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VÝSLOVNOST
Hlavní přízvuk se označuje horní kolmičkou před přízvučnou slabikou tehdy, nejedná-li se o jednoslabičné slovo: cartoon [ka:ˈtu:n], a seven [ˈsevən], ale [sʌn], nebo má-li slovo přízvuky dva nebo více:
teddy bear [ˈtedi ˌbeə]. Vedlejší přízvuk se označuje dolní kolmičkou.
Zvláštní znaky použité v přepisu výslovnosti:
b
d
f
g
h
j
k
l
m
n
ŋ
p
r
s
ʃ
block
end
friend
grey
hat
music
camel
camel
camel
end
penguin
trip
friend
sunny
shock
Použité zkratky:
n
adj
v
adv
prep
det
pl.
C
UC
T
I
[blɒk]
[end]
[frend]
[greɪ]
[hæt]
[ˈmju:zɪk]
[ˈkæmәl]
[ˈkæmәl]
[ˈkæmәl]
[end]
[ˈpeŋgwɪn]
[trɪp]
[frend]
[ˈsʌni]
[ʃɒk]
noun
adjective
verb
adverb
preposition
determiner
plural
countable
uncountable
transitive
intransitive
t
tʃ
θ
ð
v
w
z
ʒ
dʒ
ʌ
ɑ:
æ
e
ə
з:
trek
adventure
death
rather
love
widow
zoo
casualty
sledge
sunny
disaster
sad
end
about
work
[trek]
[әdˈventʃә]
[deθ]
[ˈrɑ:ðә]
[lʌv]
[ˈwɪdәʊ]
[zu:]
[ˈkæʒuәlti]
[sledʒ]
[ˈsʌni]
[dɪˈzɑ:stә]
[sæd]
[end]
[əˈbaʊt]
[ˈwз:k]
ɪ
i:
ɒ
ɔ:
ʊ
u:
aɪ
aʊ
eɪ
əʊ
ɔɪ
eə
ɪə
ʊə
living
team
rock
fall
put
loop
tribe
round
brave
go
coin
despair
here
pure
[ˈlɪvɪŋ]
[ti:m],
[rɒk]
[ˈfɔ:l]
[pʊt]
[lu:p]
[traɪb]
[raʊnd]
[breɪv]
[gəʊ]
[kɔɪn]
[dɪˈspeә]
[hɪə]
[pʊə]
podstatné jméno
přídavné jméno
sloveso
příslovce
předložka
determinátor, určuje podstatné jméno
množné číslo
počitatelné
nepočitatelné
tranzitivní slovesa, která se vždy pojí s předmětem
netranzitivní slovesa, která se nikdy nepojí s předmětem
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svůj vlastní stín
accessories
n
[əkˈsesərɪ:z]
She wore a dress with matching
accessories.
(módní) doplňky
adventurous
adj
[ədˈventʃərəs]
He's planning an adventurous
expedition to the mountains.
odvážný, smělý
dobrodružný
aggressive
adj
[əˈgresɪv]
Aggressive players are not welcome
in our team.
agresivní
ambitious
adj
[æmˈbɪʃəs]
The new colleague is very ambitious.
ambiciozní,
ctižádostivý
ambush
n/v
[ˈæmbʊʃ]
Two soldiers were killed in an ambush.
přepadnout
ze zálohy
analysis
n
[əˈnælɪsɪs]
Police usually wait for analysis
of samples.
rozbor, analýza
annoying
adj
[əˈnɔɪɪŋ]
His behaviour was annoying.
protivný, otravný
appearance
n
[əˈpɪərəns]
Appearance is not everything.
vzhled, vzezření
útok, napadení
n
[əˈtækə]
The attacker was hiding in the dark.
útočník
bait
n
[beɪt]
He used worms as a bait for fish.
návnada, lákadlo
biased
adj
[ˈbaɪəst]
Newspapers tend to be biased.
předpojatý, zaujatý
blonde
adj
[blɒnd]
He prefers women with blonde hair.
blonďatý
bore
n
[bɔː]
Nobody invites him to parties because
he is a bore.
nudný člověk
brief
adj
[briːf]
I need a brief summary of the book.
stručný, krátký
caricature
n
[ˈkærɪkəˌtjʊə]
After so many plastic surgeries
she looks like a caricature.
karikatura
casual
adj
[ˈkæʒjʊəl]
We can wear casual clothes to work.
neformální, všední,
ležérní, nenucený
cautious
adj
[ˈkɔːʃəs]
Thanks to his cautious character
he didn't lose his money.
opatrný, obezřetný,
ostražitý
chatty
adj
[ˈtʃætɪ]
Chatty students find it hard to be silent
during classes.
upovídaný,
hovorný
clueless
adj
[ˈkluːlɪs]
bezradný,
I didn't know what to do, I was clueless. (zcela)
nemající páru
combat
n
[ˈkɒmbæt]
They killed their enemies in a combat.
(sou)boj, konflikt
combatant
n
[ˈkɒmbətənt] /
[kɒm'bætnt]
Being a combatant is very dangerous.
bojovník, bojující
community
n
[kəˈmjuːnɪtɪ]
The vegetable comes from a small
farming community.
společenství,
komunita
complexion
n
[kəmˈplekʃən]
She's got very light complexion.
pleť, pokožka
complimentary
adj
[kɒmplɪ'mentərɪ]
Her husband is very complimentary
about her cooking.
pochvalný,
lichotivý
conceited
adj
[kənˈsiːtɪd]
Cinderella's sisters were conceited
girls.
namyšlený, ješitný
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attacker
11
za/útočit,
napadnout
10
After sneaking quietly into his house
he attacked him with a gun.
9
[əˈtæk]
8
v
7
attack
6
[əˈsɔːlt]
5
n
4
assault
The number of assaults on women
have decreased lately.
3
She looked like a shadow
of her former self.
2
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ˈwʌnz ˈfɔːmə
self]
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confident
adj
[ˈkɒnfɪdənt]
You'll feel much more confident about
your new job in a few days.
sebevědomý,
sebejistý,
jistý si čím
contributor
n
[kənˈtrɪbjʊtə]
She is a contributor of the Vogue
magazine.
přispěvatel
critical
adj
[ˈkrɪtɪkəl]
She was afraid to confess to him
because he is too critical.
kritický, rozhodující
cure
v
[kjʊə]
He takes pill to cure his disease.
vyléčit, napravit,
zahojit
curly
adj
[ˈkɜːlɪ]
Curly hair is easier to take care of.
kudrnatý
cute
adj
[kjuːt]
They've got two cute little girls.
roztomilý,
rozkošný
cyberculture
n
[ˈsaɪbəˌˈkʌltʃə]
Internet created cyberculture.
kyberkultura
day in, day out
ph
[deɪ ɪn deɪ aʊt] She cleans the house day in, day out.
den co den
de-lurk
v
[ˌdiːlɜːk]
He left his hide and de-lurked.
odkrýt se,
vyjít ze skrýše
deadline
n
[ˈdedˌlaɪn]
He's working really hard because
the deadline is drawing near.
nejzazší termín,
uzávěrka
defeat
n
[dɪˈfiːt]
Protestants suffered a defeat in 1621.
porazit, přemoci
deserve
v
[dɪˈzɜːv]
We get what we deserve.
zasloužit si
destined for
adj
[ˈdestɪnd fə]
Please, use the machine only what
it was destined for.
určený k čemu
dispute
n
[dɪˈspjuːt /
ˈdɪspjuːt]
Their solved their problems by having
a dispute.
spor, rozepře
disrupt
v
[dɪsˈrʌpt]
Traffic was disrupted by road works.
narušit, přerušit,
zkomplikovat
disruptive
adj
[dɪsˈrʌptɪv]
Their conversation during the class
was very disruptive for the rest of the
students.
rušivý, narušijící
drawn
adj
[drɔːn]
My colleague looked very drawn and
pale so the boss sent her home.
vyčerpaný, strhaný
drown
v
[draʊn]
A few swimmers drown in that sea
every year.
utopený / topit se
dull
adj
[dʌl]
It was a dull party, we all left early.
nudný, jednotvárý,
tupý
elegant
adj
[ˈelɪgənt]
She always wears elegant clothes.
elegantní, vkusný
engage
v
[ɪnˈgeɪdʒ]
They engaged last year and their
wedding is next month.
zasnoubit se
entertain
v
[ˌentəˈteɪn]
His movies entertain many children.
pobavit, zabavit
etiquette
n
[ˌetɪˈket]
You should observe the etiquette.
etiketa, pravidla
(společenského)
chování
even-handed
adj
[ˈiːvənhændɪd]
Judges must be even-handed.
nestranný,
spravedlivý,
nezaujatý
evil
n/
adj
[ˈiːvəl]
It was a fight between good and evil
powers.
zlo / zlý, ďábelský
exhausted
adj
[ɪgˈzɔːstɪd]
I felt exhausted after I had finished
the task.
vyčerpaný
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FAQs
n
[ef eɪ 'kjuːz]
If it is still not clear, the FAQs
in the end of the book might help you.
časté dotazy
fashion victim
n
spends all her money on fashion,
[ˈfæʃən ˈvɪktɪm] She
she's a fashion victim.
fire off
v
[faɪə ɒf]
He warned the thieves
and then he fired off.
vystřelit, vypálit
fit
adj
[fɪt]
After the party, he wasn't in a fit state
to drive.
vhodný, vyhovující,
dost dobrý
flaming
adj
[ˈfleɪmɪŋ]
She's got flaming red hair.
planoucí, hořící,
ohnivý
focus
n
[ˈfəʊkəs]
They support a new kind of education
with its focus on practice.
ohnisko,
ústřední bod
freckles
n
[ˈfrekəlz]
Freckles on her face look very cute.
pihy
frizzy
adj
[ˈfrɪzɪ]
Frizzy hair is very tightly curled.
kudrnatý, kadeřavý
frontal
adj
[ˈfrʌntəl]
It was a frontal attack which didn't
surprise them.
čelní, přímý,
frontální
frustrating
adj
[frʌˈstreɪtɪŋ]
Having to watch and not being able to
help was frustrating.
nepříjemný,
ubíjející
full of oneself
ph
was so full of herself she didn't
[fʊl əv wʌnˈself] She
notice people yawning.
fun-loving
adj
['fʌn ,lʌvɪŋ]
She's hardly at home,
she is a fun-loving person.
milující zábavu
furious
adj
[ˈfjʊərɪəs]
He was furious when he saw his car
wrecked.
zuřivý, rozzuřený,
vzteklý
get sth off your
chest
ph
[,get sʌmθɪŋ
''ɒf jə tʃest]
If you get your trouble off your chest,
you're gonna feel better.
dostat ze sebe
něco
get your
priorities right
ph
[,get jə
praɪˈɒrɪtɪ:z
'raɪt]
For a good start you need to get
your priorities right.
srovnat si priority
ginger
n/
adj
[ˈdʒɪndʒə]
When he was sick, he drank tea
with ginger and honey.
zázvor / zrzavý
[gəʊ saɪlənt]
He went silent after the shock.
oněmět
6
7
v/phrase
zaujatý sám sebou
5
dobrácký, srdečný
hair clip
n
['heə,klɪp]
She left her hair clip in the bathroom.
sponka do vlasů
harmless
adj
[ˈhɑːmlɪs]
He's as harmless as a baby.
neškodný,
bezpečný
hold your
tongue
v
[həʊld jə tʌŋ]
I had to hold my tongue and listen.
držet jazyk
za zuby, být zticha
ignorant
adj
[ˈɪgnərənt]
He was so ignorant – he didn't know
even the basic facts.
nevzdělaný,
neznalý
image
n
[ˈɪmɪdʒ]
He created an image of a strong,
adventurous man.
představa, obraz,
dojem
impulse
n
[ˈɪmpʌls]
What was the impulse for cutting
your hair?
náhlý podnět,
popud, nutkání
impulsive
adj
[ɪmˈpʌlsɪv]
She is very impulsive, you can't predict
her behaviour.
impulzivní,
vznětlivý,
spontánní
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I wish there were more good-natured
people in our office.
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[gʊdneɪtʃəd]
10
adj
9
good-natured
8
go silent
oběť módy,
otrok módy
4
padnout do léčky,
spadnout do pasti
3
Unfortunately we fell into their trap.
2
[fɔːl ˈɪntə ə
træp]
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in-depth
adj
['ɪndepθ]
důkladný,
I need an in-depth analysis of the case. hloubkový,
podrobný
incompatible
adj
[ˌɪnkəmˈpætəbəl]
His actions are incompatible
with his position.
neslučitelný s,
nesnášející se s
indication
n
[ˌɪndɪˈkeɪʃən]
What are the indications of being
stressed?
známka, náznak,
znamení
infantile
adj
[ˈɪnfənˌtaɪl]
Tom is rather infantile for his age.
He acts like a child.
dětinský
inferior
adj
[ɪnˈfɪərɪə]
Our boss makes people feel inferior.
podřadný,
nekvalitný /
podřízený, níže
postavený
insecurity
n
[ˌɪnsɪˈkjʊərɪtɪ]
He lives in constant insecurity
about his job.
nejistota
insult
n
[ɪnˈsʌlt]
I didn’t mean to insult you.
(slovní) urážka
intention
n
[ɪnˈtenʃən]
He did it with good intention,
to help you.
úmysl, záměr
intriguing
adj
[ɪnˈtriːgɪŋ]
What an intriguing mystery!
úchvatný,
fascinující,
poutavý
invisible
adj
[ɪnˈvɪzəbəl]
I was so emparassed I wanted
to become invisible.
neviditelný,
přehlížený
irrelevant
adj
[ɪˈreləvənt]
Your arguments are irrelevant
with our case.
nesouvisející s,
nepodstatný
knowledgeable
about sth
adj
[ˈnɒlɪdʒəbəl]
You can trust him, he's knowledgeable
about the whole thing.
dobře informovaný,
zasvěcený,
erudovaný
land (a job)
v
[lænd]
He's landed a job with a big law firm.
dostat vytouženou
práci (neformální)
lengthy
adj
[ˈleŋθɪ]
Making the dress was a lengthy
process.
vleklý, zdlouhavý
lose weight
v
[luːz weɪt]
She lost some weight by jogging
every day.
zhubnout
lost
adj
[lɒst]
I had no idea what else to do
and I felt lost.
ztracený,
bezradný, nesvůj
lurk
v
[lɜːk]
He was attacked by a man who had
been lurking in the bush.
číhat, být v úkrytu
ten, kdo číhá,
sleduje, ale
neprojevuje se
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lurker
n
[lɜːkər]
Lurkers want to be present but
unnoticed.
make fun of
ph
[meɪk fʌn əv]
Making fun of people is not nice.
dělat si legraci z
makeover
n
[ˈmeɪkˌəʊvə]
The woman is beautiful and yet
she thinks she needs a makeover.
vylepšení vzhledu
mature
adj
[məˈtʃʊə]
She is very mature for her age.
vyzrálý, dospělý
mediation
n
[ˌmiːdɪˈeɪʃən]
Mediation of work is something
the state offers for the unemployed.
zprostředkování,
vyjednávání
miss the old
you
ph
[mɪs 'ðɪ: əʊld
'jʊ]
You've acted differently lately,
I miss the old you.
postrádat (tvé)
staré já
modest
adj
[ˈmɒdɪst]
He was a quiet modest man.
skromný,
nenáročný
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Not all the Internet users abide
by the netiquette.
etiketa, pravidla
chování
na internetu
netizen
n
[ˈnetɪzən]
We are all netizens of the Internet.
člověk používající
internet
newbie
n
[njuːbɪ]
We need the newbies to learn fast.
nováček
nose-stud
n
['nəʊz,stʌd]
She used to wear a nose-stud but
since she started working in the bank,
she had to take it out.
ozdoba v nose
offend sb
v
[əˈfend]
I didn't mean to offend you.
urazit, dotknout se
outgoing
adj
[ˈaʊtˌgəʊɪŋ]
He loves company, he's very outgoing.
společenský,
přátelský, otevřený
parachuting
n
['pærəʃu:tɪŋ]
parašutismus,
He's an adventurous young man,
he loves parachuting and rock climbing. seskoky
s padákem
participant
n
[pɑːˈtɪsɪpənt]
All the participants of the race
are ready now.
účastník
personality
n
[ˌpɜːsəˈnælɪtɪ]
Tom has got an outgoing personality.
osobnost, povaha
pity
n
[ˈpɪtɪ]
What a pity you cannot come.
škoda
(výraz lítosti)
plain
adj
[pleɪn]
The artist's style is rather plain,
without decorations.
prostý,
jednoduchý,
obyčejný, tuctový
posture
n
[ˈpɒstʃə]
By maintaining good posture
you can avoid back pain.
držení těla, pozice,
póza
predictable
adj
[prɪˈdɪktəbəl]
The ending of the movie was very
predictable.
předvídatelný
pressure
n
[ˈpreʃə]
Jack's been under a lot of pressure
at work lately.
(ná)tlak, stisk
presume
v
[prɪˈzjuːm]
I presumed you needed help
so here I am.
předpokládat,
domnívat se
rambling
adj
[ˈræmblɪŋ]
The letter was rather rambling and
amuzing but not very informative.
nesourodý,
nepravidelný
/ nesouvislý,
zmatený
reasonable
adj
[ˈriːzənəbəl]
I recommend their shop, their prices
are very reasonable.
rozumný, soudný,
uvážlivý
reassuring
adj
[ˌriːəˈʃʊərɪŋ]
He was talking in a reassuring voice
that calmed me down.
uklidňující,
konejšivý,
povzbudivý
relaxed
adj
[rɪˈlækst]
I felt so relaxed when I was on holiday.
uvolněný,
pohodový
reserved
adj
[rɪˈzɜːvd]
British people are rather reserved,
compared to Italians.
odměřený,
zdrženlivý,
rezervovaný
response
n
[rɪˈspɒns]
I am expecting your response.
odpověď, odezva,
reakce
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[ˈnetɪˌket]
11
n
10
netiquette
9
hnusný, odporný,
sprostý
8
The newspapers printed nasty lies
about the actress.
7
[ˈnɑːstɪ]
6
adj
5
nasty
4
tajemný, záhadný,
tajnůstkářský
3
It was a mysterious disappearance.
2
[mɪˈstɪərɪəs]
1
adj
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v
[rɪˈviːl]
revolve around
sth
ph
[rɪˈvɒlv əˈraʊnd The Moon revolves around the Earth.
ˈsʌmθɪŋ]
rough
adj
[rʌf]
His hands were rough because
he worked manually.
drsý, hrubý, tvrdý
scruff y
adj
[ˈskrʌfɪ]
It was a poor quarter with scruff y
houses.
ošuntělý, špinavý
self-conscious
adj
[,self ˈkɒnʃəs]
She feels self-conscious about wearing nesmělý,
glasses.
rozpačitý, stydlivý
sense of
humour
n
[sens əv
ˈhjuːmə]
He's got great sense of humour.
smysl pro humor
serious
adj
[ˈsɪərɪəs]
He was deadly serious when he said
that.
vážný, závažný,
těžký, seriózní
[ˈʃəʊldə leŋθ]
Her hair was shoulder-length before
she went to the hairdresser's.
(dlouhý)
po ramena (vlasy)
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otáčet se kolem,
obíhat
adj
[slɪm]
The models are too slim nowadays.
štíhlý, útlý
sloppy
adj
[ˈslɒpɪ]
If he does a sloppy job again,
he will have to quit.
ledabylý, nedbalý,
lajdácký, nepořádý
smart
adj
[smɑːt]
He always finds a solution, he's really
smart.
elegantní, vkusný;
chytrý, bystrý
snappy
adj
[ˈsnæpɪ]
She didn't get offended by his comment svižný, řízný,
and sent him a snappy reply.
(vtipný)
[ˈsəʊʃəl
ˈgæðərɪŋ]
This is no demonstration, it is just a nice přátelské
social gathering.
shromáždění lidí
social gathering n
sophisticated
adj
[səˈfɪstɪˌkeɪtɪd]
Her comments were sophisticated
but unfortunately many people
did not understand them.
kultivovaný,
vzdělaný;
důmyslný,
propracovaný
sparkling
adj
[ˈspɑːklɪŋ]
I prefer sparkling water to still wanter.
perlivý, šumivý;
jiskřivý
speculate
v
[ˈspekjʊˌleɪt]
Police refuse to speculate
on the thief's motifs.
spekulovat,
dohadovat se,
uvažovat o
speechless
adj
[ˈspiːtʃlɪs]
He was speechless when he learnt
the news.
oněmělý,
neschopný slova
spiky
adj
[ˈspaɪkɪ]
He had a new spiky haircut.
ostnatý,
špičatý, ježatý
(s trny, hroty)
spoil
v
[spɔɪl]
Be consistent with the kids,
don't spoil them.
(z)kazit; rozmazlit
sporty
adj
[ˈspɔːtɪ]
Her brother bought a new sporty car.
sportovný,
sportovně laděný
spot-on
9
10
11
I can't reveal the secret.
slim
7
6
5
4
3
shoulder-length adj
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odhalit, prozradit,
odkrýt
reveal
adj
[,spɒt'ɒn]
I admire his spot-on drawings.
naprosto přesný
spring in your
step
ph
[sprɪŋ ɪn jə
steps]
She had broken her leg but now
she has the spring in her step again.
pružný,
energický krok
stimulating
adj
[ˈstɪmjʊˌleɪtɪŋ]
Our discussion was stimulating.
podnětný,
stimulující
stooped
adj
[stuːpt]
Don't sit with stooped back.
nahrbený, shrbený
straggly
adj
['strægəli]
She woke up with straggly hair.
rozcuchaný,
neupravený
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hloupě, blbě,
pitomě
subtlety
n
[ˈsʌtəltɪ]
It is difficult to translate the subtleties
of the story.
nuance, drobný
rozdíl; jemnost,
prchavost
superior
adj
[suːˈpɪərɪə]
He's one of us but he sometimes acts
as if he is superior.
lepší, nadřazený;
nadřízený, výše
postavený
tactic
n
[ˈtæktɪk]
What tactic do you use to reach
the results?
taktika
take a leap into
the unknown
ph
[teɪk ə liːp ˈɪntə Courageous people take a leap
ðɪ ʌnˈnəʊn]
into the unknown easily.
tense
adj
[tens]
He felt very tense so she gave him
a massage.
napjatý, nervozní
the bare
essentials
n
[ðə 'beər
ɪˈsenʃəlz]
Be brief, just give me the bare
essentials.
jen to nejnutnější
threat
n
[θret]
He did it under threat of death.
hrozba, ohrožení,
výhrůžka
thrill
n
[θrɪl]
Driving his fast car was such a thrill!
rozechvění,
vzrušení
tired
adj
[ˈtaɪəd]
Passengers were very tired after
the long flight.
unavený,
vyčerpaný
torture
v
[ˈtɔːtʃə]
The criminal was tortured before death. mučit, týrat, trápit
trendsetter
n
[ˈtrendˌsetə]
Twiggy was a famous trendsetter.
autorita, osobnost
udávající trendy
trendy
adj
[ˈtrendɪ]
Being skinny has not always been
trendy.
módní, trendový
unexpected
adj
[ˌʌnɪkˈspektɪd]
The results were unexpected
and even shocking.
nečekaný,
nenadálý
unfashionable
adj
[ʌnˈfæʃənəbəl]
These trousers became rather
unfashionable.
nemoderný,
vyšlý z módy
unfocused
adj
[ʌnˈfəʊkəst]
He asked me the same about
three times, he was very unfocused.
nesoustředěný,
rozptýlený;
nepřítomný
unsteady
adj
[ʌnˈstedɪ]
He felt weak and unsteady on his feet.
nepevný, nejistý,
vrtkavý, nestálý
untidy
adj
[ʌnˈtaɪdɪ]
His mom is always upset
when his room is untidy.
nepořádný;
neuklizený,
neupravený
unwelcome
adj
[ʌnˈwelkəm]
She was nervous when the unwelcome nevítaný; nemilý,
visitor appeared.
nepříjemný
up-to-date
adj
[,ʌp tə 'deɪt]
The information in the brochure must
always be up-to-date.
současný, aktuální,
nejnovější
upright
adj
[ˈʌpˌraɪt]
Sit upright, it is good for your back.
vzpřímený,
vertikální
wavy
adj
[ˈweɪvɪ]
She's got beautiful wavy hair.
vlnitý, zvlněný,
vlnící se
stupidly
[ˈstʌmbəl]
2
He was smiling stupidly.
v
1
adv [ˈstjuːpɪdlɪ]
stumble
UNIT
He stumbled twice during his speech.
zakopnout,
klopýtnout;
zadrhnout se,
zakoktat se
skočit do neznáma
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5
6
7
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weak
adj
[wiːk]
If you feel weak, slow down and relax.
slabý, chabý;
nevýrazný
well-groomed
adj
[,welˈgrʊmd]
His outfit was very well-groomed.
velmi upravený,
jako ze škatulky
well-matched
adj
[,wel'mætʃt]
They are a well-matched couple.
dobře spárovaný,
hodící se k sobě
windswept
adj
[ˈwɪndˌswept]
The sailor is a brave, windswept man.
(o)šlehaný větrem
work around
the clock
phrase
[wɜːk əˈraʊnd
ðə klɒk]
He's exhausted because he's worked
around the clock for a week now.
pracovat nonstop,
24 hodin denně
work out
n / v [,wɜːk 'aʊt]
He had a short workout in the gym.
cvičení, trénink /
vyřešit
worrying
adj
[ˈwʌrɪɪŋ]
I've had a worrying discussion
with the police.
znepokojivý,
znepokojující
wrinkled
adj
[ˈrɪŋkəld]
The was an old, wrinkled lady.
vrásčitý,
zvrásněný
yell
v
[jel]
We should not yell in the forest.
řvát, křičet, ječet
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11
10
9
8
7
6
5
4
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according to
prep [əˈkɔːdɪŋ tʊ]
According to my schedule we should
be there at five.
podle, dle
achieve
v
[əˈtʃiːv]
You worked hard to achieve the goal.
dosáhnout, docílit
čeho; dokázat co
actions speak
louder than
words
ph
[ˈækʃəns spiːk
laʊdə ðən
wɜːdz]
His actions speak louder than his
words. He doesn't make empty
promises.
Činy mluví hlasitěji
než slova.
advanced
adj
[ədˈvɑːnst]
This computer is the most advanced
technology.
vyspělý; pokročilý
anger
n
[ˈæŋgə]
He shouted in anger.
hněv, vztek, zlost
angle
n
[ˈæŋgəl]
If you look at it from this angle,
you'll see it differently.
úhel; hrana,
hledisko
antigovernment
n
[,æntɪˈgʌvəmənt]
They were a part of an anti-government odpůrci vlády
movement.
antisocial
adj
[ˌæntɪˈsəʊʃəl]
His behaviour was very antisocial.
nespolečenský
apparent
adj
[əˈpærənt]
It was apparent that
he didn't want to go on.
zřejmý, patrný,
jasný
application
n
[ˌæplɪˈkeɪʃən]
If you want to enter the class,
fill out this application form, please.
žádost, přihláška
[æt ðə
'dɪˈskreʃən əv
ˈsʌmbədɪ
I'll leave that at your discretion.
na uvážení někoho
[ˈætɪˌtjuːd]
He's got a friendly attitude towards
the new building.
postoj, stanovisko
autorita;
pravomoc,
oprávnění,
úřední moc,
úřední orgány
k dispozici,
dostupný,
k dostání
at the discretion ph
of sb
attitude
n
authority
n
[ɔːˈθɒrɪtɪ]
To start the job you need to have
permission from the authorities.
available
adj
[əˈveɪləbəl
I am not available at the moment,
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bank card
n
['bæŋk,kɑːd]
be good with
your hands
phrase
[bɪ: ,gʊd wɪð jə She's very good with her hands
'hændz]
– she makes gorgeous costumes.
být zručný,
manuálně šikovný
body language
n
[ˈbɒdɪ,læŋgwɪdʒ] I can read your body language easily.
řeč těla, gesta,
pohyby
body of
evidence
n
[ˈbɒdɪ əv
ˈevɪdəns]
The lawyer asked for the body
of evidence.
důkazný
materiál(y)
box office
n
['bɒks ,ɒfɪs]
I'll buy the tickets in the box office.
pokladna
odvážný, statečný
Will you pay by your bank card?
bankovní karta
clarification
n
[ˌklærəfɪˈkeɪʃən]
The case needs more clarification
objasnění,
vysvětlení
clue
n
[kluː]
I don't have a clue how to go on.
klíč, vodítko;
záchytný bod;
(tušení, ponětí)
[kʌm əˈkrɒs əz] She came across as a great hostess.
uplatnit se jako
ve srovnání s,
porovnáno s
n
[ˈkɒnfɪdəns]
I have confidence in you.
(sebe)důvěra,
(sebe)jistota,
přesvědčení
constantly
adv [ˈkɒnstəntlɪ]
She was constantly checking
her mobile.
neustále,
nepřetržitě
convey
v
[kənˈveɪ]
His expression conveyed his feelings.
sdělit, vyjádřit;
tlumočit,
zprostředkovat
criticise for
v
[ˈkrɪtɪˌsaɪz fə]
He criticised her for her late arrivals.
kritizovat co,
vytýkat
deep (voice)
adj
[diːp]
Her deep voice was great for jazz
music.
hluboký (hlas)
dependent
adj
[dɪˈpendənt]
The child is still dependent
on his mother.
závislý, odkázaný
na
disapproval
n
[ˌdɪsəˈpruːvəl]
He expressed a clear disapproval with
her choice.
nesouhlas,
odmítnutí
dishonest
adj
[dɪsˈɒnɪst]
Telling lies is very dishonest.
nepoctivý,
nečestný
dissatisfied
adj
dissatisfied with the new shoes,
[dɪsˈsætɪsˌfaɪd] Being
she took them back to the shop.
distinction
n
[dɪˈstɪŋkʃən]
You should know the distinction
between fiction and reality.
dominant
adj
[ˈdɒmɪnənt]
His mother had a dominant personality. dominantní
enthusiastic
adj
[ɪnˌθjuːzɪˈæstɪk] He gets enthusiastic very easily.
equality
n
[ɪˈkwɒlɪtɪ]
Martin Luther King asked for
equality of all people.
rovnost
ex-boss
n
[,eks'bɒs]
Paul's my ex-boss, the new boss
is much better.
bývalý šéf
nespokojený s
odlišnost, rozdíl,
rozlišení
nadšený,
zapálený pro něco
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confidence
11
vést,
Mozart conducted his own music there. dirigovat;
vodit
10
[kənˈdʌkt]
9
v
8
conduct
7
Melon is sweeter compared to kiwi.
6
[kəmˈpeəd tə]
5
adj
4
compared to
3
come across as v
2
[breɪv]
1
adj
UNIT
brave
He was a brave man, he would never
run away.
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ex-president
n
Bush is one of the US
[,eksˈprezɪdənt] George
ex-presidents.
exaggerate
v
[ɪgˈzædʒəˌreɪt]
John always says everything's great.
