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waterboarding interrogation

2009.02.07

conserve - befőtt, megőriz (saving)

"conserve your energy for the ascent to the summit"

"Mom always conserved the strawberries we grew in the backyard"

corps (diplomatic, army corps) alakulat testület

espirit the corps = team spirit

sprain - ficam

suppress - elnyom, eltitkol = inhibit

"suppress a nascent uprising"

Control and refrain from showing; of emotions, desires, impulses, or behaviour

Put out of one's consciousness 

pulp fiction = ponyvaregény

fluff = boholy, nonsense, habosbabos story without plot

do a fluff - belesül a szerepébe

mousse= étel hab

spread mousse on the cake

a whipped cream = tejszínhab

whip = tojáshab

beat liquid until stiff:

repeal - eltöröl (jogszablályt) spread mousse on the cake

tax break

affirmative action

Affirming or giving assent "an affirmative decision"; "affirmative votes"

Expecting the best ."an affirmative outlook"

Expressing or manifesting praise or approval: "an affirmative nod"

 

death penalty / capital punishment

conception

An abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances

The act of becoming pregnant; fertilization of an ovum by a spermatozoon

contraception (control)

interrogate

Transmit (a signal) for setting off an appropriate response, as in telecommunication

request computer information: to transmit a request to a program or device for information, e.g. to a printer for the status of a print job or to a database for specific data

Pose a series of questions to

question somebody thoroughlyto question somebody thoroughly, often in an aggressive or threatening manner and especially as part of a formal investigation, e.g. in a police station or courtroom

waterboarding interrogation

prone to - hajlamos (jellemző)

disposed  to something: inclined to do or be affected by something
prone to exaggerate

to be prone to - hajlamos

"a child prone to mischief"; "failure-prone"

tend to - to be generally inclined or likely to react or behave in a particular way, or be in the habit of doing something . hajlik valamire

Lying face downward: prone postion

prune - sazalt szilva (Dried plum)

to prune = eltávolít

to prune awway

to prune a branch

to drown - eláraszt, vízbefullad, megfojt

 transitive and intransitive verb die by immersion in water: to die by immersion and usually suffocation in water or other liquid, or kill a person or animal in this way. Death occurs either from lack of oxygen or as a result of cardiac arrest from the lowered body temperature.
death by drowning

 transitive verb cover with too much liquid: to cover or soak something, usually an item of food, with too much liquid
He served us pancakes drowned in syrup

be drowned

get drowned

drown out - elnyom

make louder sound than anotherto make so much noise that it is impossible to hear another sound ( often passive )

make imperceptible

"The noise from the ice machine drowned out the music"

weed gaz

ragweed = ambrosia = parlag fű

building maintenance fee - közös költség

grader

Are you smarter  than a fith grader?

Ruler = uralkodó, vonalzó

figure - head - névleges vezető, hajófigura

A person used as a cover for some questionable activity

somebody nominally in chargethe apparent head of an organization or institution who has no real responsibility or authority

carved figure on bow (hajó orr) of shipa carving, usually of a full- or half-length human figure, built into the bow of a sailing ship

monger - árus kb dealer

Someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold

Sell or offer for sale from place to place

fishmonger

war hawk -sólyom, héja

An advocate of an aggressive policy on foreign relations

pejorative variation is Chickenhawk, used to belittle someone who advocates war but avoided military service themselves.

klutz - balfácán a clumsy dolt ügyetlen tökfilkó

falling down

 

 

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