1. Přestože se Vaše myšlenky bezpochyby stáčejí k závěrečným zkouškám...
    Althought your thoughts will doubtless be turning to final exams...
  2. to be looking for someone or something or trying to find or get him, her, or it:
    He ... Jane's job (= wants it for himself).
    I ...ra tie to go with this shirt.
    • is after, am after
    • be after sb/sth informal
  3. Jsem si jistá že jde po mém manželovi
    I'm sure she's after my husband.
  4. Vaší věci nijak nepomůže když...
    It want help your cause if...
  5. the most modern stage of development in a particular type of work or activity:
    a company at ... of mobile communications technology
    the cutting edge
  6. to do something awkwardly, especially when using your hands:
    I ... with the lock.
    fumbled
  7. Šátrala v kabelce hledajíce klíče
    She fumbled around/about in her handbag, looking for her key.
  8. Tápali kolem ve tmě, pokoušeje se najít cestu z kina
    They fumbled around/about (= moved awkwardly) in the dark, trying to find theirway out of the cinema.
  9. the latest possible opportunity for doing something:
    He always leaves his homework until the ...
    ... panics
    • last minute
    • last-minute
  10. Nemůžu ti učesat vlasy jestli nebudeš v klidu!
    I can't brush your hair if you don't keep/hold still.
  11. Chtěli byste neperlivou nebo perlivou vodu?
    Would you like still or sparkling (fizzy= with bubbles) water?
  12. Vydrží jeho alibi u soudu...?
    Will his alibi hold up (= continue to seem true) in court?
  13. Doufám že opravy vydrží dokud se nedostanem do garáže
    I hope the repairs hold up until we can get to a garage.
  14. informal: a delay:
    Come on, let's go. What's the ...?
    hold-up
  15. další věc, na které trvám, abyste udělali...
    another thing I´d urge you to do...
  16. a request to the public for money, information, or help:
    They're launching (=starting) an ... to raise money for famine victims.
    [ + to infinitive ] The police have issued an ... to the public to stay away from the area over the weekend.
    appeal
  17. to interest or attract someone:
    It's a programme designed to ... mainly to 16 to 25-year-olds.
    I think what ...s to me about his painting is his use of colour.
    appeal
  18. used when you are agreeing that something is true, especiallyunwillingly:
    ..., I could have tried harder but I still don't think all this criticism is fair.
    Admittedly
  19. to go as far as or past the usual limit of something:
    Many families' budgets are already ... to breaking point.
    We can't work any harder, Paul. We're already fully ...
    This movie really ... the patience of the audience to the limit.
    stretched, stretched, stretches
  20. byl to opravdu odvážný tah
    it was a really courageous move
  21. to begin to understand a situation or fact:
    I'd only just ... to the fact that they were having a relationship.
    cottoned on
  22. to wait or move in a secret way so that you cannot be seen, especially because you are about to attack someone or do something wrong:
    Someone was ... in the shadows.
    lurking
  23. Nebezpečí číhá na každém rohu
    Danger lurks around every corner.
  24. after the time mentioned:
    We had tea, and ... we sat in the garden for a while.
    They separated, and soon/shortly ... Jane left the country.
    afterwards
  25. Když počáteční šok odezněl...
    When the initial shick had worn off...
  26. Většina pacientů shladává že necitlivost po injekci odezní zhruba po hodině
    Most patients find that the numbness from the injection wears off after about an hour.
  27. to support an idea, or to agree with someone's opinion:
    Kate's already agreed, but it's going to be harder persuading Mike to go ... it.
    go along with
  28. Když si začala půjčovat mé oblečení bez optání, musela jsem tomu učinit přítrž
    When she started borrowing my clothes without asking, I had to put my foot down.
  29. to increase your speed when you are driving:
    The road ahead was clear, so I ...
    put my foot down.
  30. to go somewhere secretly, or to take someone or something somewhere secretly:
    I managed to... in through the back door while she wasn't looking.
    Jan doesn't have a ticket but I thought we might ... her in.
    sneak
  31. Vždycky donášela na ostatní děti ve třídě
    She was always sneaking on other kids in the class.
  32. to look at someone or something quickly and secretly:
    I noticed him ... a look at what I was writing.
    sneak, sneak a look/glance at sb/sth
  33. porušil své sliby
    He broke his promises
  34. in a way that cannot be avoided:
    Their arguments ... end in tears.
    inevitably
  35. byli pořád přilepeni k obrazovce
    they were glued to the screen all the time
  36. having (legal) responsibility for something or someone:
    The law holds parents ... if a child does not attend school.
    If we lose the case we may be ... for (= have to pay) the costs of the whole trial.
    liable
  37. Chystala jsem se zaplatit nákup když mi najednou svitlo, že jsem nechala peněženku doma
    I was about to pay for the shopping when it suddenly dawned on me that I'd left my wallet at home.
  38. a small but important detail:
    All the ... of the music are conveyed in this new recording.
    subtleties
  39. very surprised or shocked:
    [+ to infinitive ] I was a... to hear that Tina had left.
    astounded
  40. pokud je můžeme nasměrovat jiným směrem...
    if we can steer then in another direction...
  41. nemají v sebe žádnou víru
    they have no faith in themselves
  42. nemohli se vypořádat se závazkem...
    they couldn´t cope with the commitment...
  43. jedna věc vedla k druhé...
    one thing led to another...
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