I'm sure he exaggerates.
přehánět,
nadsazovat
expectations
n
[ˌekspekˈteɪʃənz]
I was disappointed with the movie
because I'd had high expectations.
očekávání
extrovert
adj
[ˈekstrəˌvɜːt]
Extroverts enjoy the company
of other people.
extrovert
eye contact
n
[aɪ kɒntækt]
He made an eye contact with a girl
in the bar.
oční kontakt
[aɪz waɪd
ˈəʊpən]
Keep your eyes wide open and beware
of pickpockets.
oči doširoka
otevřené
12
11
10
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
eyes wide open ph
bývalý prezident
face to face
ph
[feɪs tə feɪs]
It was different seeing him face to face.
tváří v tvář
facial
expression
n
[ˈfeɪʃəl
ɪkˈspreʃən]
According to his facial expression
he was enjoying it.
výraz obličeje
fake
v
[feɪk]
padělat,
The student faked his father's signature. imitovat,
(z)falšovat
female
n
[ˈfiːmeɪl]
Females didn't always have to work.
osoba ženského
pohlaví; samička
fiction
n
[ˈfɪkʃən]
I believed him but I found out it was
all fiction.
fikce, výmysl,
smyšlenka;
beletrie
flow of the
conversation
ph
[fləʊ əv ðə
ˌkɒnvəˈseɪʃən]
I didn't want to interrupt the flow
of the conversation.
tok konverzace,
hovoru
foolishness
n
[ˈfuːlɪʃnəs]
Dancing in the rain was foolishness!
hloupost,
pošetilost,
nerozumnost
frown
n
[fraʊn]
I don't want to see that frown
on your face.
zamračený výraz,
škleb
gesture
n
[ˈdʒestʃə]
Sending flowers was a nice gesture.
gesto, posunek
objasnit, vysvětlit,
dostat se přes,
překonat;
být pochopen
get across
v
[get əˈkrɒs]
It was difficult for the teacher to get
across her ideas to her students.
give way
v
[gɪv weɪ]
The old trees gave way to new bushes.
podlehnout,
ustoupit
give out
v
[gɪv aʊt]
She gave out all the paintings she had
made.
rozdat, vydat
give the lie to
sth
ph
[gɪv ðə 'laɪ tə
ˈsʌmθɪŋ]
These figures give the lie to the notion
that people are spending less.
ukázat, že něco
je lež
globally
adv [ˈgləʊbəlɪ]
Some products are known globally
today.
celosvětově,
globálně
goal
n
[gəʊl]
I need to accomplish that goal soon.
cíl, meta; gól,
branka
high-pitched
adj
[,haɪˈpɪtʃt]
The woman has an annoying,
high-pitched voice.
ostrý, pronikavý,
vysoký
hollow
adj
[ˈhɒləʊ]
Fortunately that was a hollow threat.
prázdný, dutý,
bezvýznamný
illogical
adj
[ɪˈlɒdʒɪkəl]
That was an illogical step.
nelogický
immature
adj
[ɪməˈtʃʊə]
His decision is very immature.
nedospělý,
nevyzrálý;
nevyvinutý
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They were talking in terms of £20
million available.
pokud jde o
incur
v
[ɪnˈkɜː]
The company incurred a big debt.
způsobit (si),
přivodit (si)
indicate
v
[ˈɪndɪˌkeɪt]
The light indicates you need to get
more petrol.
naznačovat,
ukazovat,
dávat najevo
indicative of
adj
[ɪnˈdɪkətɪv əv]
His facial expression was indicative
of his attitude.
naznačující,
ukazující,
svědčící o
inefficient
adj
[ˌɪnɪˈfɪʃənt]
The method proved to be inefficient.
neefektivní,
nevýkonný,
nehospodárný
insincerity
n
[ˌɪnsɪnˈserɪtɪ]
I can't stand insincerity.
neupřímnost,
pokrytectví
intense
adj
[ɪnˈtens]
He gave me an intense look.
upřený, pronikavý;
silný, ostrý
intimidated
adj
[ɪnˈtɪmɪdeɪtɪd]
He felt intimidated after he had read
the threats.
vystrašený,
zastrašený,
polekaný
intimidating
adj
[ɪnˈtɪmɪdeɪtɪŋ]
His speech was aggressive and
intimidating.
nahánějící strach,
zastrašující
involved
adj
[ɪnˈvɒlvd]
do,
He was involved in the case of robbery. zapojený
zapletený
irrational
adj
[ɪˈræʃənəl]
Women tend to be more irrational.
irritated
adj
[ˈɪrɪˌteɪtɪd]
He was irritated when he went to speak podrážděný,
to the boss.
dopálený
irritating
adj
[ˈɪrɪteɪtɪŋ]
His snoring was very irritating.
otravný,
jdoucí na nervy,
rozčilující
lack
n
[læk]
Lack of time bothers everyone.
nedostatek, nouze
lack of interest
in sth
phrase
[læk əv 'ɪntrəst He showed lack of interest in her book.
ɪn ˈsʌmθɪŋ]
nedostatek zájmu,
nezájem
lean
v
[liːn]
Don't lean out of the windows.
naklánět se,
vyklánět se,
opřít se o
low-pitched
adj
[,ləʊˈpɪtʃt]
The psychologist was talking
in a low-pitched voice.
hluboký (zvuk);
tlumený, tichý
(hlas)
male
n
[meɪl]
Duck males have colourful feather.
muž, samec,
příslušník
mužského pohlaví
minority
n
[maɪ 'nɒrɪti]
Just a minority of the students do
their homework.
memšina, minorita
mishear
v
[ˌmɪsˈhɪə]
Can you repeat your name? I misheard
it.
špatně slyšet,
přeslechnout
misinterpret
v
[ˌmɪsɪnˈtɜːprɪt]
She misinterpreted his decision.
mylně (si) vykládat
iracionální,
neracionální
12
[ɪn 'tɜːmz
əv ˈsʌmθɪŋ]
11
phrase
10
in terms
of sth
9
hodným hlasem
8
The actress was reading the text
in good voice.
7
[ɪn gʊd vɔɪs]
6
phrase
5
in good voice
4
v dobrém světle
3
She wanted to be seen only
in the good light.
2
[ɪn ə gʊd laɪt]
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misquote
v
[ˌmɪsˈkwəʊt]
You must not misquote the original
source in your thesis.
chybně citovat
misspell
v
[ˌmɪsˈspel]
Don't misspell his name. It is really Jon
without h.
nesprávně napsat,
špatně hláskovat
misunderstand
v
[ˌmɪsʌndəˈstænd]
You misunderstood my words. Let me
explain it again.
špatně (po)
rozumět,
nesprávně
pochopit
mock
n
[mɒk]
His article was written in mock.
výsměch,
posměch
my name
will be mud
ph
[maɪ neɪm
wɪl bɪ mʌd]
My name will be mud.
mít z ostudy kabát
narrowed eyes
ph
[ˈnærəʊd aɪz]
He was smiling at her with narrowed
eyes.
přimhouřené oči
non-fiction
n
[nɒnˈfɪkʃən]
She is a writer of non-fiction literature.
literatura faktu,
populárně naučná
literatura
non-resident
n
[nɒnˈrezɪdənt]
He is a non-resident in L.A.
"ne domácí",
přespolní,
nebydlící v místě
nonexistent
adj
[nɒnɪgˈzɪstənt]
Golem of Prague may be a non-existent neexistující,
character.
nejsoucí
nonverbal
communication
adj
[nɒn'vɜːbəl
Gestures are means of nonverbal
,kəˌmjuːnɪˈkeɪʃən] communication.
neverbální
komunikace,
k. beze slov
numerous
adj
[ˈnjuːmərəs]
It happened in numerous cases.
početný
obscured
adj
[əbˈskjʊəd]
The meaning of it was obscured.
zamlžený, zakrytý,
zastřený
outnumber
v
[ˌaʊtˈnʌmbə]
Men outnumber women in the law
profession.
převýšit počtem,
být v přesile
outplay
v
[aʊtˈpleɪ]
Their team outplayed the favourites.
přehrát, herně
předčit
outrace
v
[aʊtˈreɪs]
předstihnout,
He outraced all of the runners and won. předhonit,
být rychlejší než
outsell
v
[ˌaʊtˈsel]
The new shop outsold their
competitors.
prodat víc než,
předčit v prodeji
outwardly
adv [ˈaʊtwədlɪ]
Outwardly, they seem to have a happy
marriage.
navenek (jevící se)
overcooked
adj
[ˈəʊvəkʊkt]
The potatoes were overcooked,
they were awful.
převařený
overdue
adj
[ˌəʊvəˈdjuː]
Overdue essays will not be accepted.
zpožděný,
po termínu
oversleep
v
[ˌəʊvəˈsliːp]
He came late to work because
he had overslept.
zaspat
overworked
adj
[ˌəʊvəˈwɜːkt]
He felt overworked so he went to sleep. přepracovaný
palm
n
[pɑːm]
Some fortunetellers can read palms.
dlaň; palma
pay attention
ph
[peɪ əˈtenʃən]
You should pay attention to details.
věnovat pozornost
pillar
n
[ˈpɪlə]
The church had many beautiful pillars.
sloup, pilíř, opora
pitch
n
[pɪtʃ]
Our school has a new football pitch.
hřiště
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10
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
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He was set free because there was no
proof.
důkaz, doklad
pushy
adj
[ˈpʊʃɪ]
Nobody liked the pushy boy.
(agresivně)
průbojný, s ostrými
lokty, bezohledně
ambiciózní
raised
eyebrows
ph
[reɪzd
ˈaɪˌbraʊz]
Her raised eyebrows was a sign
of surprise.
zdvižené obočí
rapid
adj
[ˈræpɪd]
He walked at a rapid pace.
rychlý, (překotný,
rapidní)
rattle sb's cage
ph
[ˈrætəl
ˈsʌmbədɪz
keɪdʒ]
She tried to rattle his cage with
questions about his failed exam.
naštvat, vzbudit
vztek
recall
v
[rɪˈkɔːl]
I can't recall the name of the movie.
vzpomínat (si),
vybavit si
reduced in price adj
[rɪˈdjuːst ɪn
'praɪs]
The tickets were reduced in price.
zlevněné,
cenově snížené
reinstall the
software
ph
[riːɪnˈstɔːl ðə
ˈsɒftˌweə]
The computer needs to have its
software reinstalled.
přeinstalovat
software,
programové
vybavení
remarry
v
[rɪˈmærɪ]
After his wife left him, he remarried
and lived a happy life.
znovu se oženit/
vdát
respected
adj
[rɪˈspektɪd]
The headmaster was a respected man.
vážený, ctěný,
respektovaný
responsible
adj
[rɪˈspɒnsəbəl]
We are responsible for our actions.
zodpovědný za
retake
(en exam)
v
[rɪˈteɪk]
dělat
He failed the exam and had to retake it. znovu
(zkoušku)
return
n
[rɪˈtɜːn]
He changed his life on the day
of his return.
návrat
rewrite
v
[rɪˈraɪt]
The essay was no good so he decided
to rewrite it.
přepsat
sat-nav
n
['sæt næv]
A satellite navigation or sat nav system
is a system of satellites.
satelitní navigace
shut down the
computer
ph
['ʃʌt daʊn ðə
kəmˈpjuːtə]
Shut down the computer before
you go to bed.
vypnout počítač
sighing
n
['saɪ-ɪŋ]
We heard sighing.
povzdech, sten
signal
v, n
[ˈsɪgnəl]
Give me a signal when you are ready.
signál, znamení;
zamávat, naznačit,
dát najevo
slang
n
[slæŋ]
The thieves used slang so that
the other wouldn't understand.
slang, hantýrka
sleeping tablet
n
[sliːpɪŋ ˈtæblɪt]
Her grandma could not fall asleep
without a sleeping tablet.
prášek na spaní
spell-checker
n
['spel ,tʃekə]
There is a spell checker that corrects
all mistakes automatically.
kontrola pravopisu
v editoru
12
[pruːf]
11
n
10
proof
9
předpověď, tip
8
What is your prediction for the end
of the movie?
7
[prɪˈdɪkʃən]
6
n
5
prediction
4
hledisko,
stanovisko, pohled
3
Try to look at it from my point of view.
2
[,pɔɪnt əv 'vjuː]
1
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n
[stɑːf]
standby ticket
n
[ˈstænbaɪ ,tɪkɪt] He managed to buy a standby ticket.
strike up
v
[,straɪk 'ʌp]
The musicians struck up and people
began dancing.
navázat
(rozhovor); spustit
(muzika)
survey
n
['sɜːveɪ]
They asked the students for
a sociological survey.
průzkum, anketa,
dotazování
terminate
v
[ˈtɜːmɪˌneɪt]
He was not happy in the relationship so (u)končit, skončit,
he wished to terminate it.
vypovědět
thumb
n
[θʌm]
If you like it, put your thumbs up.
[,təʊd
ɪn ðə 'həʊl]
jídlo (tohoto
Toad-in-the-hole is a traditional English jména) – doslovný
dish made of sausages.
překlad: ropucha
v díře
2
7
8
9
10
11
This entrance is only for the staff.
letenka koupená
těsně před
odletem
palec ruky
tongue
n
[tʌŋ]
Keep your tongue in your mouth.
jazyk
topic
n
[ˈtɒpɪk]
Can we change the topic
of the conversation?
námět, téma,
předmět hovoru
uncertainty
n
[ʌnˈsɜːtəntɪ]
Uncertainty is one of his vices.
nejistota
underpaid
adj
[ˌʌndəˈpeɪd]
Being a teacher is an underpaid job.
málo placený,
nedostatečně
honorovaný
undervalue
v
[ˌʌndəˈvæljuː]
He undervalued his own skills.
nedocenit,
podcenit
unfriendly
adj
[ʌnˈfrendlɪ]
The new student seems unfriendly
and arrogant.
nepřátelský,
nevlídný
unkind
adj
[ʌnˈkaɪnd]
The witch was very unkind.
nepříjemný, drsný,
zlý
unsaid
adj
[ʌnˈsed]
Was anything left unsaid?
nevyřčený,
nevyslovený
unwilling
adj
[ʌnˈwɪlɪŋ]
He was unwilling to repeat
the sentense.
neochotný,
zdráhající se
(něco udělat)
upper circle
adj
[,ʌpə ˈsɜːkəl]
The upper-circle citizens have better
seats.
vyšší kruh;
balkon v divadle
upright
adv [ˈʌpˌraɪt]
Sit upright, it is good for your back.
vzpřímený,
vertikální
verbal
communication
n
[,vɜːbəl
Verbal communication is more specific
,kəˌmjuːnɪˈkeɪʃən] that non-verbal.
komunikace
pomocí slov
vertical
adj
[ˈvɜːtɪkəl]
Bats sleep in a vertical position.
svislý, vertikální
vice versa
adv [ˈvaɪsɪ ˈvɜːsə]
You are mistaken – in fact it is vice
versa.
naopak, obráceně,
opačně
watch your
words
ph
[,wɒtʃ jə 'wɜːdz] You'd better watch your words.
dávat si pozor
na ústa
wide range of
ph
[waɪd reɪndʒ
əv]
There's a wide range of colours
to choose from.
široká nabídka,
škála, sortiment
within reason
ph
[,wɪˈðɪn ˈriːzən]
You can do anything you want within
reason.
v rozumných
mezích
worry
n
[ˈwʌrɪ]
No worries.
starost, obava,
trápení
6
5
4
3
toad-in-the-hole n
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zaměstnanci, štáb
staff
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adv [ˌæbsəˈluːtlɪ]
You are absolutely right.
naprosto, úplně,
rozhodně
academic
ambitions
ph
[ˌækəˈdemɪk
æmˈbɪʃənz]
Although he's read so many books
he's got no academic ambitions.
akademické
ambice
achieve great
things/success
ph
[əˈtʃiːv greɪt
'θɪŋz, səkˈses]
He had to work hard to achieve that
success.
dosáhnout velkých
věcí/úspěchu
achievement
n
[əˈtʃiːvmənt]
Winning the competition was a good
achievement.
výsledek, úspěch;
dosažení,
dokončení
activist
n
[ˈæktɪvɪst]
The activists gathered in front of the
embassy to show their disagreement.
aktivista, politicky
aktivní člověk
adapt to
v
[əˈdæpt tə]
Although he came from Spain,
he adapted to our weather very fast.
přizpůsobit se
(čemu),
zvyknout si na
adjust
v
[əˈdʒʌst]
Our situation has changed,
now we need to adjust to it.
přizpůsobit (se)
(čemu), uvyknout
si; upravit, nastavit
admire
v
[ədˈmaɪə]
I admired the beauties of that land.
obdivovat,
kochat se
advocate
for sth
n
[ˌædvəkət
fə ,sʌmθɪŋ]
He is a famous advocate
for women's sports.
zastánce, obhájce
alter
v
[ˈɔːltə]
The conditions have altered a bit.
(z)měnit,
pozměnit, upravit
aspect
n
[ˈæspekt]
We need to discuss the aspects
of the weather, too.
stránka, zřetel,
ohled, aspekt
badly behaved
ph
[,bædlɪ
bɪˈheɪvd]
Badly behaved children make people
upset.
špatně vychovaný,
neslušně se
chovající
be unable
to do sth
ph
[bɪ ʌnˈeɪbəl
She was so shocked she was unable
tə 'du: ,sʌmθɪŋ] to do something to save the situation.
bearable
adj
[ˈbeərəbəl]
Are the conditions still bearable
for the poor children?
snesitelný, únosný,
přijatelný
blind
adj
[blaɪnd]
She was born blind but she learnt
to live with it.
slepý, nevidomý;
oslepený
blindness
n
[blaɪndnəs]
Despite his blindness he could walk
by himself.
slepota
calmness
n
[kɑːmnəs]
Calmness in all kinds of situations
is one of her virtues.
klid, poklid, ticho
cerebral palsy
ph
[seˈrəbrəl
ˈpɔːlzɪ]
He stayed at home after he had
suffered from cerebral palsy.
mozková obrna
challenge
n
[ˈtʃælɪndʒ]
Climbing to the very top was
a challenge for her.
výzva
být neschopen
něco udělat
12
absolutely
11
tělesně zdatný
10
You need to be able-bodied
if you want to go to the mountains.
9
[,eɪbəl ˈbɒdid]
8
adj
7
able-bodied
6
překvapení; něco,
o čem se bude
psát
5
So we're both going to New York!
There's a turn-up for the books!
4
[ə ,rɪəl 'tɜːn ʌp
fə ðə 'bʊkz]
3
ph
2
a real turn-up
for the books
1
A change is as good as a rest.
Lze dosáhnout
stejného dobrého
pocitu změnou
práce jako
odpočinkem.
UNIT
ph
[ə 'tʃeɪndʒ
ɪz əz gʊd əz
ə rest]
a change
is as good as
a rest
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change the
subject
ph
[,tʃeɪndʒ ðə
'sʌbdʒɪkt]
I don't like talking about that.
Can we change the subject?
změnit téma
(rozhovoru)
cheer
v
[tʃɪə]
Going out with friends always cheers
me up.
povzbuzovat,
fandit;
provolávat slávu
clap
v
[klæp]
The audience was clapping and
cheering.
zatleskat, tleskat
compassion
n
[kəmˈpæʃən]
She felt sorry for him so she invited him soucit, slitování,
to the party out of compassion.
soucítění
compulsive
behaviour
adj
[kəmˈpʌlsɪv
bɪˈheɪvjə]
He couldn't control his compulsive
behaviour.
nutkavé,
obsedantní
chování
condition
n
[kənˈdɪʃən]
They found the old lady in poor
condition.
stav; podmínky,
okolnosti
convert
v
[kən'vɜːt]
přeměnit
převést,
Can you convert Celsius to Fahrenheit? (se),
přepočítat;
přestoupit
convinced
adj
[kənˈvɪnst]
My grandpa is a convinced non-smoker. přesvědčený,
zapřísáhlý, zarytý
cope
v
[kəʊp]
We must cope with the consequences.
zvládnout,
vypořádat se,
vyrovnat se
creepy
adj
[ˈkriːpɪ]
Don't tell the children creepy stories
before they go to sleep.
příšerný, děsivý,
nahánějící hrůzu
critically
acclaimed
ph
[,krɪtɪkəlɪ
əˈkleɪmd]
Her book was critically acclaimed first
but ended up to be a best-seller.
kriticky
zhodnocené;
uznané
deaf
adj
[def]
He can't hear you, he's deaf.
hluchý, neslyšící
deafness
n
[defnɪs]
Despite his deafness he composed
some more music.
hluchota
deprese,
sklíčenost;
ekonomická krize;
prohlubeň
depression
n
[dɪˈpreʃən]
The patient is suffering
from depression.
deprived
childhood
ph
[dɪ,praɪvd
ˈtʃaɪldhʊd]
Unfortunately he had a deprived
childhood.
ochuzené, chudé
dětství
determined
efforts
ph
[dɪ,tɜːmɪnd
ˈefəts]
Thanks to their determined efforts
the mission was shortly completed.
odhodlaná snaha,
úsilí
diagnosis
n
doctors determined the diagnosis diagnóza,
[ˌdaɪəgˈnəʊsɪs] Have
yet?
rozpoznání příčin
disability
n
[ˌdɪsəˈbɪlɪtɪ]
He had to learn practise reading
more often because he had learning
disability.
postižení,
handicap, vada;
invalidita
disabled
adj
[dɪˈseɪbəld]
Disabled people can park their cars
closer to the entrance.
invalidní,
zdravotně
postižení
downright
adv [ˈdaʊnˌraɪt]
What he said is a downright lie.
naprostý, úplný,
vyložený
drum your
fingers on the
table
ph
He drummed his fingers on the table
while waiting for the results.
bubnovat prsty
o stůl
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n
[ɪˈlekʃən]
The democratic party won the election.
volba; volby;
určení
endearing
adj
[ɪnˈdɪərɪŋ]
All puppies are endearing.
roztomilý,
rozkošný
even
adj/ [ˈiːvən]
adv
The room should be kept at an even
temperature.
vyrovnaný,
nerozhodný;
sudý; dokonce (i);
přestože; ani
fiddle with your
hair/jewellery
ph
[,fɪdəl wɪð jə
'heə, ˈdʒuːəlrɪ]
She was looking out of the window,
fiddling with her hair.
pohrávat si s vlasy,
šperky
field
n
[fiːld]
Professor Smith is en expert in the field pole; obor, sféra
of chemistry.
goal
n
[gəʊl]
Peter accomplished his goal without
any special effort.
cíl, meta; gól,
branka
2
good fences
make good
neighbours
ph
[gʊd fensɪz
meɪk gʊd
ˈneɪbəz]
Good fences make good neighbours.
dobré ploty jsou
zárukou dobrých
sousedských
vztahů
3
gossip
v
[ˈgɒsɪp]
The two women were gossiping about
their new neighbour.
drbat někoho,
pomlouvat
grab
v
[græb]
Grab something to eat and
we have to go now.
chňapnout,
popadnout
(prudce)
grow out of
v
[,grəʊ 'aʊt əv]
My daughter grew out of all her baby
clothes.
vyrůst z něčeho
habit
n
[ˈhæbɪt]
Tom developed the bad habit of biting
his nails.
zvyk, návyk,
(zlozvyk)
handicapped
adj
[ˈhændɪˌkæpt]
The physically handicapped people
couldn't walk all the way.
postižený,
handicapovaný
hatchback
n
[ˈhætʃbæk]
He sold the sports car and bought
a hatchback when the baby was born.
pětidvéřové auto;
zadní dveře
have a change
of heart
ph
[hæv ə ,tʃeɪndʒ She wanted to sell her car but had
əv 'hɑːt]
a change of heart at the last minute.
hearing
n
[ˈhɪərɪŋ]
She had a hearing defect but learnt
to lip read.
sluch; slyšení
heart disease
n
['hɑːt dɪˈziːz]
Patients with heart disease must
change their lifestyle.
srdeční chodoba
hit it off (with
someone)
v
[,hɪt ɪt 'ɒf]
Look how John hit it off with Mary.
rychle se spřátelit
impact
n
['ɪmpækt]
What are the impacts of years
of smoking?
dopad, účinek; vliv
impressive
adj
[ɪmˈpresɪv]
The fire show was impressive!
působivý,
impozantní,
úchvatný
inability
n
[ˌɪnəˈbɪlɪtɪ]
His inability to make friends
was striking.
neschopnost
incredibly
adv [ɪnˈkredəbli]
She is incredibly smart for her age.
neuvěřitelně,
ohromně
independence
n
must be allowed some
[ˌɪndɪˈpendəns] Teenagers
degree of independence.
nezávislost,
suverenita
individual
n
[ˌɪndɪˈvɪdjʊəl]
jednotlivec, jedinec
1
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5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Every individual is different.
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influence
n
[ˈɪnflʊəns]
Driving under the influence of alcohol
is forbidden.
vliv, ovlivnění;
účinek
inner strength
ph
[,ɪnə 'streŋθ]
Thanks to her inner strenght she
survived the horrible years.
vnitřní síla
inspiring words
ph
[ɪnˈspaɪərɪŋ
wɜːdz]
Your inspiring words cheered me up.
inspirující slova
intellectual
disability
ph
[ɪntɪˈlektʃʊəl
dɪsəˈbɪlɪtɪ]
With his intellectual disability he is not
able to do the job.
mentální postižení
irrational fear
ph
[ɪˈræʃənəl 'fɪə]
I was paralyzed by irrational fear.
iracionální strach,
obava
judge
v
[dʒʌdʒ]
It is not for us to judge him.
soudit, posuzovat,
hodnotit
lack of
perspective
ph
[,læk əv
pəˈspektɪv]
Do we lack mathematician's
perspective?
chybět určitý
pohled, aspekt
leave dirty
dishes in the
sink
ph
[,liːv dɜːtɪ ,dɪʃəz Don't leave dirty dishes in the sink.
ɪn ðə 'sɪŋk]
nechávat špinavé
nádobí ve dřezu
[,liːv ðə ,tɒp əv
ðə ˈtuːθˌpeɪst]
I hate it when he leaves the top off
the toothpaste.
nechávat zubní
pastu otevřenou,
nezašroubovanou
Be careful about the speed limitation
while driving.
omezení;
omezování; lhůta
limitation
n
[ˌlɪmɪˈteɪʃən]
lose your
temper
ph
down, don't lose your temper so
[,luːz jə ˈtempə] Calm
easily.
naštvat se,
rozhněvat se
make a book
into a film
ph
[meɪk ə ,bʊk
ɪntə ə 'fɪlm]
They made the Harry Potter books
into films very fast.
natočit film podle
knihy
make it to
(seventy-nine)
v
[,meɪk ɪt tə]
She learnt to count. So far she's made
it to 79.
uspět do urč.
bodu, zvládnout
něco to až kam
meaningful
adj
[ˈmiːnɪŋfʊl]
His message was very deep
and meaningful.
smysluplný,
dávající smysl;
užitečný;
významný
mental
adj
[ˈmentəl]
To achieve mental peace, I meditate
twice a week.
mentální, duševní
nemístný, nejsoucí
na svém místě;
nesprávně
umístěný
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10
9
8
7
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leave the top off ph
the toothpaste
misplaced
adj
[ˌmɪsˈpleɪst]
The sentence contained a misplaced
comma.
modify
v
[ˈmɒdɪˌfaɪ]
Some food is genetically modified
nowadays.
(po)změnit,
(po)upravit
mood
n
[muːd]
Don't ask him now, he's not in a good
mood.
nálada,
rozpoložení;
atmosféra
move house
v
[,muːv 'haʊs]
They moved house from London
to Brighton.
přestěhovat se
moving
adj
[ˈmuːvɪŋ]
That book was deeply moving.
dojemný,
dojímavý;
pohyblivý
neurologist
n
[njʊ'rɒlədʒɪst]
He couldn't sleep so he went to see
a neurologist.
neurolog
nonstop
adv [,nɒn'stɒp]
This bar is open nonstop.
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závazek, úkol,
povinnost
obsession
n
[əbˈseʃən]
He's got an obsession with cleanliness. posedlost, obsese
obsessivecompulsive
disorder
n
[əbˈsesɪv
kəmˈpʌlsɪv
dɪsˈɔːdə]
He suffers from the obsessivecompulsive disorder.
obsedantně
kompulzivní
porucha
obstacle
n
[ˈɒbstəkəl]
He was afraid to lose but finally
he overcame all obstacles.
překážka, bariéra
overcome
v
[ˌəʊvəˈkʌm]
We must overcome this crisis
and then everything will be better.
překonat, zdolat,
zvládnout
panic attack
n
[ˈpænɪk əˈtæk]
He couldn't breathe when he had
the panic attack.
náhlý záchvat
úzkosti
paralysis
n
[pəˈrælɪsɪs]
Paralysis can also be caused by fear.
ochrnutí,
ochromení, obrna
path
n
[pɑːθ]
Follow this path into the mountains.
stezka, cesta
patiently
adv [ˈpeɪʃəntlɪ]
perform tasks
ph
your hand when you have
[pəˈfɔːm 'tɑːsks] Raise
performed all the tasks.
physical
adj
[ˈfɪzɪkəl]
piece of junk
n
last car was a piece of junk.
[,piːs əv 'dʒʌŋk] My
I am happy to have a new one.
krám, harampádí
place
v
[pleɪs]
Place your hands on the table.
umístit, položit,
dát; zavést
plumbing
n
[ˈplʌmɪŋ]
We need to call someone to repair
the plumbing.
potrubní rozvody,
instalace,
instalatérské práce
pop in
v
[pɒp ɪn]
My neighbour popped in yesterday just
to give me the newspaper.
zaskočit, stavit se
na návštěvu
Please, wait for me patiently. I will come trpělivě
back soon.
provést,
vykonat úkoly
tělesný, fyzický,
hmotný, reálný
He tried to reach beyond his limitations
which made him exhausted.
sáhnout nad své
omezení; překonat
své omezení
The film is really worth seeing!
skutečně, opravdu,
doopravdy
[rɪˈkɜːrɪŋ 'θiːm]
There was one recurring theme
throughout the whole movie.
opakující se,
navracející se
téma/námět
really
adv [ˈrɪəlɪ]
recurring theme ph
The cocktail was very juicy and
refreshing.
osvěžující;
příjemný, milý
replace
v
[rɪˈpleɪs]
We replaced the broken table
with a new one.
nahradit; vystřídat
respectively
adv [rɪˈspektɪvlɪ]
The brothers were called Felix and
Max, respectively.
v tomto pořadí;
jednotlivě
(dle pořadí)
responsibility
n
It is one of my responsibilities to lock
the door when everyone leaves.
(z)odpovědnost;
povinnost,
závazek
[rɪˌspɒnsəˈbɪlɪtɪ]
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[rɪˈfreʃɪŋ]
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adj
10
refreshing
9
[,riːtʃ bɪˈjɒnd
wʌnzˌ
lɪmɪˈteɪʃən]
8
reach beyond
one's limitations ph
7
zabránit někomu,
aby něco udělal;
předejít, zamezit
čemu
6
[prɪ,vent
prevented me from losing
,sʌmbədɪ frəm He
my
money.
'du:ɪŋ ,sʌmθɪŋ]
5
prevent sb from ph
doing sth
4
Physical punishment at schools
is not allowed.
3
I felt it as my moral obligation
to help him.
