Accept an offer przyjąć ofertę I was reluctant at first, but I finally decided to accept the offer accept the fact that
made for each other
Ron and Katie were simply made for each other. I can’t imagine a better match.
make a big deal out of something
I hate when people make a big deal out of nothing.
make a comparison
As homework, make a comparison of Christmas in your country and in the UK.
make a deal
dogadać się, dojść do porozumienia
Let’s make a deal. I will clean the kitchen every day provided that you do my homework.
make a fire
I learned how to make a fire when I was a boy scout.
make a fool of oneself
zrobić z siebie głupka
I made an utter fool of myself on my first day at work.
make a hit with somebody
przypaść komuś do gustu
Lauren made an absolute hit with everybody on her first day at the new school. They all loved her.
make a joke of
stroić sobie żarty z
It’s inappropriate to make jokes of other cultures when you’re working in such a multinational company.
make a killing
He made a killing on tourism and language schools. He was the first one to start working in the industry in his town and it paid off.
make a loss
We made a big loss on shares last year when the prices suddenly dropped.
make a mistake
popełnić błąd, pomylić się
I am so sorry, I made an awful mistake. It won’t happen again.
make a noise
Stop making that annoying noise. I am trying to work here.
make a profit
We made a lot of profit on the new product and will try to double it over the next year.
make a run for it
rzucić się do ucieczki
When they saw the fire, all the inhabitants of the building made a run for it.
make a spectacle of oneself
robić z siebie widowisko
Cara is a bit weird and she always manages to make a spectacle of herself when you least expect it.
make a statement
I would like to make a statement: Robin and I are getting married next summer.
make a wish
pomyśleć sobie życzenie
Happy birthday, Tim! Make a wish and I am sure it will come true.
make an appointment
I have to make an appointment with my doctor for tomorrow. I have been rather unwell recently.
make an attempt at doing something
podjąć próbę zrobienia czegoś
I made yet another attempt at learning Italian but I did not carry on with the course, so it didn’t work out.
make an effort to do something
postarać się coś zrobić, wysilić się
I made a lot of effort for the party to be amazing but almost no one turned up. What a disappointment!
make an offer
We are going to make a sales offer to the new client. Let’s just hope he’ll like it!
make arrangements for
czynić przygotowania do
We have to make all the arrangements for our next holiday. We are running out of time and there is so much to do.
make believe that
Children often make believe that they are adults.
make do with something
zadowolić się czymś
We didn’t have cupboards so we made do with boxes.
make do without something
sobie radę bez czegoś
, obejść się
I can really make do without a TV. I am not too bothered and there is really nothing on anyway.
make friends with somebody
zaprzyjaźnić się z kimś
Sam and I made friends on the first day of school and we have stayed in touch ever since.
make good use of something
dobrze coś wykorzystać
Make good use of the money and don’t just waste it on new clothes and shoes.
zdążyć, udać się
We made it for the last train.
make light work of something
ułatwiać sobie pracę
I will bring you some good dictionaries, they will make light work of this translation of yours.
make little of something
Although we warned her it was dangerous to go there, she made very little of what we said and decided to risk it.
make no secret of something
nie robić z czegoś tajemnicy
I am making no secret of the fact that I am going to leave the company soon. Everyone knows that already.
make one’s way
torować sobie drogę
Laura had to make her way to school through the mud.
“Make peace, not war” is what a famous maxim says.
make room for
robić miejsce dla
Make room for the dessert. I have a lovely cake.
make short work of something
szybko się z czymś uporać
Kate is always super efficient. I gave her this boring task and she made short work of it.
make somebody angry
You made me really angry last night and I don’t really want to discuss it now.
make something public
It was made public that our prime minister is going to run for president next year.
make sure that
postarać się, aby; dopilnować, żeby
OK, but make sure that you close all the windows before you leave.
make the bed
Karen never makes her bed before she leaves for work.
make things difficult
Why do you always have to make things so difficult. Just try and be helpful for once.
matter of life and death
sprawa życia i śmierci
This really is a matter of life and death and I will desperately need your help.
mean no harm
nie mieć złych zamiarów
I am sure Tom meant no harm, he must have made a mistake.
meet one’s match
na równego sobie
, godnego przeciwnika
Sarah has always been so stuck up, but now we have a new girl at work and she has finally met her match. I am sure it will be interesting.
mind the step!
uwaga na stopień!
