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Phrasal Verbs

Autor /IropyipType Dodano /04.01.2006

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adhere to trzymać się (np. zasad) If you refuse to adhere to the rules of the club, you may be expelled.
aim at dążyć do czegoś/być; skierowanym na coś; Most of his books are aimed at teenager readers.
answer back odpowiadać niegrzecznie; pyskować; How dare you answer back like that?!
answer for ręczyć za I can answer for her qualifications in the field.
answer for sb/sth; odpowiadać za coś,; ponosić odpowiedzialność; You can\'t make me answer for his mistakes. That\'s unfair!
ask after sb pytać o kogoś, dopytywać się He seems to be really interested - he keeps asking after you.
ask out zaprosić kogoś (do kina, restauracji) You behave like a moron! Ask her out and then you will know if she ikes you or not!
associate with łączyć /wiązać coś z czymś It\'s ridiculous to associate happiness with full bank account...
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back out wycofywać się Make them sign the agreement so that they would not back out from the project.
back sb/sth up popierać, potwierdzać Will you back me up if I present the alternative solution to the problem?
bank on liczyć na coś Tom is very disapointed as he banked on the pay rise and finally he didn\'t get it.
be after poszukiwać, gonić, ścigać John is after a job in marketing.
be made for być stworzonym dla kogoś/siebie Mary and Paul seem to be made for each other.
beat sb up pobić kogoś/ poturbować He was dragged out of the car and beaten up by the street gang.
bend down pochylić się Johnny! Bend down and do your shoelaces.
blend in/into wtapiać się Chameleons can blend in with their surroundings.
boss about/ round rządzić/ dyrygować kimś I hate when somebody wants to boss me around!
break away wyłamać się He wanted to break away from the traditional image of an artist and always wore suits in his studio.
break down zepsuć się They got caught quite easily as their runaway car broke down after few miles.
break down załamywać się, kończyć się niepowodzeniem The discussion broke down because nobody wanted to accept any compromise.
break out uciec z więzienia He broke out of the state prison last night.
break out wybuchać (o wojnie lub epidemii) The anthrax epidemic was prevented form breaking out.
break through przełamać coś/ przedrzeć się The soldiers are reported to successfully break through the enemy\'s trenches
break up (with sb) zerwać z kimś I didn\'t know Leven has broken up with Joe!
breeze into (the building, etc) wchodzić gdzieś pewnie She usually breezes into the meeting and shares her opinions with everybody present.
breeze through przejść przez coś z łatwością He breezed through the university entrance exams.
brighten up rozjaśnić, upiększyć She put some flowers to the vase to brighten the room up.
bring about spowodować Now we can just wait what these changes will bring about.
bring back przywrócić The photos we watched together brought back a lot of memories.
bring down obalić The present acute crisis in economy may bring the government down.
bring sb around/round ocucić We tried to bring her round but in vain.
bring together pogodzić/polepszyć stosunki The disaster brought the local community together.
bring up wychować She was brought up to respect other people.
brush aside zignorować, odrzucić He brushed aside his advisor\'s ideas and consequently lost the campaign.
brush up podszlifować, odświeżyć (umiejętności) He went to France to brush up on his French before the exam.
bump into spotkać, \'wpaść\' na kogoś I bumped into my Mum when I tried to leave the house unnoticed.
bundle up opatulić She bundled the kittens up in blankets before taking them to the vet.
burst in wtargnąć The crowd burst in the palace and started the plunder.
burst out wybuchać He burst out laughing when he heard this joke for the first time.
butt in wtrącać się, mieszać do czegoś She got mad as he butted in once again with his stupid remarks.
button up zapiąć guziki Button up Billy, will you? It\'s quite cold today.