2
[ˌɒblɪˈgeɪʃən]
1
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rid oneself
of sth
ph
['rɪd wʌnˈself
əv ,sʌmθɪŋ]
Do you want to rid yourself
of that annoying man?
zbavit se čeho
role model
n
[rəʊl ˈmɒdəl]
Marylin Monroe was a role model
for women of her time.
(životní) příklad,
ikona, obdivovaná
osobnost
ruin
v
[ˈruːɪn]
Don't ruin your eyes by reading
in the dark.
zničit, zruinovat;
přivést na mizinu
schooling
n
[ˈskuːlɪŋ]
Some people think they don't need
any schooling.
výuka,
vzdělá(vá)ní
secluded
adj
[sɪˈkluːdɪd]
I prefer secluded coves to crowded
beaches.
nerušený, skrytý,
v ústraní
severely
adv [sɪˈvɪəlɪ]
The soldiers were severely injured.
vážně, těžce, silně
shack
n
[ʃæk]
The poor people were living in shabby
shacks.
chatrč, chatka,
bouda
sight
n
[saɪt]
I believe in love at first sight.
pohled; zrak,
vidění
skateboard
n
[ˈskeɪtˌbɔːd]
They competed on skateboards.
skateboard, prkno
na kolečkách
soap opera
n
['səʊp ,ɒpərə]
Women tend to watch soap operas
more than men.
nekonečný seriál
spectacular
adj
[spekˈtækjʊlə]
The fireworks were spectacular!
působivý,
velkolepý, úžasný
spend ages in
the bathroom /
on the phone
ph
[spend ,eɪdʒɪz I need to call my friend. Don't spend
ɪn ðə 'bɑːθrʊm, ages on the phone!
ɒn ðə fəʊn]
(s)trávit moc
času v koupelně,
na telefonu
spina bifida
n
[,spaɪnə
ˈbɪfədə]
Unfortunately he was born with a spina
bifida.
rozštěp páteře
swap
v
[swɒp]
Can we swap seats? I can't see
from here.
vyměnit si,
prohodit si;
nahradit
take people
for granted
ph
[,teɪk piːpəl fə
ˈgræntɪd]
The boss was taking his employees
for granted.
nevážit si lidí,
jejich ochoty;
popř. využívat lidi
take things
without asking
ph
[,teɪk θɪŋz
Please, don't take my things without
wɪˈðaʊt 'ɑːskɪŋ] asking me.
brát si věci bez
dovolení
talk behind
someone's back ph
[,tɔːk bɪˈhaɪnd They were talking about the teacher
sʌmwʌnz 'bæk] behind her back.
mluvit o někom
za (jeho) zády
talk to yourself
ph
['tɔːk tə jə,self]
The man was talking to himself.
mluvit si pro sebe
the winds of
change are
blowing
ph
[ðə wɪndz
əv tʃeɪndʒ ə
bləʊɪŋ]
The winds of change are blowing.
přicházejí změny;
vítr přináší změny
to be honest
ph
[tə bi:ˈɒnɪst]
The mayor has always been an honest
man.
čestný, poctivý;
upřímný, otevřený
to tell the truth
ph
[tə ,tel ðə 'truːθ] I told you the truth.
říkat pravdu
transform
something into
something
ph
[træns'fɔːm
,sʌmθɪŋ ɪntə
,sʌmθɪŋ]
They say Jesus transformed water
into wine.
přeměnit něco
na něco jiného
truly
adv [ˈtruːlɪ]
That was truly a wonderful trip!
doopravdy,
opravdu, skutečně
turn into
v
He looked back and immediately he
turned into stone.
proměnit se v
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ph
[,tɜːn 'əʊvər
ə ,njuː liːf]
He says he's turned over a new leaf,
but I have my doubts.
změnit život,
změnit styl;
dosl. obrátit list
tutor
n
[ˈtjuːtə]
They need a tutor to help their son
with Czech.
univerzitní učitel,
lektor, doučovatel
tyre
n
[ˈtaɪə]
Everyone should have a spare tyre
in the car.
pneumatika
unpleasant
adj
[ʌnˈplezənt]
The heavy rain was very unpleasant.
nepříjemný,
protivný
vary
v
[ˈveərɪ]
Each student varies, each is individual.
lišit se, odlišovat se;
(ob)měnit
vote
v
[vəʊt]
Which party are you gonna vote for?
volit, hlasovat pro
waist
n
[weɪst]
Her hair comes down to her waist.
pas (část těla)
wheelchairbound
ph
[ˈwiːlˌtʃeə
baʊnd]
Wheelchair-bound people find it difficult odkázaný
to travel.
na invalidní vozík
wizard
n
[ˈwɪzəd]
The wizard threatened he'd turn him
into a mouse.
kouzelník, čaroděj
world record
holder
n
[,wɜːld 'rekɔːd
,həʊldə]
The fat man was a world record holder
in eating steaks.
držitel světového
rekordu
world-famous
author
n
[,wɜːld feɪməs
ˈɔːθə]
Hemingway is a world-famous author.
světoznámý autor
4
absurd
adj
[əbˈsɜːd]
His conditions are absurd, we can't
accept them.
absurdní,
nesmyslný
5
absolutely
adv [ˌæbsəˈluːtlɪ]
I am absolutely sure of it, 100% sure.
naprosto, úplně,
určitě
accountant
n
[əˈkaʊntənt]
He works as an accountant
for our company.
účetní
activity
n
[ækˈtɪvɪtɪ]
Riding a bike is his favourite activity.
činnost, aktivita
all of a sudden
əv ə
adv [,ɔːl
ˈsʌdən]
náhle,
All of a sudden he appeared in the door. zčistajasna,
nečekaně
amazing
adj
I still can't believe the amazing results.
úžasný,
ohromující,
ohromný
anxiously
adv [ˈæŋʃəslɪ]
We were anxiously waiting for
his arrival.
s obavami,
s úzkostí;
zneklidněně
appreciate
v
[ə'pri:ʃieɪt]
I appreciate your concern.
cenit si, vážit si
athlete
n
[ˈæθliːt]
The man is the athlete of the year.
sportovec, atlet
aware
adj
[əˈweə]
Smokers are aware of the dangers
of smoking.
vědom si (čeho);
vnímající,
uvědomující si (co)
awl
n
[ɔːl]
Shoemakers use awl to make holes
in leather.
šídlo (ševcovské)
background
n
['bækˌgraʊnd]
Music was playing in the background.
pozadí, původ,
zázemí
background
music
n
[,bækˌgraʊnd
ˈmjuːzɪk]
The background music was very
pleasant.
hudba v pozadí,
hudba jako kulisa
be covered
in sth
ph
[bi ˈkʌvəd
ɪn ,sʌmθɪŋ]
He was covered in leaves.
být pokrytý
(zakrytý) čím
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adv [ˈbɪtəlɪ]
They were bitterly disappointed.
ostře, prudce,
nenávistně;
zatrpkle
blackened
adj
His face was blackened so that he'd
be invisible in the dark.
začerněný;
očerněný,
pošpiněný
blankly
adv [ˈblæŋklɪ]
She was staring at him blankly.
bez výrazu
blood vessel
n
['blʌd ,vesəl]
Blood vessels transport blood
throughout the body.
krevní céva
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bodilykinaesthetic
intelligence
ph
[,bɒdɪlɪ
kɪni:s,θetɪk
ɪnˈtelɪdʒəns]
You can practise your bodilykinaesthetic intelligence by dancing.
tělesně pohybová
inteligence
call out
v
[,kɔːl 'aʊt]]
He called out my name and then
I didn't see him anymore.
vykřiknout,
zakřičet, zavolat,
přivolat
canal
n
[kəˈnæl]
We went on a boat on the canals.
kanál, průplav;
trubice
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catch a glimpse ph
of sth
[,kætʃ ə 'glɪmps I caught a glimpse of a light in the dark. zahlédnout něco
əv ,sʌmθɪŋ]
catch the smell
of sth
ph
[,kætʃ ðə 'smel
əv ,sʌmθɪŋ]
He caught the smell of her new
perfume.
ucítit něco;
všimnout si vůně/
zápachu
chaotic
adj
[keɪˈɒtɪk]
His letter was very chaotic, nobody
understood what he wanted to say.
zmatený,
neuspořádaný
consider
v
[kənˈsɪdə]
I want you to consider the
consequences of your action.
považovat,
pokládat, myslet
si, (ro)zvážit
consistent
adj
[kənˈsɪstənt]
To be a good parent, you should be
consistent.
důsledný, stálý,
pevný; v souladu s
continuously
adv [kənˈtɪnjʊəslɪ]
He is continuously talking.
I can't bear it anymore.
nepřetržitě, stále,
souvisle
convincing
adj
[kənˈvɪnsɪŋ]
I trusted him, he was very convincing.
věrohodný,
přesvědčivý
coordination
n
[kəʊˌɔːdɪˈneɪʃən]
We need coordination of all
of our activities.
soulad,
součinnost,
sladění
countless
adj
[ˈkaʊntlɪs]
There are countless stories about the
Loch Ness monster.
nesčetný, mnohý,
nesčíslný
creativity
n
[ˌkriːeɪˈtɪvɪtiː]
I admire this artist's creativity.
tvořivost, kreativita
cry
v
[kraɪ]
Stop crying and tell me what happened. plakat; volat; křičet
curious
adj
[ˈkjʊərɪəs]
She was very curious, she had many
questions.
zvědavý; zvídavý;
kuriozní
dancehall
n
['dɑːnshɔːl]
We started the evening in a dancehall.
tančírna
debate
n
[dɪˈbeɪt]
They ended up in a heated debate.
debata, diskuse;
rozprava
deeply
adv [ˈdiːplɪ]
Breathe deeply when you are
in a forest.
hluboce; důkladně;
velice
demo album
n
They recorded their demo album
in 1990.
album na ukázku
desperately
adv ['despərətlɪ]
There were desperately few people
at the exhibition.
zoufale
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He made a diagram of the results.
nákres, schéma;
graf
discover
v
[dɪˈskʌvə]
They discovered a cute shortcut
through the city.
objevit, odhalit,
najít, zjistit
dot
n
[dɒt]
She had a nice dress with dots.
tečka, puntík, bod
[,drɪpɪŋ 'wet]
He was dripping wet because
he didn't have an umbrella.
celý promoklý
ph
eerily
adv [ɪərəli]
The forest was eerily silent.
strašidelně, děsivě
element
n
[ˈelɪmənt]
Which is the lightest element?
prvek, součást;
živly
emerge
v
[ɪˈmɜːdʒ]
The whale suddenly emerged
from the water.
vynořit se, objevit
se; objevit se, vyjít
najevo
enable sb
to do sth
ph
[ɪ,neɪbəl
ˈsʌmbədɪ tə
'du: ,sʌmθɪŋ]
The money from my father enabled me
to buy a car.
zmocnit někoho
k čemu; umožnit/
dovolit někomu
něco udělat
erupt
v
[ɪˈrʌpt]
He tried hard to be silent but then
he erupted in anger.
vybouchnout;
vypuknout,
rozpoutat (se)
excitedly
adv [ɪkˈsaɪtɪdli]
He saw the new neighbour in the street
and called her name excitedly.
nadšeně;
vzrušeně
exclaim
v
[ɪkˈskleɪm]
"Yes!" he exclaimed when their team
scored a goal.
vykřiknout, zvolat
experiment
n
[ɪkˈsperɪmənt]
They did a lot of chemical experiments
at school.
pokus, experiment
explanation
n
don't understand your behaviour.
[ˌekspləˈneɪʃən] IYou
owe me an explanation.
vysvětlení,
objasnění
[ɪkˈspres
wʌnˈself]
Don't be afraid to express yourself.
vyjádřit se; vyslovit
se, ukázat se
okouzlení,
uchvácení, kouzlo,
půvab
fashion icon
n
[ˈfæʃən ,aɪkɒn]
The model was a fashion icon.
módní ikona, vzor
focus on
v
[ˈfəʊkəs ɒn]
I can't play with you now. I must focus
on my work.
soustředit/zaměřit
se na; zaostřit
pozornost
fortunately
adv [ˈfɔːtʃənɪtlɪ]
He got stuck in a traffic jam but
fortunately he came on time.
naštěstí
foundation
n
[faʊnˈdeɪʃən]
The foundation was built
in the 19th century.
základ(y); nadace,
fond
founder
n
[ˈfaʊndə]
He is the founder of the organization.
zakladatel
frantically
adv [ˈfræntɪkli]
The drunk woman was dancing
frantically.
zoufale, zběsile,
horečně
funfair
n
[ˈfʌnˌfeə]
Children just love funfairs.
lunapark, pouť
genius
n
[dʒiːniəs]
Mozart was a musical genius,
he composed already when he was
5 years old.
génius,
mimořádně
nadaný člověk
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He felt strong fascination
with the supernatural.
11
[ˌfæsɪˈneɪʃən]
10
n
9
fascination
8
seznámený s;
s;
Are you familiar with this kind of music? obeznámený
dobře známý,
povědomý
7
[fəˈmɪlɪə wɪθ]
6
adj
5
familiar with
4
express oneself v
1
dripping wet
3
[ˈdaɪəˌgræm]
2
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give sb a lift
ph
[,gɪv sʌmbədɪ
ə 'lɪft]
I met him on my way home
and he gave me a lift.
svézt někoho
(autem)
glare
v
[gleə]
He was angry with his wife and was
glaring at her.
zlostně se dívat
na; zabodávat se
pohledem
good cause
n
[,gʊd 'kɔːz]
I hope you have a good cause for
your action.
dobrý důvod,
příčina
gradually
adv [ˈgrædjuəlɪ]
She gradually got used to his late
arrivals.
pozvolna,
postupně
group
v
[gruːp]
The teacher grouped the class into
smaller units.
seskupit, utvořit
skupinu; uskupení;
kapela
hammer
v
[ˈhæmə]
zatlouci, zabušit;
Some of the patients were shouting and zkritizovat,
dostávat zabrat;
hammering on the walls.
dozdrtit, dělat co
s vervou
handle sth
v
[ˈhændəl
,sʌmθɪŋ]
He is a good leader, he can handle
all kinds of situations.
zvládnout, poradit
si s, vypořádat
se s
heavily
adv [ˈhevɪlɪ]
It rained heavily, there's a lot of water
now.
velice, silně, hustě
hum
v
[hʌm]
My mom always hummed the song for
me which calmed me down.
bzučet, vrčet,
hučet, broukat si
ideal
adj
[aɪˈdɪəl]
We should succeed, we've got ideal
conditions.
perfektní, ideální
immediately
adv [ɪˈmiːdɪətlɪ]
Tell him to come here immediately.
ihned, okamžitě
[ɪn ˈɒnə əv
,sʌmθɪŋ]
In honour of the occasion, Mozart was
to write a short piece of music.
u příležitosti čeho,
na památku; uctít
inspirace, vzor,
příklad
n
[ˌɪnspɪˈreɪʃən]
My friend is my eternal inspiration.
inspire
v
[ɪnˈspaɪə]
podnítit,
His course inspired me to start drawing přimět,
povzbudit,
pictures.
inspirovat
interpersonal
intelligence
ph
[ɪntə,pɜːsənəl
ɪnˈtelɪdʒəns]
Thanks to his interpersonal intelligence
he befriends everyone
sociální inteligence
(na mezilidské
vztahy)
invariably
adv [ɪnˈveərɪəblɪ]
She invariably has her coffee and
a piece of cake in the morning.
stále, pořád, vždy
invent
v
[ɪnˈvent]
Alexander Graham Bell invented
the telephone.
vynalézt,
vymyslet (si)
issue
n
[ˈɪʃjuː]
What is the issue they are discussing?
záležitost, otázka,
věc; zásadní téma;
vydání, výtisk
lead singer
n
[,liːd ˈsɪŋə]
Mick Jagger is the lead singer
of the Rolling Stones.
hlavní zpěvák
limp
v
[lɪmp]
Tom is limping because he wounded
his leg.
kulhat, belhat se;
potácet se,
vléct se
linguistic
intelligence
ph
[,lɪŋˈgwɪstɪk
ɪnˈtelɪdʒəns]
Journalist should have more linguistic
intelligence than others.
jazyková
inteligence,
jazyková
vybavenost
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7
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hlavní proud
(názorů, stylů...)
make out
v
[,meɪk 'aʊt]
How is Frank making out
in his new job?
uspět, pokračovat
v něčem; rozeznat,
rozluštit; udělat
z někoho něco
measurement
n
[ˈmeʒəmənt]
When you take the measurements and
write the numbers in the chart.
míra, rozměr(y);
měření
membership
n
[ˈmembəˌʃɪp]
Without a membership, you cannot play členství
golf here.
miss (the
beginning)
v
[mɪs]
She missed the beginning because
he bus was late.
zmeškat (začátek)
mug
n
[mʌg]
I usually drink my coffee from this mug.
hrnek
multiply
v
[ˈmʌltɪˌplaɪ]
If you multiply two by three,
you will get six.
(z)násobit,
(roz)množit
musical
intelligence
ph
[,mjuːzɪkəl
ɪnˈtelɪdʒəns]
Mozart's musical intelligence
was unbelievable.
hudební
inteligence
mysteriously
adv [mɪsˈtɪərɪəslɪ]
He disappeared mysteriously,
without a trace.
tajemně, záhadně
navigate
v
He is navigating his ship into the
harbour.
řídit, vést,
navigovat; plout
nervously
adv [ˈnɜːvəsli]
She was biting her nails nervously.
nervozně
new
development
n
[,njuː
,dɪˈveləpmənt]
Is there any new development
of the case?
posun; nová
okolnost, která by
změnila situaci
notice
v
[ˈnəʊtɪs]
Have you noticed anything unusual?
všimnout si,
zpozorovat;
věnovat pozornost
observatory
n
[əbˈzɜːvətərɪ]
We studied the night sky
in an observatory.
hvězdárna,
pozorovatelna
oddly
adv [ˈɒdlɪ]
(po)divně,
She was oddly quiet the whole evening. zvláštně,
neobvykle;
kupodivu
out of tune
adv [,aʊt əv 'tjuːn]
The old piano is good but it is out
of tune.
nenaladěný;
ne v harmonii s;
ne v souladu s
peer
v
[pɪə]
Someone was peering through
the window.
civět, zírat;
vykukovat
personal
adj
[ˈpɜːsənəl]
Leave your personal items on the table. osobní, soukromý
perspiration
n
[ˌpɜːspəˈreɪʃən]
He was nervous and wet with
perspiration.
pot
physical
adj
[ˈfɪzɪkəl]
Everyone has some physical needs.
tělesný, fyzický
politely
adv [pəˈlaɪtlɪ]
[ˈnævɪˌgeɪt]
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They play mainstream music
on the radio.
10
[ˈmeɪnˌstriːm]
9
n
8
mainstream
7
přitažlivost,
magnetismus
6
[ˈmægnɪˌtɪzəm] Magnetism is a physical force.
5
n
4
magnetism
3
logickomatematická
inteligence
2
[,lɒdʒɪkəl
must have really good
mæθəˈmætɪkəl Architects
logical-mathematical
intelligence.
ɪnˈtelɪdʒəns]
1
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ponder
v
[ˈpɒndə]
She was pondering her answer
for quite a long time.
uvažovat,
přemýšlet o,
zvažovat
predict
v
[prɪˈdɪkt]
She is a psychic, she can predict the
future.
předpovědět,
prorokovat
preference
n
[ˈprefrəns]
Teacher shouldn't feel any preference
of any of the students.
přednost,
upřednostnění
promising
adj
[ˈprɒmɪsɪŋ]
It looks quite promising.
slibný, nadějný,
příznivý
promote
v
[prəˈməʊt]
They celebrated that he'd been
promoted at work.
podporovat,
prosazovat, dělat
reklamu; povýšit
někoho v práci
radioactivity
n
[ˌreɪdɪəʊækˈtɪvɪtɪ]
Radioactivity is studied in nuclear
physics.
rádioaktivita
realise
v
[ˈrɪəˌlaɪz]
He realised he was in love with her.
uvědomit si,
pochopit;
uskutečnit,
realizovat
recognise
v
[ˈrekəgˌnaɪz]
Nobody recognised me at the carneval. (roz)poznat,
uznávat, ocenit
record
v
[rɪˈkɔːd]
They went to a studio and recorded
his music.
nahrát,
zaznamenat
reference
n
[ˈrefrəns]
The title is apparently a reference
to the singer's brother.
zmínka, odkaz;
doporučení,
reference,
posudek
reject
v
[rɪˈdʒekt]
He was sad because she rejected
his proposal.
odmítnout,
nepřijmout
relate to
v
[rɪˈleɪt tə]
Does it relate to the accused man?
týkat se, vztahovat
se k; souviset s,
spojovat
relentlessly
adv [rɪˈlentlɪslɪ]
He sent her a flower every day,
he was waiting relentlessly.
vytrvale,
neúnavně,
neúprosně
relevance
n
That is a thing of very small relevance
to me.
důležitost,
závažnost,
významnost
reluctantly
adv [rɪˈlʌktəntlɪ]
nerad,
He lent me his car only very reluctantly. neochotně,
zdráhavě
restless
adj
[ˈrestlɪs]
Don't be so restless, sit down, please.
neklidný,
netrpělivý,
neposedný
rhyme
n
[raɪm]
We read the children some simple
rhymes.
rým, verš,
rýmovačka
ride
n
[raɪd]
He took me for a ride in his new car.
jízda, projížďka
roof
n
[ruːf]
It is the white building
with the green roof.
střecha
rudely
adv [ˈruːdlɪ]
I don't like it when you talk rudely.
hrubě, neslušně,
neurvale
salespeople
n
[ˈseɪlz piːpəl]
Salespeople must know how to talk to
clients.
obchodníci
scientific
adj
piːpəl]
That was a scientific experiment.
vědecký
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v
[siːk sʌmbədɪ
aʊt]
The FBI seeked the guy out although
he had changed identity.
vyhledat,
najít si někoho
sense of
balance
ph
[,sens əv
ˈbæləns]
With her sense of balance she could
walk on the rope easily.
smysl pro
rovnováhu
sense of
direction
ph
[,sens əv
'daɪrekʃən]
With her bad sense of direction
she got lost easily.
smysl pro směr,
orientace
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your sense of feeling to guess
[,sens əv ˈfiːlɪŋ] Use
the answer.
schopnost cítit,
vnímat
sense of
hearing
ph
[,sens əv
ˈhɪərɪŋ]
Thanks to our sense of hearing
we learn to speak.
schopnost slyšet
sense of sight
ph
[,sens əv saɪt]
If his sense of sight is not good,
he'll have problems driving a car.
schopnost vidět
sense of smell
ph
your sense of smell to recognize
[,sens əv 'smel] Use
the flower.
schopnost cítit,
čichat
sense of taste
ph
to my great sense of taste
[,sens əv 'teɪst] Thanks
I knew that the meal was spoilt.
schopnost vnímat
chutě
sensible
adj
[ˈsensɪbəl]
She gave me some sensible advice.
rozumný,
praktický, znatelný
sensitive
adj
[ˈsensɪtɪv]
She is a very sensitive woman.
Talking to her is really nice.
citlivý, vnímavý
v
[set ɒf]
Let's set off for the trip now.
vyrazit/vydat se
(na cestu); odpálit,
aktivovat; dát
do pohybu
4
set off
shame
n
[ʃeɪm]
It is a shame that such a great
composer was not appreciated.
ostuda, hanba;
smůla
5
significant
adj
[sɪgˈnɪfɪkənt]
There have been some significant
changes.
významný, značný,
podstatný
skilfully
adv [ˈskɪlfʊlɪ]
She was cooking very skilfully
after the course.
šikovně, dovedně,
obratně
slightly
adv [ˈslaɪtlɪ]
The meal was slightly spicy.
nepatrně, trochu
solo career
n
[ˈsəʊləʊ kəˈrɪə]
The lead singer decided for a solo
career and left the band.
sólová dráha
songwriter
n
[ˈsɒŋˌraɪtə]
The band have got a fabulous
songwriter.
skladatel písní,
autor textů
sore
adj
[sɔː]
She stayed at home with a sore throat.
bolavý, bolestivý;
rozzlobený,
navztekaný
spot
v,n
[spɒt]
When he spotted her, he was unable
to speak.
zahlédnout,
všimnout si; tečka,
kolečko, reflektor
stare
v
[steə]
He stared at her in amazement.
zírat, civět; mít
upřený pohled.
strangely
adv [ˈstreɪndʒlɪ]
She told the story very strangely.
kupodivu,
překvapivě,
zvláštně, podivně
stroll
v
All these patients can go for a stroll.
procházet se,
procházka
suddenly
adv [ˈsʌdənlɪ]
Suddenly it started to rain.
náhle, najednou
surface
n
What is under the surface?
povrch, plocha;
zevnějšek
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7
8
9
10
11
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take the lead
ph
[,teɪk ðə 'liːd]
When their captain was killed,
he tooked the lead.
ujmout se vedení
tap
v
[tæp]
I learnt to tap beer when I worked
in a restaurant.
(za)ťukat, klepat;
čepovat
teabag
n
['tiːbæg]
Don't leave the teabags in the sink.
čajový sáček
the Carribean
n
[ðɪ ,kærə'bi:ən] Let's go on holiday to the Carribean.
Karibik
the noughties
n
[ðə nɔːtiz]
He was born during the noughties.
doba od r. 2000
do 2009; (nulové
roky (analogicky
k 20s, 30s)
thrilling
adj
[ˈθrɪlɪŋ]
They showed a thrilling performance.
vzrušující,
strhující, senzační
tirelessly
adv [ˈtaɪəlɪslɪ]
They were going on tirelessly the whole neúnavně,
day.
vytrvale, energicky
tolerant
adj
[ˈtɒlərənt]
We must be tolerant to each other.
shovívavý,
snášenlivý,
tolerantní
truthful
adj
[ˈtruːθfʊl]
The film is based on a truthful story.
pravdomluvný,
pravdivý
uncoordinated
was moving in a very uncoordinated nekoordinovaný,
adj [ˌʌnkəʊˈɔːdɪˌneɪtɪd] He
nemotorný,
way.
nešikovný
unhealthy
adj
[ʌnˈhelθɪ]
Eating too much sugar is unhealthy.
nezdravý, zdraví
škodlivý; nemocný
useless
adj
[ˈjuːslɪs]
When her children moved out of their
house, she felt useless.
zbytečný,
k ničemu; marný,
zbytečný
valuable
adj
[ˈvæljʊəbəl]
Beware of all your valuable objects.
cenný, hodnotný
vehicle
n
[ˈviːɪkəl]
My car is my favourite vehicle.
vozidlo, vůz,
dopravní
prostředek; nástroj
visual
adj
[vɪʒʊəl]
Dogs help children with visual
handicap.
zrakový, optický,
vizuální
visual spatial
intelligence
ph
[,vɪʒʊəl speɪʃəl His visual spatial intelligence
ɪnˈtelɪdʒəns]
is outstanding.
wander
v
[ˈwɒndə]
They were wandering through the
mountains.
(za)toulat se,
bloudit, bloumat
warn
v
[wɔːn]
We warned him but he didn't listen.
varovat, upozornit
whistle
v
[ˈwɪsəl]
He whistled to give me a sign.
(za)písknat,
(za)hvízdat
wonder
v
[ˈwʌndə]
I wonder what his intentions are.
přemýšlet,
(po)divit se
worldwide
adj
[ˈwɜːldˈwaɪd]
Internet is used worldwide.
(celo)světový,
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n
['ædɪkt]
He was a drug addict but now
he is clean.
addicted to
adj
[əˈdɪktɪd tə]
Many children are addicted to computer závislý na
games.
addiction
n
[əˈdɪkʃən]
Heroin addiction can be fatal.
advise sb to
do sth
ph
[ədˈvaɪz
advised me to make some
sʌmbədɪ tə 'du: He
corrections.
,sʌmθɪŋ]
poradit někomu,
aby něco udělal
aim to do sth
v
[,eɪm tə 'du:
,sʌmθɪŋ]
Paul aimed to set up his own company.
snažit se něco
udělat; mít
v úmyslu něco
udělat
anxiety
n
[æŋˈzaɪɪtɪ]
We felt anxiety as the figure was
approaching.
úzkost, strach,
obavy
apologise for
(doing) sth
v
[əˈpɒləˌdʒaɪz fə The boy apologised for breaking the
'du:ɪŋ ,sʌmθɪŋ] window.
omluvit se za to,
že něco udělal
attraction
n
[əˈtrækʃən]
I felt strong attraction to that man.
přitažlivost;
kouzlo; atrakce
avoid (doing)
sth
v
[əˈvɔɪd 'du:ɪŋ
,sʌmθɪŋ]
We avoided meeting the enemies.
vyhnout se
něčemu, vyvarovat
se nějaké činnosti
bad breath
ph
[bæd breθ]
Nobody wants to speak to him because zápach z úst;
he's got really bad breath.
zkažený dech
be capable of
(doing) sth
v
[bɪ ,keɪpəbəl
əv 'du:ɪŋ
,sʌmθɪŋ]
He is capable of anything,
he's unpredictable.
být schopný
něco udělat;
způsobilý čeho
be fed up with
sb/sth
ph
[bɪ ,fed'ʌp wɪð
,sʌmbədɪ,
,sʌmθɪŋ ]
I am fed up with this annoying story.
otrávený,
znechucený
be obsessed
with sth
ph
[bɪ əbˈsest wɪð
,sʌmθɪŋ]
Her husband is obsessed with his hair.
posedlý čím;
poblázněný
be/get used to
(doing sth)
ph
[bɪ, get ,juːzd tə I'm used to driving fast.
'du:ɪŋ ,sʌmθɪŋ]
být zvyklý/
zvyknout si
na nějakou činnost
bill
n
[bɪl]
Can we have the bill, please?
účet, faktura;
bankovka;
break up
v
[,breɪk 'ʌp]
They were dating for two years and
then they broke up.
rozejít se, ukončit
vztah; rozpadnout
se; ukončit
breathe
v
[briːð]
Calm down and breathe deeply.
dýchat; vdechnout
závislý, narkoman
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závislost;
narkomanie
cheerful
adj
[ˈtʃɪəfʊl]
Thank you for your cheerful letter,
I felt much better after reading it.
veselý, radostný,
optimistický
chocoholic
adj
[ˌtʃɒkəˈhɒlɪk]
He is such a chocoholic, he can never
resist chocolate.
milovník čokolády
clinical
psychologist
phrase
[,klɪnɪkəl
saɪˈkɒlədʒɪst]
After finishing university, he worked as
a clinical psychologist.
klinický psycholog
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rozveselit
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v
10
cheer sb up
9
kasino, herna
When I'm down, his music always
cheers me up.
8
There are many casinos in Las Vegas.
[,tʃɪə sʌmbədɪ
'ʌp]
7
[kəˈsiːnəʊ]
6
n
5
casino
4
Stay calm, don't panic.
