||Translation / Tłumaczenie
||Example / Przykład
|wash your dirty linen in public
||prać publicznie swoje brudy
||In my opinion one of the worst things contributing to destruction of marriage is to wash your dirty linen in public.
|wash your hands of something
||umywać od czegoś ręce
||Pontius Pilate washed his hands of responsibility for the ordering Jesus Christ's crucifixion.
|watch your step!
||Uważaj jak idziesz!
||Watch your step! The sidewalk is icy.
|whet sb's appetite
||How about a galss of wine to whet your appetite?
|whistle in the dark
||dodawać sobie odwagi
||They knew they were lost and were just whistling in the dark.
||You said she is 25, not 17! Yes, you see it is just a white lie.
|wild horses wouldn't
||drag me nic mnie nie przekona
||Wild horses wouldn't drag me to Samantha's house. I don't like her anymore..
|win hands down
||wygrac bez trudu
||Johnson beat Rollings again. One might say that he won hands down which proved him to be a real master.
|with a vengeance
||z podwójną siłą
||Tomek works out with a vengeance when he goes to the fitness room.
|with bated breath
||ze wstrzymanym oddechem
||She waited for the report with bated breath.
|with flying colours
||bez najmniejszego problemu
||As he was expected of, he passed the final exam with flying colours. Well, when you are the best what can stand in your way?
|with open arms
||z otwartymi ramionami, chętnie
||Natalie accepted my invitation with open arms.
|with your hands down
||I believe you will pass this driving test with your hands down.
|without a shadow of a doubt
||bez cienia wątpliwości
||He was found guilty without a shadow of a doubt.
||This clock works without fail since 1912.
|work for peanuts
||pracować za marne grosze
||He is a great manager but is working for peanuts and can't afford anything.
|worth their salt
||warci pieniędzy które dostają
||I do hope that these guys are worth their salt. We have already spent too much money on the previous workers who turned out to be fruitless investement.
|written all over one's face
||wypisane na twarzy
||When Nick was arrested his guilt was written all over his face.