rádoby, předstíraný * adj /ˈwʊdbiː/ hoping or trying to do something The would-be thieves smashed a glass panel in the front door.
nátělník (US) n C /ˈʌndə(r)ˌʃɜː(r)t/ a piece of underwear for the top half of your body He stripped down to his undershirt.
play (sb) at their own game
hrát s někým jeho vlastní hru phr /ˌpleɪ ət ðeə(r) ˌəʊn ˈɡeɪm/ to take part in an activity with someone who has a reputation for being very good at it The sport of scam baiting is to play the scammers at their own game.
fotbal (GB) *** n U /ˈfʊtˌbɔːl/ a game in which two teams of eleven players kick a round ball and try to score goals I've never been to a football match.
chodník; dlažba (GB) ** n C /ˈpeɪvmənt/ a path with a hard surface beside a road Don't park your car on the pavement.
záchod; toaleta (US) ** n C /ˈbɑːθˌruːm/ a room with a toilet in it I need to go to the bathroom.
popelnice; nádoba na odpadky (US) n C /ˈɡɑː(r)bɪdʒ ˌkæn/ a container that you keep outside and use for putting rubbish in Throw it in the garbage can.
turn (sb) away
odmítnout; nevpustit phr /ˌtɜː(r)n əˈweɪ/ to refuse to let someone come into a place Reporters who visited the team’s training ground were turned away.
popelnice; nádoba na odpadky (GB) * n C /ˈdʌs(t)bɪn/ a container that you keep outside and use for putting rubbish in Throw it in the dustbin.
nápis, věnování n C /ɪnˈskrɪpʃ(ə)n/ a piece of writing written or cut on or in something, especially as a record of an achievement or in order to honour someone The watch has an inscription on the back.
rozpadnout se v /fɔːl əˈpɑː(r)t/ to break because of being old or badly made. They can change hands hundreds of times and they can be folded eight thousand times before they begin to fall apart.
číslovka n C /ˈnjuːmərəl/ a symbol that represents a number This is the Arabic numeral 7.
get your own back on (sb)
pomstít se někomu phr /ɡet jə(r) ˈəʊn bæk ɒn/ to do something bad to someone because they did something bad to you He was bitter, determined to get his own back.
pošetilec; blázen; hlupák * v /fuːl/ to trick someone by making them believe something that is not true I was completely fooled by her.
podvodník; podrazník n C /ˈkɒnmæn/, /ˈkɒnmen/ a man who tricks other people, especially in order to get their money A conman tricked them out of a lot of money.
prohledat, vydrhnout v /ˈskaʊə(r)/ to search a place or document thoroughly for something Jake scoured auction sales for the furniture they needed.
počmárat; poničit v /dɪˈfeɪs/ to deliberately damage something valuable by writing on it or breaking it The painting was defaced by vandals.
účet; účtenka (US) ** n C /tʃek/ a piece of paper that shows how much money you owe after eating in a restaurant. Can we have the check, please?
pomocník na farmě n C /ˈrɑːntʃ ˌhænd/ someone who does physical work on a very large farm in the western US or Canada, where cows, horses, or sheep are kept She is rumoured to have worked first as a ranch hand.
ručitel n C /ˈbɒndzmən/ someone who is responsible for paying money that is owed or for making certain that someone goes to court when they should The bondsman will employ a bounty hunter to find the person and get the money back.
kalhoty (GB) ** n pl /ˈtraʊzə(r)z/ a piece of clothing covering the body from the waist to the feet, divided into separate parts for each leg and worn by both men and women I've bought a suit with two pairs of trousers.
saský adj /ˈsækʃ(ə)n/ a member of a group of German people who came to live in England in the 5th and 6th centuries AD The museum has recreated a Saxon village.
velrybářství; lov velryb adj /ˈweɪlɪŋ/ the activity of hunting whales She spent 2 years working on a whaling ship.
nominální hodnota n C /dɪˌnɒmɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n/ the value of a particular coin or banknote The police found notes of various denominations.
peněženka, náprsní taška n C /ˈbɪlˌfəʊld/ a wallet She found a billfold containing $500.
přemíra, nadbytek ** n U /ɪkˈses/ more than is usual or necessary. After a lifetime of excess, she was arrested.
zjistit; (vy)sledovat ** v /treɪs/ to use electronic equipment to find out where a telephone call was made Cavan’s call was traced to a call box in Brighton.
naletět phr /ˈfɔːl ˌfɔː(r)/ to believe that a trick or a joke is true How could you fall for such an obvious trick?
metro (GB) n C/U /ˈʌndə(r)ˌɡraʊnd/ a system of public transport consisting of trains that travel in tunnels below a city I hate travelling on the underground.
vybrat si, vybrat si v /ˈsɪŋɡ(ə)l ˌaʊt/ to choose one person from a group for special attention Katie was often singled out for punishment.