Czenglish

Čechismy jsou chyby, které do angličtiny podvědomě přenášíme z mateřského jazyka. Dopouštíme se jich při výslovnosti, v gramatice i slovní zásobě. V rubrice Czenglish lektor Mark Pickering odhaluje ty nejčastější a radí, jak se s nimi vypořádat.


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Detaily vs. in detail

29. 5. 2017

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WRONG: My boss detaily checks everything.
RIGHT: My boss checks everything in detail .

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To afford to vs. to get away with

22. 5. 2017

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WRONG: She has a slim body so she can afford to wear that tight dress.
RIGHT: She has a slim body so she can get away with wearing that tight dress.

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Maximally vs. maximum

15. 5. 2017

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WRONG: When I go to the pub, I drink maximally three beers.
RIGHT: When I go to the pub, I drink three beers maximum.

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Monuments vs. sights

8. 5. 2017

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WRONG: Big Ben and the Tower of London are famous London monuments.
RIGHT: Big Ben and the Tower of London are famous London sights.

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A half-time job vs. a part-time job

1. 5. 2017

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WRONG: When I left school I worked in a fabric as a half time job .
RIGHT: When I left school I worked in a factory as a part-time job.

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Ambulance vs. A&E

24. 4. 2017

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WRONG: My son hurt himself and I needed to take him to ambulance.
RIGHT: My son hurt himself and I needed to take him to A&E.

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Thanks to vs. due to

17. 4. 2017

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WRONG: I was late for work thanks to bad traffic.
RIGHT: I was late for work due to bad traffic.

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Classic vs. classical

10. 4. 2017

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WRONG: My favourite classic composer is Bedrich Smetana.
RIGHT: My favourite classical composer is Bedrich Smetana.

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A fee vs. a fine

3. 4. 2017

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WRONG: I parked illegally so the policeman gave me a fee .
RIGHT: I parked illegally so the policeman gave me a fine.

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To meet with vs. to meet

27. 3. 2017

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WRONG: I meet with my best friend every Thursday.
RIGHT: I meet my best friend every Thursday.

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Slezská 1, Praha 2

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