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Tuesday, November 20, 2012

random word of the day: NOSEBLEED SEATS

random word of the day: NOSEBLEED SEATS – miejsca na samej górze (seats in a stadium or a gym that are the highest and the farthest from what is to be watched /The name is a reference to the fact that high altitudes and low barometric pressure might cause a person to have a nosebleed./)

(1) The $65 ticket price got us nosebleed seats that required binoculars. Even things on the Jumbotron looked small.

(2) Getting our tickets the day of the performance pretty much got us nosebleed seats but it also gave us a great view of the theater.

(3) In all honesty, you see the game a lot better on a flat-screen, hi-definition TV than you do sitting in the nosebleed seats at Soldier Field.

(4) There’s no way I’m going to sit in the nosebleed seats. Not because I’m a snob, but because if we’re going to see the Wiggles in all their glory, I want it to be full-on action and up close and personal.

a reference – odniesienie, aluzja
nosebleed – krwawienie z nosa (blood dripping from one’s nose)
high altitudes – duże wysokości
to require – wymagać (to make it necessary to have)
binoculars – lornetka
a Jumbotron/jumbotron – a large screen TV used in sports stadiums and concert venues to show close up shots of the event
pretty much – na dobrą sprawę (almost)
in all honesty – jeśli mam być zupełnie szczery (truthfully)
in all their glory – w całej swojej okazałości (live)
full-on – pełna ( very great or to the greatest degree)
up close and personal – tu: z bardzo bliska (here: from very close)



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