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call in wpaść do kogoś Call in for a cup of coffee when you are in town.
call off odwołać (np. spotkanie) They had to call the meeting off because their partners asked for more time to decide on conditions.
calm down uspokoić się They had a hard time in their relationship but now everything seems to have calmed down.
care for opiekować się, troszczyć She cares for her younger sister.
carry on kontynuować The light went out but the surgeon insisted on carrying on with the operation.
carry out wypełniać, wykonać, zrealizować I hope she will carry out her research as it may be a real breakthrough.
catch up dogonić, dorównać You will have to work harder in order to catch up with the rest of the team.
cheat on zdradzać (żonę/męża) She had a nervous breakdown when she discovered that her husband has been cheating on her.
check in zgłosić się do odprawy All the passengers should check in one hour before the departure.
check off zaznaczać (np. na liście) Please check off all the names on the list to make sure everyone\'s present.
check out sprawdzać Can somebody check out who is at the door?
check out zdać pokój (w hotelu), wymeldować się She checked out early in the morning and continued her journey.
check up on sth/sb sprawdzać, kontrolować I hate when he checks up on me to be sure that I go where I tell him.
cheer up rozchmurzyć się, poweseleć She went to the hairdresser to cheer herself up after the test.
chew sth over rozgryźć coś, \'przeżuć\' OK. There is no need to hurry - you can just chew it over and give the answer next week.
chill out \'wyluzować\' Oh, come on! Get a drink and chill out!
chip in zrzucić się We all chipped in for our parents\' present.
clean up posprzątać Clean up your room before you leave.
clear sth out posprzątać dokładnie Next weekend I\'m gonna finally clear my wardrobe out.
clear sth up wyjaśniać, rozwiązywać (zagadkę, problem) Yes, we had an arguement but we cleared it up already.
clear up przejaśniać się (o pogodzie), przechodzić (o chorobie) The weather\'s clearing up.
cloud over zachmurzyć się As the sky clouded over, we had to resign from sunbathing that day.
come about zdarzać się He said he had no idea how all these things may have come about in his company.
come across sprawiać wrażenie John came across as being an extremely shy person.
come across sth/sb natknąć się (na coś/kogoś) I came across this precious painting while I was tidying my basement.
come apart rozpadać się We need a new bed, the old one is coming apart.
come around/round odzyskać przytomność As she was the only witness of the accident, the police officer waited till she came round to ask her some questions.
come back wracać Don\'t wait for me, I don\'t know when I\'ll be coming back.
come down spaść This shelf is overloaded! It may come down any minute!
come down on ostro coś krytykować/ \'zjechać\' The press came down on his new play.
come down with zachorować He came down with flu and had to stay in bed.
come out pojawiać się, ukazywać się The first issue of this newspaper came out in 1956.
come out with wyskakiwać z czymś She came out with her accusations quite unexpectedly.
count on liczyć na kogoś You can always count on Jim in situation like this.
cross out skreślić, wykreślić Your essay is too long - cross some sentences out.
cuddle up przytulić się I often cuddle up to my pony when I feel unhappy.
cut down ograniczyć, skrócić I think you should cut down hours you spend in front of computer screen.
cut down on ograniczyć coś I try to cut down on sweets and coffee.
cut in zajechać drogę He cursed and slammed on the brakes as the car suddenly cut in in front of him.
cut in wtrącić się, przerwać She shows no respect to anyone - she is always cutting in! No matter who is speaking.
cut off odciąć Electricity has been cut off for the whole week.
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deal with zajmować się, radzić sobie z czymś Do you think you can deal with this sort of problem?
decide on zdecydować się na coś We have decided on holiday in Spain.
delve into zagłębiać się I don\'t want to delve into details concerning his death. It\'s too painful.
depend on polegać na You can always depend on me. The tram is late again! You really can\'t depend on public transport.
depend on sth zależeć (od czegoś) Our decision depends on the results of the test.
deprive of pozbawić czegoś Living in the country will deprive you of all the nightlife you like so much.
devote to poświęcać się She devoted all her life to fighting for human rights.
die away zanikać, cichnąć Her voice gradually died away and there was silence again.
die out wymierać, zanikać Dinosaurs died out 65 million years ago.
dig out \'dokopać się\' do informacji I spent hours in the library but finally I dug out everything I needed.
do away with sth pozbywać się Why don\'t they do away with all these stupid rules!
do up zapiąć, zasunąć Could you help me do up my dress?
do without radzić sobie bez czegoś I\'m afraid she\'ll have to do without my help.
drag away odwlec, odciągnąć Drag him away from the TV somehow! He needs more exercise.
drop by/in wpaść (z wizytą) Do not hesitate to drop in whenever you\'re in the neighbourhood.
drop off podrzucić kogoś gdzieś po drodze I\'m going to the city centre now, so if you want I can drop you off to the library.
drop out rezygnować Sue decided to drop out of school.
dwell on rozpamiętywać coś Jimmy! Stop moaning and dwelling on your past mistakes! The show must go on!
