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1

drawback

stinná stránka (nevýhoda)
He pointed out all the drawbacks to my plan.

2

entrepreneur

podnikatel
(a person who organizes and operates a business)
The British Library has a range of services for entrepreneurs and small businesses.

3

set up

založit

4

decent

slušný (obstojný)
I learned how to pull a decent pint.

5

add up

sčítat

6

in my day

za mých časů
"They didn't have computerized cash registers in my day."

7

pay off

vyplatit se (vrátit se)
"Her enthusiasm for the article paid off."

8

up and down

In various places throughout
"in clubs up and down the country"

9

revise (for)

(z)opakovat si co (BrE)
"Students up and down the UK are busy revising for exams."

10

retrieve

získat zpět / vyvolat (informaci)

11

cram

biflovat (study intensively over a short period of time just before an examination)
"Lectures were called off so students could cram for the semester finals."

12

mnemonic

mnemotechnický [niˈmänik]

13

encourage

povzbudit, dodat odvahu [enˈkəridž]
"We were encouraged by the success of this venture."

14

vivid

živý (barvitý)
"Memories of that evening were still vivid."

15

elaborate

rozpracovat (rozvést)
"The key idea of the book is expressed in the title and elaborated in the text."