Idiomy angielskie z wyrazami high, hot, how
|be for the high jump
||dostaniesz za swoje; oberwie ci się
||I shall be for the high jump if I make a mess of these invoices again.
|be in high spirits
||być w świetnym, doskonałym nastroju
||'You’re in high spirits today. What's happened?' 'I’ve just had some very good news about my daughter.'
|be / get on one’s high horse
||zacząć się mądrzyć
||Vicky’s been on her high horse ever since she won a scholarship to Oxford.
|high and dry
||opuszczony; zostawić kogoś na lodzie; na mieliźnie
||The car broke down miles away from anywhere so we were left high and dry until my brother got some help.
|a high flyer
||młoda, ambitna osoba; młody wilk
|| She is applying for a job in the diplomatic service - but then she's always been a high flyer.
| high and low
||Where on earth can my glasses be? I’ve searched high and low for them! Have you seen them?
|be riding high
||odnosić ogromne sukcesy
|| My sister is riding high at the moment. She's been promoted and she will become the head of the department.
|high and mighty
||He is high and mighty these days. Do you happen to know why?
|be hot on something
||mieć coś w mały palcu; mieć bzika na punkcie czegoś
|| He was never too hot on maths at school. He was better at languages.
|be in / get into hot water
||wpakować się w kłopoty
||You’ll be in hot water when your father finds out what you’ve done to his car!
|blow hot and cold
||być jak chorągiewka na wietrze
||"Have you decided whether or not to buy a new car?" "Not yet. We’re still blowing hot and cold."
|a hot line
||gorąca linia (telefoniczna między głowami państw)
||After this tragedy there was a hot line between the two heads of state.
|to be in the hot seat
||być w trudnym położeniu
||As a executive director, I’m all the time in the hot seat.
|a hot spot
||I wouldn't like to be a journalist, being sent to all the political hot spots.
| hot under the collar
||The CEO has just been told to cut the budget so he`s rather hot under the collar.
|make it hot for somebody
||dać komuś popalić
||If I were you, I would treat him with a little more respect. He’s in a position to make it hot for you.
||When the weather’s cold I like to have a piping hot soup for lunch.
|a hot potato
||mina (niebezpieczna sprawa)
||If this is a government cover-up, then it's a real hot potato and they won't touch it!
|strike while the iron is hot
||kuć żelazo puki jest gorące
||If he offered to pay for your holiday, strike while the iron's hot! If you say no, he may not offer again.
||i to (jeszcze) jak!
||'I hear that Billy liked the present I sent him.' 'Oh, and how!'
| any old how
||Chris doesn`t care what his homework looks like. He does it any old how.
|how about . . .?
||co powiesz na ...?
||How about going to the theatre on Saturday?
|how come . . .?
||jak to możliwe . . .?
||How come you never told me about George before?
|how dare you/he/they etc.
||jak śmiesz ...
||How dare you speak to your mother like that?
| how is it that . . .?
||jak to jest, że . . .?
|| How is it that whenever I see James, he`s always chatting instead of working?
|how on earth . . .? / How in the world . . .?
||jak do diabła ...?
|| How on earth could he have got up on to the roof without a ladder?
|how is it going? / How are things going?
||Oh, hello Bob. How is it going?