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To be or continue on harmonious terms

To get on in

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Someone who has achieved a lot and is determined to continue being successful

High-flier

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Something that becomes successful very quickly

Overnight success

4

To give someone all the money that you have borrowed from them to buy something

Pay off

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To be very successful

Ride high in the charts

6

Very successful

Thriving

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To receive; be subjected to

Come in for

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To encounter, especially a difficulty or major problem

Come up against

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To act more forcefully to regulate, repress, or restrain

Crack down on

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To accept sth

Face up to

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To escape the consequences of

To get away with

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To have interest in

To go in for

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To admire

Look up to

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To compensate for

To make up for

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To explain something as being caused by something else

Put something down to something

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Stand, tolerate

Put up with

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Someone who presents a television or radio programme, especially the news

Anchor

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to be looking at something and not paying attention to anything else

Be glued to sth

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Cable television

Telewizja kablowa

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Satellite television

Telewizja satelitarna

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Terrestrial television

Telewizja naziemna

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someone who spends a lot of time sitting at home watching television

Couch potato

23

news about something on television or radio or in the newspapers

Coverage

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the most popular time for watching television, which is in the middle of the evening

Prime time television

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the number of people who watch or listen to a particular television or radio programme

Ratings

26

Pilot TV

Remote Control

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a television or radio series about a particular group of characters who deal with situations in a humorous way

Sitcom

28

a television or radio series about the imaginary lives of a group of people. A soap opera is often simply called a soap.

Soap

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a cause with no chance of success

A lost cause

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to be unsuccessful/to have an accident

Come to grief

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To fail

Come to nothing

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if something such as a deal, plan, or arrangement falls through, it fails to happen

Fall through

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to make a lot of mistakes when you are doing or dealing with something

To make a mess of (doing sth)

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to last until some time or until reaching some place

To make it to

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to succeed in doing something, especially something that you have been trying to do for a period of time

Accomplish

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a curved structure at the top of a door, window, or gate

Arch

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to wave a weapon or other object around in your hand so that other people can see it

Brandish

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To start laughing

Break into a fit of giggles

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Sth is soon to be ended

Sth is brought to a close

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to reduce the amount of something, especially money that you spend

Cut back on

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a situation in which you do not have something that you need or want

Deprivation

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Dwupasmówka

Dual carriageway

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the ability to continue doing something physically difficult or continue dealing with an unpleasant situation for a long time

Endurance

44

Pass quickly

Flit

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to worry about something continuously

Fret about

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to make someone feel sad or lose hope

Get sb down

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to frighten someone or make them nervous

Give sb the shivers

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to give a task one's best effort

Give sth one's best shot

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to shine with a soft weak light that is not steady

Glimmering

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the skilful use of dishonest means to trick people or to make them do what you want

Guile

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Unfortunate

Hapless

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Bełkot

Gibberish

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a situation that causes problems for you or that annoys you very much

Hassle

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a leather container for a gun, that is fixed to a belt

Holster

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always wanting more and never feeling satisfied

Insatiable

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A difficult situation

Jam

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be released or become known; of news; be leaked

Leak out

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money or property that you arrange for someone to have after you die

Legacy

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to relax and enjoy yourself because you are in a comfortable environment

Let hair down

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left or caught in a place and unable to leave

marooned

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behaving in a way that shows you want to have an argument or fight with someone

Confrontational

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a long stick with a wide flat blade at one end, used for rowing a boat

Oar

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if a thick liquid oozes from something, or if something oozes a liquid, a small amount of it flows out slowly

Ooze

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off a boat or ship and into the water

Overboard

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to create a difficult or dangerous situation

Pose a challenge

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To move ahead, as in a race

Pull ahead

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To perform in spite of difficulties or obstacles

Pull off

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suddenly start to run or do something much faster than before

Put a spurt on

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to say that something that you previously said or wrote is not true

Retract

70

income from business activities or taxes

Revenue

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if a quality that someone has rubs off, it starts to affect another person so that they start to have that quality too

Rub off on

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to believe that something dishonest, illegal, or wrong has happened

Smell a rat

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to cry noisily while taking short breaths

Sob

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to make something happen, especially something involving violence or angry feelings

Spark

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to not allow yourself to be treated badly, especially by someone in authority

Stand up to sb

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a company that is owned by a larger company

Subsidiary

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a small door that covers an opening in a floor, ceiling, or wall

A trapdoor

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to put something in a particular place, especially in order to keep it safe or hidden

Tuck