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an interruption in the usual way that a system, process, or event works
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often use it before an adjective to emphasise what they are saying
very, really
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Is it lunch time yet? I’m dead hungry!
A "..." disease can be caught by touching someone who has the disease or a piece of infected clothing:
zaraźliwy, zarażona osoba
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The infection is highly contagious, so don't let anyone else use your towel. Keep him out of school until he's not contagious anymore.
it means you 'behave in an unhelpful way' – possibly sending someone from one place to another to get help
zbywać kogoś
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Give someone the runaround
When I called the bank to ask for a loan, they just gave me the runaround. She went to the hospital to get the results of her test, but she just got the runaround. Now she's going to make a formal complaint.
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(informal) comfortable
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The process of becoming less formal and more relaxed, more casual
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a style of casual clothing especially worn by young people from urban settings
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appear or happen gradually over time
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filter through
the trend for streetwear filtered through from its specialised area into mainstream fashion until everyone was following it
the state of being healthy
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lumpy; having many raised areas on the surface
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An XML schema describes the coarse shape of the XML document
If something someone says or does is "...", it is unpleasant or not suitable and it is likely to upset or offend people
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out of order
His behaviour in the meeting was out of order.
someone is experiencing a series of successes, one after another.
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be on fire
without success
bez sukcesu lub na próżno (in a way that has no purpose or meaning)
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in vain
We walked on, looking in vain for a taxi. Did all these young men die in vain?
suma częściowa
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the action or process of throwing away or getting rid of something.
pozbycie się
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verb: dispose
to decide to forget about or ignore someone or something
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push sb/sth aside
naruszenie, pogwałcenie
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siać spustoszenie
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wreak havoc
nadający się do zamieszkania
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goić się, zagoić się (np. rana)
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peer review
zwabić do, przyciągnąć
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to lure
Spain works to lure tourists from beach to shops
deficyt, niedobór
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wyrrmontować, przejrzeć dokładnie
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wzmacniać, zwiększać
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which means 'to choose the best or most desirable things from a group'
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to cherry-pick
We need to cherry-pick the best food for our new restaurant – we really want to impress our customers.
a gentle push
lekkie popchnięcie, zachęta
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a nudge
to make a strong effort against something
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to fight (something) tooth and nail
and of course this is something that the coffee shops have been fighting tooth and nail.
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przykrywka, wieczko
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keep something under control and stop it from increasing
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keep a lid on something
(of a plan) to have the opposite result from the one you intended
spalić na panewce, nie wypalić
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China has issued a strong warning to Hong Kong's protesters, saying their attempts "to play with fire will only backfire".
na skraju
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on the verge of
"on the verge of a very dangerous situation".
irritating inconvenience.
kłopot, męczarnia
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If a piece of work or problem is '...', it is difficult to deal with and needs careful attention or skill:
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It's tricky to learn to ride a skateboard, but you never forget how. I'm in a tricky situation - whatever I do I'll offend someone
to cause something to continue:
uwiecznić, umocnić
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to suggest an idea for consideration:
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put forward/forth something

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