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Keeping fit

Prezentujemy wyrażenia idiomatyczne, zaczerpnięte ze sportu, a używane w języku potocznym.

Keeping fit

Uprawianie sportu, a właściwie zwiększenie aktywności fizycznej w Nowym Roku plasuje się wysoko w większości rankingów noworocznych postanowień

BASEBALL

DROP THE BALL (TO MAKE A MISTAKE)
I wanted to rely on him but he completely dropped the ball.

FOOTBALL

TAKE A SHOT AT/ GIVE IT YOUR BEST SHOT (TRY SOMETHING; TRY TO DO YOUR BEST)
I'm not sure if I passed my exam, but at least I gave it my best shot.

SAILING

SHOW SOMEONE THE ROPES (TO TEACH SOMEONE HOW TO DO SOMETHING)
During my first week at work, the manager showed me the ropes.

RUNNING

JUMP THE GUN (TO DO SOMETHING TOO EARLY, TOO SOON, BEFORE THE CORRECT TIME); a gun was used to give a signal to start a race
They jumped the gun and started selling it before they got a licence.


ARCHERY (ŁUCZNICTWO)

WIDE OF THE MARK (NOT ACCURATE; used to describe predictons)
His estimations in May were wide of the mark.


HUNTING (MYŚLISTWO)

SITTING DUCK (AN EASY TARGET FOR AN ATTACK)
The soldiers in the camp were sitting duck for enemy's attack.


FISHING

A CAN OF WORMS (PUSZKA ROBAKÓW; DIFFICULT, UNPREDICTABLE PROBLEMS TO SOLVE)
A political situation in my country is just a can of warms.


TENNIS

THE BALLS IN YOUR'S COURT (YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR NEXT ACTION)
I offered it for 100$, now the balls are in her court (she can decide if she wants to buy it or not).