Someone who reads a lot: bookworm - MÓL KSIĄŻKOWY
She’s a really bookworm and will probably stay in to read all day.
To try to develop an idea, think of a new idea: brainstorm - BURZA MÓZGÓW
Let’s all separate into groups and try to brainstorm as many suggestions as possible.
To pass something with a high score:pass with flying colours - ZDAĆ COŚ BEZ PROBLEMÓW
They passed the exam with flying colours! Congratulations!
Something which is very easy: As easy as ABC - COŚ BARDZO ŁATWEGO JAK A B C
This jigsaw puzzle is as easy as A B C.
Learn something by heart - UCZYĆ SIĘ NA PAMIĘĆ
I can’t believe you learned all the compositions by heart.
Play truant / play hooky / skip classes - WAGAROWAĆ
He played hooky at college so finally he dropped out of the school.
Teach an old dog new tricks - TRUDNO ZMIENIAĆ STARE NAWYKI
Jeremy tried to show me how it works but he doesn’t understand that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks.
To teach someone a lesson - DAĆ KOMUŚ NAUCZKĘ
He was forced to teach her a lesson because she is constantly laughing at him.
Schoolboy error - SZKOLNY, PODSTAWOWY, GŁUPI BŁĄD
He made a schoolboy error so he had to retake the exam again.
A quick learner - BYSTRZAK
Sally is a very quick learner-well done!
University of life - SZKOŁA ŻYCIA
He began to work hard as a young man so he learnt everything from the university of life.
Hit the books - ZACZĄĆ SIĘ UCZYĆ
Let’s hit the books! It’s high time!