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Glossary: Role models vary with age

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 Role models vary with age, 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 Role models vary with age, you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.

abandon - opustiť
admire - obdivovať
adolescent - dospievajúci
aspiration - ašpirácia/úsilie
astonishment - údiv
athlete - športovec
attend - navštevovať
attention - pozornosť
attitude - postoj
aversion - averzia
behaviour - správanie
case - prípad
classmate - spolužiak
conduct - vypracovať
deed - skutok
depict - zobraziť
develop - vyvíjať
disability - postihnutie
disinterest - nezáujem
dozen - tucet
draw - pritiahnuť
elementary school -
základná škola
emphasis - dôraz
essay - esej
evaluate - hodnotiť
exorbitant - horibilné
express - vyjadriť
feed - kŕmiť
first grader - prvák
godmother - krstná mama
heroine - hrdinka
however - avšak
challenge - výzva
chip in - prispieť
immediate - bezprostredný
include - obsahovať
insecurity - neistota
involve - vyžadovať
lack - nedostatok
leisure - voľný čas
manhood - mužstvo
matter - záležitosť
maturation - dospievanie
mean - znamenať
natural - prirodzený
network - sieť
observe - sledovať
particularly - najmä
public figures -
osobnosti verejného života
puppy - šteňa
questionnaire - dotazník
receive - prijať
recognise - uznať
refer - odkázať
refuse - odmietnuť
regularly - pravidelne
reject - odmietnuť
responsible - zodpovedný
role model - vzor
self-image - obraz o sebe
self-sufficient - sebestačný
sense - význam
shallow - plytký
sibling - súrodenec
significant - významný
sort - druh/typ
sphere - sféra/oblasť
study - štúdia
suffer - trpieť/byť chorý na
superficial - povrchný
support - podpora
suppress - utláčať
tabloid - bulvár
tend -
mať tendenciu/mať sklon
toy drive - zbierka hračiek
treatment - liečba
turn - zmeniť
vow -
prísaha/slávnostný sľub
whistleblower - informátor
worthy - hodný

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