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eat out zjeść na mieście Do you feel like eating out today\'s evening?
enter into zagłębiać się He doesn\'t want to enter into details at the moment.
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fade away zanikać The ink writing has faded away and now it is barely visible.
fall apart rozpadać się Her relationship fell apart after two years. When Mark left Eve, her whole world fell apart.
fall behind zostawać z tyłu The horse started the race quite promising but then fell behind on the last bend. Tom has fallen behind in his English recently.
fall for sb/sth zakochać się I fell for her the moment I saw her for the first time.
fall out pokłócić się (i zerwać znajomość) I haven\'t seen him since we fell out last week. And I don\'t think I want to...
feel for współczuć We felt for her when her husband disappeared and left her with all his debts.
fight back oddawać (w walce, bójce) Don\'t stand like this! Fight back!
fill (sth) up wypełnić, zapełnić The room was filled up with people.
fill sth in wypełniać Please fill in the application form.
find out dowiedzieć się Did you find out how much he had paid?
focus on/upon koncentrować się His research focuses on developing new information technologies.
fold up składać You can fold the map up - I know where we are.
fool around/about wygłupiać się Stop fooling around with the knife or you\'ll get hurt.
Frolic about/around wygłupiać się, bawić He loves frolicking around with his dog.
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get (sb) through (sth) poradzić sobie z czymś, przejść przez coś, He got through the exams and got into college.
get away uciec I thought I would never get away from that boring guy!
get away with sth uchodzić na sucho We all knew he was lying but he managed to get away with it.
get back wracać When did you get back?
get in przychodzić, przyjeżdżać What time did you get in last night?
get in (into) wsiadać, wchodzić How did all of you manage to get into such a small car? The doors were closed and I couldn\'t get in.
get off (sth) wysiadać, wychodzić To get to the museum you have to get off at fifth stop. What time do you usually get off work?
get on wsiadać do/na The bus was full so we couldn\'t get on.
get on/along radzić sobie How is she getting on in the marketing course?
get on/along (with sb) mieć przyjazne stosunki z kimś I and Susan get on with each other.
get out wysiadać I got out of the car and went home.
get out wynosić się Get out of my house!
get out of sth wykręcać się I don\'t feel like going to her parents but I can\'t get out of it now.
get over dochodzić do siebie, pogodzić się z czymś It took him over two years to get over his wife\'s death.
get over znaleźć rozwiązanie problemu There were many technical problems but they got over it.
get round/around ominąć problem, znaleźć rozwiązanie We still have to get around the lack of resources.
get sb down zasmucać, przygnębiać I hate autumn. It\'s always getting me down.
get sth back dostać coś z powrotem Can I borrow this book? You\'ll get it back next week.
get sth down zapisywać Did you get her telephone number down?
get through dodzwonić się I tried to contact her but I couldn\'t get through.
get together (with sb) spotykać się Let\'s get together and talk about it.
get up wstawać Everyone got up as the president arrived.
get up wstawać (z łóżka) Mike always gets up at 7 o\'clock.
give back oddawać Please give me back my CDs.
give in to sb/sth poddawać się komuś, czemuś She gave in to despair and refused to take medicine.
give sb away prowadzić pannę młodą do ołtarza The bride\'s father usually gives her away.
give sb/sth away zdradzać He\'s so self-controlled that he never gives his true feelings away.
give sth away rozdawać, oddawać Mary gave her old clothes away to poor people.
give sth out rozdawać Could you give out the leaflets to everyone?
