Intermediate 6-10

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film (w Ameryce)
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movie
They use the word movie, not film, in America.

poruszający film
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moving film
That film about the First World War was really moving.

film akcji
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action film
Have you seen that new action film starring Tom Cruise?

actor
I want to be an actor so I’m studying drama.

actress
Angelina Jolie is a famous actress.

dostosowanie, adaptacja
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adaptation
I loved the recent adaptation of Jane Eyre.

publiczność
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audience
There weren’t many people in the audience.

based on
The film is based on a popular novel by Kathryn Stockett.

Kiedy będzie nowa seria ...?
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When will the new series of ... be on?
When will the new series of Downton Abbey be on?

animation
My children love the animation Peppa Pig.

mała obsada filmu
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small cast
The film has a very small cast of only five actors.

comedy
We saw a great comedy starring Ben Stiller last week.

bezpośredni
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direct
He’s an actor but now he wants to direct a film.

drama
I watched an excellent drama that was set during the Second World War.

zdubbingować
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dub
They usually dub American movies into Italian.

ekscytujący
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exciting
The last James Bond film was really exciting.

extra
I was an extra in the recent film about Robin Hood.

lokalizacja filmu
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film on location
We want to film on location in India.

funny
That new comedy with Ricky Gervais is really funny.

film historyczny
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historical film
It was a historical film about the American Civil War.

horror film
She was in a horror film about vampires.

musical
We saw the musical Mamma Mia! in London.

odgrywaj rolę
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play the part of
I want to play the part of Juliet in the new film of Romeo and Juliet.

plot
The plot of the film was very complicated.

przejrzeć
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review
The film got a really bad review in the papers.

komedia romantyczna
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rom-com
I don’t like action films. I prefer watching rom-coms.

scary
I thought that alien film was really scary.

scena w filmie
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scene
I love the scene where they find each other at the train station.

film science fiction
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science fiction film
He loves that science fiction film about aliens coming to earth.

scenariusz
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script
The script was written by an experienced writer.

dalszy ciąg
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sequel
Will there be a sequel to this film?

set
They set the film in the Italian Alps.

film kręcony w
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shoot on location
They’re going to shoot on location in Mexico.

ścieżka dźwiękowa
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soundtrack
I love the soundtrack to this film and I want to buy the CD.

efekty specjalne
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special effects
They spent millions on the special effects in this dinosaur film.

star
Keira Knightley is the star of the film.

studio
It was filmed in a studio in Hollywood.

napisy na filmie
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subtitles
It’s a French film so it has English subtitles.

kryminał, t...
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thriller
He starred in a thriller about a political scandal in America.

tłumaczenie
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translation
The translation of the film from English to Russian took three months.

gwałtowny, przemoc
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violent
Children shouldn’t see violent films.

film wojenny
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war film
We saw a war film set during the Vietnam war.

western
That actor was in a western recently and he was one of the good guys.

arms
He has really strong arms.

back
I hurt my back in a horseriding accident.

bite
Did that dog just bite you?

clap
Clap your hands!

ears
My dog has really big ears.

eyes
She has beautiful blue eyes.

face
She has such a pretty face.

feet
What size are your feet?

fingers
You have lovely long fingers.

foot
I broke my foot playing football.

hair
I have long brown hair.

hands
Are your hands clean?

head
I had a really big head when I was a baby.

kopnięcie
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kick
Kick the ball as far as you can.

knees
I get a lot of pain in my knees when I walk.

legs
That girl has really long legs.

lips
He has really thin lips.

mouth
Keep your mouth closed when you’re eating.

neck
My neck hurts when I work on the computer for too long.

nod
Nod your head if you want to say yes.

nose
I have a large nose just like my mother.

point
Can you point at the person who stole your money?

shoulders
My shoulders hurt from carrying that heavy bag.

smell
I can smell garlic.

smile
She’ll smile at you if you smile at her.

gapić się
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stare
Don’t stare at people – it’s rude.

żołądek
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stomach
My stomach hurts because I ate too much.

taste
Taste this cake – it’s delicious.

teeth
I brush my teeth twice a day.

throw
Throw the ball back to Jason.

palce u stóp
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toes
Can you fit your toes into those pointy shoes?

tongue
How far can you stick your tongue out?

tooth
I broke a tooth on a hard bread roll.

touch
If you touch the screen it will open the website.

whistle
I like to whistle a tune while I do the gardening.

inna strona ciebie
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a different side of yourself
You should show your work colleagues a different side of yourself outside of work.

akademicki
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academic
He works in an academic setting.

alley
In films, New York is full of secret alleys.

architect
The building was designed by a famous German architect.

arystokratyczny
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aristocratic
She comes from a wealthy aristocratic family.

wiara (w coś)
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belief
I have a strong belief that we should look after our parents when they get old.

