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tenure

kadencja, stała praca, tytuł prawny własności

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top-tier

top-notch

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mother lode

vein or zone of vains of gold or silver; also metaphorically as sth valuable in great abundance

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drudge work

hard work; grind

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emotionally taxing

causing one to feel worn out

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trump card

the best card; fig. advantage

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,entrepre'neur

businessman

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get your act together

get a grib on yourself

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to put a strain on sb's finance

to put a strain on sb's finance

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a pre'cocious boy/age

nad wiek rozwinięte dziecko/ wczesny wiek

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astute observation

shrewd remark

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effusion

too much enthusiasm

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to no avail

daremnie

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to surfeit oneself with food

przejeść się

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castigate

to criticize harshly

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wishy-washy

niezdecydowany

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spin-off

incidental benefit; by-product

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to bring a bonanza

to earn a fortune

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complacency

smugness

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insurgent

rebel, powstaniec

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prodding

reminding, encouragement; interrogation

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languid /laengwid/ [gesture]

sluggish, laid back,

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entice

allure, persuade

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sturdy

solid, bulky, hulking

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scoff at sb

mock sb

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redress

retribution, compensation

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languid /laengwid/ [language]

lengthy, prolix

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transpicuous

clear-cut, apparent

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scoff

food; to devour, to gorge onself (obeżreć się)

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exasperate

drive sb to despair, provoke