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slant

svažovat se; sklon   v / n C /slɑːnt/ to be or move at an angle that is not 90 degrees, or to make something do this His handwriting slants to the right.

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later on

později   phr /ˌleɪtə(r) ɒn/ in the future, or after the time already mentioned I’ll come and see you later on.

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attend

navštěvovat; účastnit se; obsluhovat *** v /əˈtend/ to be present at an event or activity Everyone in the office was expected to attend.

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track down

vystopovat   v /ˈtræk daʊn/ to find someone or something after a long search I finally managed to track him down in Manchester.

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in-thing

to, co je v módě   phr /ˌɪnˈθɪŋ/ something which is currently very fashionable It’s amazing but she’s still the in-thing for young girls, all over the world.

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script

scénář ** n C /skrɪpt/ the written words of a play, film, television programme, speech etc She wrote the script for the film.

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in deep water

ve vážné situaci   phr /ɪn ˌdiːp ˈwɔːtə(r)/ in a difficult or serious situation You could find yourself in deep water if you made it all up.

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background

pozadí; prostředí; původ *** n C /ˈbækˌɡraʊnd/ the type of career, training, or education that someone has had A recent survey has shown that one in four CVs contain a lie of some kind, but resist the temptation to invent an interesting background for yourself.

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survey

průzkum (veřejného mínění) *** n C  /ˈsɜː(r)veɪ/ a set of questions that you ask a large number of people or organizations This survey shows the percentage of single-parent households in each area.

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handle

vypořádat se s (problémem); manipulovat s něčím *** v /ˈhænd(ə)l/ to touch or hold someone or something What’s the most valuable autograph you’ve handled?

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introverted

introvertní   adj /ˈɪntrəʊˌvɜː(r)tɪd/ a little shy and tending to concentrate on your own thoughts and feelings He became introverted and depressed.

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stall

stánek ** n C /stɔːl/ a large table or a small building that is open at the front, used for selling things or for giving people information In those days, you used to get market stalls, shops even, that sold nothing else.

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subsequently

následně, poté ** adv /ˈsʌbsɪkwəntli/ after something else happened The disease subsequently spread to the rest of the country.

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draw a line between

jasně rozlišovat   phr /ˌdrɔː ə ˈlaɪn bɪˌtwiːn/ to keep two things separate I found it really difficult to draw a line between collecting and trading.

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gnome

trpaslík; skřítek (i sádrový)   nC /nəʊm/  a stone or plastic model of a gnome (an imaginary little man in children’s stories who wears a pointed hat and can do magic), used in gardens for decoration Garden gnomes are popular in England.

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dismiss

nebrat v úvahu; zavrhnout ** v /dɪsˈmɪs/ to refuse to accept that something might be true The minister dismissed the idea that he had behaved badly.

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car boot sale

bleší trh   n C /ˌkɑː(r) ˈbuːt ˌseɪl/ a market where people sell things that they do not want from the back of their car We bought it at a car boot sale.

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hunter

lovec; hledač * n C /ˈhʌntə(r)/ someone who is looking for a particular type of thing She's a bit of a bargain hunter.

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blood-donating

dárcovstí krve   n U /ˈblʌddəʊˌneɪtɪŋ/ allowing some of your blood to be taken from you so that it can be used in the medical treatment of someone else One job applicant who was obviously trying to make a good impression wrote that she had taken up blood-donating.

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deal

obchod; dohoda *** v/n C /diːl/ a formal agreement, especially in business or politics It was my first deal, but later on, I found out that it was worth five times what he’d paid for it!

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dedicate

zasvětit; věnovat ** v /ˈdedɪkeɪt/ to spend your time and effort doing something He dedicated himself to academic work.

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make an exception

udělat vyjímku   phr /ˌmeɪk ən ɪkˈsepʃ(ə)n/ to deal with someone or something in a different way from usual on a particular occasion only I’ll have to confess that I made an exception with this one.

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scary

nahánějící strach * adj /ˈskeəri/ making you feel frightened She told us a scary story.

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finally

nakonec *** adv /ˈfaɪn(ə)li/ after a long time, process, or series of events My father finally agreed to let me go on the trip.

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outgoing

společenský; přátelský   adj /ˌaʊtˈɡəʊɪŋ/ someone who is outgoing is friendly and enjoys meeting and talking to people Norman is very shy but his wife’s outgoing.

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pastime

zábava; rekreace   n C /ˈpɑːsˌtaɪm/ something that you do regularly for fun in your free time Skateboarding is the favourite pastime of many teenagers.

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tendency

sklon; trend ** n C /ˈtendənsi/ an aspect of your character that you show by behaving in a particular way He has a tendency to overreact.

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instinct

instinkt ** n C /ˈɪnstɪŋkt/ a natural tendency to behave in a particular way that people and animals are born with and that they obey without knowing why It’s a basic human instinct.

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swap

vyměnit (si/se) * n C / v /swɒp/ the process of giving one thing in exchange for another Everyone would have their pile and we’d go through them, and then do swaps and try to collect the whole set.

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guerilla

partyzán   n C /ɡəˈrɪlə/ a member of a military group that is not official and usually wants to change a political situation. Their main method is to make unexpected attacks in small groups. The army is at risk of attack from guerilla fighters.