Pojemność
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capacity
I only use social media in a professional capacity.

konsultant
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consultant
I work as a business consultant.

ubrać się
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dress up
I like to dress up when we go out for meals.

dye
I want to dye my hair blond.

dyed
She has dyed red hair.

essential
It’s essential to have a good diet if you want to be fit and healthy.

exhibition
I want to go to the art exhibition in the town centre.

funkcjonalny
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functional
I wear functional clothes, not fashionable clothes.

grow up
I don’t really want to grow up so I still live with my parents.

homeless
I gave some money to the homeless man at the train station.

zidentyfikować
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identify
I identify more with my work role than with my private life.

zamieszkać
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inhabit
What kind of people inhabit this land?

instytucja
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institution
This is a well-known academic institution.

intelektualny
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intellectual
My aunt is very intellectual – she thinks deeply about things.

judge
It’s wrong to judge people by their appearance.

głównie w celach biznesowych lub zawodowych
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mainly for business or career purposes
Do you use social networking sites mainly for business or career purposes?

nostalgiczny
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nostalgic
You are nostalgic for your childhood.

pielęgniarka
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nurse
My aunt is a nurse and works in a hospital in London.

fotografia
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photograph
I would like to photograph this wonderful building.

poważny, z respektem
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respectable
The area is a home for respectable businesses.

odpowiedź
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response
What kind of response did you get to your email?

servant
My great-grandmother was a servant at Buckingham Palace.

setting
The castle was used as a setting for several films.

spektakularny
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spectacular
The building has a spectacular tower.

traktujesz siebie zbyt poważnie
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take yourself too seriously
You take yourself too seriously – you should relax a bit.

przekształcać
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transform
They want to transform this area into a shopping centre.

kamerka internetowa
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webcam
I use a webcam to communicate with my friends in New Zealand.

welcome
We will welcome you here whenever you want to visit.

znana osoba
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well-known person
He’s a very well-known person – he’s on the radio.

wounded
This was a hospital for wounded soldiers.

młody i beztroski
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young and carefree
When I was a student I was young and carefree.

twoja druga połowa
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your other half
Where did you first meet your other half?

karykatura
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caricature
The artist drew a caricature of me.

class
My parents are from the working class.

dominujący
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dominant
That lion looks really aggressive and dominant.

gangster
My uncle was a gangster in Chicago.

zapętlić się (piosenka w magnetofonie)
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go viral
Do you think this video clip will go viral?

dowód osobisty
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ID card
Do you have to carry an ID card in your country?

identyfikowalne
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identifiable
Are you easily identifiable from your passport photo?

interpretator
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interpreter
They used an interpreter in the meeting to translate Russian into English.

metropolia
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metropolis
New York City is a giant metropolis.

pen-name
The Brontë sisters all used a pen-name to hide the fact that they were women.

persist
Our brains persist in using stereotypes.

prehistoryczny
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prehistoric
I can’t imgine what it was like to live in prehistoric times.

rigid
I don’t have any rigid plans for the weekend.

skandynawski
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Scandinavian
Have you ever been to a Scandinavian country?

społeczno-ekonomiczny
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socio-economic
Their socio-ecomomic level was clear from their appearance.

tomb
They discovered the tomb of a young pharaoh.

ktoś na przegranej pozycji
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underdog
I always like to support the underdog in any competition.

projekcja wizualna
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visual projection
My photos on Facebook are a visual projection of my life.

zdecydowanie
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vitally
Judging people by their appearance was vitally important in the past.

worldly
She doesn’t have much worldly experience.

zachować się
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behave
Lots of children in this class behave badly.

szkoła z internatem
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boarding school
My parents sent me away to boarding school when I was 13.

bring up
I want to bring up my children in the countryside, not in the city.

cheat
I haven’t studied enough so I’m going to cheat in my history exam.

Szkoła Wyższa
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college
I went to art college when I left school.

obowiązkowy
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compulsory
Maths is a compulsory subject – everyone has to do it.

kształcić
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educate
I want to educate my children at home so I won’t send them to school.

podstawowy
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elementary
Primary school is called elementary school in America.

expel
If you cheat in your exams the head teacher will expel you.

fail
Why did you fail your chemistry exam?

ukończyć studia
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graduate
When did you graduate from university?

dyrektor szkoły
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head teacher
What’s the name of the head teacher at your school?

high school
He’s a teacher at a high school in New York City.

junior high school
I went to the same junior high school as my neighbour.

przedszkole
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kindergarten
I went to kindergarten when I was three years old.

uczyć się
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learn
I want to learn Russian.

middle school
I went to middle school between the ages of nine and thirteen.

siostra zakonna
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nun
I went to a Catholic school and my maths teacher was a nun.

nursery
Before they go to school, children can go to nursery.

priest
The church priest visits our school once a week to talk to the students.

podstawowa
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primary
Children in the UK start primary school when they are four or five.

private
Her parents paid for her to go to a private school.

punish
Many teachers punish students with extra homework.

uczniowie (pieszczotliwie)
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pupils
How many pupils are there in your school?

religious
I went to a religious school – it was Catholic.

results
Students in this school usually get really good exam results.

poprawić, powtarzać
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revise
How many hours did you revise for the biology exam?

secondary
I started secondary school when I was eleven.

semester
The autumn semester starts on the first day of October.

state
What are the state schools like in your country?

kierunek studiów
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study subject
What subject will you study at university?

term
A school term usually lasts about twelve weeks.

balcony
There’s a great view from our balcony.

basement
Many houses in Canada have a basement.

ceiling
We painted the ceiling white.

chimney
We need to clean the chimney before we light the fire.

city
I want to live in a big city like Paris or London.

cosy
Our living room is small, but it’s really cosy.

country
I live in a small cottage in the country.