3
[kɑːm]
2
adj
1
calm
klidný, tichý,
pokojný
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competitive
adj
[kəmˈpetɪtɪv]
These students were very competitive.
soutěživý, soutěžní;
konkurenční,
konkurenceschopný
compulsion
n
[kəmˈpʌlʃən]
He felt a compulsion to go there.
nutkání, potřeba
concentrate on
v
[ˈkɒnsənˌtreɪt
ɒn]
Concentrate on your assignment first,
then you can go out.
soustředit se na,
zaměřit se na
concentration
n
[ˌkɒnsənˈtreɪʃən]
This game practises concentration.
soustředění,
koncentrace,
soustředěnost
cross the line
v
[,krɒs ðə 'laɪn]
Stop it! You've just crossed the line!
zajít příliš daleko;
překročit hranici
cut down on sth v
[,kʌt 'daʊn
ɒn ,sʌmθɪŋ]
To lose some weight, I must cut down
on sugar.
snížit přísun
něčeho
cut sth up
v
[,kʌt ,
sʌmθɪŋ 'ʌp]
She cut up the sheet in many slips.
rozřezat,
rozstříhat;
tvrdě zkritizovat
daily limit
ph
[,deɪlɪ 'lɪmɪt]
What is your daily payment limit?
denní limit;
denní omezení
de-friend
v
[,di:'frend]
They de-friended after the argument.
znepřátelit se;
ukončit přátelství
deal with sth
v
['diːl wɪð
,sʌmθɪŋ]
She must deal with the consequences
of her alcoholism.
vypořádat se s
do without sth
v
[,du:
wɪˈðaʊt,sʌmθɪŋ]
I can do without a car quite well
in the centre.
obejít se bez,
vystačit si bez;
nemuset (nemít
rád)
dominate
v
[ˈdɒmɪˌneɪt]
The museum building clearly dominates (o)vládnout; mít
the square.
nadvládu, vévodit
embarrassing
adj
[ɪmˈbærəsɪŋ]
Silence in the audience
was embarrassing.
trapný, nepříjemný
end up doing
sth
ph
[,end ʌp 'du:ɪŋ
,sʌmθɪŋ]
After she tried so many job she ended
up being a teacher.
skončit/dopadnout
u nějaké činnosti
engrossed
in sth
ph
[ɪnˈgrəʊst
ɪn ,sʌmθɪŋ]
Since we arrived, she's been engrossed zabraný, ponořený
in her book.
do něčeho
enjoyable
adj
[ɪnˈdʒɔɪəbəl]
She gave me a very enjoyable
massage.
příjemný,
přinášející radost,
radostný
entire
adj
[ɪnˈtaɪə]
The entire country joined the rebellion.
celý, úplný,
veškerý
especially
adv [ɪˈspeʃəlɪ]
I am talking to you especially.
(ob)zvlášť, hlavně,
především
fail to do sth
ph
[,feɪl tə 'du:
,sʌmθɪŋ]
He failed to repair the old clock.
nepodařit se
(komu) co udělat
fall behind
with sth
ph
[,fɔːl bɪˈhaɪnd
wɪð ,sʌmθɪŋ]
Hurry up, you still fall a bit behind
the schedule.
zaostávat,
být pozadu
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feel guilty about ph
sth
[,fiːl 'gɪltɪ əbaʊt You don't have to feel guilty
,sʌmθɪŋ]
about the broken cup.
cítit vinu za;
obviňovat se z
fish oil
n
['fɪʃ ɔɪl]
A spoon of fish oil a day should keep
you healthy.
rybí tuk
flatmate
n
[ˈflætˌmeɪt]
If I'm not at home, leave it with my
flatmate.
spolubydlící
friend
v
[frend]
I'd like to friend Jack and Pauline.
spřátelit,
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frustrated at sth adj
[frʌˈstreɪtɪd æt
,sʌmθɪŋ]
He's getting really frustrated at his
computer that breaks too often.
zdeptaný z,
otrávený (čím)
My favourite character from Shrek
movie is the gingerbread man.
panáček z perníku
give sth up
v
[,gɪv sʌmθɪŋ
'ʌp]
I know it's hard, but don't give it up.
vzdát něco, vzdát
se, přestat
go bad
v
[,gəʊ 'bæd]
Don't eat the strawberries anymore,
they've gone bad.
zkazit se (jídlo)
go cold turkey
ph
[gəʊ ,kəʊld
ˈtɜːkɪ]
He went cold turkey a few days after
the concert.
mít absťák,
abstinenční
příznaky
grumpy
adj
[ˈgrʌmpɪ]
You mustn't be grumpy
at our customers!
mrzutý, nevrlý,
nabručený
hang on
v
[,hæŋ 'ɒn]
Hang on, please. Hold the line.
počkat, vydržet
heart attack
n
['hɑːt əˈtæk]
He had a heart attack but he survived.
infarkt,
srdeční příhoda
heart rate
n
['hɑːt reɪt]
His heart rate is very high, let's call the
doctor.
tepová frekvence
highlight
n
[ˈhaɪˌlaɪt]
His performance is the highlight
of the evening.
zlatý hřeb,
hlavní událost
hooked on
adj
['hʊkt ɒn]
He is hooked on cocain.
závislý
identify
v
[aɪˈdentɪˌfaɪ]
He couldn't help the police to identify
the body.
(roz)
poznat,rozeznat,
zjistit totožnost;
ztotožnit se s
ignore
v
[ɪgˈnɔː]
I ignored the annoying man.
nevšímat si,
přehlížet,
nedbat na
in a cold sweat
ph
[ɪn ə ,kəʊld
'swet]
She woke up from the nighmare
in a cold sweat.
dosl. (politý)
studeným potem;
vynervovaný
in favour of sth
ph
[ɪnˈfeɪvər əv
,sʌmθɪŋ]
The politician was speaking in favour
of lower taxes.
(být) zastáncem
čeho; ve prospěch
čeho
income
n
[ˈɪnkəm]
If his income was smaller, we couldn't
buy the car.
příjem;
důchod (penze)
involve doing
sth
v
[ɪnˈvɒlv 'du:ɪŋ
,sʌmθɪŋ]
Your duties involve cleaning
the windows.
zahrnovat nějakou
činnost; obnášet,
týkat se činnosti
jog
v
[dʒɒg]
He was jogging in our street this
morning.
běhat; šťouchnout,
vrazit do
jogging
n
[ˈdʒɒgɪŋ]
Jogging twice a week helps me lose
weight.
běhání (rekreační)
keep count
ph
[,kiːp 'kaʊnt]
Try to keep count of how many calories
you eat over a week.
mít přehled;
počítat si
keep on doing
sth
ph
[,kiːp ɒn 'du:ɪŋ
,sʌmθɪŋ]
Keep doing that exercises for 2 more
minutes.
pokračovat
v nějaké aktivitě,
dělat to něco stále
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[ˈdʒɪndʒəˌbred
mæn]
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n
10
gingerbread
man
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vymknout se
z ruky, kontrole
8
Unfortunately the whole situation got
out of his hands.
7
[get ,aʊt
əv 'hænd]
6
ph
5
get out of hand
4
fungovat, sloužit,
pracovat
3
Does the medieval clock still function?
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His children don't like going to
kindergarten, they'd rather stay
at home.
kindergarten
n
[ˈkɪndəˌgɑːtən]
last-but-one
adj
ended up as the last but one in the
[,lɑːst bət 'wʌn] He
race.
lead
v
[liːd]
The commander was leading his
soldiers into the battle.
vést; být v čele;
řídit
let sb down
v
[,let sʌmbədɪ
'daʊn]
I trust you so do not let me down.
zklamat, zradit,
nechat ve štychu
likely to do sth
adj
[,laɪklɪ tə 'du:
,sʌmθɪŋ]
She's likely to get upset if you ask her
about it.
pravděpodobný,
slibný
lock
v
[lɒk]
It is necessary that you lock the door
before you leave.
zamknout, (u)
zavřít
log on
v
[,lɒg 'ɒn]
You must log on before you can start
working.
přihlásit se,
nalogovat se
majority
n
[məˈdʒɒrɪtɪ]
The president won the election
by a huge majority.
většina
marathon
n
[ˈmærəθən]
He was practising running for marathon maraton,
race.
běh na 42 km
mention
v
[ˈmenʃən]
(se),
I'll mention our plan to her and we'll see zmínit
zmiňovat (se);
what she says.
uvést
mineral
n
[ˈmɪnrəl]
Milk is full of vitamins and minerals.
miss out on sth
v
[,mɪs 'aʊt ɒn
,sʌmθɪŋ]
promeškat,
We will be repeating the questions later, prošvihnout,
so you won't miss out.
nechat si ujít;
vynechat (koho)
mussel
n
[ˈmʌsəl]
She felt sick after eating the whole bowl slávka,
of mussels.
škeble rybničná
necessarily
adv [ˌnesɪˈserɪlɪ]
You don't have to use necessarily
the same colour.
nezbytně, nutně
neglect
v
[nɪˈglekt]
You mustn't neglect your family.
opominout;
zanedbat
network
n
[ˈnetˌwɜːk]
They were drawing a plan
of the motorway network.
síť; (spleť)
on the tip
of one's tongue
ph
[ɒn ðə ,tɪp
əv wʌnz 'tʌŋ]
I almost remembered his name.
It was on the tip of my tongue.
mít něco na jazyku
(skoro si
vzpomenout)
operate
v
[ˈɒpəˌreɪt]
Pilots operate planes.
provozovat,
operovat;
obsluhovat, řídit
outfit
n
[ˈaʊtˌfɪt]
I love you outfit! It is all so well
matched!
oděv, oblečení
particular
adj
[pəˈtɪkjʊlə]
Is there anything particular that
you want to say?
konkrétní; zvláštní
pattern
n
[ˈpætən]
I like the pattern on your sweater.
vzor, schema;
obraz
pay the money
back
ph
[,peɪ ðə ,mʌnɪ
'bæk]
He paid her all the money back and
brought her some flowers to thank her.
splatit peníze
zpátky
period
n
[ˈpɪərɪəd]
That was a very happy period of my life. doba, období
pinpoint
v
[ˈpɪnˌpɔɪnt]
Can you pinpoint where we are
on the map?
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předposlední
nerost, minerál
(přesně) zjistit,
určit (příčinu)
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v
[pəʊst]
He posted the letter without a stamp.
poslat, odeslat;
vyvěsit
present
v
[prɪ 'zent]
The information was presented to the
court.
představovat;
předat; nastolit
presumably
adv [prɪˈzjuːməblɪ]
Most presumably he's going to win
the competition.
pravděpodobně,
dle všeho, nejspíš
prevent sb from ph
doing sth
[prɪˈvent
prevented me from losing my
,sʌmbədɪ frəm He
'du:ɪŋ ,sʌmθɪŋ] money.
portrét; profil;
pohled ze strany
n
[ˈprəʊfaɪl]
push oneself to
the limit
ph
[,pʊʃ wʌnˈself tə If you push yourself to the limit now,
ðə 'lɪmɪt]
I'm sure you can pass the test.
vybičovat se
k maximálnímu
výkonu
[,pʊt sʌmθɪŋ
təˈgeðə]
If you put two and two together,
you'll get four.
celkem
dohromady, sečíst
put sth together ph
množství, počet
reconnect
v
[ˌriːkəˈnekt]
We reconnected when they put on
electricity again.
znovu zapojit;
obnovit spojení
reduce
v
[rɪˈdjuːs]
Reduce your driving speed when
you go through a town.
zmenšit, snížit,
omezit
relax
v
[rɪˈlæks]
Calm down and relax all your muscles
now.
uvolnit (se),
uklidnit (se)
relaxation
techniques
n
[ˌriːlækˈseɪʃən
tekˈniːkz]
I learnt some relaxation techniques
on my yoga lessons.
relaxační techniky
request
n
[rɪˈkwest]
If you send me your request now,
I'll respond right away.
žádost, prosba;
požadavek
[rɪsk]
Don't put yourself at risk because
of other people.
riziko, nebezpečí,
risk
run out of sth
ph
[rʌn 'aʊt
əv ,sʌmθɪŋ]
We have run out of petrol, stop
at the nearest petrol station.
spotřebovat,
vyčerpat, dojít
run up debts
ph
[,rʌn ʌp 'dets]
Unfortunately the man ran up so many
debts, she couldn't trust him anymore.
nadělat dluhy
rush of
excitement
n
[,rʌʃ əv
ɪkˈsaɪtmənt]
Suddenly he felt a huge rush
of excitement.
nával nadšení,
nával vzrušení
schoolmate
n
[ˈskuːlˌmeɪt]
I still see some of my schoolmates
although we have finished school.
spolužák
seductive
adj
[sɪˈdʌktɪv]
Marylin Monroe was a seductive
woman for many men.
lákavý, vábný,
přitažlivý
set limits
ph
[set lɪmɪts]
The athlete set new limits in his
discipline
nastavit hranice,
rekord
slow down
v
[sləʊ daʊn]
Please, slow down, I'm afraid if you
drive too fast.
zpomalit
sneak
v
[sniːk]
The thief was quietly sneaking into the
closed shop.
(v)plížit se,
(v)krádat se
social
dysfunction
n
[ˈsəʊʃəl
dɪsˈfʌŋkʃən]
Can you have a normal life with this
social dysfunction?
sociální porucha
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risk
10
Prices have been rising this week.
9
[raɪz]
8
v
7
rise
zvednout (se),
stoupat; vstát,
povstat; být
na vzestupu
6
I prefer quality to quantity.
5
[ˈkwɒntɪtɪ]
4
n
3
quantity
2
profile
1
The picture in his profile doesn't look
like him.
zabránit někomu,
aby něco udělal;
předejít, zamezit
čemu
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social
networking site
ph
[,səʊʃəl
ˈnetˌwɜːkɪŋ
,saɪt]
Facebook is one of the social
networking sites.
stránky
sociálních sítí
solve
v
[sɒlv]
Can you help me solve this problem?
(vy)řešit, (roz)luštit
sort sth out
v
[,sɔːt sʌmθɪŋ
'aʊt]
The table was one big mess but I've
sorted it out.
roztřídit; přebrat;
vyřešit, dát
do pořádku
source
n
[sɔːs]
What was your source of information for pramen, zdroj;
your article?
příčina, původ
splash out
v
[,splæʃ 'aʊt]
He was saving money since he was 30
and last week he splashed it out.
utratit balík, praštit
se přes kapsu
stamina
n
[ˈstæmɪnə]
Thanks to his stamina he survived
the hard times quite well.
výdrž, vytrvalost
statistics
n
[stəˈtɪstɪks]
Do you consider statistics a reliable
source of information?
statistika
stick to sth
v
['stɪk tə
,sʌmθɪŋ]
Stick to the rules and you'll be safe.
držet se (čeho),
dodržovat
strenght
n
[streŋθ]
He took advantage of the strength of
the wind.
síla; moc
stressed
adj
[strest]
If you feel stressed, have a nap.
napjatý,
vystresovaný
stroke
n
[strəʊk]
Our neighbour had a stroke so he can't
drive a car anymore.
úder, rána, odpal;
mrtvice
take sth over
ph
[,teɪk sʌmθɪŋ
ˈəʊvə]
The soldiers took over the whole city.
převzít, ovládnout,
obsadit, ujmout se
take sth
seriously
ph
[,teɪk sʌmθɪŋ
ˈsɪərɪəslɪ]
I took it very seriously and prepared
for it.
brát/vzít něco
vážně
technique
n
[tekˈniːk]
What technique do you use to create
such a nice shape?
technika, metoda,
postup
tend
v
[tend]
Women tend to clean more than men.
mít sklon, tíhnout;
mít tendenci
therapist
n
[ˈθerəpɪst]
She felt so anxious she had to see
a therapist.
terapeut
[ðeəz ,nəʊ
'daʊt]
There's no doubt about her innocence.
nikdo
nepochybuje;
nejsou pochyby
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throw sth away
ph
[,θrəʊ sʌmθɪŋ
əˈweɪ]
I will throw away the empty bottles.
try sth on
ph
[,traɪ sʌmθɪŋ
'ɒn]
Try on the clothes before you buy them. vyzkoušet,
zkusit si
turn out
v
[,tɜːn 'aʊt]
He turned out to be a really nice man.
ukázat se (být),
vyklubat se;
vypnout, zhasnout
uncomfortable
adj
[ʌnˈkʌmftəbəl]
Talking in front of many people felt
uncomfortable.
nepohodlný;
nesvůj, necítící se
dobře
unexpectedly
adv [ˌʌnɪkˈspektɪdlɪ] The wolf showed up unexpectedly.
nečekaně,
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adj
[vɑːst]
They bought the company at vast
expense.
ohromný,
obrovský, rozsáhlý
wake up to
reality
ph
[weɪk ,ʌp tə
rɪˈælɪtɪ]
You have to stop dreaming
and wake up to reality.
probudit se
do reality
wear off
v
[,weər 'ɒf]
The feeling of novelty wore off quite
fast.
vyprchat,
pominout,
vytrácet se
a range of
n
[ə reɪndʒ əv]
The car is available in a range of
colours.
škála, řada;
rozmezí, rozsah
a whole new
dimension
ph
[ə ,həʊl njuː
daɪˈmenʃən]
By reading that book she discovered
a whole new dimension.
zcela nová
dimenze
act of bravery
ph
[,ækt əv
ˈbreɪvərɪ]
He was honoured for his act of bravery. hrdinský čin
adopt
v
[əˈdɒpt]
They couldn't have their own kids so
they adopted a little girl.
adoptovat, osvojit
si; přejmout
adventure
n
[ədˈventʃə]
We've had some wonderful adventures
this summer.
dobrodružství;
riskantní podnik
aimed at
adj
['eɪmd ət]
(za)cílený/
This commercial is aimed at teenagers. zaměřený na;
určený (komu)
alchemist
n
[ˈælkəmɪst]
Alchemists tried to make gold.
alchymista
all in all
adv [,ɔːl ɪn 'ɔːl]
All in all, it was a very pleasant trip.
celkem vzato
announce
v
[əˈnaʊns]
They announced they got married
two weeks ago.
oznámit, ohlásit,
zveřejnit
armed robber
ph
[,ɑːmd ˈrɒbərɪ]
They planned the armed robbery
for months.
ozbrojená loupež,
přepadení
assume
v
[əˈsjuːm]
Let's assume he rejects your offer.
What happens then?
předpokládat,
domnívat se,
mít za
astonished
adj
[əˈstɒnɪʃt]
He was astonished after he saw the
whole city.
udivený,
ohromený, užaslý
award
n
[əˈwɔːd]
The movie got the majority of awards.
ocenění, cena;
vyznamenání
battle of wits
ph
[,bætəl əv
'wɪts]
There are some competitions and
battles of wits on TV nowadays.
bitva mozků,
soutěž v bystrosti
be caught up
in sth
ph
[bɪ ,kɔːt 'ʌp
ɪn ,sʌmθɪŋ]
He is caught up in feeling pity for
himself.
být v něčem
chycen
be notable for
sth
ph
[bɪ ˈnəʊtəbəl fə He's notable for his great sense
,sʌmθɪŋ]
of humour.
být něčím
významný,
význačný
bear in mind
ph
[,beər ɪn
'maɪnd]
You should always bear these rules
in mind.
mít na paměti
beehive
n
[ˈbiːˌhaɪv]
Our neighbour has three beehives in his včelín, úl
garden. He makes wonderful honey.
believable
adj
[bɪˈliːvəbəl]
His excuse was not very believable.
uvěřitelný,
věrohodný
biography
n
[baɪˈɒgrəfɪ]
The actress wrote a very scandalous
biography.
životopis
bitterly cold
ph
[,bɪtəlɪ 'kəʊld]
The wind was bitterly cold.
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bound in
adj
bound to do sth ph
['baʊnd ɪn]
The book is bound in leather.
výzaný v
[,baʊnd tə 'du:
,sʌmθɪŋ]
He's bound to pick you up
from the airport.
být povinen/
muset něco
udělat; směřující
k činnosti
boundless
adj
[ˈbaʊndlɪs]
There are boundless possibilities what
to do in that city.
bezmezný,
nesmírný,
nekonečný
bravery
n
[ˈbreɪvərɪ]
He got a medal for bravery.
statečnost, odvaha
breathe in
v
[,briːð 'ɪn]
Breathe in the beautiful clean air.
vdechnout
brilliantly
adv [ˈbrɪljəntlɪ]
The jewellery was shining brilliantly.
skvěle, geniálně;
zářivě
brotherhood
n
[ˈbrʌðəˌhʊd]
He liked their ideas so he joined
their brotherhood.
bratrství; bratrstvo,
spolek
brutal
adj
[ˈbruːtəl]
Don't be brutal in your criticism.
surový, krutý,
brutálný
calm down
v
[,kɑːm 'daʊn]
Calm down, breathe deeply.
uklidnit (se),
upokojit (se)
caress
v
[kəˈres]
She kissed her daughter good night
and caressed her hair.
(po)hladit, laskat,
mazlit (se)
cemetery
n
[ˈsemɪtrɪ]
The Jewish cemetery is very famous.
hřbitov, pohřebiště
náročný,
kladoucí nároky;
provokativní,
vyzývavý
challenging
adj
[ˈtʃælɪndʒɪŋ]
The new assignment is very
challenging.
change hands
v
[,tʃeɪndʒ
'hændz]
This book's changed hands many
times.
změnit majitele
classic
n
[ˈklæsɪk]
Moby Dick is one of the classics
of American literature.
klasika; klasický
příklad
clear sth up
v
[,klɪə sʌmθɪŋ
'ʌp]
I'd like you to clear up the
misunderstanding.
uklidit; objasnit,
vyjasnit; odstranit,
close down
v
[,kləʊz 'daʊn]
The smaller shops had to close down.
zavřít, skončit
code name
n
['kəʊd neɪm]
The secret police were using code
names.
krycí jméno
complete
stranger
n
[kəmˈpliːt
'streɪndʒə]
I don't know the man, he is a complete
stranger.
naprosto cizí
člověk
confidant
n
[ˈkɒnfɪˌdænt]
Everyone needs a confidant time
to time.
důvěrník,
důvěrný přítel
confide in sb
v
[kənˈfaɪd ɪn
,sʌmbədɪ]]
Do you confide in me?
mít důvěru v koho
courage
n
[ˈkʌrɪdʒ]
It takes a lot of courage to do that.
odvaha, kuráž
courageous
adj
[kəˈreɪdʒəs]
She is very courageous, she isn't afraid odvážný, statečný
of anything.
cover
n
[ˈkʌvə]
They put her name on the cover
of the magazine.
crime (novel)
n
[kraɪm nɒvəl]
My grandma love reading crime novels. detektivní román
criticism
n
[ˈkrɪtɪˌsɪzəm]
Objective criticism can help sometimes. kritika, kritizování
crucial
adj
[ˈkruːʃəl]
He showed up just in the crucial
moment.
obal; kryt, potah
klíčový, zásadní,
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to animals.
krutost, bezcitnost
decipher
v
[dɪˈsaɪfə]
They managed to decipher all the code
names.
rozluštit, dešifrovat
defend
v
[dɪˈsaɪfə]
Do I need to defend my position?
bránit, hájit;
obhajovat
deny
v
[dɪˈnaɪ]
They denied him success to the club.
popřít, zapřít;
zříci se
deserving
adj
[dɪˈzɜːvɪŋ]
Her salary is deserving her hard work.
potřebný;
zasluhující si,
hodný čeho
disarm
v
[dɪsˈɑːm]
The police disarmed the bank robber.
odzbrojit
discreet
adj
[dɪˈskriːt]
The tabloid press know nothing about
being discreet.
diskrétní; taktní;
decentní
n
[dʌst]
There was a lot of dust on the old
books.
prach
enormous
adj
[ɪˈnɔːməs]
The statue was enormous,
it was 15 metres high.
obrovský, ohromný
essential
adj
[ɪˈsenʃəl]
The essential part is in the centre.
nezbytný, nutný;
zásadní, hlavní
explore
v
[ɪkˈsplɔː]
He wished to leave his country and
explore new places.
(pro)zkoumat, (pro)
bádat, poznávat
explosive
adj, [ɪkˈspləʊsɪv]
n
Dynamite is a high explosive.
výbušný;
výbušnina
extended
adj
The park will be extended.
dlouhý, delší;
rozšířený, rozlehlý
extensively
adv [ɪkˈstensɪvlɪ]
Black is extensively used to symbolize
sadness.
rozsáhle, ve velké
míře, hodně
face
v
[feɪs]
He can face problems as a real man.
čelit čemu; být
postaven před;
postavit se čemu
fantastic
adj
[fænˈtæstɪk]
That was a fantastic feeling.
úžasný, fantastický
fantasy
n
[ˈfæntəsɪ]
All people have some fantasies.
představa,
fantazie, sen
fix
v
[fɪks]
Can you fix the broken car?
opravit, spravit,
připevnit, upevnit
follow
v
[ˈfɒləʊ]
Follow me to the end of the street,
then turn left.
(ná)sledovat; jít za
for certain
adv [fə ˈsɜːtən]
I am sure of it, I know it for certain.
určitě, najisto
forbid
v
[fəˈbɪd]
I forbid you to see that man again.
zakázat, nedovolit
gaze
n
[geɪz]
I couldn't escape his gaze.
upřený pohled
glamorous
adj
[ˈglæmərəs]
She was wearing a glamorous dress.
okouzlující,
úchvatný, oslnivý,
přitažlivý
[ɪkˈstendɪd]
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Can you see the church with the green
dome?
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n
7
dome
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I'll leave that at your discretion.
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3
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rezervovanost;
právo vlastního
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gleam
v
[gliːm]
The diamonds were gleaming
in the sun.
lesknout se, blyštit
se, třpytit se
gossip
n
[ˈgɒsɪp]
I don't believe all that gossip.
klepy, drby,
pomluvy; drbna
greet
v
[griːt]
We greeted each other shyly.
(po)zdravit, přivítat
guardian
n
[ˈgɑːdɪən]
I was saved, I must have a guardian
angel.
opatrovník,
poručník; strážce,
obránce
guide dog
n
['gaɪd dɒg]
Guide dogs are a big help for blind
people.
slepecký pes
hero
n
[ˈhɪərəʊ]
He became a hero after he saved that
cat.
hrdina, hlavní
postava
heroic
adj
[hɪˈrəʊɪk]
Saving the child was a heroic act.
hrdinský, hrdinný
heroism
n
[ˈherəʊˌɪzəm]
She enjoyes reading stories of heroism. hrdinství
historical fiction n
[hɪˈstɒrɪkəl
'fɪkʃən]
I love reading historical fiction.
historická beletrie
humorous
(book)
adj
[ˈhjuːmərəs]
They based the new comedy
on the old humorous book.
humorný, komický,
zábavný
hushed
adj
[hʌʃt]
She was talking to me in a hushed
voice.
tichý, klidný;
tlumený
illustrator
n
[ɪˈlʌsˌtreɪtə]
Cooperation with that illustrator was
a great idea.
ilustrátor
immense
adj
[ɪˈmens]
The difference between the two
pictures is immense.
obrovský, ohromný
immensity
n
[ɪˈmensɪtɪ]
Immensity of that building is striking.
nezměrnost,
nesmírnost,
ohromnost
injure
v
[ˈɪndʒə]
He fell badly and injured his leg.
poranit, zranit,
poškodit
keep sth
a secret
(from sb)
v
[,kiːp sʌmθɪŋ
ə ˈsiːkrɪt]
He kept his unemployment a secret
from his wife.
(u)držet něco
v tajnosti
keep sth back
v
[,kiːp sʌmθɪŋ
'bæk]
She kept the information back from
the police because she was afraid.
zamlčet, zatajit;
držet se opodál
(od čeho)
kill
v
[kɪl]
The murderer didn't kill his last victim.
zabít, usmrtit
kneel
v
[niːl]
He knelt down and began to pray.
klečet, pokleknout
landmine
n
[ˈlændˌmaɪn]
Using landmines should be forbidden.
nášlapná mina
leaf through
v
[,liːf 'θruː]
I had a little time to leaf through
the book only.
zběžně prolistovat,
zběžně projít
let out a secret
ph
[,let aʊt
ə ˈsiːkrɪt]
I am so sorry, I didn't let out the secret
on purpose.
vyzradit tajemství,
pustit tajemství
let sb in on
a secret
ph
[,let sʌmbədɪ
I trusted him so I let him
,ɪn ɒn ə ˈsiːkrɪt] in on the secret.
podělit se s někým
o tajemství,
zasvětit někoho
do tajemství
liberate
v
[ˈlɪbəˌreɪt]
Their army liberated the prisoners.
osvobodit,
propustit, uvolnit
[,meɪk 'aʊt]
How is Frank making out
in his new job?
uspět, pokračovat
v něčem; rozeznat,
rozluštit; udělat
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[,meɪk
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I made up the whole story.
(vy)tvořit, vymyslet
(si); rozhodnout se
messenger
n
[ˈmesɪndʒə]
I will have the messenger to deliver
the package.
posel, kurýr
mislead
v
[mɪsˈliːd]
He kept misleading the journalists
to save his privacy.
mylně informovat,
uvést v omyl,
klamat
mission
n
[ˈmɪʃən]
They completed the mission
and came back.
mise, poslání, úkol
That was an embarassing
misunderstanding.
nedorozumění,
nepochopení
misunderstanding n
[ˌmɪsʌndəˈstændɪŋ]
v
[nɒd]
Nod your head to show me you
understand.
(při)kývnout
obliged to
do sth
adj
[əˈblaɪdʒd tə
'du: ,sʌmθɪŋ]
Don't feel obliged to buy anything
if you don't want to.
zavázán komu
něco udělat
occur to sb
v
[əˈkɜː tə
,sʌmbədɪ]
Did it never occur to you to move
house?
přijít komu na mysl
on the other
hand
ph
[ɒn ðɪ 'ʌðə
,hænd]
It is long. On the other hand,
it is very amuzing.
na druhou stranu,
na druhé straně
pace
n
[peɪs]
Your pace seems too fast for me.
tempo, rychlost;
krok
palatial
adj
[pəˈleɪʃəl]
The director lived in a palatial house.
honosný, luxusní,
okázalý
panellist
n
[ˈpænəlɪst]
They chose a few people
to be the panellists in a new show.
účastník diskuse
(v TV)
pass by
v
[,pɑːs 'baɪ]
Go straight on, you will pass a church
on the left.
minout, míjet; jet
kolem
pass sth on
v
[,pɑːs sʌmθɪŋ
'ɒn]
She passed the book on to me.
předat dál,
poslat dál
passageway
n
[ˈpæsɪdʒˌweɪ]
Go through the passageway
and turn left.
průchod, chodba,
pasáž
permit
v
[pəˈmɪt]
Permit me to leave.
dovolit, povolit,
umožnit
pierce
v
[pɪəs]
She wanted to wear earrings
so she pierced her ears.
propíchnout,
prorazit,
proniknout
pigeon
n
[ˈpɪdʒɪn]
Feeding pigeons is forbidden here.
holub
platform
n
[ˈplætfɔːm]
The train leaves from platform 3.
nástupiště;
platforma
plot
n
[plɒt]
What is the plot of the book?
děj, zápletka;
spiknutí, komplot
point of sth
v
['pɔɪnt əv
,sʌmθɪŋ]
I still don't see the point of his action.
smysl, význam
něčeho
potential
adj
[pəˈtenʃəl]
All the businessmen are potential
buyers.
potenciální;
teoreticky možný
precise
adj
[prɪˈsaɪs]
She is very precise in everything
she does.
přesný, konkrétní,
precizní
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Joining the navy was his childhood
dream.
