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Spectator College provides readers of The Slovak Spectator who are trying to improve their English with glossaries of useful and frequently used words and expressions from stories published as part of the Spectator College as well as in the rest of the newspaper. As well as this special glossary, which relates to the article Travel agencies struggling, you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.

Spectator College provides readers of The Slovak Spectator who are trying to improve their English with glossaries of useful and frequently used words and expressions from stories published as part of the Spectator College as well as in the rest of the newspaper. As well as this special glossary, which relates to the article Travel agencies struggling, you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.

abroad – v zahraničí
according to – podľa
accuracy – presnosť
add – dodať
airline holding companies – letecké spoločnosti
amid – uprostred
background – pozadie
bankruptcy – krach
be able to finish – schopný dokončiť
carry – niesť
carry on – udržiavať v chode
cite – uvádzať/citovať
common sense – sedliacky rozum
consolidation – konsolidácia
customer – zákazník
daily – denník
delay – meškanie
despite – napriek
disappear – zmiznúť
drop in demand – pokles v dopyte
during – počas
economic growth – ekonomický rast
employee – zamestnanec
encounter – naraziť na
evolve – vyvíjať
expel – vylúčiť
fixed expenses – fixné výdavky
focus on – zamerať sa na
go belly up – skončiť (idióm)
however – avšak
inadequately – neprimerane
increase – nárast
indications – indícia/náznak
instance – príklad
insurance company – poisťovňa
involve – zahŕňať
kick out – vyhodiť z
machine gun – samopal
market share – podiel na trhu
notice – všimnúť si
numerous – početný
obviously – očividne
occur – objaviť sa
outbound departure – vycestovanie
particular – jednotlivý
period – obdobie
police officer – policajt
predict – predpovedať
presume – predpokladať
price to performance ratio – pomer cena-výkon
prone – náchylný
provide – poskytnúť
purification – očistenie
rather – rašej
reason – dôvod
receive – dostať
recent – minulý
recipe – recept
recognise – rozlíšiť
result – výsledok
safer bet – bezpečnejšia voľba
saturated market – nasýtený trh
season – sezóna
sensitive – citlivý
series – séria
spokesman – hovorca
strand – zanechať
struggle – zápasiť s
sufficient – dostatočný
suggest – navrhovať/naznačovať
supplier – dodávateľ
survey – prieskum
survive – prežiť/vydržať
suspicious – podozrivý
tend to – inklinovať k
threat – hrozba
tour – zájazd
underway – v pohybe/v plnom prúde
usually – zvyčajne
verify – overiť si
via social networks – cez sociálne siete

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