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kadencja, stała praca, tytuł prawny własności

tenure

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top-notch

top-tier

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

mother lode

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hard work; grind

drudge work

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causing one to feel worn out

emotionally taxing

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the best card; fig. advantage

trump card

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businessman

,entrepre'neur

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get a grib on yourself

get your act together

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to put a strain on sb's finance

to put a strain on sb's finance

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nad wiek rozwinięte dziecko/ wczesny wiek

a pre'cocious boy/age

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shrewd remark

astute observation

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too much enthusiasm

effusion

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daremnie

to no avail

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przejeść się

to surfeit oneself with food

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to criticize harshly

castigate

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niezdecydowany

wishy-washy

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incidental benefit; by-product

spin-off

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to earn a fortune

to bring a bonanza

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smugness

complacency

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rebel, powstaniec

insurgent

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reminding, encouragement; interrogation

prodding

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sluggish, laid back,

languid /laengwid/ [gesture]

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allure, persuade

entice

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solid, bulky, hulking

sturdy

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mock sb

scoff at sb

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retribution, compensation

redress

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lengthy, prolix

languid /laengwid/ [language]

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clear-cut, apparent

transpicuous

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food; to devour, to gorge onself

scoff

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drive sb to despair, provoke

exasperate

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hinder

to hamper

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uncouth

unrefined [person, manners, behaviour]

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pile sth up; to swaddle sb, opatulić kogoś

to bundle sth up; to bundle sb up

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trafny

pertinent

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to be crucial

to be instrumental

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to consider sb's situation

to spare a thought for sb

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to hate doing sth

to loathe doing sth

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to end in failure

to end _ failure

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to pro'test BUT /'protest/

to pro'test BUT /'protest/

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mieć z czymś związek

to be pertinent to sth

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nie mieć ochoty na coś; robić coś niechętnie

to be loath to do sth

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to go zgubiło

to proved to be his undoing

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sława

stardom

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many pop stars - inaczej

of many a pop star

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morderczy

punishing

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zwabić

to lure

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to claim; to struggle with

to contend [2 znaczenia]

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uwolnić nas od problemu/terroru

to deliver us from this dilemma/terror

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up and coming

budding

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dać komuś wycisk

to give sb a punishing

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This show took America by storm.

This show took America by storm.