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záhada, tajemství
5
I don't understand how he got here so
quickly. It's a mystery.
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preserve
v
[prɪˈzɜːv]
It would be nice to preserve all the trees zachovat, udržet,
in this street alive.
konzervovat
profoundly
moving
ph
[prəˈfaʊndlɪ
muːvɪŋ]
Her new movie is profoundly moving.
nesmírně dojemný,
dojímavý
protect
v
[prəˈtekt]
Bodyguards protect people
and their privacy.
chránit,
ochraňovat
publicity
n
[pʌˈblɪsɪtɪ]
publicita,
He is not bothered by the wide publicity. pozornost;
propagace
reach
v
[riːtʃ]
How did you reach such great results?
dosáhnout,
dospět k
recommendation
n
[ˌrekəmenˈdeɪʃən]
Could you give me a recommendation
of a good movie?
doporučení, rada
recommended
by
adj
[ˌrekə'mendɪd
baɪ]
Was the book recommended
by your brother?
doporučeno (kým)
release
v
[rɪˈliːs]
Have they released the new book yet?
(pro)pustit; vydat;
uvolnit (se)
reluctantly
adv [rɪˈlʌktəntlɪ]
After a while she agreed reluctantly.
neochotně,
zdráhavě
remarkable
adj
[rɪˈmɑːkəbəl]
He achieved remarkable success.
pozoruhodný,
významný,
mimořádný;
nevšední
require
v
[rɪˈkwaɪə]
The task requires a lot of patience.
vyžadovat,
žádat si
rescue
v
[ˈreskjuː]
Firefighters rescue hundreds of people
every year.
zachránit,
vysvobodit
respect
v
[rɪˈspekt]
I respect him for his wisdom.
vážit si, mít úctu
k; brát ohled;
respektovat
reveal
v
[rɪˈviːl]
The analysis revealed some surprising
results.
odhalit, prozradit,
odkrýt
review
n
[rɪˈvjuː]
The book review was much better than
he'd expected.
recenze, kritika;
opakování si
(učiva)
reward
n
[rɪˈwɔːd]
He got the medal as a reward for
his bravery.
odměna; výhody,
výnos
[rəʊˈmæntɪk]
She read many romantic books
on holiday.
romantický,
milostný;
idealistický
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sanctuary
n
[ˈsæŋktjʊərɪ]
youth sanctuary
útočiště, azyl;
útulek; svatyně
save
v
[seɪv]
Relax and save your energy for later.
(za)chránit; (u)
šetřit, spořit
science fiction
n
play with my imagination when reading vědeckofantactický
[,saɪəns 'fɪkʃən] Iscience
žánr
fiction books.
scratch
v
[skrætʃ]
Can you scratch my back, please?
(po)škrábat,
podrbat (se)
secretive
adj
[sɪˈkriːtɪv]
I know nothing about his new girlfriend.
He's being very secretive about her.
tajnůstkářský,
uzavřený
see through
sb/sth
v
[,siː 'θruː
,sʌmbədɪ,
,sʌmθɪŋ]
I saw through his wicked plan.
prokouknout
(koho, co)
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selfless
adj
[ˈselflɪs]
People showed very selfless attitude
when they came and helped.
nesobecký,
nezištný, obětavý
setting
n
[ˈsetɪŋ]
The setting was already prepared.
prostředí;
nastavení
shake one's
head
ph
[,ʃeɪk wʌnz
ˈhed]
She shook her head in disagreement.
kroutit
nesouhlasně
hlavou
share a secret
with sb
ph
[,ʃeə ə ˈsiːkrɪt
wɪð ,sʌmbədɪ]
He needed to tell someone
so he shared the secret with me.
říct někomu
tajemství; podělit
se o tajemství
smell
v
[smel]
Your soup smells great.
být cítit, vonět,
smrdět; (při)
čichnout si
social worker
n
[ˈsəʊʃəl ,wɜːkə]
Since they adopted their son, social
workers have visited them three times.
sociální pracovník
specified
adj
[ˈspesɪˌfaɪd]
The amount of water to be added is
specified on the box.
určený, daný;
stanovený,
předepsaný
spy thriller
n
['spaɪ ,θrɪlə]
When I watch spy thrillers, I find it hard
to fall asleep.
špionážní thriller
state
v
[steɪt]
The rules state you can't leave
your room after 10 p.m.
uvést, oznámit,
prohlásit
stay alive
v
[,steɪ əˈlaɪv]
Despite the horrible conditions they
managed to stay alive.
zůstat naživu
steady
adj
[ˈstedɪ]
Steady income is necessary
if you have to pay the bills.
stálý, stabilní,
plynulý
strengthen
v
[ˈstreŋθən]
He took some steps to strengthen
his position.
posílit, zesílit;
posilnit
stunned
adj
[ˈstʌnd]
He was stunned upon hearing
the news.
omráčený,
ohromený,
šokovaný
succeed in
doing sth
ph
[səkˈsiːd ɪn
'du:ɪŋ ,sʌmθɪŋ] I finally succeeded in passing the test.
summit
n
[ˈsʌmɪt]
They met at the economic summit
last year.
supposed to
do sth
adj
[səˈpəʊzd tə
'du: ,sʌmθɪŋ]
mít něco udělat;
What am I supposed to do in a situation předpokládá se
like this?
od někoho, aby
něco udělal
suspect
v
[səˈspekt]
They suspect him of murder.
podezírat; tušit
suspense
n
[səˈspens]
Suspense is a necessary ingredient
of all horror films.
napětí
mít úspěch;
podařit se, vyjít
schůzka
na nejvyšší úrovni;
vrchol, špička
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špión, vyzvědač,
špeh
11
There were many spies during the war,
you couldn't trust anybody.
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[spaɪ]
9
n
8
spy
7
She came in good spirit.
6
[ˈspɪrɪt]
5
n
4
spirit
duch, duše;
odvaha,
statečnost;
lihoviny,
tvrdý alkohol
3
zdánlivě,
jak se zdá
2
Seemingly he is a nice guy but
I wouldn't trust him.
1
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tackle
v
[ˈtækəl]
We didn't manage to tackle
the main problem.
pustit se/dát se
(do čeho);
poprat se (s čím)
take sb in
v
[,teɪk sʌmbədɪ
'ɪn]
My friends took me in when our house
was being reconstructed.
ubytovat někoho
u sebe
terrifying
adj
[ˈterɪˌfaɪɪŋ]
The thought of giving a speech was
terrifying for me.
hrozný, děsivý
the story
is set in
ph
[ðə ˈstɔːrɪ
ɪz ɪn]
The story is set in type.
připraveno pro
tisk; pevně daný
thoroughly
adv [ˈθʌrəlɪ]
úplně;
I need you to clean the vaze thoroughly. důkladně,
do detailu
thoughtful
adj
[ˈθɔːtfʊl]
He is such a thoughtful young man.
hloubavý;
zamyšlený;
ohleduplný
thug
n
[θʌg]
Fortunately they caught all the thugs
and imprisoned them.
násilník, gauner,
grázl
timidly
adv [ˈtɪmɪdlɪ]
She smiled at him timidly.
plaše, nesměle,
bázlivě; rozpačitě
to be frank/
honest
ph
[tə bɪ 'fræŋk,
ˈɒnɪst]
To be frank, I don't really like his new
book.
aby(ch) byl
upřímný, aby(ch)
řekl pravdu
treat
v
[triːt]
jednat,
If you don't treat me nicely, we won't be zacházet,
nakládat;
friends.
chovat se k
trick
n
[trɪk]
He played a nasty trick on us.
trik, lest, podvod;
kouzlo
trilogy
n
[ˈtrɪlədʒɪ]
The trilogy consists of these two books
and another one.
trilogie;
o 3 částech
trust
v
[trʌst]
I don't trust him enough to share
the secret with him.
věřit, důvěřovat
unresolved
adj
[ˌʌnrɪˈzɒlvd]
I don't want the problem to remain
unresolved.
nevyřešený,
nevyjasněný
untypically
adv [ʌnˈtɪpɪkəlɪ]
That book ended very untypically
for his style.
neobvykle,
nezvykle,
netypicky
villain
n
[ˈvɪlən]
I thought he was a villain but he turned
out to be an honest guy.
ničema, padouch;
záporná postava
volume
n
[ˈvɒljuːm]
They published a large volume
of books last year.
objem, množství;
hlasitost
war zone
n
['wɔː zəʊn]
Courageous journalists bring pictures
from war zones every day.
válečná zóna
warning
n
[ˈwɔːnɪŋ]
We stopped working when we heard
the warning.
varování,
upozornění,
výstraha
wink
v
[wɪŋk]
He winked to give me a sign.
mrknout, (za)
mrkat; blikat
wondrous
adj
[ˈwʌndrəs]
We've had some wondrous time
together.
úžasný, ohromný,
skvělý
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11
10
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3
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[æbˈstrækt]
I've got an abstract idea of what
it should look like.
abstrakní;
teoretický
acrobat
n
[ˈækrəˌbæt]
I love the acrobats from Cirque
du Soleil!
akrobat, artista
acting school
n
[ˈæktɪŋ skuːl]
He took some classes in an acting
school before he went to Hollywood.
herecká škola
adore
v
[əˈdɔː]
He adored his wife immensely.
zbožňovat,
vroucně milovat
adoring
adj
[əˈdɔːrɪŋ]
Her husband was an adoring,
sweet man.
milující, oddaný
all the world's
a stage
ph
[,ɔːl ðə ,wɜːldz
ə 'steɪdʒ]
All the world's a stage (and all the men
and women merely players)
Celý svět je
jeviště. (citace
Shakespeara)
all-star cast
ph
[,ɔːl stɑː 'kɑːst]
The new comedy has an all-star cast,
we must see it.
hvězdné obsazení
filmu
apparently
adv [əˈpeərəntlɪ]
He's apparently the oldest member
of their family.
patrně, zřejmě,
dle všeho
appeal
v
[əˈpiːl]
The solicitor appealed to the common
sense of the jury.
apelovat, požádat;
odvolat se
applause
n
[əˈplɔːz]
The acrobats had a great applause.
potlest, aplaus;
pochvala
appreciate
v
[əˈpri:ʃiəɪt]
I really appreciate your advice.
Thank you.
vážit si, ocenit;
být vděčný za
as a rule
ph
[əz ə 'ruːl]
As a general rule we have lunch at 12.
většinou,
zpravidla, obvykle
at first glance
ph
[ət ,fɜːst 'glɑːns] I loved him at first glance.
atmospheric
adj
[ˌætməsˈferɪk]
The atmospheric conditions changed
within a minute.
atmosferický;
povětrnostní
audition
n
[ɔːˈdɪʃən]
He went to an audition for the role
of the king.
zkušební výstup,
konkurz
backstage
n
[ˌbækˈsteɪdʒ]
The singers met in the backstage.
(v, do) zákulisí
based on
adj
['beɪst ɒn]
The film is based on a true story.
založený na
behind the
curtain
ph
[bɪˈhaɪnd ðə
'kɜːtən]
She told him the story behind
the curtain.
tajně, dosl.
za oponou,
za závěsem
(zákulisní)
belief
n
[bɪˈliːf]
He was murdered for his religious
belief.
víra, důvěra;
názor, přesvědčení
box office
record
n
[,bɒks ɒfɪs
'rekɔːd]
Auditors wanted to see the box office
records.
záznamy
z pokladny,
účtenky
breakdancer
n
['breɪk ,dɑːnsə] I saw the famous breakdancer on TV.
breathtakingly
adv [ˈbreθˌteɪkɪŋlɪ]
brilliantly
inventive
ph
na první pohled
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úžasně
vynalézavý,
důvtipný
11
Our new boss is brilliantly inventive.
He can teach us a lot.
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úchvatně,
dechberoucím
způsobem
9
He was dancing breathtakingly!
8
tanečník stylu
breakdance
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[,brɪljəntlɪ
ɪnˈventɪv]
6
adj
5
abstract
4
mít na růžích
ustláno
3
Whose life is a bed of roses?
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[ə ,bed
əv 'rəʊzɪz]
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broadly/
generally
speaking
ph
[,brɔːdlɪ,
,dʒenrəlɪ
'spiːkɪŋ]
Generally speaking, we should learn
every day.
obecně řečeno,
celkem vzato
bronze
adj
[brɒnz]
He got a bronze medal.
bronz; bronzový
busk
v
[bʌsk]
We busked in the street of Prague.
hrát/zpívat na ulici
busker/street
performer
n
[ˈbʌskə, 'striːt
pəˈfɔːmə]
He was such a great busker, people
stopped to enjoy his music.
pouliční hráč,
účinkující
camerawork
n
[ˈkæmərəwɜːk]
I adore his camerawork.
způsob snímání
kamerou
can't move
a muscle
ph
[,kænt muːv
ə ˈmʌsəl]
He didn't move a muscle when I read
him the letter.
nehnout brvou
centre of
attention
n
[ˈsentə əv
əˈtenʃən]
I hate being in the centre of attention.
střed pozornosti
charcoal
n
[ˈtʃɑːˌkəʊl]
She was painting with charcoal.
dřevěné uhlí;
kreslířský uhel
choreography
n
[ˌkɒrɪˈɒgrəfɪ]
We're working on the choreography
for a new musical.
choreografie
chorus
n
[ˈkɔːrəs]
Some parts are to be sung individually
and some by the whole chorus.
refrén;
pěvecký sbor
cloth
n
[klɒθ]
The police found a piece of cloth.
látka, plátno,
tkanina; utěrka,
kus látky
clown
n
[klaʊn]
We saw many clowns in a circus.
klaun, šašek, bavič
commercial
success
n
[kəˈmɜːʃəl
səkˈses]
Commercial success is an unstable
thing.
komerční,
obchodní úspěch
compensate
v
[ˈkɒmpenˌseɪt]
He was compensated for the damage
caused by a storm.
odškodnit, (vy)
nahradit, vyrovnat
composer
n
[kəmˈpəʊzə]
Mozart was an excellent composer.
hudební skladatel
composition
n
[ˌkɒmpəˈzɪʃən]
I love listening to his early
compositions.
skladba, složení;
esej, sloh. práce
conductor
n
[kənˈdʌktə]
All the orchestra relied
on the conductor.
dirigent
core
n
[kɔː]
They belong to the core of the class.
jádro, střed
deal
n
[diːl]
Many drug addicts deal as well.
prodávat
definitive
adj
[dɪˈfɪnɪtɪv]
Is that verdict definitive?
konečný;
rozhodný; určující
demanding
adj
[dɪˈmɑːndɪŋ]
kladoucí
I'm very tired, the job is too demanding. náročný,
vysoké nároky
dialogue
n
[ˈdaɪəˌlɒg]
When we finish the dialogue,
I'll call you.
rozhovor, rozmluva
disturbing
adj
[dɪˈstɜːbɪŋ]
I can't get rid of that disturbing feeling.
znepokojivý,
zneklidňující
doubt
n
[daʊt]
I trust him. I have no doubts about him.
pochyba,
pochybnost
dramatic
adj
[drəˈmætɪk]
Use a mascara for a more dramatic
look.
dramatický
draw a crowd
ph
[,drɔː ə 'kraʊd]
Her magnificent voice draws crowds
easily.
přitáhnout davy,
přilákat dav
drawback
n
[ˈdrɔːˌbæk]
We can compensate the drawbacks
of the machine.
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drawing
n
He makes beautiful drawings
of his family.
kresba, náhres
need to come at least for one more zkouška šatů
[,dres rɪˈhɜːsəl] You
dress rehearsal before the wedding.
duet
n
[djuːˈet]
They sang a beautiful and touching
duet.
dvojzpěv
economic
benefit
n
[ˌekənɒmɪk
benɪfɪt]
Are there economic benefits of getting
a dishwasher?
ekonomická
výhoda, prospěch,
užitek
engaging
adj
[ɪnˈgeɪdʒɪŋ]
The reporter has got a very engaging
voice.
okouzlující,
podmanivý,
poutavý
entranced
adj
[ɪnˈtrænst]
The children were entranced by the
fairy tale.
uchvácený (čím)
entrancing
adj
[ɪnˈtrɑːnsɪŋ]
Thank you for an enrancing evening.
úchvatný, úžasný
estimate
v
['estɪmət]
I estimate there are about 50 peple
in the hall.
odhadnout
eternally
adv [ɪˈtɜːnəlɪ]
The stars shine in the sky eternally.
věčně, navždy,
nekonečně
evocative
adj
[ɪˈvɒkətɪv]
Her outfit was evocative of the 20s era.
evokující,
vyvolávající,
vzbuzující
řídící/vedoucí
pracovník;
výkonný výbor,
rada
exhibition
n
[ˌeksɪˈbɪʃən]
I want to see the exhibition of Picasso's výstava, expozice
paintings.
exhilarating
adj
[ɪgˈzɪləˌreɪtɪŋ]
I am so happy to hear the exhilarating
news!
radostný,
vzrušující
fame
n
[feɪm]
The singer rose to fame
when he was 40.
sláva, proslulost
far-fetched
adj
[fɑːfetʃt]
We found his excuses quite far-fetched. nepřiměřený,
přitažený za vlasy
fire eater
n
['faɪər ,iːtə]
You can see some fire eaters
at the medieval festival.
polykač ohně
fish finger
n
[,fɪʃ ˈfɪŋgə]
I'd like fish fingers with french fries
for lunch.
rybí prsty (jídlo)
flop
n
[flɒp]
The producer lost a lot of money
in the project, it was a flop.
propadák, fiasko
forgiving
adj
[fəˈgɪvɪŋ]
Mothers are very forgiving
to their children.
shovívavý, ochotný
odpustit
fortune-teller
n
[ˈfɔːtʃən ,telə]
Fortune tellers can read your future.
věštec, věštkyně
fund
v
[fʌnd]
His company funds the politician's
campaign.
financovat,
poskytovat peníze
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The film features the paintor as
a selfish man.
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9
feature
vyznačovat se,
disponovat; hrát
důležitou roli;
představovat koho
ve filmu
8
[ɪgˈzekjʊtɪv]
7
n
6
executive
You must have a permission of the
executives.
5
zkušební kabinky
4
To try on the clothes, use the dressing
rooms.
3
[ˈdresɪŋ rʊm]
2
n
1
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gasp
n
[gɑːsp]
zalapání po dechu,
His gasp for breath caught my attention. vzdech, hek;
poslední tažení
glamour
n
[ˈglæmə]
I'd like to show you the glamour
of the old town.
půvab, přitažlivost,
kouzlo
glorious
adj
[ˈglɔːrɪəs]
What a glorious day!
nádherný,
vělkolepý,
překrásný; rajský
heartwarming
adj
['hɑːt ,wɔːmɪŋ]
His heart-warming letter made us
all happy.
hřejivý, potěšující
illusionist
n
[ɪˈluːʒənɪst]
I take pleasure in watching illusionists.
iluzionista
immensely
adv [ɪˈmenslɪ]
He adored his wife immensely.
nesmírně,
ohromně
insist (on)
v
[ɪnˈsɪst ɒn]
They insisted on repeating the
procedure.
trvat na, vyžadovat
interact with
v
will interact with one another
[ˌɪntərˈækt wɪð] Students
during the game.
intriguing
adj
[ɪnˈtriːgɪŋ]
His poetry is intriguing, I love the words fascinující,
he uses.
poutavý, úchvatný
issue
n
[ˈɪʃjuː]
What is the issue they are discussing?
záležitost, otázka,
věc; zásadní téma;
vydání, výtisk
juggler
n
[ˈdʒʌglə]
He started working as a juggler
in a circus.
žonglér, kejklíř
landscape
n
[ˈlændˌskeɪp]
He is the best at painting
the landscape.
krajina
leading role
n
[,liːdɪŋ 'rəʊl]
The actor was fortunate and got
the leading role in a new movie.
hlavní role
leap
v
[liːp]
He leaped into the air to show
his happiness.
(vy)skočit, vyletět
live off sth
v
z čeho,
['lɪv ɒf ,sʌmθɪŋ] How can you live off your small income? vyžít
vystačit s
living statue
n
[,lɪvɪŋ 'stætjuː]
Some people make money being
living statues in the streets.
živá socha
luxurious
adj
[lʌgˈzjʊərɪəs]
They've got a luxurious apartment
by the sea.
luxusní,
přepychový
magician
n
[məˈdʒɪʃən]
The magician could turn anyone
into animals.
kouzelník,
iluzionista
make ends
meet
ph
[,meɪk end
'miːt]
My wages were so low that I had to take vyrovnat příjmy
a second job just to make ends meet.
a výdaje; na nulu
manuscript
n
know about the past from
[ˈmænjʊˌskrɪpt] We
old manuscripts.
rukopis
marvellous
adj
[ˈmɑːvələs]
The colours of the sky are marvellous.
skvělý, báječný,
úžasný
memorable
adj
[ˈmemərəbəl]
Those were his memorable words.
památný,
nezapomenutelný
mime artist
n
['maɪm ,ɑːtɪst]
Mime artists don't use words.
mim, (kdo dělá
pantomimu)
mimic
v
[ˈmɪmɪk]
This actor can mimic any sound
you can think of.
napodobovat,
imitovat, parodovat
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modernist
n
[ˈmɒdənɪst]
Henri Matisse was one of the first
modernists.
motionless
adj
[ˈməʊʃənlɪs]
She was sitting and staring, motionless. nehybný, bez hnutí
neat
adj
[niːt]
You've got such a neat handwriting.
upravený, úhledný,
uspořádaný
object (to sth)
v
[ˈɒbdʒɪkt]
I object to the usual procedure.
namítat,
protestovat,
mít námitky
obscure
v,
adj
[əbˈskjʊə]
He obscured his reasons for coming
and made up something.
zakrýt,
zastřít; temný,
nejasný; špatně
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obscurity
n
[əbˈskjʊərɪtɪ]
There is certain obscurity around his
birthplace.
nejasnost,
anonymita,
zapomnění
2
oil painting
n
['ɔɪl ,peɪntɪŋ]
Do you know who invented oil painting? olejomalba, olej
on the whole/in
general
ph
[ɒn ðə 'həʊl,
ɪnˈdʒenrəl]
I don't like everything about him
but in general he's a great man.
všeobecně,
celkově vzato
one-man band
n
[,wʌn mæn
'bænd]
He started a one-man band.
jednočlená
skupina
orchestra
n
[ˈɔːkɪstrə]
Would you like to join our orchestra?
orchestr
percussion
n
[pəˈkʌʃən]
Their band needs a new member
to play the percussions.
bicí nástroje
performance
n
[pəˈfɔːməns]
They showed a marvellous
performance.
představení,
vystoupení; výkon
pianist
n
[ˈpɪənɪst]
Mozart was a genius pianist.
klavírista, pianista
pitch
n
[pɪtʃ]
The team was practising
on a local pitch.
hřiště; výška,
poloha
playwright
n
[ˈpleɪˌraɪt]
Shakespeare was a famous
renaissance playwright.
dramatik, autor
divadelních her
pop
v
[pɒp]
The boy popped his favourite balloon.
prasknout,
bouchnout
portrait
n
[ˈpɔ:trət]
Picasso did not make many
self-portraits.
portrét, podobizna
producer
n
[prəˈdjuːsə]
The producer lost a lot of money
in the project, it was a flop.
producent;
výrobce
production
n
[prəˈdʌkʃən]
Not all of the artist's production
is so pessimistic.
výroba, produkce,
tvorba
provoke
v
[prəˈvəʊk]
Terrorists want to provoke fear
in people.
(vy)provokovat,
vyvolat, vzbudit
public nuisance n
[,pʌblɪk
ˈnjuːsəns]
They didn't mean to cause public
nuisance, this is a misunderstanding.
veřejné pohoršení
modernista
v
[pʊt 'ɒn]
He woke up, put on his clothes
and had breakfast.
obléknout (si),
vzít si na sebe
rarity
n
[ˈreərɪtɪ]
White squirrels are a rarity.
vzácnost, rarita
reception
n
[rɪˈsepʃən]
You will get your keys at the reception.
recepce; oslava
po svatbě
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put on
11
vydavatel,
nakladatel
10
Being a publisher, you must recognize
a good book.
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[ˈpʌblɪʃə]
8
n
7
publisher
6
vydat, otisknout,
zveřejnit
5
Nobody wanted to publish his poems.
4
[ˈpʌblɪʃ
3
v
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[ˈrekɔːd
,breɪkɪŋ]
His effort ended up in record-breaking
results.
lámající rekordy
rejection
n
[rɪˈdʒekʃən]
Her rejection made him very sad.
odmítnutí, nepřijetí
roar
v
[rɔː]
The boy roared with laughter.
burácet, rachotit,
hučet, hřmět
ruthless
adj
[ˈruːθlɪs]
His comments were to hard and too
ruthless.
bezohledný,
bezcitný,
nemilosrdný
savings
n
[ˈseɪvɪŋ]
He was lucky he had some savings
when he got unemployed.
úspory
scary
adj
[ˈskeərɪ]
Most thrillers are scary.
děsivý, strašidelný,
hrozivý
scenery
n
[ˈsiːnərɪ]
The scenery of the show was
breathtaking.
scenérie,
dekorace, kulisy
score
n
[skɔː]
What is the score of the match now?
stav zápasu,
bilance
sculptor
n
[ˈskʌlptə]
Auguste Rodin was a marvellous
scuptor.
sochař
sculpture
n
[ˈskʌlptʃə]
The sculpture of an angel is my
favourite.
socha, skulptura,
plastika
sensational
adj
[senˈseɪʃənəl]
That is a sensational idea!
senzační, úžasný
sentimentální,
citlivý, citový
sentimental
adj
[ˌsentɪˈmentəl]
He was in a sentimental mood
when she found him.
set
n
[set]
She set the baby on the floor to play.
položit, umístit,
usadit
smash hit
n
[,smæʃ 'hɪt]
Already his first songs became smash
hits.
velký hit, šlágr
soloists
n
[ˈsəʊləʊɪsts]
These men are the soloists of the main
Prague theatre.
sólisti
sonata
n
[səˈnɑːtə]
They were listening to Beethoven's
sonata.
sonáta
soundtrack
n
[ˈsaʊndˌtræk]
I want the soundtrack to the movie.
hudba (k filmu),
zvuk. záznam
spectacular
adj
[spekˈtækjʊlə]
The ballet was spectacular.
působivý,
velkolepý, úžasný
still life
n
[,stɪl 'laɪf]
Painting still life was his hobby.
zátiší
string quartet
n
[,strɪŋ kwɔːˈtet] That music is played by a string quartet. smyčcový kvartet
stunt people
n
['stʌnt ,piːpəl]
The dangerous parts were acted
by the stunt people.
kaskadéři
superb
adj
[sju:'pɜːb]
I wish you a superb evening!
skvělý, vynikající,
znamenitý,
ohromný
superstar
n
[ˈsuːpəˌstɑː]
She is a real superstar.
superhvězda, eso
[səˈpɔːt
wʌn,self wɪð]
He supported himself with a walking
stick.
podpírat se
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record-breaking adj
support oneself v
with
supporting role
n
[sə,pɔːtɪŋ 'rəʊl] He took the supporting role of a doctor.
vedlejší role
tempt
v
[tempt]
Eve tempted Adam to eat an apple.
svádět
ke špatnosti, uvést
v pokušení, lákat
temptation
n
[tempˈteɪʃən]
I can't resist the temptation
of chocolate.
pokušení, svod
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They sell their products in the stalls
on the main square.
stánky; kabinky
theatregoer
n
[ˈθɪətə,gəʊə]
He is a devoted theatregoer,
he can't miss a performance.
pravidelný
návštěvník divadla
tough
adj
[tʌf]
His behaviour is rather tough.
tvrdý; drsný; tuhý;
těžký
twist
v
[twɪst]
We shouldn't twist the truth even
if it isn't nice.
(z)kroutit, (s)točit,
pokřivit
understudy
n
[ˈʌndəˌstʌdɪ]
We need an undrstudy for the leading
role.
náhradník, záskok
unwelcome
adj
[ʌnˈwelkəm]
This visitor is an unwelcome one.
nevítaný, nemilý,
nepříjemný
ups and downs
ph
[,ʌpz ən
'daʊnz]
We will overcome all ups and downs
together.
vzestupy a pády
(osudu)
upsetting
adj
[ʌpˈsetɪŋ]
It was upsetting to see it and not
be able to help.
znepokojující,
zneklidňující
watercolour
n
[ˈwɔːtəˌkʌlə]
He started using watercolours
to make his paintings.
vodová barva,
akvarel
absent-minded
adj
[,æbsənt
'maɪndɪd]
He was absent-minded when I was
talking to him.
roztržitý,
nepozorný,
roztěkaný
affect
v
[ə'fekt]
She was deeply affected by the news.
ovlivnit,
postihnout;
zastihnout
air-conditioned
adj
[,eə kənˈdɪʃənd] All of our rooms are air-conditioned.
klimatizovaný
badly paid
adj
[,bædlɪ 'peɪd]
His employees are very badly paid.
špatně placený
(bar) chart
n
[bɑː tʃɑːt]
She showed the results in a bar chart.
sloupcový
diagram, graf
batterypowered
adj
[ˈbætərɪ
,paʊəd]
Is the clock battery-powered?
baterií napájený,
na baterii
big-headed
adj
[,bɪg 'hedɪd]
Their boss is a very big-headed man,
nobody likes him.
namyšlený,
arogantní
blade
n
[bleɪd]
Watch out, the blade of the knife
is sharp.
čepel, ostí
blank look
n
[,blæŋk 'lʊk]
He gave me a blank look
and then he fainted.
prázdný pohled
bodyguard
n
[ˈbɒdɪˌgɑːd]
All the politicians have their bodyguards osobní strážce
to protect them.
breeze
n
[briːz]
I could feel a gentle breeze
from the sea.
vánek, vítr
brew
v
[bruː]
What kind of beer do you brew here?
(u)vařit, spařit,
chystat
burglar alarm
n
your house have the burglar
[ˈbɜːglər əˈlɑːm] Does
alarm?
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alarm,
zapezpečení
proti zlodějům
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[ðə stɔːls]
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n
10
the stalls
9
temná strana,
stránka
8
He decided to face the dark side
of himself.
7
[ðə 'dɑːk saɪd]
6
n
5
the dark side
4
lákavý, svůdný,
vábný
3
Although it was a tempting offer,
I had to refuse it.
2
[ˈtemptɪŋ]
1
adj
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car wash
n
['kɑː wɒʃ]
My car is very dirty, I need to go to
the car wash.
myčka aut
charge
(a mobile
phone)
v
[tʃɑːdʒ]
My battery is low, I need to charge my
mobile.
nabít, dobít
(mobil, baterku)
choke on sth
v
['tʃəʊk ɒn
,sʌmθɪŋ]
The old dog choked on a piece of meat. udusit se, dusit se
compensation
n
[ˌkɒmpenˈseɪʃən]
Don't worry, you'll get an adequate
compensation for your loss.
náhrada,
odškodné
component
n
[kəmˈpəʊnənt]
They can't fix the car without the
missing component.
součástka, část
conductor
n
[kənˈdʌktə]
All the orchestra relied
on the conductor.
dirigent; (vodič)
considerable
adj
building was damaged to
[kənˈsɪdərəbəl] The
a considerable extent.
contestant
n
[kənˈtestənt]
Many contestants took part
in the dancing competition.
soutěžící,
závodník
correction fluid
n
[kəˈrekʃən
,fluːɪd]
Students may use correction fluid
in their essays.
bělítko na zakrytí
chyb v textu
couch potato
n
['kaʊtʃ
pəˈteɪtəʊ]
He really needs to start moving.
