Glossary: Is a career as an artist utopian?

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.

(Source: Ján Krošlák, SME)

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admit – priznať

advertisment – reklama

algorithm – algoritmus

amateur – amatérsky

app – aplikácia

appear – objaviť sa

appreciate – oceniť

border – hranica

breakthrough – prelom

collector – zberateľ

common – bežný

composer – skladateľ

conclude – uzavrieť

condition – podmienky

conduct – dirigovať

confirm – potvrdiť

consist – pozostávať

contemporary – súčasný

cultivate – rozvíjať

customer – zákazník

decade – desaťročie

dedicate – venovať

drawing – kresba

during – počas

emerge – vyvinúť sa

enable – umožniť

folk – ľudový

foreign – zahraničný

founder – zakladateľ

fund – fond

generate – generovať

childhood – detstvo

choir – chór

imitate – napodobniť

impress – urobiť dojem

independent – nezávislý

influenced – ovplyvnený

launch – spustený

likeable – sympatický

maintain – živiť

motif – motív

movement – pohyb

patient - trpezlivosť

perform – vystupovať

performance – predstavenie

portrait – portrét

poster – plagát

proud – pyšný

purpose – účel

relationship – vzťah

require - vyžadovať

sacrifice – obetovať

salary – plat

scale – škála

shallow – plytký

space – priestor

stage – javisko

successful – úspešný

suggest – ponúkať sa

tale – rozprávka

tranform – premeniť

undervalued – podcenený

utilize – uplatniť

utopian – nereálny

various – rôzny

willing – ochotný

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