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Autor , dne 20. 2. 2012, v kategorii Angličtina

astonished – užaslý – I was absolutely astonished when I won the award.
confused – zmatený – Most people are stunned and confused by disasters.
couldn’t believe my eyes – nevěřil svým očím – I couldn’t believe my eyes – she looked ten years younger.
delighted – potěšen – We were delighted when our daughter graduated.
desperate – zoufalý – Kevin was feeling desperate – he had become lost.
devastated – zničený – They were absolutely devastated when their son died.
disappointed – zklamaný – James was disappointed when he didn’t get a new bike.
down in the dumps – jako hromádka neštěstí – You look a bit down in the dumps. Are you OK?
exhausted – vyčerpaný – After three days without sleep I was exhausted.
fed up – otrávený – Kevin got fed up with Marcus because he was complaining.
furious – vzteklý – I was furious with their poor decision.
glad – rád – I’m glad we went to the party, I really enjoyed it.
grateful – vděčný – I’ll always be grateful to Matt for helping me.
homesick – pociťující stesk po domově – I was homesick the whole time I was living abroad.
lonely – osamělý – I think Joanna’s a bit lonely in London.
nervous – nervózní – I get very nervous before an exam.
offended – uražený – Julia was very offended when you didn’t invite her.
over the moon – radostí bez sebe – He finally passed his driving test! He’s over the moon!
overwhelmed – ohromený – Mum was completely overwhelmed when Dad died.
relieved – ulevilo se – I was relieved to find I hadn’t lost my passport after all!
scared stiff – vystrašený k smrti – When I saw the burglar I was scared stiff.
shocked – šokován – When a disaster happens most people are so shocked.
sick and tired – mít plné zuby – I’m sick and tired of telling you to do your homework.
stunned – ohromený – Most people are stunned and confused when in disasters.
terrified – vyděšený – Yossi tried to sleep but he felt terrified.
thrilled – vzrušený – Susie was thrilled to be chosen to star in the school play.
upset – rozrušený – She was very upset when she heard about the accident.
worn out – utahaný – I’m completely worn out, I just want to sit down.
catch fire – začít hořet – They got out just before the plane caught fire.
collide with – srazit se – A Pan Am 747 collided with a Dutch KLM 747.
evacuation – evakuace – Panicking people were obstructing the evacuation.
explosion – výbuch – She heard an explosion and felt the building move.
jungle – džungle – The two friends were now separated in the jungle.
paralysed – ochromený – Other passengers froze, their minds paralyzed.
raft – raft – He decided that he would raft down the river.
react – reagovat – She doesn’t react well to stress.
shake – třást – The building shook during the earthquake.
survivor – kdo přežil – One of the survivors of the crash was a small boy.

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Weather

Autor , dne 20. 2. 2012, v kategorii Angličtina

below zero – pod nulou – The temperature will be below zero tomorrow.
blizzard – sněhová bouře – The strong winds and snow created a real blizzard.
breeze – vánek – It’s not too windy, there’s just a pleasant breeze.
bright – jasno – Tomorrow will be sunny and bright, although cold.
changeable – proměnlivý – The weather will be changeable – wet and sunny.
chilly – mrazivo – It’s a bit chilly, so take a coat with you.
clear – jasný – On a clear day you can see the coast of Wales.
cool – chladný – Our house is cool in summer, due to the stone walls.
damp – vlhký – It’s a bit damp outside, although it isn’t raining.
drizzling – mrholení – It’s still drizzling a bit, so take your umbrella.
drought – sucho – There were terrible droughts in Africa again last year.
flood – povodeň – The flood left hundreds of farms under water.
freezing – mráz, bod mrazu – The Antarctic is always below freezing.
gale-force – síla vichřice – The ship was battered by gale-force winds.
get soaked – promoknout – You’ll get soaked if you go out in this heavy rain!
get sunburnt – spálit se – Put on some suncream, don’t get sunburnt.
hailstorm – krupobití – The cars were damaged by ice during the hailstorm.
heatwave – teplá vlna – We’re in a heatwave, it’s been hot for weeks.
heavy – silný – In Scotland there will be strong winds and heavy rain.
humid – vlhko – It’s very humid today, there’s no air at all.
hurricane – hurikán – A hurricane has caused widespread destruction.
icy – zledovatělý – Driving will be dangerous as the roads will be icy.
lightning – blesk – Look at the lightning – I love thunderstorms.
melt – tát – The snow was melting minutes after it fell.
mild – mírný – Winters are usually quite mild in England.
monsoon – monzun – There is usually a monsoon after the long dry season.
pouring (with rain) – lít (o dešti) – It’s pouring with rain outside, let’s wait until it stops.
scorching – parný – Yet another scorching, sunny day – 42 degrees.
settled – stabilní – The weather will become more settled on Friday.
shivering – třást se – You’re shivering, do you want to borrow my jacket?
showers – přeháňky – They are expecting some snow showers.
slippery – kluzký – Be careful! The pavement’s very slippery.
strong – silný – These strong winds are damaging the trees.
sunny – slunečno – Tomorrow will be sunny and bright.
sweating – potit se – He was sweating heavily because of the heat.
thick – hustý – There will be thick fog in the hills and near the coast.
thunder – hrom – I don’t mind the lightning, but I’m afraid of thunder.
warm – teplo – It isn’t warm enough to turn the central heating off.
wet – mokro, deštivo – It’s going to be wet, with rain for most of the day.
windy – větrno – It’s not too windy outside, there’s a pleasant breeze.

