Next class: 28th March Wednesday 18:15-19:45
appease – udovoljiti
all bases covered – prepared for all possibilities
to slack off – vući se; biti lijen (=be lazy, not work very hard)
a fairly relaxed schedule – prilično opušten raspored
productivity-obsessed society – društvo opsjednuto produktivnošću
here’s the kicker – here is a surprising fact or piece of a story
dialed in finely tuned focused, to be exact or right on the mark
downtime – time when one is not working
deliberate – namjerni
to shy away – izbjegavati
Never before have I felt contented as I do now.
Never before have I been so disappointed as I am now.
Never before have I seen such a beautiful scenery.
Not until last month did I feel in control of my workload.
Not until last month did I pay out my debts.
British English: I have got 11 cats. I haven’t got 11 cats.
How many cats have you got?
American English: I have 11 cats. I don’t have 11 cats.
How many cats do you have?
Seldom have I got time for my hobbies.
Seldom do I have time for my hobbies.
Seldom do any birds visit the garden due to the number of cats around.
Rarely will there be time for relaxation.
Had it not been for the fact that I was offered/had been offered this job, I would have lost the chance to …
Had it not been for the fact that I was invited to the party/had been invited to the party, I would have never met my soulmate.
hang hung hung
not to sleep a wink – ne sklopiti ni oka