Accept an offer przyjąć ofertę I was reluctant at first, but I finally decided to accept the offer accept the fact that
There are a few odds and ends left on the lawn.
of little account
I have done many different jobs, however, they are of little account when it comes to the post I am applying for.
of some sort
There must be life of some sort on other planets.
I have to come up with a theory of substance to make this essay valuable. Otherwise, I will fail the subject.
po dyżurze, po pracy
I am off duty on Friday, so give me a call on Monday and we’ll discuss it.
off the record
There will be pay raises next year, however, it’s
off the record
, so keep it to yourself.
off the top of one’s head
z głowy, bez namysłu
I can’t recall off the top of my head. I would have to check it for you.
on a level with
na tym samym poziomie, na równi z
I feel I am on the level with Soma when it comes to languages, but he is favoured by all the teachers.
on a scale from 1 to 10
w skali od 1 do 10
On a scale from 1 to 10, I would give the movie a 6.
po przybyciu, w chwili przybycia
On arrival, please register with our staff member.
On average, our students achieve two A’s and one B during their final exams.
biorąc wszystko pod uwagę
On balance, he agreed with Tim.
na dyżurze, w czasie pracy
I am on duty on Monday night, so I can’t meet you then.
on easy terms
I am happy to sign the agreement on easy terms. We have been working together for quite a while now and I do trust you.
on no account
pod żadnym pozorem
On no account am I going to agree to sign that contract. It’s not legally binding.
I specialise in translating from English but also, on occasion, I do translations from French.
on one hand... on the other hand...
z jednej strony... z drugiej strony...
On one hand, it would be a good idea to buy a house. On the other hand, a flat in the centre would be an easier option.
on pins and needles
jak na szpilkach
She has been on pins and needles awaiting her exam results.
dla zasady, z zasady
I don’t go out on Sunday on principle.
na widoku publicznym
The queen’s jewels are on public display in the Tower of London.
I am sure you did it on purpose. You just wanted to annoy me.
on the basis of something
na podstawie czegoś
Your marks will be given to you on the basis of your performance in class and on the final test.
on the dot
co do minuty
You must be here at 3 pm on the dot, otherwise we won’t be able to get in.
on the edge of something
na skraju czegoś (także przenośnie)
The show is amazing! Most of the time the audience is on the edge of their seats.
on the face of it
On the face of it, it seems like a bargain, but I bet there are hidden costs.
on the grounds of
I was fired on the grounds of misconduct and poor performance.
on the grounds that
I was fired on the grounds that I didn’t perform well and misbehaved.
on the left
po lewej, z lewej strony
Go straight on and the house will be on the left.
on the level
He is always on the level. I have never heard him lie.
on the mark
trafny (np. komentarz)
Your comment during the meeting was absolutely on the mark. I was really impressed.
on the principle that
zgodnie z zasadą, że
The organization works on the principle that all members have the same rights.
on the right
po prawej, z prawej strony
The bank is on the right of the main road, not on the left.
on the rocks
z lodem (drink)
Rum on the rocks please.
the same day
tego samego dnia
If you make a booking, we need a written confirmation from you on the same day.
on the spot
na miejscu, od razu
We can issue library passes on the spot. All you have to bring is a passport picture.
on the spur of the moment
We decided to go to Portugal on the spur of the moment, and now we have absolutely nothing planned.
on the surface
She is very serious and imposing on the surface but she really is a nice and warm person.
on this score
w tym względzie
I really have nothing to say on this score. Let’s change the subject.
I am always on time. I hate people who are late.
on top of everything
na domiar wszystkiego
have to clean the flat
, do the shopping, pick the kids up from school, and on top of everything, I have to go to the bank, and pay the bills.
once upon a time
dawno, dawno temu; pewnego razu
Once upon a time, far, far away, there lived a prince and a princess.
one after another
jeden po drugim
were all getting ill
; one after another. By the end of the week half of my department was ill.
one false move
jeden fałszywy ruch/krok
It’s extremely dangerous! One false move and you are out.
one thing you can be sure of
jednego możesz być pewien
One thing you can be sure of is that I will be there whenever you need me.
one way or another
w taki czy inny sposób
One way or another, we have to check all the papers.
out of breath
I am completely out of breath. I have been running from the bus stop. Give me two seconds and I will be ready for the meeting.
out of harm’s way
z dala od niebezpieczeństwa
Because I don’t like risk, I try to keep myself out of harm’s way.
out of reach
poza zasięgiem, nieosiągalny
Unfortunately, the house is out of our reach at the moment. We can only afford a smaller flat.
bez kondycji, bez formy
I am really out of shape at the moment, I haven’t exercised at all for the past few months.
out of sight, out of mind
co z oczu, to z serca
I can’t continue to meet Josh as I will never be able to get over him. Out of sight, out of mind, as they say.
over and over again
ciągle, w kółko
I have been telling you over and over again that you have to tidy up and you still haven’t done that.
over my dead body
Over my dead body! I will never move to London.
over the years
przez wszystkie te lata
I spoke no French when I moved to Paris, however, over the years I managed to pick up enough to work in a French company.
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