so similar it's often difficult to distinguish one from the other.
zastanawiać się, rozmyślać, myśleć
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to ponder on
to think carefully about something, especially for a noticeable length of time:
She sat back for a minute to ponder her next move in the game.
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a person or thing that causes happiness:
He cried for joy when he heard that his son had been found alive and well.
rodzicielska/ rodzicielski
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relating to parents or to being a parent:
The government repeatedly stressed its support for parental choice in the selection of a child's school.
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loyalty and love or care for someone or something:
She will be remembered for her selfless/unstinting devotion to the cause.
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thinking about something or someone, or doing something, too much or all the time:
He's obsessive about punctuality.
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a privilege
an advantage that only one person or group of people has, usually because of their position or because they are rich:
Senior management enjoy certain privileges, such as company cars and health insurance.
uważać coś za oczywiste, pewne
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to take for granted
to accept that something is true, often before expressing an opposite opinion:
I grant that it must have been upsetting but even so I think she overreacted.
wystąpić, pojawić się
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to occur
If a thought or idea occurs to you, it comes into your mind:
Does it ever occur to you that I might want to be on my own sometimes?
zabrać się do pracy
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to get down to work
to start to direct your efforts and attention towards something:
I've got a lot of work to do, but I can't seem to get down to it.
bez wahania
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without hesitation
the act of pausing before doing something, especially because you are nervous or not certain:
I have no hesitation in recommending Ms Shapur for the job.
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having a lot of influence on someone or something:
She wanted to work for a bigger and more influential (= powerful) newspaper.
czerpać radość
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to derive joy
to get something from something else:
She derives great pleasure/satisfaction from playing the violin.
odważyć się
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to dare
to be brave enough to do something difficult or dangerous, or to be rude or silly enough to do something that you have no right to do:
I was going to ask if his dog was better, but I didn't dare in case she had died.
wspólna przyszłość
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common future
wzajemny, obustronny, obopólny
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(of two or more people or groups) feeling the same emotion, or doing the same thing to or for each other:
Theirs was a partnership based on mutual respect, trust and understanding.
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the ability to live your life without being helped or influenced by other people:
It's important that parents should allow their children some independence.
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showing the kindness, interest, or love that you would expect a brother to show:
Can I give you some brotherly advice?
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a flaw
a fault, mistake, or weakness, especially one that happens while something is being planned or made, or that causes something not to be perfect:
I returned the material because it had a flaw in it.
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to not give enough care or attention to people or things that are your responsibility:
He neglects that poor dog - he never takes him for walks or gives him any attention.
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to maintain
to continue to have; to keep in existence, or not allow to become less
Several of the teachers were quite unable to maintain discipline.
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a vice
a moral fault or weakness in someone's character:
Greed, pride, envy, and lust are considered to be vices.
Niemniej jednak
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despite what has just been said or referred to:
I knew a lot about the subject already, but her talk was interesting nevertheless.
osiągnąć kompromis
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to reach a compromise
an agreement in an argument in which the people involved reduce their demands or change their opinion in order to agree:
It is hoped that a compromise will be reached in today's talks.
bez skazy
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perfect or without mistakes:
The countdown was flawless, and the space missile went off exactly on schedule.
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to fade away
to slowly disappear, lose importance, or become weaker:
The voices became louder and closer and then faded away again.
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a phase
any stage in a series of events or in a process of development:
The project is only in its initial phase as yet, but it's looking quite promising.
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the right of an organization, country, or region to be independent and govern itself:
The universities want to preserve their autonomy from central government.
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to get over
to accept an unpleasant fact or situation after dealing with it for a while:
They’re upset that you didn’t call, but they’ll get over it.
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to deny
to say that something is not true:
He will not confirm or deny the allegations.
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to abandon
to leave a place, thing, or person, usually for ever:
As a baby he was abandoned by his mother.
cennić, pielęgnować
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to cherish
to love, protect, and care for someone or something that is important to you:
Although I cherish my children, I do allow them their independence.
spłatać komuś figla
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to play a trick on
wzajemne wsparcie
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mutual support
określić, zdefiniować
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to define
to say what the meaning of something, especially a word, is:
Before I answer your question, could you define your terms a little more (= explain what you mean by the words you have used)?
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very great or very large:
She said how much she appreciated the overwhelming generosity of the public in responding to the appeal.
szczeście, błogość
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perfect happiness:
Lying on a sunny beach is my idea of sheer bliss.
dreszcz, wzruszenie
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a thrill
a feeling of extreme excitement, usually caused by something pleasant:
It gave me a real thrill to see her again after so many years.
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awake, thinking, and knowing what is happening around you:
He's still conscious but he's very badly injured.
poświęcać się
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to give up something that is valuable to you in order to help another person:
Many women sacrifice interesting careers for their families.
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to give someone special treatment, making that person as comfortable as possible and giving them whatever they want:
Why not pamper yourself after a hard day with a hot bath scented with oils?
wiecznie trwający
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lasting forever or for a long time:
I wish someone would invent an everlasting light bulb.
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to neglect
to not give enough care or attention to people or things that are your responsibility:
He neglects that poor dog - he never takes him for walks or gives him any attention.
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a doubt
(a feeling of) not being certain about something, especially about how good or true it is:
I'm having doubts about his ability to do the job.
być upartym
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to be stubborn
A stubborn person is determined to do what he or she wants and refuses to do anything else:
They have huge arguments because they're both so stubborn.
zerwać z kimś
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to split up
If two people split up, they end their relationship or marriage:
She split up with her boyfriend last week.
zakochany po uszy
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head over heels in love
Laura fell head over heels in love with Chris.
completely in love with another person:

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