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Idioms with ‘horse’

Idioms with ‘horse’

1. from the horse’s mouth – z pierwszej ręki, prosto ze źródła
2. hold your horses – wstrzymaj się!, wyluzuj, chwila, moment, wstrzymaj sie i pomyśl zanim coś zrobisz

Idioms with ‘moon’

Idioms with ‘moon’

1. be over the moon – czuć się wniebowziętym, nie posiadać sie ze szczęścia
2. ask for the moon/ cry for the moon – chcieć gwiazdkę z nieba, pragnąć gwiazdki z nieba

Popular phrasal verbs with ‘down’ part 2

Popular phrasal verbs with ‘down’ part 2

1. settle down   meaning 1 – to start to have a quieter way of life, living in one place; it usually involves getting married and starting a family – ustatkować się; zwykle związane...

Popular phrasal verbs with ‘down’ part 1

Popular phrasal verbs with ‘down’ part 1

1. break down meaning –  stop working because of a fault; machines and vehicles usually break down – zepsuć się (o maszynie, urządzeniu, pojeździe) He’s going to be late. His bike has broken down....

Adele  ‘Set Fire to the Rain” lyrics

Adele ‘Set Fire to the Rain” lyrics

I first heard this song on the radio when I was getting ready for work. I was about to leave when the extraordinary voice and the great tune drew my attention. This song, as...