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Crime and punishment

Autor , dne 4. 8. 2011, v kategorii Angličtina

acquit – zprostit viny – He was acquitted and allowed to go free.
arrest – zatknout – They were arrested and taken to a police station.
assassinate – zavraždit – President J F Kennedy was assassinated in 1963.
assassination – vražda – The assassination of JFK shocked the world.
blackmail (n) – vydírání – He was convicted of blackmail.
blackmail (v) – vydírat – He was blackmailed into paying her to keep quiet.
blackmailer – vyděrač – The blackmailer said he would go to the newspapers.
break in, burgle – vloupat se – Someone broke in to our flat and stole my laptop.
bribe (n) – úplatek – He was arrested for offering the policeman a bribe.
bribe (v) – podplatit – He tried to bribe me to keep quiet about the robbery.
bribery – úplatkářství – The businessman was arrested on charges of bribery.
burglar – zloděj – The burglar who broke into our flat was only sixteen.
burglary – loupež – The burglary had a terrible effect on my mother.
capital punishment – trest smrti – Britain abolished capital punishment in 1965.
the death penalty – trest smrti – Several states in the US still apply the death penalty.
catch (a criminal) – chytit – The burglar was caught as he tried to escape.
charge (v) – obvinit – Carl and Adam were charged with murder.
commit – spáchat – There was no proof that he had committed the crime.
community service – veřejně prospěšné práce – He was sentenced to 100 hours of community service.
court – soud – The mugger was charged and taken to court.
drug dealer – obchodník s drogami – Drug dealers often hang around the street corners.
drug dealing – obchod s drogami – The police take drug dealing very seriously here.
fine (n) – pokuta – Don’t expect to get off with a fine if you’re caught.
fraud – podvod – Three bank employees were found guilty of fraud.
guilty – vinen – Three bank employees were found guilty of fraud.
hijack – unést – Two men tried to hijack the plane.
hijacker – únosce – The hijacker wanted the government to free prisone
hijacking – unášení – Hijacking is difficult because of increased security.
investigate – vyšetřovat – The police investigated the crime last year.
judge – soudce – The judge sentenced the rapist to 15 years in prison.
jury – porota – The kidnapper was found guilty by the jury.
kidnap – unést osobu – A woman walked in and tried to kidnap a baby.
kidnapper – únosce – The kidnapper was found guilty by the jury.
kidnapping – unášení – We were warned that kidnapping was common here
life sentence – rozsudek na doživotí – The murderer was given a life sentence.
manslaughter – zabití – When a killing is not intentional it is manslaughter
mug – přepadnout – Someone tried to mug my sister and steal her mobile
mugger – lupič – The mugger was charged and taken to court.
mugging – přepadení – Mugging can be a problem in the city centre.
murder (n) – vražda – We abolished capital punishment for murder in 196
murder (v) – vraždit – She murdered her husband because he tried to leave
murderer – vrah – The murderer was given a life sentence.
not guilty – nevinen – He was accused of rape, found not guilty.
proof – důkaz – The police were sure he did it, but there wasn’t proof
evidence – důkaz, svědectví – The jury had to examine all the evidence.
punishment – trest – People think that ten years isn’t enough punishment
question (v) – vyslýchat – The police questioned him for hours.
rape (n) – znásilnění – He was accused of rape, but he denied the charge.
rape (v) – znásilnit – The girl said she had been raped by a stranger.
rapist – násilník – The judge sentenced the rapist to 15 years in prison.
rob – vyloupit – The gang robbed the post office last year.
robber – zloděj – The two robbers were wearing masks.
robbery – loupež – There’s been a robbery at the bank.
sell drugs – prodávat drogy – Selling drugs is a more serious offence.
sentence – trest – The burglar was given a sentence of 2 years.
set off bombs – aktivovat bomby – Animal rights campaigners set off bombs at the lab.
six months in prison – 6 měsíců vězení – The judge sentenced her to six months in prison.
smuggle – pašovat – He was caught trying to smuggle drugs into the UK.
smuggler – pašerák – Drug smugglers sometimes swallow packages.
smuggling – pašování – Smuggling diamonds is a highly-organised crime.
steal – krást – Someone stole my bag while I was in the restaurant.
terrorism – terorismus – He was convicted of terrorism, and sent to jail.
terrorist – terorista – Terrorists have blown up the headquarters of bank.
theft – krádež – Theft from shops is called shoplifting.
thief – zloděj – The security guard saw the thief steal the jacket.
vandal – vandal – Some young vandals damaged several cars.
vandalism – vandalství – I think that graffiti is a form of vandalism.
vandalize – pustošit – The school was vandalized and all its windows brok
verdict – rozsudek – The jury are going to deliver their verdict tomorrow
witnesses – svědek – There were no witnesses to the attack.

