wyrażenie lub zwrot językowy, którego nie można rozumieć dosłownie
ani dosłownie przetłumaczyć na inny język, np. biały kruk, rzucić okiem.
Idiomów w bazie: 946
pay tribute to sb/sth
wyrażać (komuś) swoje uznanie, oddawać hołd
In 1992, a concert was held at Wembley Stadium to pay tribute to Freddie Mercury from Queen.
pins and needles
I've got pins and needles in my leg! I have to move it.
przyznać się do winy
Having seen his face on security video-tape he couldn't use his alibi any longer and finally pleaded guilty.
poke/stick your nose into sth
wtykać nos w
She's always poking her nose into other people's business.
pop the question
After seven years of dating, I finally popped the question to my girlfriend.
He hit the jackpot and quite unexpectedly got pretty penny on his bank account.
obiecywać złote góry
She was very disappointed with the job. They promised wonders when they hired her but nothing came true...
pull somebody's leg
nabierać, drażnić się
Mary had me fooled for a while, but finally I realized she was just pulling my leg.
put in jeopardy
narazić na niebiezpieczeństwo
As the Ambassador didn't want to put the staff in jeopardy, they were all dismissed and sent home.
put one's foot down
My boss wanted me to work on weekends but I was brave enough to put my foot down.
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