give up poddawać się Don\'t give up. There\'s still a chance.
give up sth przestać coś robić I gave up smoking two months ago.
go ahead rozpoczynać We can\'t go ahead with the project without him.
go away wyjeżdżać, iść (sobie) Leave me alone! Go away!
go back wracać When are you going back to Madrit?
go by upływać (czas) As time went by, her fear grew more and more.
go by przechodzić She was standing at the window and watching people go by.
go down spadać Now, as the prices went down, I can afford this car.
go down zatonąć (o statku) The Titanic went down on her virgin voyage.
go off wybuchać Two people died when a bomb went off in a shop.
go off wyłączać się, gasnąć All the lights went off when a thunderbolt hit the house.
go on kontynuować, trwać Sorry for the interruption, please go on.
go out wychodzić, spotykać się z ludźmi Mark doesn\'t go out much.
go out wychodzić, wyjeżdżać Let\'s go out for a walk.
go out gasnąć The light went out as we sat for dinner.
go out chodzić ze sobą, spotykać się Tom and Mary have been going out for seven years.
go through sth przechodzić przez coś, cierpieć During her marriage she went through hell with her husband.
go together pasować do siebie In my opinion the dark shirt and this tie go together perfectly.
go under zatonąć After being hit with a torpedo the ship went under in few minutes.
go under plajtować My company went under and I was fired.
go up rosnąć The price of bread has gone up again.
go with sth pasować White wine best goes with fish.
go with sth towarzyszyć, dziać się jako skutek czegoś Riots usually go with unnecessary bloodshed.
go without obywać się bez czegoś You\'ll have to go without bonus this month.
grow up dorastać Don\'t behave like a child! Grow up!
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hand out wydawać, wręczać My job is to stand on the pavement and hand out leaflets to people.
hand sth in oddawać, wręczać Please finish writing and hand in the essays.
hang on czekać przez chwilę Hang on a second, I\'ll be right there.
hang on trzymać się Hang on or you\'ll fall.
hang out spędzać czas In summer a lot of young people hang out here.
hang up odkładać słuchawkę She was so annoying that I just hung up.
have on mieć przy sobie Do you have any money on you?
head for iść/jechać w określonym kierunku, zmierzać do The troops were heading for the capital city.
hear from otrzymywać od kogoś wiadomość I haven\'t heard from him for ages.
heat up podgrzać His rude answer heated up the discussion.
heat up podgrzać Heat the dish up before serving.
hit back odgryźć się You have to hit back after what he\'s told you.
hold back powstrzymywać, zatrzymywać Bodyguards had to hold back the crowd as Madonna stepped out of the car.
hold on czekać chwilę Hold on a second, I\'m almost ready.
hold up opóźniać The flight to London was held up due to bad weather conditions.
hook up podłączyć Have you hooked up to the Internet yet?
hurry up pośpieszyć się Hurry up! We have to be there at 5.
hush up wyciszyć (sprawę, aferę) The government will do anything to hush it up as one of the ministers was involved in the case.
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identify with utożsamiać się Many girls try to identify with their idols.
immerse in pochłaniać, zagłębiać się After having her first baby, she was totally immersed in family life.
impose sth on/upon narzucać coś Spanish invaders imposed their culture and beliefs on native Americans.
indulge in folgować sobie/ pozwalać sobie na coś I indulged in a cup of hot chocolate in the morning.
inform on sb informować/donosić The police have somebody here to inform on the terrorists\' movements.
infringe on/upon naruszać/łamać This new law will infringe on freedom of speech, I\'m afraid.
inquire into wypytywać o coś/badać/dochodzić The judge wants the deputy to inquire into the case in greater detail.
insist on/upon domagać się/upierać się Lucy insisted on seeing her lawyer before giving any answers to officer\'s questions.
interfere with majstrować przy czymś/zakłócać I don\'t want my kids to interfere with any electrical stuff that we have at home.
itch for palić się do zrobienia czegoś/nie móc się doczekać I was itching for the lesson to end, as we were supposed to have a match right after it.
