Phrase of the Week

Představujeme vám užitečné fráze, které rodilí mluvčí v běžném životě používají, ale které v učebnicích často nenajdete.

Phrase of the Week

To ring a bell

21. 12. 2020

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“What did you say was his name?”
“Peter Douglas. Does it ring a bell?
“I’ve heard it before for sure, but I can’t remember where.”

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What a nightmare!

14. 12. 2020

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A: Just ten minutes before the interview I got stuck in a traffic jam!
B: What a nightmare!

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Day in, day out

7. 12. 2020

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A: How are you getting on with your job?
B: Not so great. The same routine day in, day out. It’s really dull.

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It’s not rocket science

30. 11. 2020

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A: How did you managed to record this movie?
B: It’s not rocket science! I just programed the DVD recorder.

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Crystal clear

23. 11. 2020

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I really don’t get what is so difficult about assembling a child’s bed. Look at the instructions, it’s crystal clear!

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As a treat

16. 11. 2020

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A: It’s my birthday tomorrow.
B: Congratulations. Why don’t I take you to the cinema as a treat?
A: Thanks.

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Under one’s thumb

9. 11. 2020

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“Maria’s not coming with us?”
“No, she was told to go home right after school. She is completely under her parents’ thumb.

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Running around like headless chickens

2. 11. 2020

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A: How was the first day in your new job?
B: Not very good. It was very disorganised – all the staff were running around like headless chickens. I didn’t get a computer, had nowhere to sit and didn’t get lunch either.

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To make a scene

26. 10. 2020

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“I think I forgot to lock the door when we were leaving.”
“How could you have forgotten to lock the door? We’re already late and now we have to go back! We’re going to miss the flight! That’s just great!”
“Stop making a scene, we’ve got a plenty of time, but you can go ahead and I’ll meet you at the airport.”

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Up for it

19. 10. 2020

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A: I want to go to that new Hungarian restaurant. What do you think?
B: Yes, I’m up for it. I love spicy food!

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Ke Štvanici 4, Praha 8


Badeniho 290/1, P 6


Trojská 46/8, Praha 8


nám. Míru 15, Praha 2


Slezská 1, Praha 2


Kolbenova 1, Praha 9

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