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National stereotypes

Autor , dne 1. 6. 2011, v kategorii Angličtina

burst out laughing – vyprsknout smíchem – We both looked at his clothes, and burst out laughing.
characteristics – rys – Politeness is one of the characteristics of Englishness.
costume – oblek – Goths often wear black costumes.
neurotic – nervózní – She’s quite neurotic – always worrying.
research – výzkum – In fact, the research showed we were wrong.
slightly – trošku – I found the article slightly boring.
stereotype – stereotyp – In many countries there are jokes based on stereotypes
survey (n) – průzkum – A worldwide survey has cast doubt on the results.
take (yourself) seriously – brát se vážně – They always take themselves too seriously.
tribe – kmen – A ‚tribe’ of young people share ideas.
achieve – dokázat – We are very optimistic, we can achieve anything.
afford – dovolit si – I can’t afford to buy those, they are too expensive.
alike – podobný – We’re all much more alike than we think we are!
anthropologist – antropolog – The anthropologist spent years studying them.
appreciate – vážit si – I appreciate all your help.
beige – béžový – That idiot spilt red wine on my beige linen suit!
cast doubt on – zpochybnit – A worldwide survey has cast doubt on results.
category – kategorie – Which category doe this CD go in – rock, or pop?
ceremonial – slavnostní – They make excellent ceremonial costume.
compliment (v) – pochválit – People often compliment us on our good manners.
conspicuous – nápadný – He wears highly conspicuous clothes – they’re so bright.
cope – zvládnout – Their business is unable to cope with the workload.
current – současný – What are the current fashions?
distant – vzdálený, dávný – He’s very interested in the distant past.
dysfunctional – nefunkční – Their family has too many dysfunctional relationships.
eccentric – výstřední – My great uncle is very eccentric.
elderly – postarší – The elderly are best looked after in residential homes.
emigration – vystěhovalectví, emigrace – Historically there has always been a lot of emigration.
establish – stanovit – We used a survey to establish the data.
generalize – zobecňovat – It’s difficult to generalize about young people.
hard-working – pracovitý – We are very hard-working – people here live to work.
heritage – dědictví – We’re very proud of our identity and cultural heritage.
high-class – prvotřídní – The tailor makes high-class men’s suits.
high-heeled – na vysokém podpadku – I want to get some high-heeled shoes.
imitate – napodobovat – Their styles are often imitated by designers.
inability – neschopnost – Many people have an inability to learn languages.
inaccurate – nepřesný – The information you gave was inaccurate.
individualist – individualista – I think we are strong individualists – we want few rules.
inherited – zdědil – I have inherited the typical optimism and drive.
innovative – inovační – MP3 players are examples of ‚innovative technology’.
inventive – vynalézavý – He’s really inventive, he built a wind-up radio.
linked – spojený – The companies are closely linked.
macabre – děsivý – The Goths wear macabre black costumes.
marginalized – přehlížený – Some communities feel marginalized by society.
materialistic – materialistický – He’s so materialistic, he’s only interested in money.
measure (n) – měřítko – The measure of success for most people here is money.
melancholy – smutek – We do have a tendency to melancholy.
multi-ethnic – multietnický – London has a very multi-ethnic population.
nostalgic – nostalgický – She’s quite nostalgic – she often speaks about the past.
outrageous – ostudný – His dress sense is outrageous – I’m shocked by him.
pale – bledý – I got a pale grey suede jacket in the sale, it only cost L35.
patriotic – vlastenecký – English people are very patriotic, especially during sporting events.
range – škála – Our prices range from L30 to L80 for a pair of jeans.
(no) regard (for) – ohled – He has no regard for peoples’ opinions.
reputation – pověst – He has a reputation for dressing badly.
reserved (adj) – tichý – John is really reserved, he won’t talk to strangers at all.
(in many) respects – ohledy – I think I’m typical in many respects, I like the same as everyone else.
scenery – krajina – The Highlands have some beautiful scenery.
specific – konkrétní – Can you be more specific about when you last saw him?
street-fashion – pouliční móda – Street fashion is mostly influenced by urban music.
tendency – sklon – She has a tendency to talk too much.
tolerant – shovívavý – I’m very tolerant and open-minded.
unwillingness – neochota – She shows an unwillingness to learn foreign languages!
vampire – upír – Dracula is the most famous fictional vampire
vice versa – obráceně – Do you think women pay more attention than men, or vice versa?
weakness – slabina – His main weakness is that he won’t share information.