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join in przyłączać się We\'re going for a picnic tomorrow. Why don\'t you join in?
jot down zapisać coś szybko She called the helpline and jotted down a few telephone numbers.
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keep away trzymać się z daleka od czegoś Keep away from him or you\'ll get into trouble.
keep on kontynuować, robić coś dalej, bez przerwy Why you always keep on asking me about Mark? I don\'t want to talk about him!
keep up (with) nadążać, być na bieżąco I can\'t keep up with computers, it\'s all changing too fast for me.
kick back relaksować się Tonight I just want to kick back in front of TV.
kick off rozpoczynać mecz (piłki nożnej) What time do they kick off?
kick off zrzucić buty She rushed into the house, kicked off her shoes and ran upstairs.
knock down potrącić (o samochodzie) She is in hospital after being knocked down by a car.
knock out zwalać z nóg All these drinks yesterday just knocked me out. His doctor gave him some tranquilizers that have knocked him down.
know of wiedzieć o czymś, znać Do you know of any Italian restaurants in Paris?
knuckle down przysiąść nad czymś He usually does nothing all year round and knuckles down right before the exam.
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land up \'wylądować\' He landed up living in a cardbox under the bridge.
laugh at śmiać się z czegoś What are you laughing at?
lavish on/upon nie szczędzić, nie żałować His parents lavish a lot of money and attention on his education.
lay off zwalniać Many people working in this factory were laid off without previous notice.
leave out opuszczać, pomijać Prepare the list carefully, I don\'t want anyone to be left out.
let down zawodzić You let me down again, I can\'t trust you any more.
let out wypuszczać, pozwolić iść The classes finished earlier but we were not let out before 3 o\'clock.
line up ustawić w rzędzie She lined up her books on the shelf.
litter with zasypać, zapełnić His inaugural speech was littered with cliches and empty rhetoric.
log in/on zalogować się, włączyć do sieci I can\'t log in, I forgot the password.
log out/off wylogować się, wyłączyć się z sieci Please log out and turn the computer off.
look after opiekować się, pilnować We need to find someone to look after the kids when we\'re out tomorrow evening.
look around rozglądać się Look around and check if you find something interesting for you.
look at przyglądać się, patrzeć What are you looking at?
look back spoglądać w przeszłość When I look back, I must admit that I don\'t regret anything in my life.
look down on sb pogardzać, parzeć z góry She looks down on people of lower financial status than hers.
look for szukać I\'m looking for a room to rent. Do you know of any in this area?
look forward to cieszyć sie na coś, bardzo czekać na I\'m looking forward to hearing from you soon.
look into badać, przyglądać się The police are looking into the cause of the accident.
look out uważać Look out!
look out for uważać na Look out for your bag or someone will steal it.
look through przeglądać She looked through the fashion magazines but found nothing interesting.
look up sprawdzać Could someone look up this word in a dictionary?
loom ahead \'wisieć\' nad kimś I can\'t fully relax with my exams looming ahead.
loom up wyłaniać się, majaczyć The castle\'s gloomy silhouette loomed up in the horizon.
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make for poruszać się w kierunku czegoś He tried to make for the exit but was too drunk to reach it.
make it up to sb wynagradzać They helped me so much... I don\'t know how I am going to make it up to them.
make of myśleć o, sądzić o What do you make of Peter? I think he\'s very intelligent.
make out zrozumieć, dostrzec, dosłyszeć I know this song but they sing so fast that I have never managed to make
the words out.
make up robić makijaż I always make up before I leave house.
make up wymyśleć I wouldn\'t believe her! I bet she has made the story up!
make up for nadrabiać, rekompensować She spends so much probably making up for the years when she was
penniless.
match up pasować, zgadzać się They will have to be interrogated once again as their stories proved not to match up.
melt down topić Put some butter on the pan and wait till it melts down. Then add onion rings.
merge in wtapiać się She watched him for a while but then he merged in the crowd.
mess about/around nie robić nic specjalnego, kręcić się bez celu Will you stop messing around and start working?
mess with eksperymentować Do not mess with mixing alcohol.
mess with sb zadzierać z kimś Do not mess with him! He is eager to solve problems with his fists.
mete out wymierzać The court meted out such severe penalty that even the victim was stunned.
move in wprowadzać się I didn\'t like this flat when I moved in but now I think it\'s quite cosy.
move out wyprowadzać się We have to move out till the end of the month.
mull over myśleć, zastanawiać się I hate going shopping with her! She mulls over everything for hours and then buys nothing.