He is such a couch potato.
pecivál
crippling
adj
[ˈkrɪplɪŋ]
The frost was crippling.
ochromující,
paralyzující,
zdrcující
cycle
n
[ˈsaɪkəl]
decrease
v
[dɪˈkriːs]
The number of the ill people decreased snížit/zmenšit (se),
last year.
klesat
decrease
n
['di:kriːs]
Everyone was looking forward
to the decrease of the temperature.
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jízdní kolo; cyklus
[dɪˈfens əgenst Is the defence against thieves ready?
,sʌmθɪŋ]
snížení, pokles
obrana; ochrana;
obhajoba
determined
adj
[dɪˈtɜːmɪnd]
He is very determined about what
he wants to do.
rozhodnutý,
odhodlaný; určený
develop
v
[dɪˈveləp]
Charles IV. developed the city
of Prague.
vyvíjet, rozvíjet;
vytvořit, vybudovat
device
n
[dɪˈvaɪs]
Nowadays we have many labour-saving zařízení, přístroj;
devices.
prostředek, nástroj
disagreement
n
[ˌdɪsəˈgriːmənt]
She shook her head in disagreement.
nesouhlas
donate
v
[dəʊˈneɪt]
If you donate blood, you should have
a day off.
darovat,
věnovat darem
double
v
[ˈdʌbəl]
I hope my savings will double this year.
zdvojnásobit
download
v
[ˈdaʊnˌləʊd]
Downloading films from the internet
is piracy.
stáhnout, nahrát
[drəˈmætɪk
grəʊθ]
We saw a dramatic growth of the value
of their shares.
dramatický vzrůst
The value of their shares grew
dramatically last week.
dramaticky,
značně
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defence against v
sth
značný, velký,
výrazný
dramatic growth n
dramatically
adv [drəˈmætɪklɪ]
drinkable water
n
[,drɪŋkəbəl
'wɔːtə]
Is the tap water drinkable?
pitná voda
drought
n
[draʊt]
Africa often suffers from drought.
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adj
effectively
elderly
[ɪˈfektɪv]
How effective is the new machine?
účinný, efektivní
adv [ɪˈfektɪvlɪ]
Everybody worked very effectively so
they all got rewards.
v podstatě,
fakticky; efektivně,
účinně
adj
[ˈeldəlɪ]
Elderly people should relax more.
(po)starší lidé
Wear rubber gloves to avoid electric
shock.
elektrický šok,
rána el. proudem
adj
[,emptɪ 'hedɪd]
Empty-headed people are hard
to communicate with.
z prázdnou hlavou;
neinteligentní
enclosed
adj
[ɪn'kləʊzd]
Please, find the picture enclosed to this přiložený;
uzavřený,
e-mail.
obehnaný
energy-saving
n
[ˈenədʒɪ
,seɪvɪŋ]
We need to increase energy saving
and buy better bulbs.
úspora energie
estate agent
n
[ɪˈsteɪt
,eɪdʒənt]
I have got an appointment
with the estate agent next Monday.
realitní makléř,
obchodník
s realitami
even so
adv [ˈiːvən səʊ]
It is raining. Even so I'd like to take
a stroll.
přesto, i tak
fall
v,n
[fɔːl]
It was a horrible fall but fortunately
she didn't break anything.
(s)padnout, padat;
klesat; pád, pokles
false teeth
n
[,fɔːls 'tiːθ]
My great grandma had false teeth.
umělý chrup
fee
n
[fiː]
We pay no fee to get to universities.
poplatek,
příšpěvek
figure
n
[ˈfɪgjər]
Models must have very tiny figures.
číslo, počet,
číslice; postava,
silueta
firmly
adv [ˈfɜːmlɪ]
He shook my hand firmly.
pevně, napevno
flatten
v
[ˈflætən]
Entire neighbourhoods were flattened
during the bombing.
zploštit,
srovnat se zemí
flicker
v
[ˈflɪkə]
The flame flickered slightly.
třepotat se,
mihotat se;
chvět se
frozen food
n
[frəʊzən 'fuːd]
A lot of people buy frozen food and put
it in the microwave.
zmražené jídlo
(polotovary)
furthermore
adv [ˈfɜːðəˌmɔː]
She's clever, funny, nice, furthermore
she's very pretty.
navíc, mimoto,
nadto
gather
v
[ˈgæðə]
People gathered in front of the bank.
shromáždit,
(na)sbírat
gawp at
v
[gɔːp]
I don't like it when someone gawps
at me.
čumět, civět
generate
v
[ˈdʒenəˌreɪt]
How do they generate electricity
on that place?
vytvořit, vyvolat
go wild
v
[,gəʊ 'waɪld]
As soon as the parents left,
their children went wild.
zdivočet
gradually
adv [ˈgrædjuəlɪ]
You'll get used to it gradually.
postupně,
pozvolna
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empty-headed
11
s prázdnou
10
He returned empty-handed.
He had to start saving money again.
9
[,emptɪ
'hændɪd]
8
adj
7
empty-handed
6
were studying about the electrical elektrické pole
[ɪˈlektrɪkəl 'fiːld] They
field.
5
n
4
electrical field
3
[ɪˈlektrɪk 'ʃɒk]
2
n
1
electric shock
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graph
n
groundbreaking adj
[græf]
Graphs are more illustrative than bare
numbers.
graf
[graʊndbreɪkɪŋ]
Her ideas are groundbreaking.
průkopnický
halve
v
[hɑːv]
Can you halve the apple and share
it with me?
snížit na půl;
(roz)půlit
hand
v
[hænd]
Can you hand me the salt, please?
podat, odevzdat
harm
n
[hɑːm]
He didn't mean to harm anyone.
ublížit, zranit,
(po)škodit
harness
v
[ˈhɑːnɪs]
People defeated the monsters and
harnessed them.
ovládnout; spoutat,
zapřáhnout
high-powered
adj
[haɪˈpaʊəd]
Their horses are very high-powered.
vysoce výkonný,
silný
hold back
v
[,həʊld 'bæk]
Don't get overwhelmed with your
emotions and hold back.
váhat,
držet se zpátky
homegrown
adj
[,həʊm'grəʊn]
I prefer homegrown vegetable.
doma
vypěstovaný,
domácí
hugely
adv [ˈhjuːdʒlɪ]
All of the new players are hugely
talented.
ohromně,
nesmírně
hunger
n
[ˈhʌŋgə]
Nobody in the world should suffer
from hunger.
hlad; touha
increase
v
[ɪn'kriːs]
The number of students increased
last year.
zvýšit, zvětšit,
stoupat, růst
increase
n
['ɪnkriːs]
The increase of prices was immense.
zvýšení, zvětšení,
přírůstek
inevitably
adv [ɪnˈevɪtəblɪ]
It was coming near inevitably.
nevyhnutelně
ingenious
adj
[ɪn'dʒiːnɪəs]
They've got ingenious device
for opening bottles.
důmyslný, důvtipný
ironing board
n
[ˈaɪənɪŋ bɔːd]
I need to buy ironing board and a new
blender.
žehlicí prkno
irrigate
v
[ˈɪrɪˌgeɪt]
Their lawn is nice and green because
they irrigate it.
zavlažovat
it's a little
wonder that
ph
[ɪts ə ˈlɪtəl
wʌndə ðət]
It is a little wonder that he passed
the test.
je to malý
zázrak, že
keep up
v
[,kiːp 'ʌp]
She wants to keep up with the latest
fashion.
držet krok s; stačit
key
adj
[kiː]
What are the key elements
of the clock?
klíčový, ústřední
lab
n
[læb]
Chemical experiments are done
in a lab.
laboratoř
labour-saving
n
[ˈleɪbə ,seɪvɪŋ]
Dishwasher is a labour-saving device.
usnadňující práci,
šetřící práci
launch
v
[lɔːntʃ]
They are launching the new project
this week.
vypustit, vyslat,
spustit, zahájit;
uvést na trh
lawn mower
n
['lɔːn ,məʊə]
Is the lawn mower in the garage?
sekačka na trávu
left-handed
adj
[,left 'hændɪd]
Left-handed people find it hard to write
on the board.
levoruký,
levou rukou
level-headed
adj
[,levəl 'hedɪd]
The captain was level-headed even
when the ship crashed into the rock.
rozumný,
rozvážný, uvážlivý
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It is necessary that there is a lifeguard
on each beach.
life guard
n
['laɪf gɑːd]
life insurance
n
killed man's life insurance was
['laɪf ɪnʃʊərəns] The
suspiciously high.
light bulb
n
['laɪt bʌlb]
We need to buy new light bulbs
for the big lamp.
žárovka
loudspeaker
n
[ˌlaʊdˈspiːkə]
The policeman with loudspeaker tried
to persuade the man not to jump from
the roof.
reproduktor,
amplion
magnet
n
[ˈmægnɪt]
The town has become a tourist magnet. magnet
[ˈmaʊθ
,wɔːtərɪŋ]
What is this mouth-watering smell?
z čeho se sbíhají
sliny, lahodně
vonící/vypadající
životní pojištění,
pojistka
[,nevər 'endɪŋ]
The queue of people seemed
never-ending.
nekonečný,
nekončící
on the brink of
sth
ph
[ɒn ðə 'brɪŋk
əv ,sʌmθɪŋ]
Ann was on the brink of crying.
na pokraji něčeho
onlooker
n
[ˈɒnˌlʊkə]
There were many onlookers
of the show.
přihlížející, divák
open-minded
adj
[,əʊpən
'maɪndɪd]
Open-minded people don't tend
to judge quickly.
liberální, bez
předsudků,
otevřený novým
názorům
overall
adv [,əʊvər'ɔːl]
What is the overall profit?
celkový
overuse
v
Painkillers are overused immensely
nowadays.
nadměrně
používat,
nadužívat
painfully
adv [ˈpeɪnfəlɪ]
She sobbed painfully.
bolestivě,
bolestně; příšerně
painstaking
adj
[ˈpeɪnzˌteɪkɪŋ]
The accountant kept a painstaking
record of everything.
velmi důkladný,
pečlivý
panic
v
[ˈpænɪk]
Calm down, don't panic.
(z)panikařit
paper clip
n
[ˈpeɪpə klɪp]
His secretary ran out of paper clips.
kancelářská
sponka, svorka
paraffin lamp
n
[,pærəfɪn
'læmp]
My great grandma used paraffin lamps
when she was little.
petrolejová lampa
phillumenist
n
[ˌfɪ'lu:mənɪst]
Phillumenists collect different
match-related items.
sběratel
pickled onions
n
you like pickled onions
[,pɪkəld ˈʌnjənz] Would
with your steak?
pipe
n
[paɪp]
My grandfather enjoys smoking
his pipe.
dýmka; trubka,
potrubí
poverty
n
[ˈpɒvətɪ]
Some African people live in extreme
poverty.
chudoba, bída;
nedostatek
power
n
[ˈpaʊə]
The politician wanted more power so he moc, síla, vláda;
wanted to get on a higher position.
schopnost
powerful
adj
[ˈpaʊəfʊl]
The politician is a powerful man.
[,əʊvə'ju:z]
nakládaná cibule
mocný, vlivný;
statný
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adj
11
never-ending
10
úzkoprsý,
omezený, bigotní
9
She showed a very narrow-minded
attitude.
8
[,nærəʊ
'maɪndɪd]
7
adj
6
narrow-minded
5
hřebík, hřeb;
nehet, dráp
4
She painted her nails shiny red.
3
[neɪl]
2
n
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Little Mozart was a prodigy, everyone
wished to see him.
zázrak, div;
zázračné dítě
adv [prəˈdʌktɪvlɪ]
He worked productively, all night.
produktivně,
plodně
proportionally
adv [prəˈpɔːʃənəlɪ]
His money increased proportionally
with his work.
úměrně, přiměřeně; poměrně
protection
n
[prəˈtekʃən]
They voted for more environment
protection.
ochrana, chránění
prototype
n
[prəˈtekʃən]
Designers have built a working
prototype of the car.
prototyp, model
pumpa, čerpadlo;
benzinové
čerpadlo, stojan;
(na)pumpovat,
(na)čerpat
prodigy
n
productively
[ˈprɒdɪdʒɪ]
pump
n, v [pʌmp]
Pumping water uphill is difficult
and expensive.
punchy
adj
[ˈpʌntʃɪ]
The review of the film was rather
punchy.
rázný, energický,
řízný
quarter
n
[ˈkwɔːtə]
Their shop is in a lucrative quarter.
čtvrt, čtvrť
queue up
v
[,kjuː 'ʌp]
There was a long line of fans queueing
up for tickets.
stát ve frontě,
v řadě
[,reɪdɪəʊ
kənˈtrəʊld]
Radio-controlled equipment is operated rádiem řízený
using radio signals.
radio-controlled adj
recharger
n
[[riːˈtʃɑːdʒə]
You can't charge your mobile without
a recharger.
nabíječka
relate to
v
[rɪˈleɪt tə]
I can't really see how the two issues
relate.
týkat se,
vztahovat se k;
mít souvislost s
reset
v
[,ri:ˈset]
znovu nastavit,
Have you tried to reset your laptop yet? retartovat, vrátit
do správné polohy
resident
n
[ˈrezɪdənt]
They are both residents of the same
village.
(místní) obyvatel
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adj
[rɪˈwɔːdɪŋ]
Do you find your work rewarding?
right-handed
adj
[,raɪt 'hændɪd]
The majority of people
are right-handed.
pravoruký; pravák
rinse
v
[rɪns]
Rinse the lettuce before you put it
into the bowl.
opláchnout,
(pr)oprat
rise
v, n
[raɪz]
The sun is rising up to the sky.
zvednout, stoupat;
být na vzestupu;
stoupání, vzestup
ruefully
adv [ˈruːfʊlɪ]
He was sitting in his room and looking
out of the window ruefully.
posmutněle,
smutně, sklesle
running water
n
[,rʌnɪŋ 'wɔːtə]
Is there running water in the cottage?
užitková, tekoucí
voda
satisfying
adj
[ˈsætɪsfaɪɪŋ]
The new car is satisfying. I love it.
uspokojující,
přinášející
uspokojení
scramble up
v
[ˈskræmbəl ʌp]
They finally scrambled up on the peak
of the mountain.
(vy)šplhat (se), (vy)
drápat se nahoru
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10
9
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rewarding
přinášející
uspokojení,
naplnění;
uspokojující;
vyplácející se,
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[,siːkrɪt
ˈeɪdʒənt]
Secret agents are not know by their real tajný agent; špion
names.
security guard
n
[sɪˈkjʊərɪtɪ
gɑːd]
There was security guard in front of the člen ochranky,
club.
ostraha
sensibly
adv [sensɪbli]
He has always acted very sensibly.
rozumně, prakticky
setback
n
[ˈsetˌbæk]
They weren't prepared for a setback
like that.
krok zpět, nezdar,
dílčí prohra;
komplikace
sew
v
[səʊ]
If you have a needle, I can sew the
clothes.
(u)šít, přišít
[ˈsəʊɪŋ məˈʃiːn]
My grandma's been using her sewing
machine all her life.
šicí stroj
[ʃɑːp]
Sharks have really sharp teeth.
ostrý, nabroušený
ostře, prudce;
zřetelně, výrazně
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adj
sharply
adv [ˈʃɑːplɪ]
Prices have gone up sharply within
the last few days.
significantly
adv [sɪgˈnɪfɪkəntlɪ]
The new model differs significantly from významně,
the old one.
výrazně, značně
small-minded
adj
[,smɔːl
'maɪndɪd]
He was not a bright man and his
opinions were small-minded.
úzkoprsý,
omezený
(small) minority
n
[,smɔːl
maɪnɒrɪti]
In a small minority of cases,
the treatment does not help.
menšina
4
smoke alarm
n
must be smoke alarm in every
['sməʊk əˈlɑːm] There
office.
protipožární
detektor kouře,
požární hlásič
soak
v
[səʊk]
namočit, promočit
5
solar-powered
adj
[,səʊlə ˈpaʊəd] Do solar-powered cars exist?
poháněno sluneční
energií
spin
n
[spɪn]
he Earth is spinning on its axis.
otáčení, rotace,
otáčky
spread
v
[spred]
Rain will spread from the west
this evening.
(roz)šířit, (roz)
prostřít, rozložit
starvation
n
[stɑːˈveɪʃən]
The castaway didn't die of starvation
because he found some fruits.
(vy)hladovění,
smrt hladem
steadily
adv [ˈstedɪli]
stabilně, pevně;
The pain steadily increased in intensity. ustáleně,
vyrovnaně
steady
adj
[ˈstedɪ]
Steady income is necessary if you have stálý, stabilní,
to pay the bills.
plynulý
storage tank
n
storage tank with water was almost nádrž
[ˈstɔːrɪdʒ tæŋk] The
empty.
na skladování
superficial
adj
[ˌsuːpəˈfɪʃəl]
He had only superficial knowledge
of the area.
povrchní, zběžný
surround
v
[səˈraʊnd]
There was a wall that surrounded
the old town.
obklopit, obehnat
take shape
v
[,teɪk 'ʃeɪp]
His new statue got the shape of
an angel.
dostávat tvar
tattered
adj
[ˈtætəd]
He saw a dirty man in tattered clothes.
roztrhaný; zničený
termite
n
[ˈtɜːmaɪt]
Termites are insects that eat wood.
termit, všekaz
thwart
v
[θwɔːt]
He thwarted her plans which made
her angry.
překazit, zmařit
3
Leave the beans to soak overnight.
2
sharp
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till
n
[tɪl]
He put money back into the till.
pokladna; zásuvka
time-saving
adj
['taɪm ,seɪvɪŋ]
Many machines we use today should
be time-saving.
šetřící čas
to begin with
ph
[tə bɪˈgɪn wɪð]
'Why were you annoyed?' 'Well,
to begin with, I missed my train.'
pro začátek
toothpick
n
[ˈtuːθˌpɪk]
Toothpicks are just next to salt and
pepper.
(zubní) párátko
traipse
v
[treɪps]
They raipsed lazily through the city.
táhnout se, vléct
se; potloukat se
transmitter
n
[trænzˈmɪtə]
We have to fix the transmitter, it is
broken.
vysílač, přenašeč
trapped
adj
[træpt]
He was trapped in the house after he
left with the keys.
uvězněný, (po)
lapený, chycený
[ˈtrævəl
ɪnʃʊərəns]
Get yourself travel insurance before
you go on holiday.
cestovní pojištění,
pojistka
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triple
v
[ˈtrɪpəl]
He tripled his income thanks to his
marvellous idea.
ztrojnásobit,
znásobit třemi
turbine
n
['tɜːbaɪn]
They used the turbine to get more
power.
turbina
twice as many
ph
[,twaɪs əz
'menɪ]
They earned twice as many dollars
as they needed..
dvakrát tolik
two-faced
adj
[,tuː 'feɪst]
He is such a two-faced man,
don't trust him.
pokrytecký,
falešný
two-thirds
n
[,tuː 'θɜːdz]
Two thirds of all students did their
homework.
dvě třetiny
undeniable
adj
[ˌʌndɪˈnaɪəbəl]
He's got undeniable influence
on my daughter.
nepopiratelný,
nesporný
undoubtedly
adv [ʌnˈdaʊtɪdlɪ]
He is undoubtedly the bravest man
ever.
nepochybně,
bez pochyby
unfold
v
[ʌnˈfəʊld]
We watched the drama unfold
impatiently.
vyvinout, odvíjet
se; rozvinout
unlock
v
[ʌnˈlɒk]
When you unlock the door,
go to the right.
odemknout,
otevřít (klíčem)
(vast) majority
n
[,vɑːst
məˈdʒɒrɪtɪ]
He won the election by vast majority
of votes.
velkou většinou
via
adv [ˈvaɪə]
We flew via Bangkok
přes,
prostřednictvím,
pomocí
waver
v
[ˈweɪvə]
Kate was wavering between visiting
her parents and going out.
(za)váhat, nemoci
se rozhodnout
well-wisher
n
['wel ,wɪʃə]
Many well-wishers sent gifts and letters příznivec; kdo
to the poor children.
přeje dobro
whereas
adv [weərˈæz]
His painting is beautiful whereas mine
is not so good.
kdežto, zatímco
whizkid
n
[ˈwɪzˌkɪd]
Capriati was once the whizzkid of
American tennis.
mladý, velmi
inteligentní nebo
velmi úspěšný
člověk
windmill
n
[ˈwɪnˌmɪl]
Holland is typical with its windmills.
větrný mlýn;
větrník
wisely
adv [ˈwaɪzlɪ]
He advised me very wisely and well.
moudře, rozumně
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10
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
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account
n
They sent me the money to my account. účet, konto
omluva
They were slowly approaching the city.
(při)blížit se;
oslovit; přistoupit;
přístup
attorney
general
n
[əˈtɜːnɪ
'dʒenrəl]
The attorney general is the main legal
advisor to the government.
generální
prokurátor;
nejvyšší státní
zástupce
authenticity
n
[ˌɔːθenˈtɪsɪtɪ]
To gain authenticity for his movie, he
shot in the real house where he lived.
pravost,
autentičnost
bar exam
n
['bɑːr ɪgˈzæm]
Lawyers have to take bar exams to
become barristers.
advokátská
zkouška
be misdirected
v
[bi:
mɪsdaɪ'rektɪd]
They lost the match because his effort
was misdirected.
být nesprávně
vynaložený,
špatně směrovaný
be relieved
v
[bi: rɪˈliːvd]
I am so relieved that he is safe now.
být uklidněný,
cítit úlevu
blackmail
v
[ˈblækˌmeɪl]
He was blackmailling his whole family
but luckily they found him.
vydírat
blackmailing
n
[ˈblækˌmeɪlɪŋ]
His blackmailing brought a lot of tears
to her eyes.
vyděračství
borrow
v
[ˈbɒrəʊ]
Can I borrow your pen?
vypůjčit si
neopatrný,
nedbalý,
lehkomyslný
cash
n
[kæʃ]
They exchanged the diamonds for cash. hotovost,
hotové peníze
cheat
v
[tʃiːt]
If you cheat during the game,
you will be disqualified.
podvádět, šidit
commit a crime
ph
[kəˈmɪt ə
kraɪm]
The man was imprisoned because
he committed a crime.
spáchat zločin
con artist
n
['kɒn ,ɑːtɪst]
Fortunately I haven't seen any con
artists here.
podvodný umělec,
podvodník
confess
v
[kənˈfes]
After three hours of interrogation,
he confessed everything.
přiznat (se), doznat
(se); vyzpovídat se
confidence trick n
[ˈkɒnfɪdəns
,trɪk]
The businessman tried to play
the confidence trick on us.
podvod (při
obchodu)
consultancy
company
[kənˈsʌltənsɪ
,kʌmpənɪ]
Consultancy companies can give you
some advice on management.
poradenská firma
[,kɒst ən 'ɑːm
ən ə 'leg]
It cost him an arm and a leg to buy the
company back.
stát jmění,
stát majlant
n
cost an arm and ph
a leg
[ˈkaʊntə]
Make the payment at the counter.
pult, přepážka
deception
n
[dɪˈsepʃən]
He was accused of obtaining money
by deception.
podvod, klam; trik
defraud
v
[dɪˈfrɔːd]
His colleagues trusted him but he
defrauded them.
okrást, podvést,
ošidit
demand
v
[dɪˈmɑːnd]
The employees demanded better
working conditions.
(vy)žádat si,
požadovat
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n
11
counter
10
He was so careless, he didn't notice
they were following him.
9
[ˈkeəlɪs]
8
adj
7
careless
6
[əˈprəʊtʃ]
5
v, n
4
approach
3
[əˈpɒlədʒɪ]
2
n
1
apology
I expect his apology for all the bad
things he has done.
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deposit
v
[dɪˈpɒzɪt]
After you deposit money in the bank,
give me a call.
vložit, uložit;
dát do úschovy
deposit slip
n
[dɪˈpɒzɪt slɪp]
We need to see the deposit slip before
we send the goods.
potvrzení o vkladu
devastated
adj
[ˈdevəsteɪtɪd]
She felt devastated when she saw
the damages.
otřesený, zdrcený,
zničený
disappointing
adj
[ˌdɪsəˈpɔɪntɪŋ]
The results were disappointing.
velmi
neuspokojivý,
působící zklamání,
chabý
disappointment
n
[ˌdɪsəˈpɔɪntmənt]
Losing the match meant a huge
disappointment for the whole team.
zklamání
do badly
v
[,du: ˈbædlɪ]
He did very badly on the exam.
zkazit, nedařit se
doctorate
n
[ˈdɒktərət]
He was awarded a doctorate
in mathematics.
doktorát
embezzle
v
[ɪmˈbezəl]
I couldn't believe he embezzled the
money he was supposed to look after.
zpronevěřit,
defraudovat
embezzlement
n
[ɪmˈbezəlmənt] Was the clerk guilty of embezzlement?
zpronevěra,
defraudace
entertain
v
[ˌentəˈteɪn]
The clowns entertained the audience.
(po)bavit, pohostit
false teeth
n
[,fɔːls 'tiːθ]
My great grandma had false teeth.
umělý chrup
favour
n
[ˈfeɪvə]
Can you do me a favour?
laskavost, služba;
přízeň
federal
government
n
[,fedərəl
ˈgʌvəmənt]
What is the federal government doing
about it?
federální vláda
fiancée
n
[fɪˈɒnseɪ]
She's his fiancée. They are getting
married next year.
snoubenka
flip sth open
v
[,flɪp sʌmθɪŋ
ˈəʊpən]
He could flip open a small laptop.
otevřít
forge
v
[fɔːdʒ]
The criminals forged fake banknotes.
vypracovat,
vytvořit; padělat,
zfalšovat
forger
n
[ˈfəʊədʒə]
All the forgers were caught and
imprisoned.
padělatel,
falzifikátor
forgery
n
[ˈfɔːdʒərɪ]
Forgery is a crime.
padělání
fraud
n
[frɔːd]
Nobody can get away with a fraud like
that.
podvod
gang
n
[gæŋ]
Gas stations were robbed by an armed
gang.
banda, skupina,
parta
get sth sorted
v
[,get sʌmθɪŋ
'sɔːtɪd]
She wanted to get things sorted before
she left.
mít vyřešeno,
vypořádáno
go off
v
[gəʊ 'ɒf]
znechutit
He went off a few weeks before he died. zanevřít,
si, ztratit zájem
grade
n
[greɪd]
známka; třída,
She always had good grades at school. ročník; kvalita,
jakost
headquarters
n
[ˌhedˈkwɔːtəz]
They called with new orders from
the headquarters.
ústředí, hlavní
sídlo, centrála
hidden costs
n
[,hɪdən 'kɒsts]
There were some hidden costs we had
to pay to the bank.
skryté poplatky
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11
10
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
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v
[ˈhaɪˌdʒæk]
The terrorist tried to hijack a plane.
unést, zmocnit se,
ukrást
hijacking
n
[ˈhaɪˌdʒækɪŋ]
They planned the plane hijacking
months ahead.
únos
I owe you one
ph
[aɪ 'əʊ ju: ,wʌn] Thank you, now I owe you one.
identity theft
n
theft is a crime when people act odcizení identity
[aɪˈdentɪtɪ ,θeft] Identity
fraudulently in other people's name.
[ɪmˈpɜːsəˌneɪt
,sʌmbədɪ]
He earned his living by impersonating
other people.
napodobovat,
imitovat někoho
Were you impressed by his action?
ohromený, zaujatý
[ɪmˈprest]
intensive
course
n
took an intensive summer course
[ɪnˈtensɪv 'kɔːs] He
of English.
interfere
v
[ˌɪntəˈfɪə]
invest
v
kidnap
I don't want to interfere, but maybe
you'd better listen to me.
zasahovat,
vměšovat se,
narušovat
[ɪnˈvest]
He was advised by the consultancy
company how to invest his money.
vložit, investovat,
vynaložit
v
[ˈkɪdnæp]
Terrorists have kidnapped many
people.
unést
kidnapping
an
[ˈkɪdnæpɪŋ]
The police wanted to imprison a few
people for kidnapping civilians.
únos
kill time
ph
[,kɪl 'taɪm]
They were killing time by reading books. krátit si čas
last
v
[lɑːst]
How long is it going to last?
law
enforcement
agency
n
['lɔː ɪnˈfɔːsmənt Law enforcement agency should ensure policie
a bezpečnostní
,eɪdʒənsɪ]
order and peace.
složky
legitimate
adj
[le'dʒɪtɪmət]
The older prince is the legitimate heir
to the throne.
zákonný, legitimní,
zákonitý;
manželský
lend
v
[lend]
I can't lend you any money right now.
půjčit; poskytnout
life on the run
ph
would like to have life
[,laɪf ɒn ðə 'rʌn] Nobody
on the run.
život na útěku
logo
n
[ˈləʊgəʊ]
The organization uses a logo of a lion.
logo, emblém
magnetic ink
n
[mægˈnetɪk
'ɪŋk]
Magnetic ink character recognition
is used extensively in banking.
magnetický
inkoust
management
n
companies can give you
[ˈmænɪdʒmənt] Consultancy
some advice on management.
řízení, vedení
organizace;
organizování
masquerade
as sb
v
[ˌmæskəˈreɪd
əz ,sʌmbədɪ]
Children love to masquerade as fairy
tale characters.
přestrojit se
za někoho,
vydávat se za
owe
v
[əʊ]
How much do I owe you?
dlužit, být dlužen;
vděčit
paedeiatrician
n
[ˌpiːdɪəˈtrɪʃən]
She specialized in becoming a
peadeiatrician.
dětský lékař
password
n
[ˈpɑːsˌwɜːd]
Enter your password.
heslo
pay money in
v
[,peɪ mʌnɪ 'ɪn]
As soon as he got the money,
he paid it in.
vložit peníze
na účet
5
trvat; vydržet
4
intenzivní kurz
3
adj
2
impressed
1
impersonate sb v
dlužit, být
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I wish we paid off the mortgage within
half a year.
splatit, umořit,
vyrovnat
pay off
v
[,peɪ 'ɒf]
pay sb
a compliment
ph
[,peɪ sʌmbədɪ He paid me a compliment about
ə 'kɒmplɪmənt] my hair.
udělat někomu
kompliment
pay sb back
v
[,peɪ sʌmbədɪ
'bæk]
Her nephews paid her her money back
in time.
splatit (peníze,
dluh) zpátky
pay sth off
v
[,peɪ sʌmθɪŋ
'ɒf]
I wish we paid off the mortgage within
half a year.
splatit, umořit,
vyrovnat
pay the price
for sth
ph
[,peɪ ðə 'praɪs
fə ,sʌmθɪŋ]
One day he will pay the price
for his selfish behaviour.
zaplatit za něco
pay up
v
[,peɪ 'ʌp]
He didn't intend to pay up his debt.
zaplatit, vyrovnat
dluh
payback time
n
[ˈpeɪˌbæk
,taɪm]
When is the payback time?
lhůta pro
navrácení peněz
pile
n
[paɪl]
There were piles of books on the table.
hromada, halda,
kupa
portray
v
[pɔːˈtreɪ]
The actress portrayed a queen
in the new movie.
hrát, představovat,
ztvárnit; vykreslit,
popsat
pose a threat
to sth
ph
[,pəʊz ə 'θret
tə ,sʌmθɪŋ]
His opinions posed a threat for all
mankind.
představovat
hrozbu pro
ransom
n
[ˈrænsəm]
The terrorists demanded ransom
for the kidnapped woman.
výkupné
reckon
v
[ˈrekən]
It is generally reckoned to be the best
restaurant in town.
počítat, myslet si,
hádat; očekávat
regret
n
[rɪˈgret]
She was crying, full of regret.
lítost, žal, smutek
release
v, n
[rɪˈliːs]
They released the prisoners
on the same day.
