lower advanced class u3

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cleft
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rozszczep; szczelina, rozpadlina
Eagles often nest in a cleft in the rocks. a cleft chin (= with a deep vertical line)
clause
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paragraf, klauzula; zdanie składowe
There will be a human rights clause in the new agreement. This sentence is made out of two clauses.
as though
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jak gdyby, jakby
I felt as though someone was calling out to me. So you need to do everything as though it were the last time.
take the mickey out of someone
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naśladować ogoś, prezdrzeźniać, żartować sobie z kogoś
A group of other boys were taking the mickey out of him.
revolve
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obracać się
The earth revolves around the sun. All revolves around money.
stance
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stanowisko, pozycja, postawa; nastawienie
The whole international community followed with a very similar stance. The wrestler assumed a defensive stance. The wrestler assumed a defensive stance.
queue up
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stanąć w kolejce
I hate having to queue up.
exquisitely
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znakomicie, wybornie, wyśmienicie; wykwintnie, wytwornie, kunsztownie
Their house is exquisitely (= beautifully) furnished. an exquisitely painful disease. He had never in his life been quite so exquisitely happy.
tough
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twardy, trudny
tough decision, tough time, tough material, tough food, Don't be so tough with her.
clutter
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nieład, rupiecie
disgrace
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hańba, wstyd, kompromitacja
If I get bad grades, I will be a disgrace to my family.
strewn with
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wypełniony czymś, pełen czegoć, sazypany
stain
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plama
throw (noun)
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narzuta
We bought new throw for our sofa.
washed out
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wykończony, bardzo zmęczony; sprany (kolor)
wash out
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wypłukać; odpaść, wymięknąć
"Where is Tom?" "He washed out and left early."
smugly
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w sposób wyrażający zadowolenie z siebie, w sposób wyrażający wyższość
he smiled smugly
to compound
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pogarszać
Her terror was compounded by the feeling that she was being watched.
skint
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spłukany, bez pieniędzy
snot
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smark, szpik z nosa; smarkacz; zarozumialec
;Amber is such a snot!
convoluted
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pozwijany, e esy floresy; zawiły
a very convoluted route/knot His grammar explanations are terribly convoluted. Her book is full of long, convoluted sentences.
witty
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dowcipny, bystry, cięty
He thinks that he's witty but nobody ever laughs.
snag
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rozerwać, rozedrzeć; US nieformalnie - uprawiać sex
My clothes got snagged when I walked through the forest. "I wanna get drunk and go snag all over tonight."
disparity
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różnica, odmienność, dysproporcja
There is a disparity in crimes reported and criminals caught.
royalties
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tantiema
blurb
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krótki opis książki na tylnej okładce, notka reklamowa
christen
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ochrzcić
She was christened Maria.
christening
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chrzest
We're going to my nephew's christening on Saturday.
earn/pay peanuts
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zarabiać/płacić grosze
pavement
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chodnik
pave
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brukować, utwardzać, betonować
perk
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fringe benefit
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dodatkowa korzyść oprócz wypłaty
And he knows what some of the fringe benefits are.
riot
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zamieszki
If they raised taxes, there'd be a riot

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