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Personality

Autor , dne 1. 6. 2011, v kategorii Angličtina

adventurous – dobrodružný – I’m not adventurous enough to try speed-dating!
arrogant – namyšlený – It’s very arrogant to think you’re better than her.
as hard as nails – neoblomný – You can’t upset Anna, she’s as hard as nails.
assertive – průbojný – I wish I was more assertive, not so afraid to speak.
bad-tempered – nevrlý – It isn’t you he’s angry with, he’s just bad-tempered.
calm – klidný – It’s important to keep calm in an emergency.
cheerful – veselý – I love visiting my gran, she’s always so cheerful.
cold fish – studený čumák – Joe’s a bit of a cold fish: he seems rather unfriendly.
conscientious – svědomitý – She’ll do a good job, she’s very conscientious.
easy-going – pohodový – She’s quite easy-going – relaxed about most things.
eccentric – výstřední – I had an eccentric aunt who used to sing opera.
forgetful – zapomnětlivý – Grandad can’t help being forgetful, he’s getting old.
funny – vtipný – He thinks he’s funny, but no one else can see the joke.
heart of gold – zlaté srdce – Janice has got a heart of gold, she helps everyone.
immature – nevyspělý – Grow up – stop being so immature.
impulsive – vznětlivý – You’r e too impulsive, you should think before you act.
insecure – nejistý – Hannah isn’t a confident child, I think she’s insecure.
insincere – neupřímný – Don’t believe what Greg says, he’s totally insincere.
loyal – oddaná – Jenny’s very loyal, she never says anything unkind.
moody – náladový – You’r e s o moody – I never know what to expect.
open-minded – přístupný – My dad accepts new ideas, he’s quite open-minded.
optimistic – optimistický – I’m quite optimistic about moving to London.
pain in the neck – otravný – She’s a real pain in the neck – she’s so difficult.
pessimistic – pesimistický – I’m pessimistic. I always expect the worst.
possessive – majetnický – Don’t be so possessive, she needs a bit of freedom.
reliable – spolehlivý – Brian is very reliable he does what he says.
reserved – zdrženlivý – She’s not unfriendly, just a bit reserved, that’s all.
self-confident – sebevědomý – Being self-confident is a good thing.
sensible – rozumný – She’s far too sensible to agree to that.
sensitive – citlivý – Don’t mention his results, he’s feeling a
stubborn – tvrdohlavý – They’re both stubborn as each other.
vain – marnivý – Anna is so vain, she looks at herself in
well-balanced – vyrovnaný – It’s important to be well-balanced.
wise – moudrý – I need someone wise to advise me.

