příklad; idol; vzor * n C /rəʊl ˈmɒd(ə)l/ someone whose behaviour is considered to be a good example for other people to copy She's a good role model for the kids.
zodpovědný za adj /rɪˈspɒnsəb(ə)l fɔː(r)/ if something or someone is responsible for a situation or event, they are the cause of it Phone companies are sometimes responsible for cold-calling.
neškodný * adj /ˈhɑː(r)mləs/ not causing any harm Their wrestling was just harmless fun.
beze smyslu * adj /ˈmiːnɪŋləs/ without any clear purpose or importance My life seems meaningless since Eddie died.
stejně smýšlející adj /ˌlaɪkˈmaɪndɪd/ like-minded people, groups etc have similar tastes, interests, and opinions The conference is a chance to meet like-minded individuals.
únos (člověka) n U /ˈkɪdnæpɪŋ/ the act of kidnapping someone Police said the group might have been responsible for the kidnapping.
křižák n C /kruːˈseɪdə(r)/ someone who works hard for a long time to achieve something that they strongly believe is morally right We can now reveal that the identity of the caped crusader.
slib; přísaha v /vaʊ/ to promise that you will do something I vowed that I would never gamble again.
have egg on (sb’s) face
cítit se trapně, protože něco nevyšlo phr /hæv eɡ ɒn ˈfeɪs/ to be embarrassed or appear stupid because something that you tried to do has gone wrong They found themselves out of pocket and with egg on their faces.
vandalismus n U /ˈvændəˌlɪz(ə)m/ the act of deliberately damaging or destroying things, especially public property He committed several acts of vandalism.
slina; plivat * v /spɪt/ to force some of the clear liquid called saliva out from your mouth They often behave like pigs: swearing, spitting, starting fights.
palivo v /ˈfjuːəl/ a substance such as oil, gas, coal, or wood that produces heat or power when it is burned. Coal and wood are sometimes called solid fuel What will you do if there is a shortage of food and fuel?
občanství * n U /ˈsɪtɪz(ə)nʃɪp/ the legal right to be a citizen of a particular country I’m applying for Canadian citizenship.
hasič n C /ˈfaɪə(r)ˌfaɪtə(r)/ someone whose job is to make fires stop burning and help people to escape from other dangerous situations Firefighters struglled for hours to control the blaze.
hrst; malý počet n C /ˈhæn(d)fʊl/ a very small number of people or things The game was dominated by a handful of players.
soucitný; nakloněný adj /ˌsɪmpəˈθetɪk ˌtuː/ supporting a plan, action, or person A spokesman for the local police said they were always sympathetic to acts of good citizenship.
antropolog n C /ˌænθrəˈpɒlədʒɪst/ someone who studies human societies, customs and beliefs It is, say the anthropologists, natural for us to evaluate people in terms of the success they have achieved.
lhář n C /ˈlaɪə(r)/ someone who tells lies The best way to spot a liar is to look them in the eyes.
citlivý, vnímavý, tvárný adj /ɪmˈpreʃ(ə)nəb(ə)l/ someone who is impressionable is easily impressed and influenced by other people, usually because they are young and lack experience in life You worry about teenagers because they’re at such an impressionable age.
beton ** n U / adj /ˈkɒŋkriːt/ a hard substance used in building made by mixing cement, sand, small stones, and water The floors were made of concrete.
pašování n U /ˈsmʌɡ(ə)lɪŋ/ the practice of secretly and illegally taking goods or people into or out of a country, especially as a way of earning money The tunnels were part of a huge smuggling operation.
avatar; obrázek na obrazovce počítače, který představuje konkrétního uživatele n C /ˈævəˌtɑː(r)/ a picture on a computer screen that represents a particular computer user, especially one of several users who are having a conversation with each other on the Internet My avatar is a picture of a parrot.
diskžokej, DJ n C /ˈdɪsk ˌdʒɒki/ someone who plays CDs and records in a club etc She's a disc jockey on Radio 1.
daňové přiznání n C /tæks ˌdekləˈreɪʃ(ə)n/ an official written statement that you sign to show how much money you have earned and how much tax you have to pay You are one day late with your annual tax declaration.
know no bounds
neznat mezí phr /ˌnəʊ nəʊ ˈbaʊndz/ to have no limits that affect and control what can happen or what people are able to do The sheriff’s cruelty knows no bounds.
moped n C /ˈməʊped/ a type of motorcycle with an engine that is not powerful and pedals like a bicycle She goes everywhere on her moped.
spořič obrazovky n C /ˈskriːnˌseɪvə(r)/ a computer program that makes the screen black or that shows a picture when the computer is on but not being used. It is designed to protect the screen from damage. I downloaded a new screensaver.
sprostota, ošklivost n U /ˈnɑːstinəs/ saying or doing unkind things to other people The villains are ranked in order of nastiness.
nezvedený; nevychovaný adj /əbˈnɒkʃəs/ very rude, offensive, or unpleasant My son is an obnoxious child.
prodejce po telefonu n C /ˈteliseɪlz ˌrep/ someone whose job is to sell the products or services of a particular company on the telephone She got a job last week as a telesales rep.