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Unit 14


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agonise
trápit se / mučit se / mučit se myšlenkami
apathy
apatie / lhostejnost
chuckle
chichotat se / chichotání / potlačovaný smích
cross
rozzlobený / rozhněvaný
giggle
hihňat se ( laugh in nervous, excited or silly way that is difficult to control)
gloat
škodolibě se radovat / vychloubat se
glum
zachmuřený / mrzutý
inertia
setrvačnost / nečinnost
manoeuvre
manévr / manévrovat
peer
zírat
measure
opatření
resolute
rozhodný / odhodlaný
smirk
samolibě se šklebit
snap
vybouchnout vztekem
intravenously
nitrožilně
admit
to take someone into hospital for medical treatment
consultant
odborný lékař
inoculate
očkovat
sick leave
zdravotní dovolená / nemocenská
syringe
inijekční stříkačka
come out in
become covered in spots
cotton on
begin to realise or understand something
crease up
laugh a lot, or make someone laugh a lot
follow up
check the health of someone who has received medical treatment / try to find mout more about something
get down
make someone feel sad or lose hope
go down (well, badly, with sb)
produce a particular reaction
lash out
try to hit or attack someone suddenly and violently / speak angrily to or against someone
play up
cause difficulties or pain for someone / behave badly
pull through
manage to stay alive after you have been very ill or very badly injured / succeed in a very difficult situation, or help someone do this
shrivel up
become smaller and thinner and not look fresh and healthy / become weaker or smaller
summon up
manage to produce a quality or a reaction that helps you deal with a difficult situation
ward off
do something to prevent someone or something from harming you
measure up
To be the equal of something; have similar quality. / To have the necessary qualifications
cry over a spilt milk
waste time feeling upset about something bad that has happened and cannot be changed
fly off the handle
suddenly become extremely angry without a good reason
give sb a taste of their own medicine (OR a dose..)
treat someone in the same bad way they treat other people
give sth a miss
decide not to do something that you usually do
grin and bear it
accept a difficult situation without complaining or showing how you feel
keep a straight face
remain serious and not laugh
keep your hair on
used for telling someone not to get angry or upset
kick yourself
be very annoyed because you have made a mistake, missed an opportunity, etc
let off steam
shout or do something that allows you to get rid of anger
let sleeping dogs lie
leave a person or situation alone if they might cause you trouble
never look a gift horse in the mouth (OR don't look..)
if you are given something good, you should not complain about it or try to find things that are wrong with it
up in arms about
angry and complaining about something
henceforth
From this time forth
hence
therefore / after,afterwards
a far cry from
A long way
dead and buried
No longer in use or under consideration
dead ahead
straight/directly ahead
for effect
for an exaggerated impression or excitement
terminally ill
nevyléčitelně nemocný
have the last laugh
to make someone who has criticized or defeated you look stupid by succeeding at something more important or by seeing them fail
a laugh a minute
very funny and entertaining
live and let live
not to interfere with other people's business or preferences
live beyond your means
spend more money than you can afford
live a lie
to live a life that is dishonest because you are pretending to be something that you are not, either to yourself or to other people
live to tell the tale
to still be alive after a dangerous or frightening experience
adverse reaction
any harmful, unintended effect of a medication, diagnostic test, or therapeutic intervention
call in sick
to call one's place of work to say that one is ill and cannot come to work.
sick as a parrot
very disappointed or depressed
sick at heart
very sad, distressed and depressed
sick bag
a bag provided on an airplane for passengers who are suffering from airsickness and need to vomit
transact
vyřizovat / obchodovat
derivative
odvozenina / derivát
enfold
zabalit / zahalit / obejmout
foldaway
sklopný / zaklapovací / skládací
fruition
uskutečnění
handler
obsluhovač / manipulant
handout
almužna / věcný dar / letáček / prospekt
underhand
tajný / úskočný
negligence
nedbalost
negligible
zanedbatelný / nepatrný
negligent
nedbalý / lhostejný
irresolution
váhavost / nerozhodnost