||Translation / Tłumaczenie
||Example / Przykład
|rack your brains
||mocno się zastanawiać, łamać se głowę
||I racked my brains very hard but unfortunately couldn't recall where I had left the keys.
|raise one's hand against sb
||podnieść na kogoś rękę
||If you ever again raise your hand against me, I'll call the police.
|raise someone's hackles
||doprowadzać kogos do wściekłości
||By being late again Jane has raised my hackles.
|rap somebody on the knuckles for something
||dać komuś nauczkę za coś
||High fines imposed on drunk drivers are to rap them on the knuckles, which is rather pathetic.
||Internet marketing is comparable with a rat race. Who is going to lead this time?
|read between the lines
||czytać między wierszami
||To better understand poetry you have to read beetwen the lines.
|read one's hand
||wróżyć z ręki
||It is usually the Gypsies that read people's hands but I don't believe a word they say.
|read someone's mind/thoughts
||czytać komuś w myślach
||I understand her well and she sometimes thinks I read her mind.
|read sth from cover to cover
||przeczytać coś od deski do deski
||John's latest book was so interesting that I read it from cover to cover during one day.
||I you want to settle any matter officially, get ready for spending plenty of time going from one office to another. It is all becouse of the bloody red tape.
||The fourth of June is my red-letter day. That day I was born.
|repay in kind
||odpłacić, odwdzięczyć się
||If you help your mate, he may repay in kind.
|ride roughshod over someone
||nie liczyć się z kimś
||Stalin was a ruthless ruler who rode roughshod over his people and had little mercy anyone.
|ring the bell to somebody
||His name is Johnson. Does it ring the bell to you?
|rip sb off
||'zedrzeć z kogoś' (cenowo)
||The price of beer was a rip-off. A small bottle cost $10!
|rise and shine
||Rise and shine Tommy, you will be late for school!
|rock the boat
||szkodzić np. firmie, w której samemu się pracuje
||If you rock the boat, you may be asked to leave our consortium.
|rule of thumb
||It is rule of thumb. Always remember to respect the others whoever they are. In the long run it will pay off.
||robić, załatwiać sprawunki
||Sarah has to run errands for her husband after her work.