Wschodnie wybrzeże
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east coast
I live in Aldeburgh, a small town on the east coast.

entrance
The entrance to the building is round the back.

fireplace
We have a beautiful Victorian fireplace in our living room.

gate
We painted the gate to our garden dark green.

ground floor
I don’t want to live on the ground floor – I don’t think it’s safe.

light
We have big windows so our living room is really light.

zrobione z kamienia
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made of stone
Our house is made of stone.

nowoczesny
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modern
We have an expensive modern kitchen.

otwarty ogień
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open fire
I love sitting by the open fire in winter time.

outskirts
I live on the outskirts of Birmingham.

path
A path leads through our garden to the back door of our house.

patio
and a barbecue on our patio.
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patio
We have chairs, a table

roof
I’ll need a ladder to get that football off the roof.

drugie piętro
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second floor
We live on the second floor of that apartment block.

przestronny
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spacious
Our kitchen is really spacious so we put a dining table in it.

steps
You have to go down three steps to get into our garden.

suburbs
When we had children we moved from the city centre to the suburbs.

terrace
We have a terrace where you can sit outside and sunbathe.

ostatnie piętro
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top floor
We live on the top floor of that building and we have great views.

town
I was born in a town called Shrewsbury.

village
I grew up in a village in Wales.

wall
There is a wall between our garden and our neighbour’s garden.

drewniane podłogi
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wooden floors
We have wooden floors in our dining room and living room and it looks great.

accomplished
He’s an accomplished piano player.

adore
I adore flowers, especially roses.

półka na książki
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bookcase
How many books are in that bookcase?

zawody sportowe
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competition
I won L500 in a competition!

komponować
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compose
You can play well but can you compose your own music?

współpracować
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co-operate
When she was 13, she refused to co-operate with her parents.

ustalona, zdeterminowana
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determined
She was determined that her daughters would be successful.

przewyższać
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excel
I’m jealous of Paul – I wish I could excel in everything I do, like him.

oczekiwać, spodziewać się
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expect
We expect you to be number one in your class for maths.

niezwykły, extra
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extraordinary
The school is really extraordinary because it has such talented students.

(moja) wina
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fault
My dad drives me mad but it isn’t really his fault.

zabroniony
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forbidden
Playing with friends and watching TV was forbidden by her parents.

hang
Can you hang this picture of my parents on the wall for me?

przytulać, obejmować
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hug
My mum gave me a hug after the concert.

immigrant
Her mother is a Bangladeshi immigrant.

niezależny
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independent
It’s hard to feel independent when you live with your parents.

let
Do your parents let you go out late at night?

marks
She got top marks in her piano exam.

mixed
Is your school a mixed school with both boys and girls?

zmotywowany
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motivated
My son motivated himself to succeed in music.

mystery
Teenagers are a mystery to me – I don’t understand them.

opcjonalny
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optional
Music is an optional subject at my school.

orchestra
I play the violin in the school orchestra.

outstanding
They were outstanding pupils who did really well.

przeoczyć
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overlook
Does your balcony overlook the river?

perform
Would you like to perform in front of 500 people?

plain
He used a plain old table in his kitchen.

prize
She won a prize for her singing.

własność
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property
The house will become my property when my brother dies.

punishment
What kind of punishment will a teacher give you for being late?

push
Be careful not to push your children too hard.

pozostawać
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remain
Do you think this garden will remain beautiful if we move out?

oburzać się
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resent
The girls did not seem to resent their mother.

strict
My parents won’t let me do anything – they’re really strict!

uporządkowane
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tidy
It’s not a tidy garden.

tower
There is a large tower on the village church.

Zamienić dom w
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turn the house into
They decided to turn the house into a hotel.

niepomalowane
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unpainted
Our dining table is unpainted.

as soon as
As soon as Rachel gets a job she’ll move out.

chórmistrz
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choirmaster
My uncle is the choirmaster at his local church.

controversy
It was a book that caused great controversy among its readers.

cord
We fixed the picture to the wall with a cord.

ekologiczne
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eco-friendly
We went on an eco-friendly holiday in Greece.

genius
Our neighbour’s daughter is a maths genius.

hi-tech
They have a really hi-tech TV.

Poradziłbym sobie z nimi jeszcze lepiej, gdyby
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I’d get on with them even better if
I’d get on with my parents even better if I didn’t live at home.

Jeśli wróciłem bardzo późno
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If I came back very late
If I came back very late after a night out, I would find my parents still awake and waiting for me.

Gdybym mógł sobie na to pozwolić
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If I could afford it
If I could afford it, I wouldn’t move out because I like it here.

Gdybym miał pieniądze
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If I had the money
If I had the money, I would move out and rent my own little flat.

Gdybym żył sam
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If I lived on my own
If I lived on my own, I’d have to pay all of the rent myself.

Jeśli to było moje miejsce
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If it was my place
If it was my place, I’d be happy to do the cleaning, but it’s not.

mission
Our mission is to make this school more successful.

rodzicielstwo
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parenting
There is no correct way of parenting, you have to find what works for you.

prestiżowy
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prestigious
He’s the leader of a prestigious choir group.

prodigy
They think our son is some kind of prodigy.

pushy
A lot of pushy parents put pressure on their kids to get good results.

koncert rapowy
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rap concert
Have you ever been to a rap concert?

względność
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relativity
Who developed the theory of relativity?

jedna płeć
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single-sex
This is a single-sex school – there are only boys here.

zająć się językiem Hiszpańskim
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take up Spanish
I’d like to take up Spanish so that I can go to Argentina for a holiday.

unless
They won’t give me a place at the university unless I get three As in my exams.

until
I don’t want to plan any celebrations until I know the results.

when
I’ll call you when I get the card.

achieve
What would you like to achieve during your gap year?