(pro)pustit, (vy)
pustit; zveřejnit,
vydat
ride
n
[raɪd]
Let's go for a ride.
jízda, projížďka
rip sth up
v
[,rɪp sʌmθɪŋ
'ʌp]
He read the letter and ripped it up.
roztrhat, rozškubat
root for sb
v
[ruːt fə
,sʌmθɪŋ]
I was rooting for the other team.
držet palce komu,
fandit
sample
n
[ˈsɑːmpəl]
Doctors sometimes take blood
samples.
vzorek, ukázka
scam
n
[skæm]
He's guilty of scam and bribing.
podvod, podraz
sceptical
adj
[ˈskeptɪkəl]
The press was sceptical about the
success of the performance.
skeptický;
pochybovačný,
mající pochyby
school leaving
exam
n
[,skuːl 'liːvɪŋ
ɪgˈzæm]
All students passed the school leaving
exams.
maturita,
konečná zkouška
serve
v
[sɜːv]
The criminals serve their sentence
in that prison.
(ob)sloužit,
posloužit; podávat,
servírovat; odpykat
si trest
shame
n
[ʃeɪm]
Jane blushed with shame.
ostuda, hanba;
škoda, smůla
smart
adj
[smɑːt]
I admire how smart and quick-witted
he is.
chytrý, bystrý;
elegantní, vkusný
sociology
n
[ˌsəʊsɪˈɒlədʒɪ]
Sociologie studies different classes
of society.
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náhradní, záložní,
navíc
steal sb's
identity
ph
[,stiːl sʌmbədɪz He stole his boss's identity and left
aɪˈdentɪtɪ]
the country.
odcizit něčí
totožnost, ukrást
něčí identitu
sth doesn't pay
ph
[,sʌmθɪŋ
dʌzənt 'peɪ]
The message you get from the film
is simple: crime doesn't pay
nevyplácet se,
nevyplatit se
stockbroker
n
[ˈstɒkˌbrəʊkə]
I have an appointment with the
stockbroker this morning.
(burzovní) makléř,
makléř s cennými
papíry
stunt
n
[stʌnt]
After racing professionally, he did some kaskadérský
kousek, senzační
stunt driving for films.
kousek
take advantage
of sb/sth
ph
[teɪk
ədˈvɑːntɪdʒ
əv ,sʌmθɪŋ,
,sʌmθɪŋ]
He took advantage of the discount and
bought a new sofa.
využít čeho/koho
take time
v
[,teɪk 'taɪm]
Don't hurry up, take your time.
nespěchat, dát si
na čas
tear sth up
v
[,teə sʌmθɪŋ
'ʌp]
The dog tore up his shoes.
rozervat, roztrhat;
vytrhat
tentative
adj
[ˈtentətɪv]
He gave me a tentative smile.
provizorní,
předběžný;
nesmělý, váhavý
the former
adj
[ðə ˈfɔːmə]
Peter and Paul are coming. The former
still being a bit sick.
prvně jmenovaný,
bývalý
the latter
adj
[ðə ˈlætə]
Total profit was £550 million in the latter druhý/posledně
half of 2003.
jmenovaný
threaten
v
[ˈθretən]
If you don't stop threatening me,
I will call the police.
hrozit, vyhrožovat,
zastrašovat
tidy up
v
[,taɪdɪ 'ʌp]
Mother wanted her children to tidy up
their rooms.
uklidit, uklízet
transfer
v
['trænsfɜː]
The clerk transferred money from one
account to another.
přenést, převést;
přemístit
trick
n
[trɪk]
He played a nasty trick on us.
trik, lest, podvod;
kouzlo
trusting
adj
[ˈtrʌstɪŋ]
Children are usually very trusting.
důvěřivý
university
degree
n
[ˌjuːnɪˈvɜːsɪtɪ
dɪˈgriː]
She got a university degree two years
ago.
univerzitní diplom,
titul
violinist
n
[ˌvaɪəˈlɪnɪst]
He always wanted to become a violinist. houslista
wanted poster
n
[ˈwɒntɪd
,pəʊstə]
His photograph appeard on the wanted
poster!
plakát pátrající
po pohřešované
osobě
waste
v
[weɪst]
Don't waste your time on stupid things.
plýtvat, mrhat,
promarnit
white-collar
crime
n
[,waɪt kɒlə
'kraɪm]
He commited white-collar crime.
úřednický zločin
willingly
adv [ˈwɪlɪŋlɪ]
He did it for her very willingly.
ochotně,
dobrovolně, rád
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(abundant)
wildlife
n
[əˈbʌndənt
'waɪldˌlaɪf]
There is abundant wildlife
in the rainforest.
hojná, bujará
divočina
airy
adj
[ˈeərɪ]
The bedrooms were all light and airy.
vzdušný,
bezstarostný,
lehký, ladný
ambience
n
['æmbiəns]
The pub had a comfortable ambience.
atmosféra,
prostředí
anarchical
adj
[ænˈɑːkɪk]
The anarchical group wanted to revolt
against the establishment.
anarchistický,
bez vedení
anonymous
adj
[əˈnɒnɪməs]
The author received a few anonymous
letters.
anonymní,
nepodepsaný;
neosobní
[əˈpɑːtmənt
,blɒk]
Our apartment block has got 3 floors.
činžovní dům
apartment block n
appliance
n
[əˈplaɪəns]
What electric appliances do you use
in the kitchen?
přístroj, spotřebič
apprehensive
adj
[ˌæprɪˈhensɪv]
His mother is a bit apprehensive about
his school grades.
chápavý, bystrý;
znepokojený,
mající obavy
aside from sth
frəm
adv [əˈsaɪd
,sʌmθɪŋ]
They live a little aside from the main
street.
stranou od něčeho
autonomy
n
[ɔːˈtɒnəmɪ]
That country didn't get their autonomy
yet.
samospráva,
nezávislost;
samostatnot
awkward
adj
[ˈɔːkwəd]
That was a very unpleasant, awkward
moment.
nemotorný,
neohrabaný,
trapný; nepraktický
balcony
n
[ˈbælkənɪ]
The girls were sunbathing
on the balcony.
balkón
basement
n
[ˈbeɪsmənt]
Wine is usually stored in the basement. sklep
bass
n
[beɪs]
They needed one more member
of the band to play the bass.
basová kytara,
baskytara
bliss
n
[blɪs]
Two weeks just lying on a hot beach.
What a bliss!
štěstí, blaženost
bookcase
n
[ˈbʊkˌkeɪs]
He's read almost all the books
from my bookcase.
knihovna,
knihovnička
(doma)
breakthrough
adv ['breɪkθruː]
That was a breakthrough point
in his career.
průlom, zvrat,
zlom
breathtaking
scenery
n
[,breθˌteɪkɪŋ
siːnərɪ]
He was looking at the breathtaking
scenery of the landscape.
úchvatná scenérie,
kulisy
broad avenue
n
[,brɔːd
ˈævɪˌnjuː]
Wenceslas Square is more
of a broad avenue than of a square.
široká třída, bulvár
broke
adj
[brəʊk]
I need to earn some money,
I hate being broke.
na mizině, švorc
bruised
adj
[ˈbruːzd]
She had a bruised leg after the fall.
pohmožděný,
pošramocený
bump into sth
ph
[,bʌmp ɪntə
,sʌmθɪŋ]
I usually bump into the poeple
I think about.
narazit do něčeho
bustling
adj
[,bʌslɪŋ]
What a bustling time we live in!
uspěchaný
chaotický, aktivní
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cheese toastie
n
[tʃiːz təʊstɪ]
sendvič,
I ordered cheese toastie in a restaurant. sýrový
toast
chuck
v
[tʃʌk]
Someone had chucked a brick through
their window.
(od)hodit,
mrsknout,
švihnout, nechat
clownfish
n
[klaʊnfɪʃ]
I saw the clownfish for the first time.
ryba – klaun
očkatý
commission
v
[kəˈmɪʃən]
We were commissioned to pick up
the package.
pověřit, zmocnit,
zadat (zakázkou);
uvést do provozu
commonplace
adj
[ˈkɒmənˌpleɪs]
Going shopping for groceries is a very
commonplace activity.
běžný, všední;
samozřejmý
communal
adj
[ˈkɒmjʊnəl]
komunitní,
We had a communal meeting last week. skupinový,
společný
complex
adj
[ˈkɒmpleks]
The case is very complex.
condescending
adj
[ˌkɒndɪˈsendɪŋ] I can't stand his condescending smile.
conservatory
n
[kənˈsɜːvətrɪ]
Her daughter was studying
at the conservatory.
konzervatoř
constant
adj
[ˈkɒnstənt]
They lived in constant insecurty
of their lives.
neustálý,
konstantní,
neměnný
constraint
n
[kənˈstreɪnt]
Are there any budget constraints?
omezení, zábrany,
sebeovládání
construct
v
[kənˈstrʌkt]
They've been constracting the old hose (z)rekonstruovat,
znovu postavit,
for about half a year now.
opravit
construction
n
[kənˈstrʌkʃən
How long is the constraction going
to take?
(vý)stavba, výroba,
stavba
conventionallooking
adj
[kənˈvenʃənəl
,lʊkɪŋ]
The artist is very conventional looking
despite his creation.
vyhlížející
konvenčně
cosy
adj
[ˈkəʊzɪ]
She changed her dress to something
cosier.
útulný, příjemný,
pohodlný
cramped
adj
[kræmpt]
You can not live long in cramped
conditions.
stísněný,
přeplněný
crowded
adj
[ˈkraʊdɪd]
All the buses vere too crowded
this morning.
přeplněný,
nacpaný
cutlery
n
[ˈkʌtlərɪ]
My grandma gave me some stainless
steel cutlery.
příbor
damp
adj
[dæmp]
The wood won't burn if it's damp.
vlhký, navlhlý
daunting
adj
[ˈdɔːntɪŋ]
The news were very daunting.
znepokující, obavu
vzbuzující
dawn on sb
ɒn
adv ['daʊn
,sʌmbədɪ]
Then it began to dawn on me.
svítat někomu,
začít chápat
do up
v
[,du: 'ʌp]
Can you do me up on the back?
zapnout; opravit,
vyspravit
draughty
adj
[ˈdrɑːftɪ]
Don't put the flowers on draughty
places.
vystavený
průvanu,
kde táhne
složitý, spletitý
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I always lock our cabinet before I leave. skříňka,
kryt; vláda, kabinet
2
[ˈkæbɪnɪt]
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dressing table
n
to have a dressing table
[ˈdresɪŋ ,teɪbəl] Iinwant
my bedroom.
dutiful
adj
[ˈdjuːtɪfʊl]
Mothers are very dutiful and they
prepare their children for school.
svědomitý, řádný,
poctivý
ecological
footprint
n
[ˌiːkəˈlɒdʒɪkəl
fʊtˌprɪnt]
The new party would like to leave
a positive ecological footprint.
ekologická stopa
engineering
n
[ˌendʒɪˈnɪərɪŋ]
Both her sons study engineering.
strojírenství,
inženýrství
expose
v
[ɪkˈspəʊz]
The melting snow exposed the spring
flowers.
odhalit, odkrýt,
ukázat
exterior
n
[ɪkˈstɪərɪə]
The exterior of the building was way
different from its interior.
zevnějšek,
vzezření
feel compelled
to do sth
ph
[fiːl kəmˈpeld tə I felt compelled to thank her
'du: ,sʌmθɪŋ]
for her invitation.
cítit něco jako
svou povinnost
fire alarm
n
['faɪə əˈlɑːm]
All houses should have a fire alarm.
požární hlásič
fireplace
n
[ˈfaɪəˌpleɪs]
I love watching the fire in our new
fireplace.
ohniště, krb
fitted carpet
n
[,fɪtɪd ˈkɑːpɪts]
We asked him to make some fitted
carpets for our living room.
koberce na míru
fitted units
n
[,fɪtɪdˈjuːnɪts]
We bought a few fitted units.
součástky na míru,
díly nábytku
na míru
fling
v
[flɪŋ]
I want to fling myself into cleaning
the windows.
hodit, mrsknout;
vrhnout se, skočit
flood
v
[flʌd]
The river floods the valley at least once
in 5 years.
zatopit, zaplavit,
rozvodnit
forested
adj
[ˈfɒrɪstɪd]
The landscape is very forested
in the south.
lesnatý, zalesněný
[ˈfreʃəz wiːk]
Next week is the Fresher's Week.
týden, který
patří prvákům
(na univerzitě) –
pro zobáky
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gap year
n
['gæp jɪə]
She enjoyed her gap year very much,
travelling in many countries.
plonkový rok mezi
ukončením střední
školy a začátkem
univerzity
geothermal
heating
n
[ˌdʒiːəʊˈθɜːməl
hiːtɪŋ]
I wish we could use the geothermal
heating more.
geotermální teplo
(z jádra země)
give sb a hand
ph
[,gɪv sʌmbədɪ
ə 'hænd]
Could you give me a hand
with the cleaning?
pomoct
gleaming
skyscraper
n
[,gliːmɪŋ
ˈskaɪˌskreɪpə]
I saw the gleaming skyscrapers
from the plane.
lesknoucí se
mrakodrap
gourmet chef
n
[,gurmeɪ 'ʃef]
Our gourmet chef has won many
contests.
gurmánský
šéfkuchař
grime
v
[graɪm]
The dogs always grime the floor.
zašpinit, zamazat
hall
n
[hɔːl]
Visitors were waiting in the arrivals hall. hala, předsíň; sál
hall of
residence
n
[,hɔːl əv
'rezɪdəns]
Students could commute or live in a hall studentská kolej,
of residence.
ubytovna, internát
heartily
adv [ˈhɑːtɪlɪ]
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He laughed so heartily that everyone
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Both my housemates are wonderful
people.
spolubydlící
impromptu
adj
[ɪmˈprɒmptjuː]
Their performance was impromptu
which made it more exciting.
improvizovaný,
nepřipravený,
spontánní
inconceivable
adj
[ˌɪnkənˈsiːvəbəl]
Some of the things we talked about
were inconceivable to discuss in public. nepředstavitelný
inconvenience
n
[ˌɪnkən'viːnɪəns]
I didn't want to cause you
any inconvenience.
potíže,
nepříjemnost,
nesnáz
indignant
adj
[ɪnˈdɪgnənt]
They thought the situation unfair and
felt indignant
pobouřený,
rozhořčený
infinitely
adv [ˈɪnfɪnɪtlɪ]
There are infinitely many stars
in the sky.
donekonečna,
nekonečně
innovative
adj
[ˈɪnəˌveɪtɪv]
Some innovative technologies were
introduced.
novátorský,
inovační
intimidating
adj
[ɪnˈtɪmɪdeɪtɪŋ]
We certainly weren't friends with our
teachers at first – we found them very
intimidating.
strach nahánějící,
děsivý
inverted
adj
[ɪnˈvɜːtɪd]
His day and night are still inverted
after he came from Australia.
převrácený,
obrácený
isolated
adj
[ˈaɪsəleɪtɪd]
He felt isolated on the farm far away
from home.
osamělý,
odříznutý, odlehlý
keep an eye on
ph
you keep an eye on my bag here
[,kiːp ən 'aɪ ɒn] Could
until I get back?
pohlídat
kettle
n
[ˈketəl]
Put the kettle on for tea.
konvice
lawless
adj
[ˈlɔːlɪs]
Sherif went to check on a lawless mob.
nezákonný,
protiprávný;
neznající zákon
lawn
n
[lɔːn]
They mow the lawn every week.
trávník
leafy lanes
n
[,liːfɪ 'leɪnz]
They live among leafy lanes.
listnaté ulice,
(aleje)
let sb know
ph
[,let sʌmbədɪ
'nəʊ]
Let me know once you are ready.
dát komu vědět
life skills
n
['laɪf skɪl]
Have you got the life skills for that?
schopnosti,
dovednosti; talent
limb
n
[lɪm]
She rested her tired, aching limbs.
končetina, úd
location
n
[ləʊˈkeɪʃən]
What is the location of the old castle?
poloha, umístění
loft
n
[lɒft]
He reconstructed an old attics into a loft půda, podkroví
apartment.
mansion
n
[ˈmænʃən]
The family owned many mansions
in the area.
honosné sídlo;
velký dům
mantelpiece
n
[ˈmæntəlˌpiːs]
During X-mas stockings hang
from the mantelpiece.
krbová římsa
marvel
n
[ˈmɑːvəl]
I marvelled at their new apartment.
žasnout,
obdivovat se
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n
10
housemate
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stát se hodně
známým,
zdomácnět
8
Microsoft has become a household
name.
7
[,haʊsˌhəʊld
'neɪm]
6
n
5
household
name
4
kopec, pahorek,
vrch
3
We climbed the hill and enjoyed
the view.
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miling crowd
n
[,mɪlɪŋ 'kraʊd]
The miling crowd were waiting for
the king to show up.
hemžící se dav
minor
adj
[ˈmaɪnə]
There were a few minor mistakes
in the essay.
menší, méně
významný, drobný
mole
n
[məʊl]
She could be distinguished by her
big mole.
mateřské
znaménko; krtek
money well
spent
ph
[,mʌnɪ wel
'spent]
We know the money was well spent
that way.
dobře utracené
peníze
not in the least
ph
[,nɒt ɪn ðə 'liːst] Not in the least would I think of it.
ani v nejmenším
novelty wears
off
ph
[,nɒvəltɪ weəz
'ɒf]
The feeling of novelty wears off after
a few weeks.
novost vyprchá;
novost se vytratí
nutrition
n
[njuːˈtrɪʃən]
Proper nutrition is the key to a healthy
life.
výživa
obedient
adj
[əˈbiːdɪənt]
He had a strong authority – all his kids
were very obedient.
poslušný
occupant
n
[ˈɒkjʊpənt]
There was a notice for all the occupants nájemník, uživatel,
of the house.
obyvatel
octagonal
adj
[ɒkˈtægənəl]
An octagonal object has eight sides.
osmistěnný
ornament
n
[ɔːnəmənt]
They decorated the house
with many ornaments.
ornament, ozdoba
overcrowded
adj
can't stand travelling on overcrowded
[ˌəʊvəˈkraʊdɪd] Ibuses.
overlook
v
[ˌəʊvəˈlʊk]
The house on the hill overlooks the
whole valley.
mít vyhlídku,
přehlédnout,
přimhouřit oko nad
panelled wall
n
[,pænəld 'wɔːl]
They are divided by panelled walls.
panelová zeď
panorama
n
[ˌpænəˈrɑːmə]
The panorama of the mountains
is breathtaking.
panoráma, výhled,
rozhled.
peaceful
adj
[ˈpiːsfʊl]
The demonstration was very friendly
and peaceful.
mírový, pokojný,
nenásilný
picturesque
adj
[ˌpɪktʃəˈresk]
Our teacher came from a picturesque
nice town.
malebný,
pitoreskní, barvitý
pipe
n
[paɪp]
My grandfather enjoys smoking
his pipe.
dýmka; trubka,
potrubí
prestigious
adj
[preˈstɪdʒəs
Do people find teachers' job
prestigious?
prestižní, vážený,
uznávaný
prospect of sth
n
['prɒspekt
əv ,sʌmθɪŋ]
We had a prospect of a wonderful
evening ahead of us.
vyhlídka, šance
něčeho
put sb in
a difficult
position
ph
[,pʊt sʌmbədɪ
ɪn ə 'dɪfɪkəlt
pəˈzɪʃən]
Your action put me in a very difficult
position.
dostat někoho
do těžké pozice;
způsobit někomu
těžkoti
racket
n
[ˈrækɪt]
rámus, randál;
I left my tennis racket in the tennis club. rozruch; raketa
tenisová
reckless
adj
[ˈreklɪs]
His reckless action got us in trouble.
lehkovážnný,
bezhlavý
regression
n
[rɪˈgreʃən]
The regression help him realize his
former mistakes.
krok zpět, regrese
relatively
adv [ˈrelətɪvlɪ]
The number if people is relatively small
if you compare it with the statistics.
relativě, poměrně
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The stay in the first row of houses
on the right.
řada domků, domů
run-down
adj
[,rʌn'daʊn]
I am terribly rundown after working
all night.
vyčerpaný,
utahaný; zchátralý
rustic
adj
[ˈrʌstɪk]
They built the new houses in a rustic
style.
venkovský, selský
sarcastic
adj
[sɑːˈkæstɪk]
Don't be sarcastic when you speak
to me!
jízlivý, jedovatý
scenic view
n
[,si:nɪk 'vjuː]
We climbed the hill and enjoyed the
scenic view.
krásná vyhlídka
secluded
adj
[sɪˈkluːdɪd]
I prefer secluded coves to crowded
beaches.
nerušený, skrytý,
v ústraní
self-pitying
adj
[,self 'pɪtiɪŋ]
I couldn't stand his self-pitying attitude.
sebelítostný
settle down
v
[,setəl 'daʊn]
The tribes settled down in the fertile
region.
usadit se
settle in
v
[,setəl 'ɪn]
They moved in last month and settled
in very easily.
zabydlet se,
zvyknout si
shed
n
[ʃed]
They stayed in an old and shabby shed
for the night.
kůlna, přístřešek,
bouda
short-lived
adj
[,ʃɔːt 'lɪvd]
Many sitcoms on TV prove unpopular
and short-lived.
krátký, mající
krátký život
show interest
ph
[,ʃəʊ 'ɪntrəst]
Her children showed interest in music.
projevit zájem o
showcase
v
[ˈʃəʊˌkeɪs]
Fashionable clothes showcase
on the first floor.
být předváděn
sideboard
n
[ˈsaɪdˌbɔːd]
Take the cutlery from the sideboard.
příborník, kredenc
slide back
ph
[,slaɪd 'bæk]
I am sorry, I am sliding back from this
course.
vycouvat
sliding
adj
[ˈslaɪdɪŋ]
He opened the sliding door and went to posuvný,
the garden.
zasouvací
spacious
adj
[ˈspeɪʃəs]
All the rooms of the house were light
and spacious.
prostorný, rozlehlý
spartan
adj
[ˈspɑːtən]
They had a very spartan lifestyle.
spartánský
spontaneous
adj
[spɒnˈteɪnɪəs]
Let's get spontaneous and play.
spontánní,
nenucený;
samovolný
squalor
n
[ˈskwɒlə]
They had to work in squalor and had
low salaries.
špína, špinavost
straighten sth
out
v
[,streɪtən
sʌmθɪŋ 'aʊt]
I have tension in my legs, it would help
to straighten them out.
narovnat (se);
urovnat, srovnat,
vyjasnit
studio flat
n
[,stjuːdɪˌəʊ
'flæt]
They were renting a studio flat in the
centre.
jednopokojový byt,
garsonka
study
n
[ˈstʌdɪ]
Have you read the study about the new
elements found?
studie, výzkumná
práce; črta, skica
stuff y
adj
[ˈstʌfɪ]
There were stuff y rooms in the old
palace.
staromódní,
zkostnatělý; dusný,
vydýchaný
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'haʊzɪz]
11
n
10
row of houses
9
otáčející se,
rotující
8
Can you see the rotating planets?
7
[rəʊ'teɪtɪŋ]
6
adj
5
rotating
4
obrácený, opačný,
otočený
3
Now we will do the same
but in a reversed order.
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[rɪˈvɜːst]
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stunning
adj
[ˈstʌnɪŋ]
Stories about her stunning beauty were ohromující,
omračující;
told everywhere.
ohromný
suspicious
adj
[səˈspɪʃəs]
I would be suspicious about his offer
if I were you.
nedůvěřivý,
podezíravý
terrace
n
[ˈterəs]
She opened the sliding door and
stepped on the terrace.
terasa, tribuny
thatched
cottage
n
lived in thatched cottages
[,θætʃt ˈkɒtɪdʒ]] People
in the old days.
domek s doškovou
střechou
the grass is
always greener
ph
[ðə ,grɑːs ɪz
ɔːlweɪz 'griːnə]
tráva je zelenější
the lowdown
on sth
n
[ðə 'ləʊdaʊn ɒn Before writing the essay, get the
,sʌmθɪŋ]
lowdown on the topic.
thrilled
adj
[ˈθrɪld]
We were thrilled by the new
performance.
nadšený, unešený,
uchvácený
thud
v
[θʌd]
The stone thudded as it hit the floor.
bušit, bouchat,
dunět
tiled
adj
[ˈtaɪld]
The bathroom is newly tiled.
vykachličkovaný,
obložený
tiresome
adj
[ˈtaɪəsəm]
We had to fight the tiresome insect
with spray.
otravný, obtížný,
protivný
trendy shops
n
[,trendɪ ' ʃɒps]
The city streets are full of trendy shops. módní obchody
tumble dryer
n
[,tʌmbəl '
draɪə]
She didn't have to iron the clothes when (bubnová) sušička
she took them out from the tumble
prádla
dryer.
unthinkable
adj
[ʌnˈθɪŋkəbəl]
His offer is unthinkable and also very
cheeky.
nemyslitelný,
nepředstavitelný
untensils
n
[juːˈtensəls]
What utensils am I going to need for
that?
nástroje, náčiní
utility room
n
[juːˈtɪlɪtɪ rʊm]
They store things in the utility room.
komora, prádelna
vaguely
adv [ˈveɪglɪ]
The restaurant is vaguely in these
places.
nejasně, neurčitě,
vágně; mlhavě
vibrant nightlife
n
[,vaɪbrənt
ˈnaɪtˌlaɪf]
The place can offer many sights during
the day and also vibrant nighlife.
čilý noční život
wardrobe
n
[ˈwɔːdrəʊb]
You can find all my clothes in that
wardrobe.
šatník, šatna,
skříň na šaty
washing
machine
n
[ˈwɒʃɪŋ məˈʃiːn]
We are very lucky to have washing
machines nowadays.
pračka
what's more
ph
[wɒts mɔː]
He didn't read it, what's more he didn't
even borrow the book yet.
navíc, a co víc
(zdůraznění)
[wen ðə ,muːd
'teɪks mi]
When the mood takes him,
he can be a real laugh.
když má člověk
na něco náladu
People think the grass is always
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when the mood ph
takes me
základní
informace o
windowsill
n
[ˈwɪndəʊˌsɪl]
Pigeons came to the windowsill
to be fed there.
okenní parapet
worthwhile
adj
[ˌwɜːθˈwaɪl]
It is definitely a worthwhile activity.
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aim at
v
['eɪm æt]
What are you aiming at?
all by itself
ph
[,ɔːl baɪ ɪtˈself]
His house stood all by itself on the edge o samotě, sám
of the village.
ancestor
n
[ˈænsestə]
Their ancestors lived in wooden
houses.
předchůdce,
předek
argumentative
adj
[ˌɑːgjʊˈmentətɪv]
Their discussion was very
argumentative.
hádavý, svárlivý
astute
adj
[əˈstjuːt]
His took quite an astute approach.
prozíravý, mazaný,
prohnaný
at the back of
one's mind
ph
[æt ðə ,bæk əv At the back of her mind, she knew
wʌnz 'maɪnd]
she was lying.
Atlantis
n
[ət 'læntɪs]
authoritarian
adj
[ɔːˌθɒrɪˈteərɪən] We didn't like his authoritarian attitude.
barefoot
adv [ˈbeəˌfʊt]
Children were dancing around
the fire barefoot.
naboso, bosý
battleships
n
[ˈbætəlˌʃɪps]
The pirate battleships attacked them
from the front.
bitevní lodě
be at a loss
ph
[,bɪ æt ə 'lɒs]
He was at a loss and he felt awkward.
nevědět,
jak reagovat
be confronted
by sth
ph
[bɪ kənˈfrʌntɪd
baɪ ,sʌmθɪŋ]
I was confronted with my weaknesses.
utkat se, stanout
tváří v tvář, čelit
Bermuda
Triangle
n
[bəˈmjuːdə
ˈtraɪˌæŋgəl]
Many ships were lost in Bermuda
Triangle.
Bermudský
trojúhelník
Bigfoot
n
['bɪgfʊt]
He claims to have seen the Bigfoot!
Sněžný muž
(v Kanadě)
bluff one's way
through sth
ph
managed to bluff her way
[,blʌf wʌnz weɪ She
through
the guards by saying she was
'θruː sʌmθɪŋ]
a journalist.
blafovat,
problafovat se
něčím
call sth to mind
ph
[,kɔːl sʌmθɪŋ tə I couldn't remember his face
'maɪnd]
but I can call his eyes to mind now.
vyvolat si,
vybavit si
campaign
v
[kæmˈpeɪn]
His political campaign was not
successful.
vést kampaň,
vést volební boj
cannot make
head nor tail
of sth
ph
[,kæˈnɒt ,meɪk
hed nə 'teɪl əv
,sʌmθɪŋ]
I can't make head nor tail
of the schedule.
nemoci se v tom
vyznat
car dealership
ph
['kɑː ,diːləˌʃɪp]
He started working in car dealership
area.
obchodní
zastoupení pro
auta
cardboard box
ph
[,kɑːdˌbɔːd
'bɒks]
They needed a lot of cardboard boxes
when they were moving house.
lepenková krabice
case
n
[keɪs]
The lawyer was dealing with a difficult
case.
případ; pouzdro,
obal, kufr
chain sb to sth
v
['tʃeɪn sʌmbədɪ The lady chained her dog to the railing.
tə ,sʌmθɪŋ]
(při)vázat, (u)vázat
někoho k
charismatic
adj
[ˌkærɪzˈmætɪk]
charismatický
Has anyone found the mythical
Atlantis?
někde uvnitř,
nepřiznané
myšlenky
Atlantida
autoritářský,
diktátorský
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People follow charismatic leaders.
usilovat o, snažit
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I'd love to have free access to that club. přístup, vstup
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charming
adj
[ˈtʃɑːmɪŋ]
Her daughter is a charming little girl.
okouzlující,
půvabný, roztomilý
chunk
n
[tʃʌŋk]
There was a big chunk of the cake left
on the table.
velký kus; značné
množství
coconut
n
[ˈkəʊkəˌnʌt]
His favourite chocolate is with
coconuts.
kokosový ořech,
kokos
come to light
ph
[,kʌm tə laɪt]
It came to light that the company had
many debts.
vyjít najevo;
dosl. na světlo
comply
v
[kəmˈplaɪ]
The executives coplied with our request splnit, splňovat;
to plant trees.
vyhovět
concealed
adj
[kənˈsiːld]
Her excitement wasn't concealed.