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nail down zmusić kogoś, przycisnąć She told us just the news - we will need to nail her down to reveal more details.
name after nazwać po kimś Jacky was named after her grandmother.
narrow down zawęzić We wanted to narrow down the list of candidates for the elections.
nod off przysnąć, zdrzemnąć się He usually nods off in front of the TV.
nose about/around szukać/węszyć Call the security! Somebody was nosing around in my office.
note down notować/zapisywać Please note down the following emergency numbers.
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object to sprzeciwiać się, oponować The President objected to the idea of further cuts in defence spending.
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pass away umierać, odchodzić The old lady passed away yesterday at ten.
pass by przechodzić, przejeżdżać obok Every day I pass by this shop when I\'m on my way to work.
pass on przekazać Have you passed on the message I sent you?
pass out zemdleć It was so stuffy in the room that I wasn\'t surprised at all that some people passed out.
pay back oddać dług I will pay you back next week. Is that OK?
pay off spłacić I hope to pay this loan off before the deadline.
pay sb back odpłacić się, odegrać się I\'m going to pay him back for all these stinging remarks.
pick out wybrać We spent hours looking for presents and finally picked out some books.
pick up podnosić Sue picked up the phone and dialled her boyfriend\'s number.
pick up nauczyć się (bez formalnych lekcji) I picked up a lot of new words during my trip to London.
pick up odebrać, zabrać Will you pick me up from the station on Monday?
pin down przycisnąć kogoś He didn\'t tell me much. We will need to pin him down to details.
piss off wkurzać (slang) She was absolutely pissed off with his behaviour.
plug in podłączyć (np. Do kontaktu) I haven\'t plugged in the TV yet, I just bought it.
point out wskazać, zwrócić uwagę She pointed out common writing mistakes her students should be aware of.
polish up szlifować, odświeżyć His Spanish is not bad but he should polish it up a bit.
print out wydrukować Could you please print out this document for me?
pull down zburzyć They had to pull down the old building to built a new shopping centre there.
pull in wjeżdżać na stację The train from Manchester is pulling in on platform 1.
pull in zjeżdżać na pobocze I need a break, I\'ll pull in over there and we\'ll have some rest.
pull out wyjeżdżać ze stacji A train has just pulled out of the station.
pull out włączać się do ruchu Can you imagine it? I had to wait 5 minutes to pull out!
pull up zatrzymać się, zaparkować A blue car has just pulled up near the cinema.
put back odłożyć na miejsce Remember to put back the CDs when you don\'t listen to them.
put back odkładać I\'m afraid we have to put back our appointment.
put back cofać wskazówki zegara, przestawiać godzinę Remember to put back your watch when you\'ll land in London.
put down kłaść Put down your bags and let\'s go to the kitchen.
put down ośmieszać kogoś, upokarzać How could you put me down in front of all these people?!
put down to złożyć na karb czegoś She was unbearable yesterday but we put it down to the problems she has in her marriage.
put forward przesunąć wskazówkę do przodu, zmienić czas na późniejszy We put the clocks forward in spring.
put off odkładać, przełożyć na inny termin Can you put off the meeting? I need to talk to you.
put off odstręczać, zniechęcać Oh yeah, he is handsome but his manners put me off!
put on zakładać (na siebie) It\'s quite cold so you\'d better put on your coat.
put on zapalić (światło) Put on the light please.
put out gasić (światło, ogień, etc.) Put out the lights, I\'m tired and want to go sleep. Put the cigarette out, it\'s non-smoking area.
put up with znosić How do you put up with him? He\'s so irritating.
