sich etwas nicht leisten können
I love those shoes, but I just can't afford them!
She's one of Japan’s most talented and creative film directors.
One of the reasons she got the job is that she's a good communicator.
People listen to him because he's a good leader.
Zoe is a very hard-working student.
My biggest problem is that I'm so indecisive.
Many people are motivated by money.
This school has very few teaching resources.
He became a billionaire because he's a risk taker.
über den Tellerrand hinaussehen
If we want to solve this problem, we have to think outside the box.
They have a very happy marriage.
She spends most of her money on designer goods.
das Zeug zu etwas haben
Sarah has what it takes to become a great athlete.
We conducted a survey of people’s eating habits.
aus eigener Anstrengung erfolgreich sein
Richard Branson is a self-made billionaire.
The test was surprisingly easy.
He made a lot of money investing in property.
35% of British people own a dog.
When I'm on holiday, I find it difficult to switch off.
a moderately successful film
If you want to become good at something, you have to put in the hours.
A successful businessman has to be aggressive.
Successful businesspeople are always self-confident.
Are there any rules that you don't like in your office?
das Gesetz brechen
The criminal was sent to prison for breaking the law.
Our new dining table was a real bargain.
The January sales are a greatt ime to find a bargain on the high street.
Nurses should be kind and patient.
Do you trust your local politician.
She trained as a nurse for four years.
You need a specific type of flour to bake bread.
Reading and writing are two different skills.
What do you think is the best way to resolve problems between employees?
sich auf etwas konzentrieren
When you are in a job interview, you have to focus on the things you can do, not the things you can't.
They can’t ignore the fact that he’s here.
Your application has been rejected.
I have a meeting with an important client this afternoon.
How many work-related emails do you send a day?
My girlfriend works in the finance department.
I've got a miserable cold at the moment.
Do you need anyone to help out in the shop?
As soon as the shop doors opened, hundreds of people rushed in looking for bargains.
What time do you shut up shop on Sundays?
Do you have any of those new shoes in stock?
Will you remind me to go to the bank later?
My wife's been working very long hours recently.
I gave up my job as an accountant and retrained as a teacher.
My favourite subject in school was science.
It cost an enormous amount of money.
I'm not going back to that restaurant – the portions were tiny!
Can I open a window? It’s boiling in here!
When I was young, I dreamed of having my own rocket ship.
Trevor joined the BBC in 1969.
He joined the crew of a large fishing boat.
If you don't feel well, you should lie down.
The most exciting part of New Year's Eve is the countdown.
What time did the space shuttle blast off?
eine Art von
I've sort of finished the report; I just need to print it out, then I'm done.
I am fascinated by space travel.
Are you afraid of insects?
I live next door to a farmer's field.
Look at this beautiful butterfly.
When we walked too close, the bird flew away.
The President will give a speech to Congress later today.
If Jane can’t go, I’ll go instead.
England scored a goal and the fans went crazy.
Most of our students achieve excellent exam results.
Who was the recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize this year?
He used to be the school caretaker before he retired.
He left school without any qualifications.
She’s a likely candidate (=likely to be chosen) for the job.
Have you ever snorkelled before?
We sailed along the coast of Alaska.
He was one of 30 applicants for the manager’s job.
The prize of the competition is to live in a luxury apartment, rent-free, for a year!
My parents want to buy a villa on the Algarve in Portugal.
The army is always looking for new recruits.
What do the duties of the job include?
There are millions of different species of insects in the world.
What time does the mail come?
Can you send us regular progress updates while you're away?
im Hinblick auf
I am writing to you regarding a problem I have with paying my rent.
I would like to submit an application for the job you are advertising.
I submitted my application yesterday.
The letter’s in the post.
Please attach a photograph to your application.
den Anforderungen entsprechen
Does my application meet the requirements of the job?
He has very broad shoulders.
My brother works in IT.
I buy this scientific journal every month.
Do you know anyone who writes a blog?
Is all your computer software up-to-date?
I'm very interested in nature conservation.
How can I get some hands-on experience of the job?
I have proven ability in project management.
A large part of my job is project management in publishing.
Pets require a lot of care.
Most people like the convenience of using credit cards.
She works in the hairdresser’s as an apprentice.
Ten runners are competing in the race.
There are three contestants, all competing to win £10,000.
How big was the Roman Empire, exactly?
When his boss discovered he was selling company secrets, he got fired instantly.
The most popular way to greet someone is with a handshake.
She had an interview for a teaching job.
They lived a life of luxury.
He won a prize of £3,000.
The average salary is $39,000 a year.
The latest unemployment figures are extremely worrying.
My first task was to paint the whole house.
How many people work in the sales and marketing team?
Stephen took his son to Disneyland as a treat.
The Amazon rainforest is absolutely vast.
She left the company to set up her own business.
Sally works in the catering industry.
The Mediterranean diet is very healthy.
in Ordnung für mich
If you want to leave a bit later, that's fine by me.
Love is the main theme of the book.
Let me just recap what’s been discussed so far.
Our restaurant specialises in American-style food.
The school is reviewing its policy on homework.
The most important thing when buying a house is location.
We went on a 14-day tour of Egypt.
Have you seen those adverts on TV promoting drinking milk?
All the information you need is in your welcome pack.
‘Be prepared’ is the motto of the Boy Scouts.
The parcel was delivered last week.
Sorry to disturb you, but it’s urgent.
Some people say that long-distance relationships don't work.
The pupils are conducting an experiment with two magnets.
Eventually he got a job.
Meet Jane, my new assistant.
in Verlegenheit bringen
My parents always embarrass me.
Michaela's fallen in love with a gym instructor.
I can't function in the morning until I've had a cup of tea!
When I go to the gym, I spend most of my time on the weights machines.
Greece applied for membership of the EU in 1975.
My dad used to be a champion body builder.
There is a limit on the time you have to take the test.
Most of the junior office staff are on the minimum wage (=being paid the lowest legal amount).
nicht mehr hingehen
Last week, I stayed off work because I was ill.
I waste so much time using the internet!
When he saw what his dog had done, he was furious.
After working all week I'm always exhausted.
I've bought my mother-in-law a book on astronomy for Christmas.
Can you pass a dish for the potatoes, please?
Smoking is banned inside the building.
How strict are the immigration laws in your country?