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Mar
23

Money – useful vocabulary

  borrow money – to take money from someone  (pożyczyć pieniądze od kogoś) I think, he wants to borrow money. lend money – to give money to someone (pożyczyć pieniądze komuś) This is the gentleman who lent the money to John. pay back – to return money owed to someone (oddać pożyczone pieniądze) How long is it going to take you to […]

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Mar
15

Job vocabulary

  JOB COLLOCATIONS Working environment I have quite a stressful working environment. Hours of work I don’t think I would like to be a doctor because the hours of work would be very tiring. Work-life balance A sensible work-life balance can help employees work more efficiently. Job security There are many advantages to being self-employed but one disadvantage is the […]

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Mar
09

10 Spring English Sayings

  Fresh as a daisy A daisy is a type of flower. If you’re fresh as a daisy, you’re healthy and full of energy. This is like the way you feel after getting a really good night of sleep. He’s/She’s a spring chicken Baby chickens are born in spring. It means that he/she is a young and naive person (usually in the negative […]

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Mar
03

Making decisions

  to change one’s mind – zmienić zadnie “First I decided to go to university in France, but then I changed my mind.”   to have second thoughts – zastanawiać się “I am having second thoughts about getting married, what should I do?”   to take into consideration – rozważać “Thank you for your views, I will take […]

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24

Let’s talk about shopping …

get sth back – the money you have paid is returned to you   Have you ever tried to get your money back on something you bought? on sale – avaliable to be bought   Do you like to buy new things as soon as they go on sale? send off for sth / send […]

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Verbs – informal&formal

Oto lista określeń używanych dla opisania czynności w sytuacjach nieformalnych, jak i formalnych:   ZNACZENIE INFORMAL FORMAL przepraszać say sorry apologize, apologise zwiększać go up increase zmniejszać go down decrease ustalić set up establish zbadać, sprawdzić look at examine eksplodować blow up explode dowiedzieć się, odkryć find out discover spowodować bring about cause przełożyć, opóźnić […]

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Love story, czyli jak opowiedzieć o romantycznym związku po angielsku

chat sb up – talk to sb in a friendly because you are attracted to them be your type – be someone with the qualities that you find attractive hit it off / hit it off with sb – form a good relationship on first meeting be crazy about sb / be mad about sb – […]

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Short responses, czyli krótkie odpowiedzi po angielsku

if you like – used to agree with sb’s suggestion to do sth -Shall we get the train? -Yeah, if you like. not at all / you’re welcome – used as a polite reply when sb thanks you -Thanks a lot. –Not at all. same here – the same thing is also true for me […]

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Sty
24

SEE – useful phrases

I’ll see what I can do – used to say ‘I’ll try to help’ -I need more help with the dogs. -OK. I’ll see what I can do, but I’ve to go now. See you later. you see – used when you are explaining sth I don’t see why not – used to say ‘Yes’ […]

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20

SAY & TELL – useful phrases

I’d rather not say – a polite way to say you don’t want to give sb some information -Are you planning to leave your job? –I’d rather not say at the moment. I wouldn’t say no (to sth) – used to say you would like sth or to accept sth you are offered -Would you […]

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