Zgodzić się
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agree
Do you agree with me?

kłócić się
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argue
How often do you argue with your parents?

dołączać
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attach
Did you attach the report to your email?

choose
Which subject are you going to choose to study at university?

kompensować
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compensate
Did they compensate you for the accident?

skarżyć się
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complain
I would like to complain to the hotel manager.

dostarczyć
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deliver
When will they deliver our new sofa?

wykazać, zademonstrować
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demonstrate
I would like to demonstrate how to use this new coffee machine.

wyjaśniać
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explain
Can you explain this mathematical formula to me?

lose
Try not to lose your mobile phone!

zapłacić
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pay
I have to pay for the meal now.

odpowiadać na
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respond
I need to respond to this email before I leave.

sell
I would like to sell my old car.

osiągnąć sukces
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succeed
It takes a lot of hard work to succeed in this businesss

application
Have you looked at John Jackson’s application for the new job?

ubiegać się o
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apply for
Did you apply for that teaching job?

być zwolnionym z pracy
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be fired
I think Jodie is going to be fired tomorrow.

farmer
My grandfather was a pig farmer.

pełny etat
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full-time
Is your job full-time or part-time?

lawyer
I want to be a lawyer when I grow up.

musician
Peter is an excellent musician and plays the trumpet in a world-famous orchestra.

z biegiem czasu
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overtime
How much overtime do you do every month?

w niepełnym wymiarze godzin
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part-time
I want to find a part-time job when I go to university.

permanent
I wish I could get a permanent job.

farmaceuta
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pharmacist
I would like to be a pharmacist so I have to study pharmacy at university.

promote
I hope they promote me soon.

promotion
Congratulations on your promotion, Dave!

kwalifikacje
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qualifications
What kind of qualifications do you have?

redundant
They made 20 people redundant last month.

rezygnować
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resign
If they don’t promote me then I will resign.

rezygnacja
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resignation
Have you read Lynne’s letter of resignation?

przejść na emeryturę
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retire
I will be 70 when I retire.

sack
If you are caught stealing they will sack you.

scientist
My aunt is a scientist and she works for a pharmaceutical company.

samozatrudniony
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self-employed
I would love to be self-employed and just work for myself.

set up
I want to set up my own company.

temporary
This is a temporary job which lasts for three months.

kurs treningowy
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training course
Have you done that training course on time management?

translator
She speaks French and Italian so she works as a translator.

bezrobotny
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unemployed
How long have you been unemployed?

dobrze wykwalifikowany
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well-qualified
My brother is really well-qualified but he still can’t get a job.

analityczny
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analytical
Do you have an analytical mind?

Niedźwiedź
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bear
I just can’t bear bad service.

chemist
I picked up the medicine at the chemist.

kompensować
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compensate
We will compensate everyone who has bought a ticket if the show is cancelled.

complimentary
They offered us complimentary drinks because the food was late

zwariowany
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crazy
Justin is really strange – I think he’s actually a bit crazy!

wykazać, zademonstrować
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demonstrate
Can you please demonstrate this app for me?

entuzjastyczny
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enthusiastic
Maria is really enthusiastic about her new job.

przedsiębiorca
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entrepreneur
Our daughter has created her own product and is a promising young entrepreneur.

Wyraź siebie
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express oneself
It is difficult to express oneself sometimes.

faulty
This kettle is faulty so I will take it back to the shop.

pochlebstwo
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flattery
Lots of people use flattery to get what they want.

dostać pracę
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get a job
I’ve got no money so I really need to get a job.

wahać się
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hesitate
Tell them that you will not hesitate to change banks if they don’t improve their service...

humorystyczny
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humorous
He complained in a humorous way about the terrible service.

imponujący
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impressive
His experience is really impressive so I think we should give him the job.

sprawdzać
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inspect
The authorities wanted to inspect the cleanliness of the restaurant.

instinct
I have a good instinct about who to trust.

inwestować
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invest
Are you prepared to invest money in my business?

stracić panowanie
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lose your temper
I lose my temper really easily.

wyjaśnić, m...
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make it clear
Make it clear you might change to another mobile phone company.

marketing
Gareth works in marketing.

uwaga mentalna
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mental note
Make a mental note of the circumstances and write a letter later.

osobiście
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personally
BA invited them personally to inspect the airline’s catering facilities.

pharmacy
Can you get some aspirin at the pharmacy for me?

product
Can I ask you a few questions about your product?

opłacalny
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profitable
Is your company profitable?

profits
I shared the profits from the business with my wife.

prawidłowo, właściwie
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properly
He loves complaining properly and in writing.

reject
I hope the bank won’t reject my application for a loan.

season
The new clothes range for the autumn season has just arrived.

sense
He has a good spatial sense so he became an architect.

share
Investors usually take a share of the profits.

konkretny, specyficzny
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specific
Don’t be too specific when you make a complaint.

spoil
Don’t spoil your meal by getting into an argument with the waiter.

przysięgać
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swear
Never shout and swear – it achieves nothing.

threaten
You should threaten to tell the newspapers about the bad service.

strata czasu
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waste of time
Screaming and shouting is a complete waste of time.

zachwycający
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admirable
The way he is coping with the death of his grandfather is admirable.

bargain
I got a real bargain in town – this dress only cost L10!

calculate
I am able to calculate space and distance.

obliczenie
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calculation
I’m good at maths. I find complex calculations easy.

opiekuńczy, troskliwy
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caring
I want to work in a caring profession like nursing.

carriage
Where is the first class carriage on this train?

