slimming 4

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strojniś, a man, especially in the past, who dressed in expensive, fashionable clothes and was very interested in his own appearance:
strojnis z wyzszych klas
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dandy
An upper-class dandy
brutalny, _____ people or actions show an intention or wish to hurt someone or something very badly:
Policja powiedziala, ze to byl jeden z najbardziej brutalnych atakow jakie kiedykolwiek widzieli.
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vicious
The police said that this was one of the most vicious attacks they'd ever seen.
to say or write unpleasant things about someone or something, in order to cause other people to have a bad opinion of them:
on zostal oczerniony przez prase jako potrwor
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vilify
He was vilified by the press as a monster.
wygorowany, zawyzony, Exorbitant prices, demands, etc. are much too large
rachunek za kolacje byl zawyzony
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exorbitant,
The bill for dinner was exorbitant.
uwazac cos za
Patrzono na to z podejrzeniem. passive voice
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regard with
it was regarded with suspicion
cos wymaga odwagi
sprzeciwic sie tlumowi (x crowd) wymaga odwagi
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take courage
to go aganist the mob takes courage
uprzedzic, wyprzedzic, to do or say something before someone so that you make their words or actions unnecessary or not effective:
minister zorganizowal (x organize) spotkanie z prasa, azeby uprzedzic krytyke w gazecie
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preempt
The minister held a press conference in order to pre-empt criticism in the newspapers.
obetrzec to injure your skin by rubbing it against something rough
ona potknela sie i upadla, obcierajac sobie kolano
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graze
she tripped and fell down, grazing her knee
zmyslowe cialo
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voluptuous body
voluptuous body /mouth /figure
powstrzymac sie, to stop doing something, especially something that someone else does not want you to do
nakazano wojskowym /zolnierzom, azeby powstrzymali sie od uzycia broni
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desist from
The soldiers have been ordered to desist from firing their guns.
skapy, rzadki, existing only in small amounts over a large area
info pochodzaca z obszaru katastrafy jest skapa.
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sparse
information coming out of the disaster area is sparse
nalezycie
on wiedzial, ze byl w bledzie i nalezycie przeprosil
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duly
he knew he had been wrong, and duly apologised
ogolnie rzecz biorac
mielismy nasze gorsze (x worse) momenty ale ogonie rzecz biorac bylismy calkiem szczesliwi
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on the whole
We had our bad times but one the whole we were fairly happy
to accept, admit, or recognize something, or the truth or existence of something:
to bylo wiadome nawet dla jego wrogow, ze co do wina on byl wstrzemiezliwy
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acknowledge
It was acknowledged even by his enemies, that in regards to wine he was abstemious
odwazna proba
to byla odwazna proba
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gallant attempt
It was a gallant attempt
ulec (pokusie), to lose the determination to oppose something; to accept defeat:
obawiam sie, ze poddalam sie pokusie i zjadlam (x eat) kawalek cheesecake
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succumb
I'm afraid I succumbed to temptation and had a piece of cheesecake
wynalazek, a device or machine that looks awkward or old-fashioned, especially one that you do not know how to use:
co za dziwny wynalazak w garazu?
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contraption
What's that strange contraption in the garage?
To ______ something said or written is to reduce it but keep the most important part:
ona? skrocila? raport w paragraf.
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distill
She distilled the report into a paragraph.
wydalic
wiekszosc toksyn jest naturalnie wydalane z ciala
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excrete
Most toxins are naturally excreted from the body
zwolnic, with special permission not to have to do something or pay something
pierwsze 6 tys, ktore zarobis jest zwolnione z podatku
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exempt
The first £6,000 that you earn is exempt from tax
przeplatac, o twist together or combine two or more things so that they cannot be separated easily:
ona stworzyla intrygujaca historie poprzez umiejetne przeplecenie fikcyjnych i historycznych wydarzen.
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interweave
interweave She has created an intriguing story by skilfully interweaving fictional and historical events.

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