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1

átvétel visszaigazolása

acknowledgement of receipt

/ əkˈnɒlɪdʒm(ə)nt ɒv, (ə)v rɪˈsiːt /

When I send important documents, like contracts or bills, I always want an acknowledgement of receipt.

2

szolárium

tanning salon

/ tan ˈsalɒn /

Some people go to a tanning salon to get a suntan while others buy tanning sprays or creams at a supermarket.

3

internet bank

online banking

/ ɒnˈlʌɪn ˈbaŋkɪŋ /

I find online banking very practical because I can pay my bills at home after work or at weekends.

4

hitelkártyát elfogad

to take credit cards

/ teɪk ˈkrɛdɪt kɑːd /

I have to carry some cash though I don't like to because, for example, most taxis don't take credit cards.

5

csomagot küld külföldre

to send a parcel abroad

/ sɛnd eɪ ˈpɑːs(ə)l əˈbrɔːd /

When we send parcels abroad, we write address in a block capitals to ensure they arrive in time.

6

karbantartás

maintenance

/ ˈmeɪnt(ə)nəns, -tɪn- /

If you live in a flat, you have to pay the costs of maintenance and garbage disposal.

7

lízingel, bérbe vesz

to lease

/ liːs /

I leased a car four years ago, and now I have to decide whether to buy it or lease a new one.

8

kocsit bérel

to rent a car

/ rɛnt eɪ kɑː /

In Britain it's much cheaper to rent a car than travel by train, though keeping to the left may cause some problems.

9

telefonos ügyfélszolgálat

call centre

/ kɔːl ˈsɒ̃tr(ə), sɑ̃tʀ /

I've heard many complaints about call centres but I've never had any problems, maybe because I'm very polite when dealing with them.

10

gépkocsiszerviz

garage

/ ˈgarɑː(d)ʒ, -ɪdʒ, gəˈrɑːʒ /

In autumn and spring I have my tyres changed at the local garage, which provides a very good service.

11

biztosítást köt

to take out an insurance policy

/ teɪk aʊt an, ən ɪnˈʃʊər(ə)ns ˈpɒlɪsi /

Whe I travel abroad, I always take out an insurance policy in case of accidents or illnesses.

12

látszerész

optician

/ ɒpˈtɪʃ(ə)n /

I go to the optician's every two years to have my eyes checked.

13

ingatlanközvetítő

estate agent

/ ɪˈsteɪt, ɛ- ˈeɪdʒ(ə)nt /

I found a flat to rent through an estate agent when I started university.

14

melíroztat

to have one's hair highlighted

/ hav wʌn hɛː ˈhʌɪlʌɪt /

I have my hair highlighted every two months and change my haircut about once a year.

15

fényképet előhivat

to have photos developed

/ hav ˈfəʊtəʊ dɪˈvɛləpt /

We had some photos of our baby daughter developed and framed as a gift for the grandparents.

16

órás

watchmaker

/ ˈwɒtʃmeɪkə /

I go yearly to the watchmaker's to have my old watch cleaned and to have new batteries installed in my new one.

17

autószerelő

car mechanic

/ kɑː mɪˈkanɪk /

Nowadays you need a car mechanic even for the smallest repairs, like changing the headlights.

18

tisztító

dry cleaner's

/ drʌɪ ˈkliːnə /

I take my husband's suits and my silk blouses to the dry cleaner's because I'm afraid to put them in the washing machine.

19

átutal

to transfer

/ transˈfəː /

To save money for rainy days, I transfer a small sum every month from my current account to my savings.

20

kártérítés

damages

/ ˈdamɪdʒ /

When lighting hit our house, the insurance company paid us damages and we were able to repair the roof.

21

pedikűrös

chiropodist

/ kɪˈrɒpədi /

My grandparents were lucky to find a good chiropodist who makes house calls.

22

banki kölcsön

bank loan

/ baŋk ləʊn /

My sister needed a bank loan to refurbish the house she bought with her savings.

23

tűzoltóság

fire brigade

/ ˈfʌɪə brɪˈgeɪd /

I was very impressed when there was a fire alarm at our school and the fire brigade was there in less than five minutes.

24

befektetés

investment

/ ɪnˈvɛs(t)m(ə)nt /

I plan to have a very diverse investment portfolio with bonds, shares and life insurance.

25

várakoztat vkit

to put sb on hold

/ pʊt ɒn həʊld /

I have it when service providers put me on hold when I need to get a problem fixed.

26

villany-/vízóra-leolvasó

electricity/water meter reader

/ ˌɪlɛkˈtrɪsɪti, ˌɛl-, ˌiːl- ˈwɔːtə ˈmiːtə ˈriːdə /

I find it annoying that electricity and water meter readers mostly come at very inconvenient times.

27

kaparós sorsjegy

scratch card

/ skratʃ kɑːd /

When I pay my bills at the post office, I often buy a scratch card to try my luck.

28

apróhirdetés

classified ads / advertisements

/ ˈklasɪfʌɪd ad ədˈvəːtɪzm(ə)nt, -tɪs- /

The Internet has largely replaced classified ads as a tool for finding professionals who provide different kinds of services.

29

biztosítási díj

premium

/ ˈpriːmɪəm /

I think it is worth paying a higher premium on travel insurance to get proper care at a good hospital if I have an accident.

30

pénzvisszafizetési garancia

money-back guarantee

/ ˈmʌni bak gar(ə)nˈtiː /

I managed to find a painter who gave a money-back guarantee for the job he did on my doors and window-frames.