żywnościowy
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catering
I would like to run a catering company.

pewny, some
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certain
I’m not certain if I will come to the party tonight.

charyzmatyczny
start learning
charismatic
People want to work with Dan because he’s so charismatic.

dyrektor naczelny
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chief executive
I wrote a letter of complaint to the chief executive of the company.

complex
I’m good at maths. I find complex calculations easy.

przekonany
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convinced
If they are not convinced by the presentation, they won’t invest their money.

niezliczony
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countless
I’ve had countless free meals because I complain all the time.

courier
Use a courier service to send this package because it will be faster.

creative
His stories are really creative. He has got a great imagination.

den
The children made a den in the woods where they hid.

czuje się dobrze
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doing very well
Helen is doing very well in her new job.

przerażony
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dreaded
After the presentation, there’s the dreaded interview stage.

ekscentryczny
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eccentric
Our neighbour is an eccentric old man who rarely leaves his house.

z pustymi rękami
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empty-handed
We had to leave the bank empty-handed because they wouldn’t lend us the money.

dyrektor finansowy
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finance director
Anthony is the finance director for a publishing company.

fumes
Horrible fumes are coming out of that old bus.

funkcjonować
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function
One function of the product is to open bottles.

projekt graficzny
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graphic design
He used his Art degree to get a job in graphic design.

beznadziejny
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hopeless
British people are usually hopeless at complaining.

wyobrażać sobie
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imagine
I can’t imagine living anywhere else but here.

improwizować
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improvise
I don’t like to improvise – I prefer to read from a script.

inicjatywa
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initiative
I think we should hire her – she shows a lot of initiative.

główny hol
start learning
main lobby
I’ll meet you in the main lobby of the hotel.

szukać pracy
start learning
look for a job
When you finish your exams you should look for a job straightaway.

loyal
Our shop has hundreds of loyal customers who come here regularly.

Wyjdzie z recesji
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make it out of the recession
Do you think Philip’s company will make it out of the recession?

dyrektor Marketingu
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marketing director
Who is the marketing director at this company?

spleśniały
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mouldy
They served mouldy strawberries on the aeroplane.

pójść dalej
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move on
Selling my wedding dress helped me move on from my marriage breakdown.

obsessive
My younger sister is really obsessive about the boy band One Direction.

sklep z markowymi ubraniami
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clothing outlet store
She works in a designer clothing outlet store.

praktyczność
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practicality
The practicality of the product convinced them to invest money in it.

principle
I find it easy to understand theoretical principles.

projektant produktu
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product designer
She’s a product designer and she designed a new kind of bottle and can opener.

puddle
I stepped in a puddle of water and now my feet are wet.

replica
He’s making a new table that is a replica of Windsor Castle.

rights
It’s important to know your rights when you complain.

zadraśnięcie
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scratch
Try not to scratch my mobile phone screen.

wyślij CV
start learning
send in a CV
You should send in a CV to that marketing company.

hasło reklamowe
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slogan
Do you have an advertising slogan for your product?

przestrzenny
start learning
spatial
You also have good spatial awareness – you’d make a good architect.

standards
I can only imagine this is an unusual departure from your usual high standards.

Giełda Papierów Wartościowych
start learning
stock market
I want to work on the stock market so I’m going to study finance.

odnoszący sukcesy
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successful
He owns a really successful clothing company.

teoretyczny
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theoretical
I find it easy to understand theoretical principles.

veil
Did you wear a veil on your wedding day?

Bezwartościowy
start learning
worthless
Ryan’s idea for a new product was dismissed as worthless.

care
You need to take care of your teeth or you will have problems.

careful
That drink is hot. Please be careful not to drop it.

ostrożnie
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carefully
Please drive carefully. I don’t want you to have an accident.

careless
He is a careless driver. He will cause an accident.

nieostrożnie
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carelessly
He carelessly threw away an important document.

comfort
I bought this sofa for comfort, not style.

comfortable
The room wasn’t great but the bed was really comfortable.

niewygodny
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uncomfortable
This chair is incredibly uncomfortable. I need to buy a new one.

comfortably
Is everyone sitting comfortably?

niewygodnie
start learning
uncomfortably
The train was uncomfortably hot.

fortune
He couldn’t believe his good fortune when he found 20 dollars.

szczęśliwy
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fortunate
He didn’t look when he crossed the road and was fortunate not to have an accident.

niefortunny
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unfortunate
It’s unfortunate you couldn’t be there. It was a great party.

na szczęście
start learning
fortunately
The rain was really heavy, but fortunately we had our umbrellas.

unfortunately
The parks were beautiful, but unfortunately it rained almost every day.

cierpliwość
start learning
patience
You need a lot of patience to work with children.

patient
He is really patient and will take his time to explain things.

niecierpliwy
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impatient
She is so impatient. She won’t wait for more than five minutes.

cierpliwie
start learning
patiently
Please wait patiently. We will be boarding the plane in one hour.

niecierpliwie
start learning
impatiently
He kept impatiently pressing the bell to get someone’s attention.

szczęście
start learning
luck
Are luck and practice just as important as talent?