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Clothes

Autor , dne 1. 6. 2011, v kategorii Angličtina

bow – mašle – I’m not sure I like the big velvet bow on this dress.
cardigan – propínací svetr – Take a cardigan with you, it might get cold.
checked – kostkovaný – Pete’s wearing those awful checked trousers again.
collar – límec – It’s a nice shirt, but the collar’s too tight.
cotton – bavlna – Wearing cotton clothes is the best way to keep cool.
denim – džínovina – Denim cloth is very hard-wearing.
dress up – vystrojit se – Do we have to dress up for dinner, or can I wear jeans?
dressed to kill – vyšňořená – Susi’s dressed to kill tonight – she’ll certainly be noticed!
fit – sedět, pasovat – I must be putting on weight, this shirt doesn’t fit me.
fits her like a glove – padnout jako ulitý – That suit fits her like a glove, she had it especially made.
fur – kožešina – I would never wear a fur coat – fur belongs on animals.
get changed – převléct se – I need to get changed into some clean clothes.
get dressed – obléknout se – Hurry up and get dressed, or you’ll miss the school bus.
get undressed – svléknout se – The children got undressed and are ready for bed.
hang up – pověsit – I wish you’d hang up your coat on the hook.
hooded – s kapucí – You aren’t allowed to wear hooded tops in some places.
in your shoes – ve tvé kůži – That sounds like a difficult situation. I wouldn’t like to be in your shoes.
leather – kůže – I only wear leather shoes, plastic is uncomfortable.
linen – lněný – George has bought a really stylish linen suit.
long (short) sleeved – dlouhý rukáv – That’s Henry over there, in the blue long-sleeved top.
loose – volný – You should wear loose clothing when you go to the gym.
lycra – lykra – Serious cyclists wear lycra shorts.
matches – ladit – Your bag matches your shoes – they’re the same colour.
materials – materiály – Man-made materials are better quality than they were 20 years ago.
nylon – nylon – I’m looking for a white nylon running vest.
old-fashioned – staromódní – That tie’s very old-fashioned – it’s too wide.
pattern – vzor – I don’t like the pattern on this carpet.
patterned – vzorovaný – Wear a patterned shirt with a plain tie.
plain – hladký, bez vzoru – Wear a patterned shirt with a plain tie.
pull his socks up – plivnout si – do dlaní He will have to pull his socks up if he wants to pass.
rucksack – batoh – Have you got a good rucksack to take camping?
sandals – sandály – Don’t forget to pack some sandals to wear on the beach.
scarf – šála – It’s very cold and windy, put a scarf round your neck.
scruffy – zanedbaný – He looks really scruffy – his clothes are old and worn.
silk – hedvábí – I love silk shirts, but I hate ironing them.
sleeveless – bez rukávů – Joanna looked gorgeous in a sleeveless linen dress.
slippers – pantofle – I’m getting mum some new suede slippers.
smart – elegantní – Jeff always looks so smart in his army uniform!
spotted – puntíkovaný – Don’t wear a spotted shirt with a striped jacket.
stockings – punčochy – Not many people wear stockings these days.
striped – pruhovaný – Don’t wear a spotted shirt with a striped jacket.
style – styl – The styles invented by the young are often outrageous.
stylish – stylový – George has bought a really stylish linen suit.
suede – semiš – I’m getting mum some new suede slippers.
suit (n) – oblek – Tom has bought a really expensive linen suit.
suits (v) – sluší – That skirt really suits you – you look great in it.
swimsuit – plavky – I realized I’d forgotten my swimsuit.
tight – těsný – These shoes are a bit tight, I should have bought the bigger size.
trendy – módní – She’s very trendy – she always wears the latest fashions.
velvet – samet – I’m not sure I like the big velvet bow on the back.
vest – tílko – I’m looking for a white nylon running vest.
V-neck – výstřih tvaru v – Have you got a blue V-neck woollen jumper in a size 10?
woollen – vlněný – Have you got a blue V-neck woollen jumper in a size 10?

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Conversation: US Embassy

Autor , dne 11. 5. 2011, v kategorii Angličtina

An Arab was interviewed at the US Embassy for a U.S.A. Visa.
Consul: What is your name?
Arab: Abdul Aziz
Consul: Sex?
Arab: Six to ten times a week
Consul: I mean, male or female?
Arab: both male and female and sometimes even camels
Consul: Holy cow!
Arab: Yes, cows and dogs too!!!!
Consul: Man,…isn ‚ t it hostile?
Arab:Horse style, dog style, any style
Consul: Oh…dear!
Arab: Deer? No deer, they run too fast!

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Náhodné foto (F5 generuje nové)

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