Filologia

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Słówko Definicja Tłumaczenie Przykład

chicanery

trickery, deceit. przebiegłość I've had enough of your chicanery - why can't you be less deceitful for a change?

flourish

prosper, or to brandish sth. kwitnąć, wymachiwać, wywijać Plants won't flourish unless you water them!

inculcate

impress upon. wpajać coś komuś I cannot inculcate upon you enough that you must think about your future!

throwback

revert to ancestral character (usu. in passive), compel to rely on. przejaw czegoś z przeszłości)

learned

(adj) astute, wise. uczony As neither Gerald nor his wife had red hair, they could only assume that their baby's red hair was a throwback to Gerald's Celtic origins? Only once you have studied law for many years and are truly learned may you become a judge.

appraisal

estimation. oszacowanie, ocena It's difficult to give an accurate appraisal of the situation following the earthquake, but things do look bad.

to abide by

obey, remain faithful to; One should always abide by the law, no matter how unreasonable it is!

precluded by

prevented; The possibility of the company being sued is precluded by this clause here...

to pass with flying colours

to excel, do very well - esp in an exam or test; After studying very hard, Gerald passed his exams with flying colours!

rite of passage

initiation; Going out for a drink on one's eighteenth birthday is almost considered a rite of passage by some people in Britain!

in decline

going downhill, deteriorating! Many a person's memory may go into decline as they get older.

to come a cropper

to succumb to some misfortune, fail; If you don't study hard for your exams you'll come a cropper - like my grandmother who wasn't concentrating when she was walking on the ice!

to be up a gum tree

to be in a difficult position; With only one parachute between the three of them and the plane about to crash, they were definitely up a gum tree - or at least the other two were, decided Gerald!

up the creek without a paddle

to be in a difficult position;

to have one's work cut out

to face a situation in which one has a lot of work to do if one is to succeed. Tony Blair has his work cut out for him if he is going to create peace in the middle east.

to be in the soup

to be in trouble; Gerald's in the soup - he's smashed yet another window while playing football!

to be no great shakes at sth

to not be very good at sth; I'm afraid I'm no great shakes at decorating - I'd only make a mess of things if I tried to help!

to go to pot

to go to rack and ruin, to go wrong; With the defection of our top spy all our plans have gone to pot!

to come up to scratch

to meet required standards; The manager wondered if his new recruit would really come up to scratch - as he seemed very nervous?

to be sitting pretty

to be in a comfortable position; With five games left and only one more point needed to win the league, there was no doubt Portsmouth football club were sitting pretty.

apprentice

sb learning a trade who works in return for being taught

cadet

sb studying to become an officer in the army or a policeman

coach

sb who trains sportsmen for contest or prepares private students for an exam

dean

person in charge of a division of study

disciple

follower of a religious teacher

trainee

a person undergoing some form of vocational training

sabbatical leave

a period of time when a university teacher conducts no classes in order to prepare a thesis, e.g. a PhD dissertation. Is Dr Johnson on sabbatical?

quackery

being taught by a person claiming to have appropriate skills, which is not true. As a result, the course does not have the effect it is expected to have. To me, Mrs X's methods smell of quackery

to enlarge/open the mind

to teach; Only few teachers in my school were really able to open the students' minds.

to sharpen the wits

to enlarge erudition; During the class debates students sharpen their wits.
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Komentarze (12)

nursery school - oznacza również ŻŁOBEK (tak podaje słownik Cambridge), kindergarten - tłumaczy się jako PRZEDSZKOLE.

Jeśli dla niektórych z Państwa brak polskiego tłumaczenia, to co robicie na tym dziale, skoro jest to dla studentów filologii? Skoro student filologii jest poziomu B2/C1 powinien, jak nie musi, być w stanie zrozumieć znaczenie
z kontekstu. Jeśli znów rozchodzi się o wymowę, to jakim problemem jest wejść na stronę słownika takiego jak, longman, czy oxford, wpisać słowo i przeczytać transkrypcję/odsłuchać wymowę? Wystarczy odrobinę pomyśleć i odpowiedź się sama nasunie. ;) Pozdrawiam serdecznie.

Na jaki poziomie są te słówka ? Czy ich znajomość jest potrzebna do zdawania CAE ?

Wielka szkoda że, nie ma możliwości wydruku w pdf...

No właśnie w pdf by się przydało ;)

ma ktoś te wszystkie słówka w PDF ??

Zdania w przykładach są proste, co tu tłumaczyć? Zwłaszcza na tym poziomie. Ja bym raczej poprosiła o wymowę słówek. Czasem akcent albo głoska wymówiona nie tak -i klapa. Ale to drobiazg. Strona świetna, dziękuję i pozdrawiam.

Jest napisane, że to dla osób, które myślą o języku poważnie. Ucząc się zaawansowanego słownictwa, przeważnie już na poziomie B2/C1 rozumie się podaną po ang. definicję. Nie ma zatem co marudzić. :)

Moim zdaniem jeżeli ktoś już jest na filologii to powinien znać podstawowe zdania, sformułowania czy słowa jakie zostały zastosowane w tych przykładach słów ciut bardziej unikalnych, jak dla mnie bajka. Świetna strona, pozdrawiam.

Brak. Mnie np brakuje tłumaczenia zdania. I to jest też głównie największy problem w książkach. Tłumaczy się słówko a nie całe zdanie. I przez to niby zastosowanie jest - no jest... ale niepełne.

Genialny pomysł, ale nieprecyzyjne wykonanie...brak polskich tłumaczeń utrudnia pracę.

Brak?

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