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Newsreader (UK)

anchor

1

To look at sth with all your attention

Be glued to

2

A system of broadcasting television programmes by cable

Cable television

3

When you change from one television channel to another, only watching a few minutes of any programme

Channel-hop

4

Someone who spends a lot of time sitting and watching television

Couch potato

5

News about sth on TV or radio in the newspaper

Coverage

6

Aktualne wydarzenia

Current affairs programme

7

Telewizja dzienna

Daytime television

8

Czas najwiekszej ogladalnosci

Prime time television

9

The list that shows which films, tv programmes etc are the most popular

Ratings

10

Najwazniejsze wiadomosci

Recorded highlights

11

Pilot telewizyjny

Remote control

12

Telewizja satelitarna

Satellite television

13

Situation comedy; a funny television programme in which the same characters appear in different situations each week

Sitcom

14

A television or radio story about the daily lives and relationships of the same group of people, which is broadcast regularly

Soap opera

15

TV etc that is broadcast from the Earth rather than from a satellite

Terrestrial

16

Someone who watches television

Viewer

17

Przegrana sprawa

A lost cause

18

Highly unsuccessful or unprofitable film

Box-office flop

19

To experience sth unpleasant

Come to grief

20

To be worthless

Come to nothing

21

Not happen

Fall through

22

Zbankrutowac

Go bankrupt

23

.To ruin sth

Make a mess of sth

24

To achieve one's goal

Make it to

25

Nie przynosic efektow

Not do any good

26

Plan

Work out

27

To succeed in doing sth , especially after trying very hard

Accomplish

28

To form or make sth from a curved shape

Arch

29

An official document promsing that a government or company will pay back money that it has borrowed, often with interest;
Obligacja

Bond

30

Odbic sie od

Bounce up to

31

Written to wave sth around in dangerous or threatening way,especially a weapon

Brandish

32

Wywolac smiech

Break into a fit of giggles

33

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Bring sth to a close captalize on

34

A small metal or plastic object that holds or fastens things together

Clip

35

To reduce an amount, size, costs etc of sth

Cut back on

36

The first public appearance of an entertainer, sports player etc of sth new and important

Debut

37

The lack of sth that you need in order to be healthy, comfortable or happy

Deprivation

38

A main road that has two lines of traffic travelling in each direction

Dual carriageway

39

The ability to continue doing sth difficult or painful over a long period of time

Endurance

40

To move lightly or quickly and not stay in one place for very long

Flit

41

To worry about sth, especially when there is no need

Fret about

42

Money that is provided by an organization for a particular purpose

Funding

43

Make sb sad

Get sb down

44

To frighten someone or make nervous

Give sb the shivers

45

To do sth as well as you possibly can, although you are not sure whether you can succeed

Give sth one's best shot

46

Migoczacy, blyszczacy

Glimmering

47

To agree with or support sb/ sth

Go along with

48

The use of clever but dishonest methods to deceive sb

Guile

49

Unlucky

Hapless

50

To annoy sb, especially by asking them many times to do sth

Hassle

51

A leather object for carrying a small gun, that is worn on a belt

Holster

52

To keep following sb and asking them questions in an annoying or threatening way

Hound

53

Part of body that is red and swollen

Inflamed

54

Always wanting more and more of sth

Insatiable

55

Push hard

Jam

56

To go as quickly as sb else

Keep up with

57

A lot of people find out about sth secret

Leak out

58

Inheritance

Legacy

59

Wyluzowac sie, rozluznic

Let one's hair down

60

Abonament radiowo-telewizyjny

Licence fee

61

A dark brownish red color

Marooned

62

ćma

Moth

63

Not likely to cause arguments or make people angry

Non-confrontational

64

Paddle (wioslo)

Oar

65

Saczyc sie; emanowac

Ooze

66

Over the side of a ship or boat into the water

Overboard

67

To ask for sth that you want very much

Plead with sb to do sth

68

Stawic komus wyzwanie

Pose a challange

69

A lot of money

Pots of money

70

Rekwizyt

Prop

71

To show sb that he was mistaken

Prove sb wrong

72

One car gets in front of another by moving faster

Pull ahead

73

Strike a deal

Pull off a deal

74

To stop doing or being involved in sth or to make sb do this

Pull out of

75

Przyspieszac

Put on a spurt

76

A strong feeling of being sorry that you have done sth very bad

Remorse

77

Withdraw; you say you did not mean what you said earlier

Retract

78

Money that a business or organization receives over a period of time, especially from selling goods or services

Revenue

79

Wioślarz

Rower

80

You start to have a feeling because you are with another person who has it

Rub off on

81

Wyczuc podstep

Smell a rat

82

To cry noisily while breathing in short sudden bursts

Sob

83

Iskra

Spark

84

To refuse to accept unfair tratment from a person or organization

Stand up to

85

A company that is owned or controlled by another larger company ; company

Subsidiary

86

Walk slowly

Trail

87

A small door that covers an opening in a roof or floor

Trapdoor

88

To push sth especially the edge of a piece of cloth or paper into or behind sth so that it looks tidier or stays in place

Tuck

89

To get someone's support or friendship by persuading them or being nice to them

Win sb over

90

Osiagnac cel

Achieve an aim

91

Swietlana przyszlosc

Bright future

92

Act in one's own or everybody's best interest

Do well

93

To progress a career or to make it successful

Further one's career

94

To make progress in your life

Get on in life.

95

Give sb a feeling of fulfillment

Give sb a sense of achievement

96

Isc zle

Go badly

97

Someone who is extremely successful in their job or in school

High-flier

98

Nagly, niespodziewany sukces

Overnight success

99

To give sb all the money you owe them

Pay off

100

Miec wysok pozycje, wysoko w wykresach

Ride high in the charts

101

Miec szanse powodzenia w czyms

Stand a chance of

102

Very successful

Thriving

103

To happen in a particular way or to have a particular result especially one that you did not expect

Turn out