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zajímat se o něco   phr /biː ˈɪntə/ to be interested in and enjoy an activity or subject There’s little point in saying that you’re into pop music when you apply for a job.

be into

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vášeň ** n C /ˈpæʃ(ə)n/ a strong enthusiasm or interest But when hero worship turns into an all-consuming passion, it can be an addiction as dangerous as any other.

passion

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vášeň ** n C /ˈpæʃ(ə)n/ a strong enthusiasm or interest But when hero worship turns into an all-consuming passion, it can be an addiction as dangerous as any other.

passion

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ten druhý (odkaz na druhou (osobu/věc) ze dvou již zmíněných *** adj /ˈlætə(r)/ used for referring to the second of two people, things, or groups that have just been mentioned He did well in both schoolwork and sport and won a number of medals in the latter (=in sport).

latter

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ten druhý (odkaz na druhou (osobu/věc) ze dvou již zmíněných *** adj /ˈlætə(r)/ used for referring to the second of two people, things, or groups that have just been mentioned He did well in both schoolwork and sport and won a number of medals in the latter (=in sport).

latter

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nechat se unést   v /ɡet ˌkærɪd əˈweɪ/ to become so excited or involved in something that you lose control of your feelings or behaviour Let’s not get carried away. The deal could still fall through.

get carried away

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nechat se unést   v /ɡet ˌkærɪd əˈweɪ/ to become so excited or involved in something that you lose control of your feelings or behaviour Let’s not get carried away. The deal could still fall through.

get carried away

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už se nedá nic dělat   phr /ɪts ˌdʒʌst ˌwʌn əv ðəʊz ˈθɪŋz/ used to say that you cannot prevent or change a situation or an event I don’t know why really, it’s just one of those things.

it’s just one of those things

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už se nedá nic dělat   phr /ɪts ˌdʒʌst ˌwʌn əv ðəʊz ˈθɪŋz/ used to say that you cannot prevent or change a situation or an event I don’t know why really, it’s just one of those things.

it’s just one of those things

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člověk hledající práci   n C /ˈdʒɒb ˌsiːkə(r)/ someone who is looking for a job. This word is used mainly by government officials. The government are planning to cut payments to job seekers.

job seeker

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člověk hledající práci   n C /ˈdʒɒb ˌsiːkə(r)/ someone who is looking for a job. This word is used mainly by government officials. The government are planning to cut payments to job seekers.

job seeker

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šachy * n U /tʃes/ a game for two people, played on a board with black and white squares, using different shaped pieces, including two kings. The aim is to get the other player’s king into a position where it cannot move We played a game of chess.

chess

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šachy * n U /tʃes/ a game for two people, played on a board with black and white squares, using different shaped pieces, including two kings. The aim is to get the other player’s king into a position where it cannot move We played a game of chess.

chess

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zpočátku; především; vůbec   phr /tə bɪˈɡɪn wɪð/ before or during the first part of an activity or process How did you get involved to begin with?

to begin with

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zpočátku; především; vůbec   phr /tə bɪˈɡɪn wɪð/ before or during the first part of an activity or process How did you get involved to begin with?

to begin with

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hlídat děti * v /ˈbeɪbiˌsɪt/  to look after children in their home while their parents are not there, especially in the evening I’ll ask my mother to babysit.

babysit

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hlídat děti * v /ˈbeɪbiˌsɪt/  to look after children in their home while their parents are not there, especially in the evening I’ll ask my mother to babysit.

babysit

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dobrovolný; spontánní ** adj /ˈvɒlənt(ə)ri/ voluntary work is done for no pay When I was at university I took three months out to travel around Latin America and I got involved in some voluntary work in Costa Rica.

voluntary

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nainstalovat; připravit   v /ˌset ˈʌp/ to make a piece of equipment ready for use They set up tables at the back of their car to display the items they want to trade.

set up

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nainstalovat; připravit   v /ˌset ˈʌp/ to make a piece of equipment ready for use They set up tables at the back of their car to display the items they want to trade.

set up

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ukončit   v /ˈtɜː(r)mɪneɪt/ if something terminates, or if you terminate it, it ends or you stop it The military operation was terminated in 1969.

terminate

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ukončit   v /ˈtɜː(r)mɪneɪt/ if something terminates, or if you terminate it, it ends or you stop it The military operation was terminated in 1969.

terminate

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být něčím posedlý   phr /biː əbˈsest wɪð/ to consider someone or something as so important that you are always thinking about them, in a way that seems extreme to other people He was crazy about the sport, but he became more and more obsessed with it.

be obsessed with

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být něčím posedlý   phr /biː əbˈsest wɪð/ to consider someone or something as so important that you are always thinking about them, in a way that seems extreme to other people He was crazy about the sport, but he became more and more obsessed with it.

be obsessed with

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odhalit *** v /rɪˈviːl/ to show something that was covered or hidden The wallet-sized system opens to reveal a keyboard and screen.

reveal

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nahý ** adj /ˈneɪkɪd/ not wearing any clothes There was a drawing of a naked woman in the gallery.

naked

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nahý ** adj /ˈneɪkɪd/ not wearing any clothes There was a drawing of a naked woman in the gallery.

naked

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zboží *** n pl /ɡʊdz/ objects produced for sale Wilkins was found in possession of £8,000 worth of stolen goods.

goods

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jde o to; problém je v tom   phr /ðə ˈθɪŋ əˌbaʊt/ used for talking about the problem with something or someone The thing about Dave is he's always late for meetings.

the thing about

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jde o to; problém je v tom   phr /ðə ˈθɪŋ əˌbaʊt/ used for talking about the problem with something or someone The thing about Dave is he's always late for meetings.

the thing about