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ramble on ględzić, rozwlekać I almost fell asleep when he started rambling on about his childhood.
reach out sięgnąć po coś Could you reach out to press this button, please.
read out czytać na głos Now I will read out the names of our competition winners.
reduce to sprowadzać, doprowadzać do Their accusations reduced her to tears.
refer to wspominać, odnosić się do czegoś In his academic writning he always refers to Profesor Johnson\'s research.
refer to odnieść, odwołać się do czegoś Refer to user\'s handbook if you have any problems with the programme.
relate to odnosić się, być powiązanym This book relates to the case of JFK\'s assasination.
rely on/upon polegać na He relies on her common sense in situations like this one.
remind of przypominać, kojarzyć She reminds me of a girl I knew years ago.
resort to uciec się do czegoś To gain their goals they even resorted to violence.
result in skutkować His negligence resulted in severe health problems.
ring back zadzwonić ponownie She can\'t talk at the moment, can you ring back later?
ring up dzwonić, telefonować Ring me up in the evening.
round down zaokrąglać w dół They rounded it down to $3000.
round up zaokrąglić w górę Round it up to 50 zlotys, please.
rub out wytrzeć You can write in pencil so if anybody wants to correct something just rub it out and write once again.
rule out wykluczyć The police had ruled him out as a suspect.
run across spotkać, wpaść na kogoś przypadkiem She run across her old love when she was buying present for her husband.
run away uciekać Run away or they\'ll beat you up.
run down \'zjechać\' The press will run the Congress down for passing this bill.
run into spotkać kogoś przypadkiem You won\'t believe whom I ran into this morning!
run into natrafiać You\'ll run into problems if you take this case.
run out kończyć się, brakować We\'ve run out of the paper for printing. Time\'s running out, we\'ve got only 2 minutes left. I ran out of butter in the morning so I had to go shopping.
run up podbiec I ran up to him and gave him a hug.
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sail through zrobić coś z łatwością She sailed through all the examinations. We sailed through the passport control.
save up zaoszczędzić I want to save up for a new computer.
screw up zepsuć, zniszczyć You\'d better not screw it up this time.
scribble down nabazgrać, bazgrać You can\'t scribble down like that - nobody can read it.
see off odprowadzać kogoś All my friends came to see me off at the airport.
see through przejrzeć (podstęp) I didn\'t see her through and now I\'m toasted.
sell out wyprzedawać A bookstore sold out his new book in just few hours.
send in wysyłać, nadsyłać Please send in application forms before the end of the month.
set off wyruszyć, rozpocząć podróż We set off early in the morning.
set out wyruszać, rozpoczynać podróż We are planning to set out at about 8.
settle down osiedlić się, zamieszkać na stałe He thinks it is high time to settle down and start a decent life.
shoot down zastrzelić, zestrzelić Three enemy planes have been shot down during the battle.
show off popisywać się, przechwalać się What a jerk! All he can do is just showing off!
show up pojawiać się We\'d been waiting for him 2 hours and he didn\'t show up.
sign in zapisać się, wpisać na listę First of all you have to sign in at reception.
sign out wypisać się Don\'t forget to sign out before you leave.
sign up zapisać się John has signed up for almost all classes. When will he find time for that?
slip away wymknąć się Go for it! Don\'t let that opportunity slip away!
slow down zwalniać You\'re driving too fast, please slow down.
sort out porządkować, rozwiązywać (problem) She needs to sort out things concerning their relationship.
speak for mówić za kogoś Speak for yourself. I hate this place.
speed up przyspieszać Speed up, we can\'t drive so slow on a highway.
splash out \'szarpnąć się\', zaszaleć She needed some entertainment so decided to splash out in the city centre.
split up rozejść się I\'m not with Susan any more, we split up two weeks ago.
spread out rozciągać się The forests spread out to the horizon.
stake on stawiać na szali, ryzykować He staked his own reputation on and decided to support the strike.
stand back odsunąć się The police told everyone to stand back.
stand by być w gotowości The antiterrorist squads are standing by behind this building.
stand for oznaczać, znaczyć Do you know what CNN stands for?
