Accept an offer przyjąć ofertę I was reluctant at first, but I finally decided to accept the offer accept the fact that
pack of lies
This is just a pack of lies. I don’t believe a word of what you just said.
pack one’s bags
I will have to pack my bags in advance, if I want to make it on time.
pass an exam
I finally passed my final exam and I am officially a university graduate.
pay attention to something
zwracać na coś uwagę
I pay attention to clothes as looks mean a lot to me.
pay somebody back with interest
odpłacić komuś z nawiązką; spłacić z odsetkami
Thanks for the money. I will pay you back with interest as soon as I can.
pay through the nose for something
zapłacić za dużo
I didn’t realise that the other shop sold the same book at half price. Unfortunately, I have already paid through the nose for it.
The government is in the middle of peace talks that will solve the current situation in the Middle East.
people of like mind
ludzie o podobnych poglądach
People of like minds get along well. There’s nothing surprising about that.
people say that
mówi się, że
People say it is difficult to get into this company, but I want to see for myself.
perform a task
I always perform all tasks to the best of my abilities.
Please keep all your personal belongings with you at all times.
pick and choose
You can pick and choose whatever you want, I pay!
piece of cake
łatwizna, bułka z masłem
This is simply a piece of cake for me! I have always been good at maths.
place a bet on something
postawić na coś (zakład)
I placed a bet on Spain to win the match and I won £10.
place an advertisement
I placed an advertisement about the job vacancy, however, I have not received a response yet.
place an order
Are you ready to place an order or do you need some more time?
place confidence in somebody
w kimś zaufanie
I place a great deal of confidence in you, do not disappoint me.
place emphasis on something
kłaść na coś nacisk, podkreślać
I place a great amount of emphasis on homework; it will account for 30% of your final mark.
place importance on something
przywiązywać wagę do czegoś
I place almost no importance on attendance. It is up to you whether you attend the lectures or not.
play a trick on somebody
zrobić komuś kawał
I always get annoyed when my brother plays tricks on me.
by the rules
grać zgodnie z zasadami
Sam always plays by the rules. He is the most honest person I have ever met.
grać w karty
I play cards whenever I need to kill time.
play the fool
Don’t play the fool! I am sure you know what I’m talking about.
play with fire
igrać z ogniem, kusić los
If I were you, I wouldn’t do that. It’s really like playing with fire.
pluck up the courage
zebrać się na odwagę
I decided to pluck up the courage and ask my boss for a pay rise.
poke fun at
Stop poking fun at me, it’s getting really annoying.
pose a threat
Drunk driving poses a threat of causing a car accident.
I know Kate pretty well but I can’t say we’re best friends.
I can only spend between 100 and 150 pounds. Have you got anything within that price range?
prove somebody wrong
udowodnić komuś, że się myli
Sam came to class well prepared, and managed to prove our teacher wrong.
public enemy number one
wróg publiczny numer jeden
The prime minister is now considered public enemy number one because of what he stated during the last meeting.
pull somebody’s leg
You pulled my leg! I really thought you were telling me the truth.
push one’s luck
Don’t push your luck. I think you should be cautious of what you do next.
push somebody to the wall
kogoś do muru
When I was pushed to the wall, I made my mind up then and there.
put a lot of effort into something
wkładać w coś dużo wysiłku
I have put a lot of effort into this project. I hope it works.
put all one’s eggs in one basket
postawić wszystko na jedną kartę
I know it’s risky, but I have decided to put all my eggs into one basket and see what happens.
put much work in something
wkładać w coś dużo pracy
I didn’t put much work into the last essay I wrote, and as a result, I received a low mark.
foot in it
I really didn’t mean to interfere and totally unintentionally I put my foot in it.
put one’s heart into something
wkładać w coś serce
I really put my heart into the last play we were staging and it was a major success.
put out a fire
I managed to put out the fire before the fire brigade arrived.
put somebody at risk
Because I don’t want to put you at risk, it would be best if you didn’t go with me.
put somebody in an awkward situation
postawić kogoś w niezręcznej sytuacji
You really shouldn’t have said that. You’ve now put me in a really awkward situation.
put somebody straight
wyjaśnić coś komuś,
wyprowadzić kogoś z błędu
I managed to put Sam straight when I told him all the details.
put something into somebody’s head
wbijać komuś coś do głowy
I don’t know what they put into your head while you worked there, but this in not an acceptable behaviour here.
put something into the same bag
wrzucać coś do jednego worka
You shouldn’t put all the modern paintings into the same bag. There are different trends and movements.
put something to the test
poddać coś próbie
This conference will put Anne to the test. It’s the first event she is coordinating on her own.
put the blame on somebody
zrzucać winę na kogoś
It’s always easy to put the blame on somebody else rather than admit you made a mistake.
quality of life
The quality of life in Poland has improved significantly over the last 20 years.
question of taste
Interior design is purely a question of taste. I don’t like dark walls but that’s my opinion.
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