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1

általában, rendszerint

as a rule

/ əz eɪ ruːl /

I go to bed quite early as a rule, but on holidays I stay up late.

2

iszonyúan boldog

to be over the moon

/ biː ˈəʊvə ðə muːn /

I was over the moon when Hungary won gold in fencing.

3

követi vki gondolatmenetét

to be with sb

/ biː wɪð /

This is a bit complicated. Are you with me so far?

4

meghallja, megérti, amit vki mond

to catch what sb says

/ katʃ wɒt seɪ /

I didn't quite catch what you said. Would you please repeat it?

5

helyesbíts, ha tévednék

correct me if I'm wrong

/ kəˈrɛkt ɪf ʌɪm rɒŋ /

Correct me if I'm wrong, but aren't those statistics a bit outdated?

6

egy vagyonba kerül

to cost an arm and a leg

/ kɒst an, ən ɑːm ənd, (ə)n, and eɪ lɛg /

My new bicycle cost me an arm and a leg, but it's really fast and comfortable.

7

nap nap után, reggeltől estig

day in, day out

/ deɪ ɪn deɪ aʊt /

It is not good for your health to do nothing but study day in, day out.

8

részleteket ad, beszámol vmiről

to fill sb in on/about sth

/ fɪl ɪn ɒn əˈbaʊt /

Volunteering in an animal sanctuary sounds really interesting. Could you fill me in on that?

9

jelenleg (ideiglenesen)

for the time being

/ fɔː, fə ðə tʌɪm ˈbiːɪŋ /

My computer doesn't work, so for the time being I have to use my sister's for my homework.

10

felizgatja magát

to get oneself worked up

/ gɛt wʌnˈsɛlf wəːk ʌp /

It is no use getting yourself worked up about problems.

11

részletekbe bocsátkozik

to go into details

/ gəʊ ˈɪntʊ, ˈɪntə ˈdiːteɪl /

There's no time to go into details, but the main point is that there has been overall increase in exports.

12

ezüsttálcán kínál vmit vkinek

to hand sb sth on a plate

/ hand ɒn eɪ pleɪt /

I think you have to work hard to do well in life since success is not handed to you on a plate.

13

sok elfoglaltsága van

to have a lot on one's plate

/ hav eɪ lɒt ɒn ɔːl pleɪt /

I'm sorry I can't help you. I've had a lot on my plate these days.

14

ötletei, elképzelései, gondolatai vannak vmiről

to have thoughts on sth

/ hav θɔːt ɒn /

Reducing emission levels is quite tricky. Do you have any thoughts on it?

15

részletesen

in detail

/ ɪn ˈdiːteɪl /

I don't quite understand. Could you explain it in more detail?

16

hosszú távon

in the long run

/ ɪn ðə lɒŋ rʌn /

In my opinion, working hard pays off in the long run.

17

a lényeg az, hogy

it (all) comes down to

/ ʌɪˈtiː ɔːl kʌm daʊn tuː /

It comes down to providing non-pollutant fuel without using edible crops.

18

a te döntésed

it's your call

/ ɪts jɔː, jʊə kɔːl /

Tomorrow we'll go to the zoo or the funfair. It's your call.

19

közbeszól a beszélgetésbe

to jump in the conversation

/ dʒʌmp ɪn ðə kɒnvəˈseɪʃ(ə)n /

You made a very interesting point there. Do you mind if I jump in the conversation?

20

elhamarkodott következtetéseket von le

to jump to conclusions

/ dʒʌmp tuː kənˈkluːʒ(ə)n /

I may be jumping to conclusions, but I think you must have learned English in Scotland

21

jó érveket hoz fel

to make a point

/ meɪk eɪ pɔɪnt /

You made a very interesting point about the use of air-conditioning.

22

nagyon boldoggá tesz vkit

make one's day

/ meɪk ɔːl deɪ /

It really made my day when I found out I had passed the language exam.

23

nem agysebészet (nem nehéz/bonyolult)

not rocket science

/ nɒt ˈrɒkɪt ˈsʌɪəns /

I'm sure you can do the laundry yourself. It's not rocket science.

24

kapásból

off the top of my head

/ ɒf ðə tɒp ɒv, (ə)v mʌɪ hɛd /

I can't remember the exact figures off the top of my head, but I think half the forests of the Earth have been cut down or burned.

25

nagyon közel

on one's/the doorstep

/ ɒn ɔːl ðə ˈdɔːstɛp /

I love living in my suburb. Transport is great and there's a forest right on my doorstep.

26

ellenkezőleg

on the contrary

/ ɒn ðə ˈkɒntrəri /

In my opinion, pollution will not decrease in the near future. On the contrary, it will increase dramatically.

27

a nyelve hegyén van

on the tip of one's tongue

/ ɒn ðə tɪp ɒv, (ə)v ɔːl tʌŋ /

The nem of the actor is on the tip of my tongue, just hold on and I'll remember.

28

érvek és ellenérvek

pros and cons

/ prəʊ ənd, (ə)n, and /

I try to sum up the most important pros and cons of living in the suburbs.

29

a dolog lényege/bökkenője

the crux of the matter

/ ðə krʌks ɒv, (ə)v ðə ˈmatə /

The crux of the matter is that they could no prove that he was cheating.

30

vég nélkül

till the cows come home

/ tɪl ðə kaʊ kʌm həʊm /

I just love playing football with my friends. I could do it till the cows come home.