Matura Exlorer - M1

grzybcia's version from 2016-03-04 14:26

Section 1

Question Answer
esteemed playwrightadmired and respected
piece of advice/some adviceuncountable; rada
valuable lessoncenna lekcja
guiding principlezasada przewodnia
It is easier said than donełatwiej powiedziec niż zrobić
a rule of thumbreguła oparta na doświadczeniu, zasada oparta na praktyce
stand/put/hold someone in good steadto be useful or helpful, to someone; It’s a useful experience which will stand you in good stead later in life
conflictedunable to decide what your feelings or opinions are about something; to have mixed feelings
to jump for joyskakać z radości; to be very pleased about something

Section 2

Question Answer
keep in touchto continue to write or speak to someone although you do not see them often
be keen to do something: be keen on doing somethingwanting to do something
to live life in the fast laneto have a high-pressure lifestyle
to impress smb. with make impression on smb.
to have a very driven natureto be ambitious
to be passionate about sthshowing or expressing strong beliefs, interest, or enthusiasm
a born leaderurodzony przywódca

Section 3

Question Answer
controlledorganized in a way that is likely to produce accurate results
it has paid offopłaciło się
While you are writing your essay on Macbeth I will have a napa time clause; Text me when you will be back vs. Text me when you are back
locker roomchanging room; szatnia
embark on or embark uponto start a new project or activity, usually one that will be difficult and will take time

Section 4

Question Answer
uphold eg. principledefend, stand by
to live hand to mouthto have little money
all or nothingThe legal system seems to take an all-or-nothing approach to punishing young offenders; wszystko albo nic
ups and downswzloty i upadki
high and mightynapuszony; talking or behaving as if you think you are better or more important than other people; You think you're so high and mighty, but you will come tumbling down some day.
odds and endssmall things
by and largein general
law and ordercontrol of crime
peace and quietfreedom from any disturbance
ifs and butsexceptions

Section 5

Question Answer
day and agenowadays
rough and readybasic
heart and soulall one's efforts
a chatterboxa talkative person
a driftersomeone who does not do the same job or stay in the same place for long, tułacz
a go-gettersomeone who is determined to succeed and who works hard to achieve this;
endureto last for a long time; traditions that endure
betrayzdradzać kogoś
to stand up for eg. one's beliefsto defend or maintain

Section 6

Question Answer
aggrievedunhappy, displeased
condoneto approve of behaviour that most people think is wrong; The school does not condone bullying of any kind.
home-schoolingnauczanie w domu
worldly posessionsdobra materialne

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