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Unit 10


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allege
tvrdit / prohlasovat
assert
prosazovat / tvrdit / uhajit
blunt
otupit / tupy / neomaleny / otevreny (speech)
colloquial
hovorovy
confide in
sverit se
gist
podstata / jadro veci
inkling
naznak / tuseni / poneti
jargon
žargon / slang / hantyrka
literal
doslovny / presny
placard
plakat / poutac
quibble
obchazeni pravdy / slovickareni / zbytecna kriticka poznamka / obchazet pravdu / slovickarit / delat zbytecne kriticke poznamky
rant
vztekle kricet a stezovat si / vztekly krik a stezovani
rave
zurit / nadsene basnit o / nadsena kritika
scribble
cmaranice / neuhledne nebo necitelne pismo / nacmarat / cmarat
stumble
klopytnout / zarazet se pri mluveni / klopytnuti / zarazeni pri mluveni
vague
vagni / nejasny / neurcity
columnist
sloupkar / fejetonista
coverage
kryti / reportaze / zpravodajstvi
footnote
poznamka pod carou / vysvetlivka / anotace
ghostwriter
One who writes for and gives credit of authorship to another.
handbook
prirucka
pamphlet
letak / pamflet / brozura
reviewer
recenzent / posuzovatel / kritik
blurt out
say something suddenly and without thinking about the effect it will have, usually because you are nervous or excited
catch on
understand / become popular or fashionable
come out
become available to buy or see / become easy to notice / become known / be spoken, heard, or understood in a particular way
come out with
say something suddenly, usually something that surprises or shock people
dry up
stop talking because you have forgotten what you were going to say
get across
make people understand something
get (a)round
if news ____, a lot of people hear it
get through (to)
be connected to a place by phone / make someone understand what you're trying to say
let on
talk about something that is intended to be a secret
pass on
give someone something, for example a message, that someone else has given you
put across/over
exaplin an idea, belief, etc in a way that is easy to understand
set down
write something on a piece of paper so that it will not be forgotten and can be looked at later / state officially how something should be done
talk over
discuss a problem or a plan
talk round
succeed in persuading someone to agree to something / discuss something in a general way and without dealing with the most important issues
penpusher
urednicek
compile
kompilovat / shromazdit / sestavit / zpracovat
have the final say
mit posledni slovo
have your say
vyjadrete svuj nazor
so to speak
abych tak rekl
big mouth
used as a criticism of someone when they say things they should not
come clean (about sth)
tell the truth about something that you have kept secret
get/catch sb's drift
understand the basic meaning
get sth off your chest
talk to someone about something that has been worrying you, so that you feel better about it
get the wrong end of the stick
understand something completely wrongly
give sb your word
promise to do something
(hear sth) on/through the grapevine
the way in which information spreads quickly from one person to another through conversation
keep sb posted
regulary give someone information about something they are interested in, for example how a situation is changing or developing
keep sth under your hat
keep something secret
lay/put your cards on the table
tell people exactly what you are thinking or what you are intending to do
speak volumes
provide a lot of information, especially in an indirect way
tell tales
tell somone in authority about bad things that someone else has done, because you want them to be punished
editorship
redigovani / vedeni (casopisu)
exclaim
zvolat / vykriknout
hearsay
povesti / klepy / doslech
implicate
zaplest / implikovat
imply
naznacovat / zahrnovat
implicit
adj. said without words; complete and without any doubts.
insistence
nalehani / domahani
insistent
neustupny / neodbytny / nalehavy
paraphrase
parafrazovat / prevypravet / prevest do / opis
gainsay
odporovat
unsaid
nevysloveny / zamlceny
outspokenness
uprimnost
overstate
prehnat
understate
neudat vsechny fakta
understatement
zdrzenlive vyjadreni
overstatement
prehaneni
talkie
zvukovy film
talkback
zpetny dotaz / A system of communications links in a television or radio studio that enables directions to be given while a program is being produced.
typecast
obsazovat do roli
typify
znazornit / slouzit za vzor / ztelesnovat
typist
pisar na stroji
typeface
druh pisma
typescript
strojopis
wordplay
slovni hricka
wordy
rozvlacny / mnohomluvny