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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

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to hamper

hinder

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unrefined [person, manners, behaviour]

uncouth

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to bundle sth up; to bundle sb up

pile sth up; to swaddle sb, opatulić kogoś

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pertinent

trafny

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to be instrumental

to be crucial

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to spare a thought for sb

to consider sb's situation

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to loathe doing sth

to hate doing sth

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to end _ failure

to end in failure

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to pro'test BUT /'protest/

to pro'test BUT /'protest/

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to be pertinent to sth

mieć z czymś związek

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to be loath to do sth

nie mieć ochoty na coś; robić coś niechętnie

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to proved to be his undoing

to go zgubiło

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stardom

sława

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of many a pop star

many pop stars - inaczej

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Adj. punishing

morderczy

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to lure

zwabić

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to contend [2 znaczenia]

to claim; to struggle with

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to deliver us from this dilemma/terror

uwolnić nas od problemu/terroru

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budding

up and coming

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to give sb a punishing

dać komuś wycisk

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Gorge

Wąwóz

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This show took America by storm.

This show took America by storm.