Accept an offer przyjąć ofertę I was reluctant at first, but I finally decided to accept the offer accept the fact that
advantage over somebody
zyskać przewagę nad kimś
Sarah learned Spanish while in Spain so she gained advantage over other students in her class.
It’s important to gain professional experience while at university.
zyskać na czasie
I didn’t know what to do next so I simply tried to gain time.
Generally speaking, I am interested in music and culture.
get a beating
Sam got a beating for no reason.
get a grip of yourself!
weź się w garść!
You can’t spend your whole life being depressed. Get a grip of yourself and do something with your life!
get a job
I really should get a permanent job, I need the stability.
get a life!
zrób coś z sobą!
You’re spending all of your time online. Get a life!
get a rise
I ran a very successful project, and as a result I got a pay rise.
get back on one’s feet
stanąć znów na nogi
I really struggled for a while, but I managed to get back on my feet.
get even with somebody
z kimś rachunki
My sister was always really mean to me, but recently I was able to get even.
get in somebody’s way
wchodzić komuś w drogę
Sarah always gets in my way whatever I am trying to do.
get into a conversation
I always find it hard to get into a conversation with people I don’t know.
get into an argument with somebody
wdać się w sprzeczkę z kimś
Mike gets into arguments with his mum all the time.
get into debt
wpaść w długi
I got into serious debt when I bought my new car.
Get lost! I really don’t need your mercy!
pobrać się, wziąć ślub
I was married at the age of 16 and divorced at 21.
rusz się! pospiesz się!
We’d better get moving if we’re to get there on time.
get off somebody’s back
odczepić się od kogoś
Get off my back and find something else to do.
get on somebody’s nerves
działać komuś na nerwy
You are really getting on my nerves. Why can’t you just leave me alone.
get one’s revenge
always plays tricks on me
, but this time I finally got my revenge!
get oneself into something
wpakować się w coś
What have I got myself into! I didn’t realise how difficult it was going to be.
get out of debt
wyjść z długów
I finally managed to get out of debt after two years of paying it back.
get something across to somebody
wytłumaczyć coś komuś
It’s very hard to get any message across to Sandra so I am not looking forward to working with her.
get something right
dobrze coś zrozumieć
I’m not sure if I got it right. Can you explain it to me again?
get the feeling that
mieć/odnosić wrażenie, że
I’ve got a feeling that it’s going to be an amazing party.
get the hang of something
nauczyć się czegoś
It took me a while to learn how to ski, but I think I’m finally getting the hang of it.
get the message
It took me a while to explain it to the class, but they finally got the message.
get to sleep
I have to get to sleep early tonight. I have to be at work at 8 am tomorrow.
get to work
wziąć się do pracy
You’d better get to work if you are to finish on time. Just 30 minutes left!
give a speech
Our new president gave a welcome speech in front of all the employees.
give an account of something
zdać z czegoś relację
The book gives a really good account of the history behind the last presidential elections.
give birth to a baby
Sarah has given birth to three children and she looks absolutely amazing.
składać fałszywe zeznania
Giving false evidence at court is a criminal offence.
give first aid
udzielić pierwszej pomocy
You should only give first aid if you know how to, otherwise it’s better to call an ambulance.
give it a rest!
daj temu spokój! odpuść sobie!
Oh, come on, give it a rest! Do you really believe what you’ve just said?
give it a try!
Just give it a try! I know that windsurfing for the first time can be scary, but you’ll grow to enjoy it!
Sam is not used to talking to people he works with; he only gives orders.
Listening to classical music gives me a lot of pleasure.
give somebody a free hand
dać komuś wolną rękę
My manager gave me a free hand with the project.
somebody a hand
I found the project really challenging so I asked Tara to give me a hand.
give somebody a hard time
dać się komuś we znaki
I had been away from work for two days. Afterwards my manager gave me a really hard time.
give somebody a lift
Can you give me a lift? I’m in a real hurry.
give somebody the sack
wylać kogoś z pracy
I had to give Amy the sack when, for no reason, she missed work three days in a row.
give somebody wings
dodać komuś skrzydeł
The promotion gave me wings and I am really keen on taking the challenge.
give the game away
It’s a secret so make sure you don’t give the game away.
give up one’s work
When she gave birth, Sarah decided to give up her work for a while longer.
I’ve always wanted to study abroad.
go against the grain for somebody
wbrew czyjejś naturze
It goes against the grain for me to give up.
Go ahead and try it! Skydiving is amazing!
go and see somebody
I have to go and see my tutor tomorrow.
go back on one’s word
nie dotrzymać słowa
We were supposed to go on holiday together, but Claire went back on her word and it didn’t work out.
jechać na obóz/biwak
We are going camping next weekend so I have to buy a sleeping bag.
go down in history
przejść od historii, zapisać się w historii
The last elections will go down in history as the most broadcast ones.
go down in value
tracić na wartości
Houses were down in value recently because of the crisis.
go from one extreme to the other
popadać w skrajności
You never know what to expect from Rob. He always goes from one extreme to the other.
się po połowie
Shall we go halves on the bottle of wine?
go into details
wdawać się w szczegóły
I don’t want to go into details; let’s just say I am moving abroad.
go on a date
iść na randkę
I can’t join you at girls night out because I am going on a date tomorrow.
go on a journey
wyruszyć w podróż
I am going on a journey to France next summer.
go on a trip
pojechać na wycieczkę
We always go on two school trips a year.
go on holiday
jechać na wakacje
I work a lot and rarely go on holiday these days.
one step further
pójść o krok dalej
I think I might go one step further and move to Asia next year.
go out of fashion
wychodzić z mody
Mini skirts went out of fashion last year.
go through a difficult stage
przechodzić trudny okres
My family are going through a difficult stage at the moment because of my grandfather’s death.
go to ruin
popaść w ruinę
My grandma’s house went to ruin because no one lived there for about ten years.
go too far
posunąć się za daleko
I think you went too far. You shouldn’t get too friendly in a professional environment.
jeśli Bóg pozwoli
God willing, everything will work out just fine.
Good luck. I’m sure you’ll do just great at the exam!
grab the chance
skorzystać z szansy/okazji
This is such an amazing opportunity. I think you should grab the chance, it might not happen again!
great deal of something
You need a great deal of patience to be able to work with little children.
ground is burning under somebody’s feet
grunt pali się komuś pod nogami
He always does everything on his own and never asks for help, unless he’s got ground burning under his feet.
grow out of something
I bought Anna a lovely dress last year, but she has already grown out of it.
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