Szczęściarz
start learning
lucky
He was lucky enough to win the completion.

nieszczęśliwy
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unlucky
Do you know anyone who is particularly lucky or unlucky?

na szczęście
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luckily
Luckily he caught an earlier bus or he might have missed his flight.

unluckily
Unluckily for her, she missed her flight.

adaptor
You need an adaptor when you go abroad.

alarm
I programmed the alarm on my phone to wake me up.

blogger
This blogger has some really controversial views.

skoordynowany
start learning
co-ordinated
I’m bad at sports because I’m not very co-ordinated.

zdesperowany
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desperate
It was very late and I was desperate to get home.

urządzenie
start learning
device
I love my new smartphone – it’s a very useful device.

rozłączyć się
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disconnect
Disconnect your MP3 player from the computer.

urządzenie elektroniczne
start learning
electronic device
You cannot use an electronic device on this plane.

słuchawki
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headphones
Do you normally listen to music with headphones or with speakers?

inspector
The inspector asked to see our train tickets.

zainstalować
start learning
install
You need to install an update before using this program.

inteligentny
start learning
intelligent
She’s very intelligent. She always does well at school.

klawiatura
start learning
keyboard
Do you prefer to use a keyboard with or without a mouse?

karta pamięci
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memory stick
My memory stick is so important now – I save all my work on it.

mistake
It’s just a small mistake – don’t worry so much.

mouse
I bought a new wireless mouse for my computer.

przycisk wyłączania
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off button
I pressed the off button on the TV.

właściciel
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owner
I live in this house but I’m not the owner.

petrol
The car suddenly stopped. We had run out of petrol.

ładowarka
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phone charger
I put my phone charger into a socket.

piny w gniazdku
start learning
pins do plugs
How many pins do plugs in your country have?

Podłącz komputer do gniazdka
start learning
Plug your computer into the socket.
Plug your computer into the socket.

relevant
Much of the information is not relevant or useful.

pilot do TV
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remote control
Where’s the remote control for the TV?

rescue
We were lucky someone came to rescue us.

screen
My mobile has a large screen and I can watch videos.

ustawić alarm
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set alarm
I set my alarm clock for 7.30 a.m.

gniazdo elektryczne
start learning
socket
I plugged my phone charger into a socket.

rozwiązanie
start learning
solution
One solution to our lack of space would be to move house.

speaker
Do you normally listen to music with headphones or with speakers?

nieznajomy
start learning
stranger
Don’t speak to that stranger. It might be dangerous.

survey
A recent survey had some disappointing findings.

przełącznik
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switch
I can’t find the switch to turn it on.

wyłączyć
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switch off
Switch off your mobile phone, please.

zmniejszyć, przyciszyć
start learning
turn down
Could you turn down the volume? It’s too loud.

zwiększyć, podgłośnić
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turn up
Can you turn up the volume? I can’t hear it.

wyjąć wtyczkę
start learning
unplug
I always unplug my computer when I turn it off.

zdenerwowany
start learning
upset
I’m a bit upset and I don’t feel like talking.

USB cable
I’ll need a USB cable to transfer the pictures to my computer.

angel
She’s such an angel, always looking after other people.

boot
If the car boot is full, put that bag on the back seat.

zdrowy rozsądek
start learning
common sense
Not everything needs to be learnt. Some things are just common sense.

elite
We watched the training practice of some elite ice hockey players.

autostopem
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hitchhike
I tried to hitchhike once, but I was unsuccessful.

przeciążenie informacyjne
start learning
information overload
She always sends too many emails – it’s an information overload.

przerwanie
start learning
interruption
I need to focus without any interruptions.

podrażnienie, irytujący
start learning
irritation
Information overload is a modern irritation for many people.

motorbike
I wanted to ride my motorbike, but couldn’t find my helmet.

native
I live in London but I’m a native New Yorker.

niejasny, niezrozumiały
start learning
obscure
The internet has made it easier to find obscure information.

Budka telefoniczna
start learning
phone box
We don’t have a phone box here any more – everyone has a mobile.

ustawienie wstępne
start learning
preset
This app disconnects you from the web at preset times.

produktywny
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productive
I’ve had lots of time, but I haven’t been very productive.

rent
I rent an $800-a-month apartment.

several
They paid for my bus ticket, and took me to several places.

shiver
The cold wind outside made me shiver.

