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Flashcards in Anthony Burrill - Make it now Deck (17):
1

vole [vəʊl]

hraboš (he still keeps voles on his person)

2


anthracite [ˈænθrəˌsaɪt]

antracít

3


fettle [ˈfetəl]

očisti, vyčistiť (He drang tea to fettle his grim-up-north bodily brain juicies)

4


stride* [straɪd] (strode, stridden)

svižne kráčať, vykračovať si (He would stride around the college like a Victorian mill owner)

5


corduroy [ˈkɔːdəˌrɔɪ or ˌkɔːdəˈrɔɪ]

menčester

6


swivel [ˈswɪvəl]

(o)točiť(sa) ( He put his arm around me and fixed me with a swivel-eyed gaze)

7


gaze [geɪz]

(uprený) pohľad

8


route [ruːt]

cesta, trasa ( The route is different for everyone)

9


hone [həʊn]

vybrúsiť, zdokonaliť, vycibriť (you should be working to hone your approach and developing your voice..)

10


unwavering

pevný, neochvejný

11

mull over

dlho zvažovať (mullings thing over..)

12

wander [ˈwɒndə]

zatúlať sa (letting my mind wander off at a tangent is all part of my creative process)

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tangent [ˈtændʒənt]

dotyčnica (letting my mind wander off at a tangent is all part of my creative process)

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merit [ˈmerɪt]

význam, prínos (Each step in the process has its own merits)

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tame [teɪm]

skrotiť, zdomácniť ( It is a schame when the spontaneity is tamed by over-tweaking and this is something that i try hard to avoid.)

16


come across

naraziť na, stretnúť, nájs (náhodou) ( I researched the city and came across the work of Grafica Fidalga)

17

on the verge

na pokraji ( It was on the verge of closing)