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1

támogató, segítőkész

supportive of sb

/ səˈpɔːtɪv ɒv, (ə)v /

All our friends were very supportive of us when my father lost his job.

2

lekezelő magatartás

condescending attitude

/ kɒndɪˈsɛndɪŋ ˈatɪtjuːd /

One of my classmates is quite unpopular because of her condescending attitude towards the others.

3

érzékeny vmire

sensitive to sth

/ ˈsɛnsɪtɪv tuː /

My brother is so sensitive to criticism about his schoolwork that it can take him days or even weeks to get over a bad grade.

4

összeveszik vkivel

to fall out with sb

/ fɔːl aʊt wɪð /

Unfortunately, my father's parents fell out with my mother's parents.

5

problémát megold

to sort out problems

/ sɔːt aʊt ˈprɒbləm /

We try to sort out our problems by taking together and sometimes ask for our grandparents' advice.

6

engedékeny vmiben

lenient about sth

/ ˈliːnɪənt əˈbaʊt /

Simetimes parents try to make up for not having enough time for their children by being linient about bedtimes or watching TV.

7

nevelőszülő

foster parent

/ ˈfɒstə ˈpɛːr(ə)nt /

People who want a child are often reluctant to become foster parents as they are afraid that the biological parents will want their child back.

8

felelősséget vállal vmiért

to take responsibility for sth

/ teɪk rɪˌspɒnsɪˈbɪlɪti fɔː, fə /

It is important to bring up children so that they are willing to take responsibility for their actions.

9

totyogó kisgyerek

toddler

/ ˈtɒdlə /

My brother has a baby boy and two toddlers, so his house is always full of noise and toys are scattered all around the living room.

10

családtervezés

family planning

/ ˈfamɪli, -m(ə)l- ˈplanɪŋ /

In theory, family planning makes it possible to establish a safe financial and emotional environment before having children.

11

mostohaanya/mostohaapa

stepmother/stepfather

/ ˈstɛpmʌðə ˈstɛpfɑːðə /

My best friend is lucky to have a stepmother he can really rely on and turn to when he has a problem.

12

örököl vmit vkitől

to inherit sth from sy

/ ɪnˈhɛrɪt frɒm, frəm /

One of my cousins inherited a convenienve store from a relative, and can't decide whether to give up his job and run it or sell it.

13

sértődékeny

touchy about sth

/ ˈtʌtʃi əˈbaʊt /

My little sister, who is a bit plump, is very touchy about her weight and we try not to make remarsk about it.

14

hasonlít vkire

to take after sb

/ teɪk ˈɑːftə /

My sister takes after my mother both in her looks and the way she behaves.

15

jó viszonyban van vkivel

to be on good terms with sb

/ biː ɒn gʊd təːm wɪð /

We are on really good terms with our cousins. We often go together to do some sports or play board games.

16

gyászol vkit/vmit

to grieve for sb/sth

/ griːv fɔː, fə /

After grieving for my mother for three years, my father has finally started to see his friends and go out with them.

17

gyám

guardian

/ ˈgɑːdɪən /

My uncle and his wife make excellent guardians to my cousins whose parents died in a road accident.

18

felbontja az eljegyzést

to break off an engagement

/ breɪk ɒf an, ən ɪnˈgeɪdʒm(ə)nt, ɛn- /

When my brother's girlfriend broke off their engagement, he was devestated.

19

figyelembe vesz

to take into consideration

/ teɪk ˈɪntʊ, ˈɪntə kənsɪdəˈreɪʃ(ə)n /

My grandmother always takes our wishes into consideration when she cooks on weekends.

20

az idősek

the elderly

/ ðɪ ˈɛldəli /

It is important for the your to respect the elderly and to learn from them as they have a great deal of experience.

21

gyereket vár

to be expecting a baby

/ biː ɪkˈspɛkt, ɛk- eɪ ˈbeɪbi /

My sister is expecting a baby in June and last week she found out from the ultrasound it is going to be a girl.

22

temetőbe megy

to go to the cemetery

/ gəʊ tuː ðə ˈsɛmɪtri /

We go to the cemetery to visit our grandparents' graves on their birthdays.

23

randevúzik

to go on a date

/ gəʊ ɒn eɪ deɪt /

Despite lifestyle changes, going on a date is still a very important phase of a relationship.

24

életstílust választ

to make a lifestyle choice

/ meɪk eɪ ˈlʌɪfstʌɪl tʃɔɪs /

Now people make quite diverse lifestyle choices about whether to marry, live alone, or with a friend.

25

feszélyezett

self-conscious

/ sɛlf ˈkɒnʃəs /

Teenagers are often self-conscious, and it is best not to make jokes about this because it only makes things worse.

26

füllent

to tell a fib

/ tɛl eɪ fɪb /

If parents tell their children no to lie, they should never lie or even tell fibs themselves.

27

határozatlan

indecisive

/ ɪndɪˈsʌɪsɪv /

My aunt is so indecisive that it takes her at least half an hour in the mornings to decide what to wear.

28

keresztszülő

godparent

/ ˈgɒdpɛːr(ə)nt /

I am very lucky because my godparents moved to New Zealand some years ago, so I get to spend some of my holidays there.

29

beleszeret vkibe

to fall in love with sb

/ fɔːl ɪn lʌv wɪð /

When my sister fell in love with her boyfriend, she was always smiling and only wanted to talk about him.