łut szczęścia
start learning
stroke of luck
Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.

tank
He walked up to my motorbike, opened the tank, and poured the petrol in.

technologiczny
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technological
Can you help me? I’m not very good with technological problems.

tough
We’ve been through some tough times, but it’s better now.

korepetytor
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tutor
When I was at school, I had a great maths tutor.

istotny, życiowy
start learning
vital
The extra practice is vital if we want to win.

siła woli
start learning
willpower
It takes a lot of willpower to give up smoking.

oskarżony
start learning
accused
The dock is where an accused person sits or stands in court.

podziwiać
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admire
I really admire Japanese design. It’s my favourite.

przyjąć, adoptować
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adopt
We’ve decided to adopt a child.

alibi
He had an alibi to prove where he was.

popełnić
start learning
commit
Why do people commit crimes?

court
The man was sentenced in court to life in prison.

defence
He had no defence for his terrible actions.

deliberately
Murder is the crime of killing a person deliberately.

detective
He was a detective in the London police force.

wyrażenie
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expression
She was the ideal witness with her expression of honesty and kindness.

guilty
She was found guilty of committing a crime.

icon
Ronaldo is a football icon.

ideal
She was the ideal person for the job.

tożsamość
start learning
identity
No one is sure of the identity of the murderer.

ważny, znaczenie
start learning
importance
There was no malice in her, and no sense of importance.

zamierzać
start learning
intend
They intend to call four witnesses during the trial.

dochodzenie, śledztwo
start learning
investigation
They spent a considerable amount of time and money on the investigation.

uruchomić
start learning
launch
He decided to launch Facebook from his room in 2004.

błędny, niezrozumiały
start learning
mistaken
I was mistaken for a waitress in the restaurant.

morderstwo
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murder
To murder somebody is a terrible thing.

morderstwo
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murder
They had no idea who was responsible for the murder.

murderer
Weeks passed, but the murderer still wasn’t caught.

oryginalny
start learning
original
Stephen Wozniak designed the original Apple I and Apple II computers.

prisoner
The prisoner had to spend 25 years in jail for murder.

oskarżenie, prokuratura
start learning
prosecution
The prosecution intended to call four witnesses.

przyznać się
start learning
prove
They couldn’t prove that he committed the murder.

remarkable
You must have remarkable eyes if you can see that far!

współlokator
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room-mate
Dustin Moskovitz was Mark Zuckerberg’s room-mate at university.

sensation
She became a worldwide singing sensation.

shut down
It was shut down by the university, but it inspired him to create Facebook.

rozwiązać problem
start learning
solve
How did she try to solve the mystery?

posądzać, przypuszczać
start learning
suspect
The police questioned the suspect about the murder.

przysięgać
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swear
I swear to tell the truth.

transfer
I’ll need a USB cable to transfer the pictures to my computer.

próba, test
start learning
trial
It was the strangest murder trial I have ever attended.

nierozwiązany
start learning
unsolved
One of the great unsolved murder mysteries of all time is that of ‘Jack the Ripper’.

victim
She saw Adams on the steps of the victim’s house.

witness
He was a witness to the crime.

zniesiony, anulowany
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abolish
In England, the death penalty was abolished in 1965.

uniewinnić
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acquit
The judge acquitted him and he was set free.

okładka albumu
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album cover
You can scroll through the album covers on your computer.

biologiczny
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biological
Steve Jobs found his biological mother in the 1980s.

nabiegły krwią
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bloodshot
You look really tired and your eyes are bloodshot.

brutal
It was one of the most brutal murders of the 21st century.

programista komputerowy
was born in 1984.
start learning
computer programmer
Mark Zuckerberg, the American computer programmer and inventor of Facebook

considerable
They spent a considerable amount of time and money on the investigation.

oszołomiony
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dazed
He was walking in the middle of the road, looking dazed.

kara śmierci
start learning
death penalty
In England, the death penalty was abolished in 1965.

zależeć od
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depend on
A man’s life may depend on your evidence.

dock
The defendant stood in the dock, waiting to hear the judge’s decision.

eyesight
The optician tested my eyesight yesterday – I need new glasses!

foggy
In 1888, a brutal murderer walked the dark, foggy streets of London.

iconic
Tower Bridge is an iconic building in London.

życzliwość
start learning
kindness
He always thinks of other people. Kindness is his great strength.

światło lampy
start learning
lamplight
The lamplight made everything on the street clear.

punkt orientacyjny
start learning
landmark
Tower Bridge is a famous London landmark.

złośliwość
start learning
malice
There was no malice in her. She didn’t want to hurt anyone.

merchant
Merchants played a big part in making the city of Venice a success.

monochromia
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monochrome
It had a 23-inch monochrome screen.

światło księżyca
start learning
moonlight
The moonlight made it a very clear evening.

novel
Do you enjoy reading crime novels?

panic
Please stay calm and do not cause a panic.

plead
I understand he intends to plead ‘not guilty’.

powerless
The police seemed powerless to stop the murders.

recent
There has been another recent theory about how it happened.

sample
Cornwell analysed a DNA sample to prove who Jack the Ripper really was.

silhouette
It incorporated Jobs’ silhouette with the white Apple logo.

silicon
Silicon is used to manufacture electronic parts.

slight
Her accent isn’t very strong. It’s a slight accent.

okulary w kinie
start learning
spectacles
I have never had to wear spectacles. My eyesight is perfect.

terroryzować
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terrorize
He terrorized the inhabitants of the city.

tribute
This logo was designed as a tribute to Steve Jobs.