stand up for trwać przy swoich przekonaniach, zasadach You should always stand up for your beliefs.
start over zaczynać coś od nowa I made so many mistakes that I better start everything over again.
stave off zapobiec czemuś In this climate you should drink a lot of water to stave off dehydration.
stay away trzymać sie z dala You\'d better stay away from my brother.
stay in zostać w domu I don\'t feel like going out today, I\'ll stay in.
stay out być poza domem do późna I don\'t mind if he stays out but yesterday he went too far.
stay out of trzymać się z dala Stay out of any troubles or you\'ll get back to jail.
stay up nie kłaść się, iść do łóżka później Tom stayed up till 3 in the night to watch the final NBA play.
stem from wyrastać z czegoś, mieć początek His shyness stems from his low self-esteem.
stick to trzymać się czegoś It looks yummy but I need to stick to my diet, you know...
stock up zaopatrzyć się I think we should stock up with beer - your friends are coming tonight...
stoop to zniżać się do czegoś I don\'t think Sally would stoop to sharing the details of their intimate life with tabloids.
strike back bronić się, zaatakować kogoś If we attack them, they will strike back for sure.
sum up podsumować To sum up our discussion - we need to hire two more people.
switch off wyłączyć Switch off the radio before you leave.
switch on włączać Switch on the TV, there\'s weather forecast in few minutes.
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take aback zaskoczyć I was taken aback when I heard Sue married Tom.
take after być podobnym (do kogoś w rodzinie) Peter takes after his father, he\'s very tall.
take away zabierać, odbierać Mary took away a knife from her child.
take back oddawać, zwracać Adam took his new trousers back as he discovered a flaw on them.
take back cofać (co się powiedziało o kimś) I admit that I was wrong about Helen. I take back everything I said about her.
take in nabierać She was taken in by his lofty promises.
take off wystartować When I was young I loved watching planes take off.
take off naśladować, parodiować She is really good at taking her teacher off.
take off zdejmować, ściągać He was so tired that he didin\'t even take his clothes off.
take on zatrudniać Our company wants to take on two new programmers.
take out usuwać He had his tooth taken out.
take over przejmować (obowiązki) I wonder who will take over from me when I\'m on long holiday.
take to polubić I took to her the moment I saw her smile.
take up brać/zabierać się za coś Sue\'s taken up basketball recently.
tell apart odróżnić They ceased fire as it was too dark to tell allies apart from enemies.
tell off opierniczyć He told me off for not being ready with the project yet.
throw away wyrzucać When will you finally throw away this old coat?
throw in dorzucić coś gratis If you buy this coat, madam, we will throw the gloves in.
touch down lądować The plane touched down safely and on time.
track down wyśledzić, wytropić They managed to track down that stolen jewellry from the Royal Collection.
traffic in szmuglować, rozprowadzać They were charged with trafficking in drugs.
trigger off pociągać za sobą This street fight may trigger off more serious events.
try on przymierzać Try on the red blouse, I think it suits better.
try out wypróbować We\'re trying out a new computer system in our company.
turn back zawracać After two days we had no money and had to turn back.
turn down odrzucić (propozycję) Mark asked Susan to marry him but she turned him down.
turn in/into zamienić się w, przeistoczyć się You wouldn\'t recognize her - she has turned into a dedicated women
rights fighter.
turn off wyłączać Turn off the radio please, I\'d like to read.
turn on włączać Turn on the TV, the game starts in few minutes.
turn out okazać się It turned out that we\'ve bought the same skirt.
turn to zwracać się (z prośbą) He turned to the judge to postpone the date of the trial.
turn up pojawić się, znaleźć się He disappeared as quick as he had turned up.
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wake up obudzić się He woke up too late and had to leave without breakfast.
wash up zmywać I hate washing up.
watch out uważać Watch out! You are not allowed to walk here without proper equipment!
wind down rozluźnić się, zrelaksować I like to wind down watching movies with my friends.
write down zapisywać Would you like to write down my address?
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yank out wyszarpnąć/ wyciągnąć He fought for a while with the cord but finally yanked out the plug from the socket

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