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Angleška beseda dneva – Acquaintance

March 4th, 2010

AN ACQUAINTANCE:  poznanstvo;  znanec, -nka


1. a person known to one, but usually not a close friend.
2. the state of being acquainted.
3. personal knowledge as a result of study, experience, etc.: a good acquaintance with French wines.
4. (used with a plural verb) the persons with whom one is acquainted.





Primer rabe: An acquaintance is someone recognized by sight or someone known, though not very well.

Prevod: Znanec je nekdo, ki ga prepoznamo na pogled ali nekdo znan vendar ga ne poznamo  zelo dobro.

Angleška beseda dneva – Accomplice

March 3rd, 2010

AN ACCOMPLICE:  sokrivec


a person who knowingly helps another in a crime or wrongdoing, often as a subordinate.









Primer rabe: Someone’s accomplice is a person who helps them commit a crime.

Prevod: Sokrivec nekoga je oseba, ki mu pomaga zagrešiti zločin.

Angleška beseda dneva – Accede

February 26th, 2010

TO ACCEDE:  pristopiti; strinjati se, soglašati, privoliti;

–verb (used without object), -ced⋅ed, -ced⋅ing.

1. to give consent, approval, or adherence; agree; assent; to accede to a request; to accede to the terms of a contract.
2. to attain or assume an office, title, or dignity; succeed (usually fol. by to): to accede to the throne.
3. International Law. to become a party to an agreement, treaty, or the like, by way of accession.

Sinonimi: enter into, cooperate, accept, consent

Primer rabe: If you accede to someone’s request, you do what they ask.

Prevod: Če se strinjaš s prošnjo nekoga, narediš to, kar te prosijo.

Angleška beseda dneva – Inscrutable

February 17th, 2010

INSCRUTABLE: skrivnosten, zagoneten, nedoumen


  • Difficult to fathom or understand; difficult to be explained or accounted for satisfactorily; obscure; incomprehensible; impenetrable.

Sinonimi: ambiguous, arcane, cabalistic, deadpan, difficult, enigmatic, impenetrable, incomprehensible, inexplicable, mysterial, mystic, poker-faced, secret, sphinxlike, unaccountable, undiscoverable, unexplainable, unfathomable, unintelligible, unknowable, unreadable

Antonimi: clear, comprehensible, evident, intelligible, obvious, plain

Primer rabe: The killer left no clues, and the murder remains an inscrutable mystery. Morilec ni pustil nobenih sledi in umor ostaja skrivnostna uganka.

Angleška beseda dneva – Abdicate

February 13th, 2010

TO ABDICATE: odreči se, odpovedati se, abdicirati

-verb (used without object)

  • to renounce or relinquish a throne, right, power, claim, responsibility, or the like, esp. in a formal manner: The aging founder of the firm decided to abdicate.

-verb (used with object)

  • to give up or renounce (authority, duties, an office, etc.), esp. in a voluntary, public, or formal manner: King Edward VIII of England abdicated the throne in 1936.

Sinonimi: sell out, demit, bail out, relinquish, leave, resign, abjure

Primer rabe: If a king or a queen abdicates, he or she resigns. Če kralj ali kraljica abdicira, se on ali ona odreče prestolu.