Mapa metra
start learning
Tube map
A Tube map isn’t an accurate street map of London.

dobrze zbudowany
start learning
well-built
Have you seen how big he is? He’s really well-built.


współzawodnictwo
start learning
intersperience

niezadowolony
start learning
dissatisfied

posłusznie
start learning
obediently

meal

całkowicie
start learning
entirely

expose

gatunek muzyczny
start learning
genre

fables

fairy tales

opowieści
start learning
tales

występowanie
start learning
occurrence

wzmacniać
start learning
enhance

lumberjacks

przewrócił
start learning
rolled over

cradle


barn

calmly

na grzbiecie
start learning
on top of his back

stroke

basement

coś w tym tygodniu
start learning
sth this weekend

nic dziwnego
start learning
no wonder

nie mam pojęcia
start learning
I haven't got a clue

spłukany z pieniędzy
start learning
broke

stoisko, stragan
start learning
stall

był z przodu
start learning
was ahead of

według, zgodnie z
start learning
according to

range from

mają tendencję do
start learning
tend to

nieco mniej
start learning
slightly fewer

stwierdził, że
start learning
claimed that

zatyczki do uszu
start learning
earplugs

płacić za siebie w restauracji (oboje)
start learning
go dutch

znaki na jezdni (czerwone i białe)
start learning
traffic cone

twoja druga połowa
start learning
your other half

carefree

pochlebstwo, schlebianie
start learning
flattery

sztuki walki
start learning
martial arts

skończyło się paliwo
start learning
running out of petrol

widzowie (na boisku)
start learning
spectators

pole golfowe
start learning
golf course

atletyczny tor
start learning
athletic track

zremisować
start learning
draw

rozgrzewka
start learning
warm up

chodzić na siłownię
start learning
works out

dowiedzieć się
start learning
get to know

knees

zostać wydalony
start learning
be expelled

być ukaranym
start learning
be punished

ceiling

wejście do domu
start learning
entrance

tarrace, patio

cierpliwość
start learning
patience

został zwolniony
start learning
was sacked

obraz (artysty)
start learning
painting (the artist)

an armchair

fotel bujany
start learning
rocking chair

a carpet

drapes

curtains

a pillow

poduszka, wezgłowie
start learning
cushion

stolik kawowy
start learning
coffee table

ramka na obraz
start learning
picture frame

stojak na czasopisma
start learning
magazine rack

ekspres do kawy
start learning
a coffee machine

a bowl

bucket

nóż kuchenny
start learning
carving knife

spinacz do bielizny
start learning
clothes peg

a cooker

filiżanka i spodek
start learning
cup and saucer

deska do prasowania
start learning
an ironing board

deska do krojenia
start learning
Cutting Board

a kettle

waga łazienkowa
start learning
bathroom scales

waga kuchenna
start learning
kitchen scale

kosz na pranie
start learning
laundry basket



pojemnik na śmieci z pedałem do otwierania
start learning
pedal bin

Szczotka do szorowania
start learning
Scrub brush



a toaster

bedding

szafka nocna
start learning
bedside chest

łóżko piętrowe
start learning
a bunk bed

a carpet

chest

a dressing gown

hanger

pantofle domowe
start learning
slippers

detektor dymu
start learning
smoke detector

a bath

toaleta (pomieszczenie)
start learning
a lavatory

ubikacja, toaleta
start learning
toilet

pędzel do golenia
start learning
shaving brush

mydło do rąk
start learning
hand soap

rolka papieru toaletowego
start learning
toilet roll

nożyk do golenia
start learning
shaving knife

a shower

wózek sklepowy
start learning
a trolley

klamka do drzwi
start learning
door handle

głęboki talerz
start learning
deep plate

taboret, stołek
start learning
stool

blinds

a battery

a helmet


cukierniczka
start learning
sugar bowl

kuchenka gazowa
start learning
gas cooker

suszarka do bielizny
start learning
clothes dryer

walizka na kółkach
start learning
trolley

powtarzać egzamin
start learning
retake exam

dostać ocenę 3xA
start learning
get a 3 As

podnieść podatek na coś
start learning
put up tax on sth

turbina wiatrowa
start learning
wind turbine

panele słoneczne
start learning
solar panels

pesticides

stół z świecami
start learning
candlelit table

zadowolony z
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pleased with

różny od
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different from/to

mieć dość z
start learning
fed up with

chodzić na siłownię
start learning
works out

odesłać, wyrzucić
start learning
send off

odpaść z rozgrywek
start learning
knock out

captain

publiczność na meczu
start learning
spectators

ożenić się
start learning
get married

dowiedzieć się g...
start learning
get to know


pokłócić się i przestać się przyjaźnić
start learning
fall out with

rozejść się
start learning
fall out/ broke up/ split up

wskazać punkt
start learning
point

szkoła państwowa
start learning
a state school

nauka (przez kogoś)
start learning
learning (by someone)

nauka (samemu)
start learning
study (yourself)

a cottage

cierpliwość
start learning
patience

szukam pracy w...
start learning
I am looking for work

szukam pracy j...
start learning
I am looking for a job

pracować w
start learning
work in

odpowiedzialny za c...
start learning
in charge of

odpowiedzialny za r...
start learning
responsible for

stopnie (wszkole)
start learning
grades

wynik egzaminu w procentach
start learning
marks

poziom na ocenę (w szkole)
start learning
level (given in marks)

hall of residence

zwrot do sklepu
start learning
refund

metka z ceną
start learning
price tag

zwrócić do sklepu
start learning
take sth back

zająć się golfem
start learning
take up golf

zawody, konkurs
start learning
contest

podwieźć kogoś
start learning
give you a lift

... a suburb ... London
start learning
in a suburb of London

... the outskirts ... London
start learning
on the outskirts of London

... the second floor
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on the second floor

... the coast
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on the coast

... the country
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in the country

... a village
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in a village (a city, a town)


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