live a lie

she slung him the keys – she chucked him the keys

sling = chuck

Chuck is short for Charles

 

Tom flung his hands around her neck

fling = hurl = sling = chuck

 

steeping  – namaczanie

adverse effect = harmful effect

 

infinitive : flee ; past simple : fled

something was read out – something was read out loud (aloud)

LOUDSPEAKER – megafon

take no notice of him. he is just kidding

it was done to take notice of those people

 

as regards = regarding = concering = as far as sth goes

flowerbed – kwietnik

padlock – kłódka

if the padlock was in place..

can’t be FOLDED – nie mogą być złożone

fold = bend

 

DEHYDRATION – odwodnienie organizmu

in the first place – po pierwsze

as of yet – jak dotąd

he was of medium height, neither tall nor short

 

prominent – znaczący

bad luck can hit anyone

by a strange coincidence we were born on the same day

accusation = prosecution

 

with the advent (= oncoming; nadejście) of steamboats

RESONATOR – wzmacniacz

inside out

back to front

 

to grasp prey (ofiara, zwierzę złapane przez napastnika)

sure-footed = agile

surefooted – trzymający się pewnie na nogach

 

cornerstone = core (sedno sprawy)

evenly – równomiernie, po równo

declaration of sympathy

 

apartheid – konieczność podziału różnych ras

she’s a deft (sprawny, dobry) kucharką

outstrip – przewyższać, prześcignąć

repartee – błyskotliwa wymiana zdań

 

BY AND LARGE – ogólnie rzecz biorąc

unconditional love

worthy – czcigodny, zacny

TABLE MANNERS – zachowanie przy stole

somewhere else = elsewhere

last, but not least

needless to say – rzecz jasna, nie trzeba dodawać

 

crest – grzebień (u ptaków)

scrutiny – szczegółowe badanie

croquet

 

Henry Spencer Moore was an english sculptor

Jamestown, Virginia – first european settlement in the USA

Carnegie Hall – nowojorska sala koncertowa, najbardziej prestiżowa

‘Leviathan’ is a sea monster, referred to in the Bible – written by Thomas Hobbes

 

Horatio Nelson – won the battle of NIle

Roe vs. Wade – abortion

 

disenchanted = disilussioned – pozbawiony złudzeń

thread of thinking

it will lead him nowhere

superficial – pobiezny, powierzchowny, pozorny

 

in-depth – dogłębny

thoughtless = mindless

DUE TO – dzięki czemuś

 

 

 

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