Everybody had to notice.
skrytý, skrývaný
concur
v
[kənˈkɜː]
We concur with his recommendations
to your essay.
shodnout se,
souhlasit,
být zajedno
counterproposition
n
[ˈkaʊntə
prɒpəˈzɪʃən]
We want to hear the counterproposition first.
protinávrh
courier
n
[ˈkʊərɪə]
We trust this courier. They always
deliver packages in time.
kurýr; delegát
cest. kanceláře
crawl
v
[krɔːl]
The baby was learning to crawl.
lézt; plazit se
crossword
n
[ˈkrɒsˌwɜːd]
Doing crosswords is his hobby.
křížovka
odříznout,
uříznout,
odstřihnout
svítání, rozbřesk,
úsvit
cut off
v
[,kʌt 'ɒf]
They had to cut off quite a big branch
because they needed more sun to
come through the windows.
daybreak
n
[ˈdeɪbreɪk]
Daybreaks are my favourite part
of the day.
desert
n
[ˈdezət]
There are huge temperature differences poušť, pustina
in the desert.
DNA test
n
[,di: en 'eɪ test]
Tom didn't believe he was the father of test DNA
the boy so he decided for the DNA test.
doze off
v
[,dəʊz 'ɒf]
Did you really doze off during the
performance?
usnout,
začít dřímat
emit
v
[ɪˈmɪt]
Some of his statues emit sounds.
vydávat,
vyzařovat, vysílat
ferocious
adj
[fəˈrəʊʃəs]
He was trying to escape the ferocious
bull.
divoký, dravý;
zuřivý
fierce
adj
[fɪəs]
He's got a very fierce temper. You don't divoký, krutý,
want to provoke a fight with him.
nelítostný, urputný
fool sb
v
was trying to fool me but
['fuːl ,sʌmbədɪ] He
I discovered his nasty plan.
oklamat, ošálit
footprint
n
[ˈfʊtˌprɪnt]
We left footprints in the sand.
otisky nohou,
šlépěje
freckled
adj
[ˈfrekəld]
He face was all freckled.
pihovatý
genetic code
n
[,dʒɪˈnetɪk
'kəʊd]
Our genetic code makes us unique
and unlike the others.
genetický kód
get round sth
ph
[get 'raʊnd
,sʌmθɪŋ]
They got round the difficult task
very well.
vyhnou se čemu;
vypořádat se s,
poradit si s
get stuck
ph
[get 'stʌk]
He got stuck in a traffic jam and couldn't zůstat vězet
come on time.
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get to grips with ph
[,get tə 'grɪps
wɪθ]
We've failed to come to grips
with the problem so far.
uchopit
v
[,get əweɪ]
The thief got away with a big bag
of money.
dostat se pryč,
odejít; utéci,
prchnout
give sb a fright
ph
[,gɪv sʌmbədɪ
ə 'fraɪt]
The story about witches gave her
children a big fright.
nahnat hrůzu
komu
good
conversationalist
n
[,gʊd
I love talking to James. He is such
kɒnvəˈseɪʃənəlɪst] a great conversationalist.
dobrý řečník,
zábavný společník
[,hɑːfweɪ 'θruː]
I'm halfway through with the book,
you can borrow it next week.
v polovině
n
[hɪtʃ]
What's the hitch? Can we go on?
zádrhel, háček,
překážka
howl
v, n
[haʊl]
All the dogs got crazy and howled
all night.
(za)výt; (za)vytí
hypothesis
n
[haɪˈpɒθɪsɪs]
Some scientists rejected the global
warming hypothesis.
hypotéza,
předpoklad,
domněnka
increasingly
adv [ɪnˈkriːsɪŋlɪ]
Her job has become increasingly
difficult.
stále víc,
čím dál víc
industriously
adv [ɪnˈdʌstrɪəslɪ]
Students seemed to like the activity
and they were working industriously.
pilně, pracovitě
innovative
adj
[ˈɪnəˌveɪtɪv]
Some innovative technologies were
introduced.
novátorský,
inovační
inscrutable
adj
[ɪnˈskruːtəbəl]
His face remained inscrutable
and unsmiling.
tajemný, záhadný,
neproniknutelný
jigsaw
n
[ˈdʒɪgˌsɔː]
She's doing a 5000 piece jigsaw.
skládačka, puzzle
label
n
[ˈleɪbəl]
We prefer tea with the red label.
štítek, nálepka,
etiketa, visačka
locals
n
[ˈləʊkəls]
The locals are very welcoming.
místní (obyvatel)
lose the
thread of
ph
[,luːz ðə
'θred əv]
She lost the thread a few times and had ztratit ponětí,
to ask them to speak more slowly.
kde jsme; ztratit nit
make
a statement
ph
[,meɪk ə
ˈsteɪtmənt]
The company made a statement about
the safety rules.
vydat prohlášení
manipulative
adj
[məˈnɪpjʊlətɪv]
All commercials are manipulative, even
if you think they are not.
manipulativní,
manipulující s lidmi
marking
n
[ˈmɑːkɪŋ]
Some teachers find marking students
very difficult.
známkování,
hodnocení;
označení; značka
mash
v
[mæʃ]
My mother mashed potatoes to make
hash browns.
(roz)mačkat
military
adj
['mɪlɪtərɪ]
Little boys sometimes dream about
going to military academy and become
soldiers.
vojenský
mix
v
[mɪks]
If you mix blue and yellow colour,
you will get green.
smíchat
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hitch
11
škytavka
10
Is there a way to get rid of hiccups?
9
[ˈhɪkʌps]
8
n
7
hiccups
6
kat, popravčí;
hra šibenice
5
There was a famous Czech hangman
called Mydlář.
4
[ˈhæŋmən]
3
n
2
hangman
1
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move on
to sth else
ph
[,muːv 'ɒn tə
,sʌmθɪŋ els]
He moved on to the next level.
posunout se dál,
k něčemu dalšímu
neatly folded
ph
[,niːtlɪ 'fəʊldɪd]
The clean clothes were neatly folded.
hezky složené,
úhledně složené
negotiation
n
[nɪˌgəʊʃɪˈeɪʃən]
The negotiation hasn't started yet.
jednání,
vyjednávání
noughts and
crosses
n
[,nɔːts ən
'krɒsɪz]
Jim and Ted were playing noughts and
crosses.
piškvorky
of its own
accord
ph
[əv ɪts ,əʊn
əˈkɔːd]
Their children read books of their own
accord, nobody forces them.
sám od sebe
off sick
ph
[,ɒf 'sɪk]
She's been off sick for over a week.
na nemocenské
(nechodit
do práce)
off the top
of one's head
ph
[,ɒf ðə ,tɒp
əv wʌnz 'hed]
Off the top of my head, I'd say we have
about 200 members.
(citovat) z hlavy
on bad terms
ph
[ɒn ,bæd
'tɜːmz]
I'm on bad terms with my ex-wife.
(mít) špatné vztahy
on the tip of
your tongue
ph
[ɒn ðə ,tɪp əv
wʌnz 'tʌŋ]
I almost remembered his name.
It was on the tip of my tongue.
mít něco
na jazyku (skoro si
vzpomenout)
outspoken
adj
[ˌaʊtˈspəʊkən]
They may have brought up their
daughter too outspoken.
otevřený,
přímočarý,
upřímný
patch up
v
[,pætʃ 'ʌp]
We need to patch up the
misunderstanding.
urovnat, dát
do pořádku;
zalátat
peel away
v
[,piːl əˈweɪ]
One by one the aircraft started to peel
away.
rozcházet se
ve směru; jít jinudy
než ostatní
philanthropist
n
[fɪˈlænθrəpɪst]
Hlávka was such a philanthropist,
thanks to his donation many artists
could create.
dobrodinec,
filantrop
pitfall
n
[ˈpɪtˌfɔːl]
They found a wounded monkey
in a huge pitfall.
nástraha; past,
zakrytá jáma
point
n
[pɔɪnt]
What is your point?
podstata, smysl;
bod, místo
prejudice
n
[ˈpredʒʊdɪs]
Narrow-minded people have many
prejudices.
předsudek,
zaujatost
profitable
adj
[ˈprɒfɪtəbəl]
We don't publish new books unless
we are sure they will be profitable.
ziskový, výdělečný
progress
v
[prə'gres]
She progressed immensely
in mathematics.
dělat pokroky,
vyvíjet se
put one's mind
at ease
ph
[,pʊt wʌnz
,maɪnd ət 'iːz]
Relax, put your mind at ease now.
uvolnit mysl, dát
mysli pohov
puzzle
n
[ˈpʌzəl]
The new colleague is a puzzle to me.
záhada, hádanka,
rébus
quick-witted
adj
[,kwɪk'wɪtɪd]
It is pure joy to work with quick-witted
people.
pohotový, bystrý
rack one's
brains
ph
[,ræk wʌnz
'breɪnz]
I've racked my brain, but I just can't
remember his name
lámat si hlavu,
trápit si mozek
ransom
n
[ˈrænsəm]
The terrorists demanded ransom
for the kidnapped woman.
výkupné
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[ˈrekrɪˌeɪt]
The film-makers decided to recreate
the old series.
znovu vytvořit,
přetvořit, obnovit
red-hot
adj
[,red 'hɒt]
Our boss was red-hot when he heard
the bad news.
(do ruda)
rozžhavený;
zuřivý, rozlícený
riddle
n
[ˈrɪdəl]
Solving riddles is his hobby.
hádanka, rébus
route
n
[ruːt]
I don't want to go by the indirect route.
cesta, trasa
rural area
n
[,rʊərəl ˈeərɪə]
That rural area is famous for growing
peaches.
vesnická oblast
saliva
n
[səˈlaɪvə]
There was saliva coming out
of his mouth.
sliny, slina
satisfy the
growing
demand
ph
[,sætɪsˌfaɪ
ðə ,grəʊɪŋ
dɪˈmɑːnd]
They were working hard to satisfy
the growing demand.
uspokojit rostoucí
poptávku
sb's mind went
blank
ph
[,sʌmbədɪz
,maɪnd went
'blæŋk]
When he asked me her name,
my mind just went blank.
mít okno, nemoci
si vzpomenout
seat
v
[siːt]
The theatre seats up to 500 visitors.
sídlit, mít kapacitu,
usadit, uložit
self-made man
n
[,self meɪd
'mæn]
He is a self-made man, he was never
supported by anyone.
člověk, který se
sám vypracoval
sheltered life
n
[,ʃeltəd 'laɪf]
He could have a sheltered life thanks
to all the money he inherited.
bezstarostný život
[,ʃɔːt ˈtempəd]
You can't tell him all the truth right
away, he is very short-tempered.
vznětlivý, prchlivý
n
[spiːdɪŋ]
The police stopped him for speeding.
překročení
povolené rychlosti,
rychlá jízda
spot the
difference
ph
[,spɒt ðə
'dɪfrəns]
Once he spots the difference,
he'll want to change too.
všimnout si
rozdílu, uvidět
rozdíl
strength of
character
n
[,streŋθ əv
ˈkærɪktə]
He showed a wonderful strengh
of character.
síla osobnosti
strong-willed
adj
[,strɒŋ 'wɪld]
He is known for his strong-willed
character.
mající silnou vůli
sudoku
n
[su: 'dəʊku:]
Sudoku activities came from Japan.
sudoku hra,
aktivita
suicide
n
[ˈsjuːɪsaɪd]
Committing suicide is not frequent
in southern countries.
sebevražda
surrender
v
[səˈrendə]
The people surrendered to the armed
soldiers.
vzdát se,
kapitulovat
take a wild stab ph
at sth
[teɪk ə ,waɪld
'stæb ət
,sʌmθɪŋ]
He took a wild stab at becoming
the boss.
pokusit se o něco
(divoce)
take into
consideration
[,teɪk ɪntə
vzít v úvahu,
kənˌsɪdəˈreɪʃən] Have you taken that into consideration? zvážit
ph
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roztřídit; přebrat;
vyřešit, dát
do pořádku
10
The table was one big mess
but I've sorted it out.
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[,sɔːt 'aʊt]
8
v
7
sort out
6
v pevném
They found some solid gold in the river. zlato
stavu
5
[,sɒlɪd 'gəʊld]
4
n
3
solid gold
2
short-tempered adj
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adv [ˈtɪəfʊlɪ]
the chances
are tough
adj
[ðə ,tʃɑːnsɪz
ɑː tʌf]
The chances are tough that he
becomes the president.
šance jsou malé
trace
v
[treɪs]
The gamekeeper was tracing deer.
(vy)sledovat,
vystopovat
tricky dilemma
n
[,trɪkɪ dɪ'lemə]
He's been solving a tricky dilemma and
hasn't decided yet.
těžké, složité
rozhodování
viciously
adv [ˈvɪʃəslɪ]
The witch was laughing at us viciously.
zlomyslně, jízlivě
wanted man
n
[,wɒntɪd 'mæn] What does the wanted man look like?
hledaný muž
witty
adj
[ˈwɪtɪ]
Comedians are witty people.
vtipný, zábavný,
duchaplný
word square
n
['wɜːd skweə]
Find some words in the word square.
čtverec se slovy
yell
n
[jel]
We heard a dreadful yell.
výkřik, řev
a good deal of
ph
[ə ,gʊd 'diːl əv]
A good deal of the apples are sour.
hodně
a great deal of
ph
are a great deal of cats in that
[ə ,greɪt 'diːl əv] There
city.
hodně moc
a handful of
n
handful of my classmates got
[ə 'hændfʊl əv] A
accepted to universities.
hrstka, pár
a matter
of luck
ph
[ə ,mætər
əv 'lʌk]
It was a matter of luck that he won
the lottery.
věc štěstí
acoustics
n
[əˈkuːstɪks]
He studied acoustics at university.
akustika
alternate
v
['ɔːltəneɪt]
Lay the shapes on the fabric,
alternating the colours.
střídat se,
alternovat
anachronism
n
[əˈnækrəˌnɪzəm]
She regards the marriage ceremony as přežitek,
a quaint anachronism.
anachronismus
appeal
v
[əˈpiːl]
(po)
His solicitor appealed to a higher court. apelovat;
žádat, odvolat se
appreciation
n
[əˈpriːʃɪeɪʃən]
He gained much appreciation before
the end of his life.
uznání; vděčnost,
porozumění
back projection
n
['bæk
prəˈdʒekʃən]
During the back projection of the plan,
he got the idea.
zpětný projektor,
promítačka
belongings
n
[bɪˈlɒŋɪŋz]
Watch out your belongings, beware of
pickpockets.
osobní věci
besides
adv,
[bɪˈsaɪdz]
prep
I disagree with that, besides other
things.
mimo, krom
billiards
n
[ˈbɪljədz]
He went to billiards championship.
biliár, kulečník
blogger,
přispěvatel na web
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blogger
n
['blɒgə]
Some bloggers contribute to these
pages daily.
blogosphere
n
['blɒgəsˌfɪə]
You can find me in the blogosphere.
sféra blogu
blow sth out of
proportion
ph
[,bləʊ sʌmθɪŋ
'aʊt əv
prəˈpɔːʃən]
He blows everything out of proportion.
zveličit, zveličovat
bomb
v
[bɒm]
The Nazi bombed many cities during
the war.
bombardovat,
házet bomby
bother
v
['bɒðə]
I am sorry to bother you.
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adj
[baʊnd]
If you have problems at home,
it's bound to affect your work.
muset; být vázáno
na
built-in
adj
[,bɪlt 'ɪn]
We ordered a built-in bookcase.
vestavěný,
zabudovaný
by and large
adv [,baɪ ən 'lɑːdʒ]
By and large, you need to earn more
money.
celkem vzato
cameraman
n
[ˈkæmrəmæn]
The cameraman is known for wonderful kameraman
movies.
challenge
v
[ˈtʃælɪndʒ]
He challenged the other knight to
a duel.
vyzvat, přijmout
výzvu; napadnout
správnost
chariot
n
[ˈtʃærɪət]
They were racing in chariots.
dvoukolý (válečný)
vozík
ph
[,tʃek sʌmθɪŋ
'aʊt]
Check out the new album.
proklepnout,
prověřit;
odhlásit (se)
2
check sth out
chewing gum
n
['tʃuːɪŋ gʌm]
You're not allowed to use chewing gum
in Singapore.
žvýkačka
3
classified ad
n
[,klæsɪˌfaɪd
'æd]
I was looking for a job in the classified
ads.
inzerce, inzeráty
close-up
v
['kləʊz ʌp]
(u)
They closed up all the windows and left. (u)zavřít,
zamknout
collapse
n
[kəˈlæps]
He had collapse from exhaustion.
zhroucení, zřícení
come down to
ph
[kʌm 'daʊn tə]
In the end, it all comes down to
who wants the job the most.
být jádrem věci;
smrsknout se na;
spočívat (jen) v
comment
v
[ˈkɒment]
I don't have to comment everything
he does.
(o)komentovat,
vyjádřit komentář
committed
adj
[kəˈmɪtɪd]
He has always been a committed
member of the team.
věrný, oddaný
consequently/
as a result
They've increased the number of staff
adv [ˈkɒnsɪkwəntlɪ,
əz ə rɪˈzʌlt]
and consequently the service is better.
v důsledku něčeho
content
n
[ˈkɒntent]
What is the content of the jug?
obsah; náplň
continuity
n
[ˌkɒntɪˈnjuːɪtɪ]
Is there any continuity between the two
people?
spojitost,
souvislost
cover
v
[ˈkʌvə]
Cover your eyes for a moment.
(za)krýt, přikrýt;
pokrýt, zahrnout
crew
n
[kruː]
The captain was talking to his crew.
posádka, personál,
pracovní skupina
descriptive
adj
[dɪˈskrɪptɪv]
He skipped the descriptive part of the
book.
popisný,
deskriptivní
director
n
[dɪ'rektə]
Everybody was expecting the director's režisér, vedoucí,
orders.
ředitel
disappear
without a trace
ph
[ˌdɪsəˈpɪə
wɪˈðaʊt ə 'treɪs] The thief disappeared without a trace.
zmizet beze stopy
drive sb crazy
ph
[,draɪv
sʌmbədɪ
'kreɪzɪ]
You're driving me crazy with that
arguing!
naštvat někoho,
štvát
duel
v
[ˈdjuːəl]
He wanted to duel his enemy
in a combat.
bojovat proti sobě,
utkat se
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adj
[,iːgəl 'aɪd]
My mom is eagle-eyed, she always
finds everything.
earnings
n
[ˈɜːnɪŋz]
výdělek,
We have not lost any earnings this year. zisk,
příjem
editor
n
[ˈedɪtə]
I have an appointment with the editor
this afternoon.
šéfredaktor,
vydavatel, redaktor
engagement
ring
n
[ɪnˈgeɪdʒmənt
rɪŋ]
He gave her a beautiful engagement
ring made of gold and diamonds.
zásnubní prsten
entertainment
n
entertainment industry is looking
[ˌentəˈteɪnmənt] The
for new ideas.
expertise
n
[ˌekspɜːˈtiːz]
The company is keen to develop its
own expertise in the area of computer
programming.
odbornost,
odborné znalosti,
kvalifikace
eye-catching
adj
['aɪ ,kætʃɪŋ]
Her beautiful earrings were
eye-catching.
nápadný,
upoutávající
pohled
feast
n
[fiːst]
We were having a great feast with many hostina, hody
delicious meals.
film buff
n
['fɪlm ,bʌf]
Her boyfriend is a film buff, he goes
to the cinema three times a week.
filmový nadšenec
final cut
n
[,faɪnəl 'kʌt]
They were relieved after they made
the final cut.
poslední střih
flip
v
[flɪp]
He flipped a coin when he wasn't sure
of his decision.
hodit (si), obrátit
film. záznam,
záběry; délka,
vzdálenost
ve stopách
tiskoviny zdarma
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zábava, pobavení
footage
n
[ˈfʊtɪdʒ]
The director had to go through
the footage many times.
free press
n
[friː pres]
Some companies have free press
for their employees.
gas canister
n
ran out of gas so but fortunately
['gæs ,kænɪstə] He
he had a spare gas canister.
generation
n
[ˌdʒenəˈreɪʃən]
There are three generations living
in this house.
generace,
pokolení
get out of one's
depth
ph
[get ,aʊt əv
wʌn 'depθ]
The seal got out of the depth.
dostat se z,
vymotat se
z hlubin
gossip column
n
[ˈgɒsɪp kɒləm]
My grandma never misses the gossip
column.
společenská
rubrika o známých
lidech, drby
guess
n
[ges]
Would you like to make a guess?
odhad, domněnka,
dohad
gymnastics
n
used to be very good
[dʒɪmˈnæstɪks] She
at gymnastics.
gymnastika,
cvičení
happen to
do sth
ph
[,hæpən tə 'du: She happened to win the race
,sʌmθɪŋ]
without any special preparation.
náhodou se stalo
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pozorný, všímavý
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hardly any
ph
[,hɑːdlɪ 'enɪ]
John has got hardly any hair left.
skoro žádné
high-quality
adj
[,haɪ ˈkwɒlɪtɪ]
The film is a high quality version.
vysoké kvality
homemade
adj
[,həʊm 'meɪd]
I love their homemade icecream!
domácí, doma
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n
[ˈhɒrəˌskəʊp]
I always read my horoscope
in that newspaper.
horoskop
imply
v
[ɪmˈplaɪ]
What does it imply?
naznačovat,
nepřímo říct,
znamenat
informative
adj
[ɪnˈfɔːmətɪv]
The first meeting is just informative.
informativní,
poučný
intentional
adj
[ɪnˈtenʃənəl]
Was his action intentional?
záměrný, úmyslný
interrogate
v
[ɪnˈterəˌgeɪt]
They were interrogated by the police.
vyslýchat,
dotazovat se
intrigued
adj
[ɪnˈtriːgd]
He became intrigued by her story.
silně zaujatý,
fascinovaný
justify
v
[ˈdʒʌstɪˌfaɪ]
You'll be expected to justify
your actions.
ospravedlnit,
odůvodnit
lead
n
[liːd]
Who is playing the lead?
hlavní role; vedení
lid
n
[lɪd]
Put the lid back on the can.
víko, víčko
Linguistics
n
[lɪŋˈgwɪstɪks]
He studied linguistics at Charles
University.
jazykověda
loads of
n
['ləʊdz əv]
We earned lods of money.
hromada, hodně
lose all interest
ph
[,luːz ɔːl
'ɪntrest]
After his wife died he lost all interest.
ztratit zájem
make sb's blood ph
run cold
n
[ˌmænjʊˈfæktʃərə]
zaskočit někoho
Škoda is a Czech car manufacturer.
výrobce, továrník
nesmyslný,
bez významu
It is the government's intention to break monopol,
monopolní
up all monopolies.
postavení
moreover
adv [mɔːˈrəʊvə]
He's funny, clever, moreover he's
handsome.
navíc, nadto,
kromě toho
news event
n
['njuːz ɪˈvent]
I saw him in a news event.
zprávy, události
news story
n
['njuːz ,stɔːrɪ]
Read the news story first before you
say anything.
novinový příběh
newsworthy
adj
[ˈnjuːzˌwɜːðɪ]
Call me if you hear of a newsworthy
story.
mediálně vděčný,
zajímavý pro
média
on location
adv [ɒn ,ləʊˈkeɪʃən] They were shooting the film on location. v terénu
overview
n
[ˈəʊvəˌvjuː]
Can you send me the price overview,
please?
obecný přehled
passionate
adj
[ˈpæʃənɪt]
He is a passionate lover in the movie.
vášnivý
plenty of
n
[ˈplentɪ əv]
There were plenty of reasons
why to do it.
hodně, spousta
poor
adj
[pɔː]
There is a strong disctinction between
the rich and the poor.
chudý
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monopoly
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[ˈmiːnɪŋlɪs]
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adj
7
meaningless
It was a meaningless meeting,
I wish we stayed at home.
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manufacturer
[,meɪk
hearing his name made
sʌmbədɪz ,blʌd Just
her
blood
run cold.
rʌn 'kəʊld]
5
horoscope
4
(vy)skočit, skákat
3
He hopped out of bed and woke up
to a great day.
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post
n
[pəʊst]
I got a letter by post.
pošta; kůl,
sloup(ek)
premises
n
['premɪsɪz]
They stayed in the premises
of his company.
prostory, areál;
předpoklad,
premisa
pretty good
adj
[,prɪtɪ 'gʊd]
The new guide is pretty good.
hodně dobrý,
opravdu dobrý
privacy
n
[ˈprɪvəsɪ]
I could never give up my privacy.
soukromí
proper
adj
[ˈprɒpə]
Is that your proper name?
náležitý, (po)řádný,
správný
quite a few
ph
[kwaɪt ə fjuː]
Quite a few people came to light
candles.
docela dost
raise
v
[reɪz]
His salary was raised to a nice sum.
zvednout, zvýšit;
vychovávat
recent
adj
[ˈriːsənt]
These were the recent news
of the region.
nedávný
recycled paper
n
[riːˈsaɪkəl
ˈpeɪpə]
We make recycled paper to save
the forests.
recyklovaný papír
reflection
n
[rɪˈflekʃən]
She saw her own reflection
in the mirror.
odraz; odlesk
refreshments
n
[rɪˈfreʃmənt]
We prepared some refreshments
for the visitors.
občerstvení,
osvěžení
regard sth
as sth
ph
[rɪˈgɑːd ˈsʌmθɪŋ He regarded the bush as a tree.
əs ,sʌmθɪŋ]
remake
v
['ri:ˈmeɪk]
They remade the older films into more
modern ones.
reporter
n
[rɪˈpɔːtə]
War reporters are sometimes in danger zpravodaj, reportér
of death.
reputed to
do sth
adj
[rɪˈpjuːtɪd
Conditions in the prison are reputed
to be very harsh.
prý, údajně být
research
v, n
[ˈriːsɜːtʃ]
Our research is focused on attitude
towards getting old.
výzkum, bádání;
(pro)zkoumat,
bádat
respond
v
[rɪˈspɒnd]
Many people responded to
his advertisement.
odpovědět, (za)
reagovat, ozvat se
revision
n
[rɪˈvɪʒən]
Let's have a revision lesson today.
revize,
zrevidování;
opakování na test
right, left
and centre
ph
[,raɪt left
ən 'sentə]
They seem to be handing out bonuses
left, right, and centre.
na všechny strany,
všem
rise to the top
ph
[,raɪz tə
ðə 'tɒp]
We rose to the top of the hill and were
awarded by a beautiful view.
vystoupat
na vrchol
rope
n
[rəʊp]
Monkeys in the zoo enjoy swinging
on ropes.
provaz, lano
scandal
n
[ˈskændəl]
Everyone reads about hes scandals
in the tabloid press.
skandál
scar
n
[skɑː]
The man has scars from a bad
accident.
jizva, šrám
secure
v
[sɪˈkjʊə]
They have done their best to secure
the embassy against terrorist attacks.
zajistit, zabezpečit,
obsarat; upevnit
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[ˈʃætə]
The war shattered their country's
economy.
šokovat, otřást
kým; (roz)tříštit
(se), rozbít (se)
shoot
v
[ʃuːt]
The terrorists threated that they would
shoot the captives.
(za)střelit
shoot oneself
v
['ʃuːt wʌnˈself]
He shot himself when he couldn't find
any solution to his trouble.
(za)střelit se
shot
n
[ʃɒt]
I ran to the room as soon as I heard
the shot.
výstřel, rána;
záběr
show sth off
v
[,ʃəʊ sʌmθɪŋ
'ɒf]
The trousers were very tight, showing
off her slim figure.
předvádět (se,
něco), machrovat,
chlubit se
sink
v
[sɪŋk]
The submarine will sink below
the surface in a while.
ponořit se,
potopit se
sneak around
v
[,sniːk əˈraʊnd]
The thief was sneaking around
the house.
plazit se,
plížit se kolem
source of
information
n
[,sɔːs əv
ˌɪnfəˈmeɪʃən]
What is your source of information
for your research?
zdroj informací
struggle
v
[ˈstrʌgəl]
He struggled a bit at first, but now
he's doing fine.
hodně se snažit,
zápasit, rvát se o
summary
n
[ˈsʌmərɪ]
Students are supposed to write
a summary.
výtah, shrnutí
superbly
adv [sjʊ'pɜːbli]
She dances superbly, I can't get it
from my mind.
skvěle, znamenitě,
ohromně
surroundings
n
[səˈraʊndɪŋz]
I loved the beautiful surroundings
of her house.
prostředí, (okolní)
podmínky, okolí
[,teɪk sʌmbədɪ
tə 'kɔːt]
He tried to threaten us and said
he'd take our company to court.
dát k soudu,
soudit se
take sb to court ph
the public
n
[ðə 'pʌblɪk]
The house was first opened
to the public in the 1950s.
veřejnost
the vast
majority of
ph
[ðə ,vɑːst
məˈdʒɒrɪtɪ əv]
The vast majority of people felt happy
and satisfied.
velká většina
the very thought ph
of sth
[ðə verɪ 'θɔːt
əv ,sʌmθɪŋ]
You can't stay out until one
in the morning – the very thought!
už jen ta
myšlenka!
thunderous
applause
n
[ˈθʌndərəs
əˈplɔːz]
There was a thunderous applause after bouřlivý potlesk
the great performance.
tie
v
[taɪ]
Sally bent down to tie her shoelaces.
trend
n
[trend]
The trend towards violent films remains (módní) směr,
this year.
tendence, móda
trivial
adj
[ˈtrɪvɪəl]
Fortunately his injuries were just trivial.
bezvýznamný,
nepodstatný
tube
n
[tjuːb]
We need another tube of toothpaste.
tuba, trubka, roura;
(metro)
(za)vázat, přivázat;
být spojený s
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10
He corrected the bulk of his mistakes.
9
[ðə 'bʌlk əv
,sʌmθɪŋ]
8
ph
7
the bulk of sth
6
v
5
shatter
4
založit, zřídit,
ustavit; postavit,
vztyčit
3
My neighbours set up a small shop
in our block.
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'ʌp]
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unconscious
adj
[ʌnˈkɒnʃəs]
She was unconscious but breathing
when the ambulance arrived.
(v) bezvědomí,
neuvědomující si,
nevědomý čeho
unfair
adj
[ʌnˈfeə]
This rule appears extremely unfair.
nečestný,
nespravedlivý
unsupported
adj
[,ʌnsə 'pɔːtɪd]
It is no use mentioning unsupported
argument.
nepodložený,
nepodepřený
(důkazy);
nepodporovaný
untie
v
[ʌnˈtaɪ]
Can you untie that knot on my laces,
please?
rozvázat, odvázat
upload
v
[ˈʌpˌləʊd]
The antivirus application had to be
uploaded into my laptop.
nahrá(va)t
victory
n
[ˈvɪktərɪ]
Let's celebrate the victory of our team!
vítězství
visual effects
n
need to get more visual effects into
[,vɪʒʊəl ɪˈfekts] We
the movie.
worthless
adj
[ˈwɜːθlɪs]
She felt worthless for a while but now
her confidence is back.
vizuální efekty
bezcenný,
k ničemu;
neschopný
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