Be careful and mind the step! It’s quite high.
mind your own business!
pilnuj własnych spraw! nie wtrącaj się!
Mind your own business. It’s a very private issue and I don’t want to talk about it.
miss a chance
I can’t believe I missed such an amazing chance! It might not happen again.
mix business with pleasure
łączyć przyjemne z pożytecznym
I don’t like mixing business with pleasure. I’d much rather not talk about work now. Let’s leave it till tomorrow.
money is no object
pieniądze nie odgrywają żadnej roli
Money is no object in this case. I don’t care how much it is, I simply have to have this house.
pieniądz rządzi światem
The rules in the film industry are simple: money talks.
I am not sure I want to get involved in it. It looks like monkey business to me.
The plot of land between our two houses became a moot point for me and my neighbour. We have been arguing about it for over a year now.
move heaven and earth
poruszyć niebo i ziemię
I moved heaven and earth to find this book for you but it’s simply not available.
mum’s the word!
nikomu ani słowa!
Just remember, mum’s the word. They can’t hear anything about it!
opuściła mnie odwaga
My heart sunk when I saw what the workers did to my kitchen. It was supposed to look totally different.
my nose is running
mam katar, cieknie mi z nosa
My nose is running and I have a sore throat. I think I have a cold again.
near to my heart
bliski memu sercu
Spain has always been near to my heart and I think I will move there when I retire.
Exams are a necessary evil, I am afraid. You just can’t avoid them.
never mind about
Never mind about yesterday. We’ll make up for it another time.
never say die!
nie poddawaj się!
Never say die! You have to try until the very end. Chances are it will work out just fine!
po sąsiedzku, obok
Sally lives next door, under 23, not here at 22.
nie ma mowy! nic z tego!
No chance! I won’t let you in!
no hard feelings!
No hard feelings Sam, but I really had to do it. It’s nothing personal, just business.
no harm done
złego się nie stało
Don’t worry, there was no harm done, we managed to act in time.
no pain, no gain
bez pracy nie ma kołaczy
We worked for the past three nights and are knackered, but the efforts were worth it. You know what they say, “no pain, no gain”.
nie ma sprawy!
No problem! I’ll go and fetch it for you now.
no strings attached
bez zobowiązań, bez dodatkowych warunków
Our offers have no strings attached.
none the worse
wcale nie gorszy/gorzej
Sarah is a really good volleyball player and I am none the worse. I don’t see why I shouldn’t be in the team.
not count for much
nie mieć większego znaczenia
My experience doesn’t count for much here.
not for the world
za nic na świecie
I wouldn’t live anywhere else but London; not for the world.
not on your life!
nigdy w życiu!
– You should have given him a lift!
– In that condition? Not on your life!
not to be outdone
nie być gorszym
I have to work more and more simply not to be outdone. My company is extremely competitive.
nothing compares to
nic nie może się równać z
Nothing compares to a long lazy evening with a good book and a cup of hot chocolate, when it’s freezing outside.
nothing ever happens here
tu się nigdy nic nie dzieje
It’s such a boring little town, nothing ever happens here.
nothing of interest
– What’s that?
– Nothing of interest to you.
nothing of the kind
nic podobnego, nic z tych rzeczy
– You are most likely planning on buying a new car!
– Nothing of the kind. You are totally wrong.
nothing succeeds like success
sukces rodzi sukces
the moment she got promoted
, it’s been going well for her. Nothing succeeds like success in the end.
nothing to speak of
nic, o czym warto mówić
We have absolutely nothing to speak of. I am really disappointed with what you’ve done.
nothing to write home about
It’s really disappointing here. I have nothing to write home about.
slowniki -> According Everything went according to plan. S-14 account
slowniki -> Advantage What are the advantages of this method? S-38 adventure
slowniki -> After We are leaving after breakfast. S-50 afternoon
slowniki -> Przedimek nieokreślony
slowniki -> Accept an offer
slowniki -> Parcel There’s a parcel for you. S-1238 parent
slowniki -> Cap He wears his cap backwards. S-290 capital
slowniki -> Thanks Thanks for everything! S-1766 that
slowniki -> Motion The machine was put in motion. S-1106 motor
slowniki -> Be What can it be? S-182 beach