Expert Eng 7

  1. Jsou v české společnosti zakořeněné určité věci, které se nikdy nezmění?
    Are certain things woven so tightly into the fabric of czech society they will never change?
  2. reaguješ dobře na konstruktivní kritiku nebo se stavíš spíše do defenzivy?
    do you respond well to constructive criticism or do you go on the defensive?
  3. Které filmy v nedávné době měli bouřlivé ohlasy?
    Which films have received rave notices recently?
  4. Poddáš se někdy skupinovému tlaku vrstevníků?
    Do you sometimes bow to peer group pressure?
  5. a place where animals are killed for their meat
  6. a block of wood that can be put under a wheel or a heavy object to prevent it from moving
  7. usually disapproving: ​to form a very fixed, often wrong, opinion about what type of personor thing someone or something is
    put sth/sb in a pigeonhole
  8. a state in which you are starting an activity or process again, not considering what has happened in the past at all
    a clean slate
  9. Předešlá vyjednávání nikam nevedla, a máme v pláne začít je znovu příští týden s čístým štítem
    The previous negotiations did not go anywhere, and we intend to start them again next week with a clean slate.
  10. o become part of someone because that person has been in a placewhere it was present:
    I like to think that our love of reading will ... our children.
    Note: Usually said about a quality, skill, condition, or interest.
    rub off on someone
  11. difficult to see:
    The photograph was very ....
    The picture on the TV went all ...
    • blurred
    • blurry
  12. Mé oči byly zastřené slzami
    My eyes were blurred with tears.
  13. Sohlasíte že mužská a ženská role se začínají překrývat (stírat)?
    Do you agree that male and female roles are becoming blurred?
  14. Když jsme spolu tančili, zjistila jsem, že má obě nohy levé
    When we danced together, I discovered he had two left feet.
  15. Namísto toho, aby je jednoduše potrestal, systém u delikventů povzbuzuje změnu jejich chování
    Instead of simply punishing them, the system encourages offenders to modify their behaviour.
  16. Jak mohou žít v takovém zmatku je nad moje chápání
    How they can live in such chaos is beyond me.
  17. Nikdy jsem neočekával že zneužije důvěry, kterou jsem do něj vložil
    I never expected that he would abuse the trust I placed in him.
  18. Jestliže budeš teď "zneužívat" své tělo, zaplatíš za to až budeš starší
    If you abuse your body now, you'll pay the price when you're older.
  19. Ministr byl vyhozen za zneužívání moci pro osobní zisk
    The minister was sacked for abusing power for his personal gain.
  20. to look carefully or with difficulty:
    When no one answered the door, she ...ed through the window to see if anyone was there.
    The driver was into the distance trying to read the road sign.
  21. a person who is the same age or has the same social position or the same abilities as other people in a group:
    Do you think it's true that teenage girls are less self-confident than their male ...s?
  22. to speak in an uncontrolled way, usually because you are upset or angry, or because you are ill:
    He's always ... (on) about the government.
  23. Tak jsem si to užíval,že jsem se zdráhal odejít
    I was having such a good time I was reluctant to leave.
  24. Přesvědčila svého zdráhavého manžela, aby ji vzal na výlet do floridy
    She persuaded her reluctant husband to take a trip to Florida with her.
  25. approving: careful to look at or consider every part of something to make certain it is correct or safe:
    ... testing/checking/methods
  26. Nasměrovala své hosty do jídelny
    She steered her guests into the dining room.
  27. Rád bych vrátil naši diskuzi zpět k původnímu tématu
    I'd like to steer our discussion back to our original topic.
  28. Zkusil jsem loď směřovat pryč od břehu
    I tried to steer the boat away from the bank.
  29. Hlavním úkolem nové vlády bude směřovat zemi k demokracii
    The main task of the new government will be to steer the country towards democracy.
  30. to give someone the right to do or have something:
    Being unemployed ...s you to free medical treatment.
    Students and pensioners are ...d to a discount.
  31. Trénovací příslušenství se plánuje otevřít v dubnu 2005
    The training facility is scheduled to open in April 2005.
  32. V bezprostřední blízkosti stadionu je několik hotelů
    There are several hotels in the immediate vicinity of the station.
  33. the area around a place or where the speaker is :
  34. to spend less, do less, or use less of something:
    The government has announced plans to ... on defence spending by 10 percent next year.
    If exercise is causing you pain, you should ...
    cut back
  35. Pršelo každý den naší dovolené - ale stejně jsme se bavili
    It rained every day of our holiday - but we had a good time all the same.
  36. Aniž bych chtěl znít samolibě, jsem nejlepší prodejce ve společnosti
    Without wishing to sound conceited, I am the best salesperson in the company.
  37. Nebuď samolibý/arogantní, pamatuj, že jsi to ty, kdo žádá o laskavost
    Don´t be conceited - remember you are the one asking for a favour
  38. behaving in an unpleasant way by trying too much to get something or to make someone do something:
    a ... salesman
  39. the reasons or intentions that cause a particular set of beliefs or actions:
    I don't understand the...for these restrictions.
    He tried to explain the scientific ... behind his work.
    rationale /ˌræʃ.əˈnɑːl/
  40. to make someone unable to work or do things normally, or unable to do what they intended to do:
    The accident left me ...d for seven months.
    Rubber bullets are designed to ... people rather than kill them.
    incapacitate /ˌɪn.kəˈpæs.ɪ.teɪt/
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Expert Eng 7
lesson 7