Wabii jechootaa

Makeover

to recognise
ምልላይ

hairstyle
ኣመሻሽጣ ጸጉሪ

make-up
ኵሕላ

fresh
ሓድሽ

appearance
ትርኢት

living room
መቐበል-ኣጋይሽ

furniture
ኣቝሑት-ገዛ

Out of the picture

photographer
ሰኣላይ

girlfriend
መሓዛ

flatmate
መዳቕስቲ

divorce
ፍትሕ

hamster
ሃምስተር

snaps
ቃዕታታት (ስእልታት)

 

Treading on eggshells

groceries
ኣሽባሾ

eggs
እንቋቝሖ

eggshells
ቅራፍ-እንቋቍሖ

cake
ምቁር ሕብስቲ

shopkeeper
ብዓል-ድኳን

upset
ምሕራቕ

sensitive
ተኣፋፊ

awkward
ጋሕማጥ

offend
ምቕያም

To see red

a post box
ሳጹን-ጶስጣ

a telephone box
ናይ ተሌፎን-ጋርዛ (ካቢና)

iconic
ትእምርታዊ

a bus
ኣውቶቡስ

angry
ቍጡዕ

crowded
ጽዑቕ/ ጽቕጥቅጥ

a picnic
ሽርሽር

To put all your eggs in one basket

eggs
እንቋቝሖ

a basket
ዘንቢል

to borrow
ምልቃሕ (ካብ ሰብ ምልቃሕ)

to lend
ምልቃሕ (ንሰብ ምልቃሕ)

a company
ኩባንያ

to invest
ኣውፈረ

to rely
ምምርኳስ

a chicken
ደርሆ

A can of worms

an earthworm/ a worm
ሓደ ጎንደራ

soil
መሬት

a can
ሓንቲ ታኒካ

to survive
ምንባር

to deal with
ምእላይ / ምትሕሓዝ

Pull the plug

plug
ተሰኳዒ

headache
ሕማም-ርእሲ

inspired
ብሉጽ / ተሰውጦኣዊ

gadgets
መሰርሒታት

to switch off
ምጥፋእ

electricity
ኤሌትሪክ 

Beat around the bush

outdoors
ግዳም

camping
ንበረኻ ምኻድ / ንምዝንጋዕ ንበረኻ ምውፋር

an adventure
ዕንደራ / ገድሊ ዝመልኦ መገሻ

a tent
ቴንዳ

an ant nest
ሰፈር ጻጸ

a bush
ቈጥቋጥ

a bear
ድቢ 

 

Go the extra mile

to get a lift
ተማላእተኛ ምዃን (ምምላእ ... ሰብ ብመኪና ክማላኣካ)

a mechanic
መካኒክ

to save money
ገንዘብ ምዉህላል

a mile
ማይል

to break down
ምስባር / ምብልሻው

To brush over

a ladder
መሳልል / ኣስካላ

decorating
ምስላም / ምቕባእ

scruffy
ረሳሕ / ወዛል

to paint
ምቕባእ

paint
ቀለም

permission
ፍቓድ

On the tip of my tongue

the weekend
ቀዳመ-ሰንበት

a girlfriend
ኣፍቃሪት/ሕጽይቲ

IT
ኣይ.ቲ. (ሓበሬታ ተክኖሎጂ)

to get married
ምምርዓው

a quiz
ፈተና

an actor
ተዋሳኣይ

Cold feet

Recognition
ተፈላጥነት ምርካብ

Fortune
ሃብቲ

Pay rise
ወሰኽ ደሞዝ

Tough
ሓያል

Confidence
ርእሰ-ተኣማንነት

To downsize

employee
ሰራሕተኛ

redundant
ካብ ስራሕ ዝተጸልጸለ

company
ኩባንያ

a downturn
ምንቍልቋል

to be short of money
ሕጽረተ-ገንዘብ

retail
ዕድጊ

Full-on

colloquial
ወግኣዊ ዘይኰነ ኣዘራርባ

launch party
መኽፈት በዓል

clubbing
ናብ ናይ ሳዕስዒት ዘሎዎ ቦታ ምኻድ

intense
ጽንኩር

recover
ዳግም ምምላስ

Game changer

unlike
ዘይመሳሰል

rules
ሕግታት

a new direction
ሓደ ሓድሽ ኣንፈት

transform
ምቕያር

innovation
ሕደሳ

Out for the count

boxing
ጉስጢ

unconscious
ሃለዋት ምጥፋእ

tired
ድኻም

hiking
ናህራዊ ጉዕዞ

zoo
መካነ-እንስሳ

jogging
ዘብ ዘብ

Mind-blowing

Travelling
ምጉዓዝ

Temples
ቤት ምቕደሳት

Amazing
ኣገራሚ

Overwhelmed
ተመሰጠ

Unexplored
ዘይተበጸሐ

The universe
ኣድማስ 

A sticky situation

lend
ምልቃሕ

damage
ዕንወት

upset
ቁጠዐ (ሕርቃን)

disappoint
ዘይሕጉስ፡ ደስ ዘይምባል

awkward
ዘይምቹእ፡ ስግንጢር

sensitive
ተነቃፊ

bakery
ፎርኖ

cake
ኬክ

In black and white

news
ዜና

pay rise
ወሰኽ ደሞዝ

leaflet
በራሪ ጽሑፍ

printed
ዝተሓትመ

ink
ቀለም

paper
ወረቐት

Take a back seat

seat
መንበር

responsibility
ሓላፍነት

take turns
በብተራ

in charge
ተቆጻጻሪ

trust
እምነት