Polish English Dictionary

język polski - English

chwycić in English:

1. grab


Grab him.
I had to grab her to keep her from falling.
In case of fire, I would grab my flute and escape.
You have to grab every opportunity life gives you.
I was so late I only had time to grab my coat and rush out of the door.
Set to poke up through the ground and grab you.
To catch the bull, grab its horns.
The two of you need to take the basket of apples over to your grandfather, the mother said. "You will grab it from one side, and you - from the other. And that's how you'll set out."
It might grab you, it might engage you more than anything else. He grabbed my interest and I started listening to his story.
I'll just grab a coffee and be with you in a second.
Grab - Take something quickly in your hand. eg The rober grabbed Mary's purse.
On seeing the shark the young women grabbed the capitain's arm and held onto him
if you grab something such as food or a drink, you take it from somewhere very quickly, especially because you are in a hurry
Lucy grabbed at the ropes, burning red stripes across her hands.
grab (n),

English word "chwycić"(grab) occurs in sets:

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2. grasp


exceed his grasp
I find these mathematical problems difficult to grasp.
This is a crucial step; you must go through the question over and over until you grasp thoroughly what the question requires of you when answering.
It's been hundreds of years since just one person could grasp the whole of scientific knowledge.
Some people find it easier to grasp the short-term effects of smoking.
Grasp all, lose all.
Pepperberg hoped that a similar system would help Alex grasp the meaning of words, not just their sounds.
But people still do not quite grasp who he is.
You can't grasp of your mother's skirt all your life.
What can happen if we don't grasp glass objects firmly enough?
grasp understand something so that you can use or do it properly
1. He has an excellent grasp of english. 2. I tried to pull him out but he slipped from my grasp. 3. Victory is within our grasp.
The old woman grasped my hand in hers, and pulled me towards her house / Henri has a fairly good grasp of English
Some, however, didn't believe DeGeneres had fully grasped why people found her tweet offensive.
The government has acknowledged that homeless is a problem but it has failed to grasp the scale of the problem.

English word "chwycić"(grasp) occurs in sets:

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3. seize


The British forces were ordered to seize the weapons.
There the passengers were seized by French troops.
What is happening in Italy shows that the freedom of speech is sometimes more dangerous than weapons to a regime that seizes power over the freedom of speech.
Seize the moments of happiness, love and be loved! That is the only reality in the world, all else is folly. It is the one thing we are interested in here.
She will seize us, and, instead of finding happiness, we shall perish, and all for nothing.
seize more opportunities
Each opportunity to hate the French and to let them know is good to seize. If additionally you can take one for a ride, it's even better!
He seized my hand and led me to his room. 2. The jelousy seized my mind.
It’s important to seize the moment sometimes. It’s healthy to take a chance every now and then.
Customs officials have seized 100 kilos of cocaine.
If you do not pay your bills, the bank is going to seize your property.
You must seize the opportunity and apply for a job now that there are many vacancies.
The shark quickly seized the bait in its mouth and disappeared with it.
Once you learn to seize your life by the reins and prepare for the unexpected,
seize the day. Janusz quickly seized the opportunity

English word "chwycić"(seize) occurs in sets:

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4. to grip


I want to get to grips with this problem
to grip one’s attention

English word "chwycić"(to grip) occurs in sets:

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5. clutch


The car stalled because you didn't step on the clutch.
He'll clutch at any straw.
She clutched his hand.
She was clutching a bottle of champagne.
To grasp (something) tightly is called to clutch
He died, clutching his stomach.
Push the clutch down with your left foot.
The preschooler clutched his mother tightly.
But Bell cannot be freed entirely from the clutches of the Bloomsbury set,
I took my foot off the clutch
She inserted the key, pressed the clutch and turned the wheel.
The lorry needs a new clutch.
Dudley had a crisp twenty-pound note clutched in his fat fist
He was desperatly clutching to the edge
Repeatedly slamming the clutch pedal, I somehow managed to get the clutch disengaged so I could just about drive for the time being.

English word "chwycić"(clutch) occurs in sets:

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6. take


Take care.
It is not necessary for you to take his advice if you don't want to.
We must take protective measures against floods.
Take one tablet a day until all of the medicine is gone.
Take lots of vitamin C to avoid catching cold.
Tom doesn't know whether he should take on the job or not.
Because I didn't take the bus, I'm still not home.
Taking a hot bath helps me take my mind off my worries.
You'll save yourself a lot of time if you take the car.
If you take a close look, you'll find that your friends and you have similar personalities.
Don't take it for granted that the nature is always there to help us.
Instead of cleaning the house today, I think I'll take a walk.
Thanks for having explained to me at last why people take me for an idiot.
On weekends, I take my dogs out for a long walk in the park.
Although teachers give a lot of advice, students don't always take it.

English word "chwycić"(take) occurs in sets:

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7. hold


Hold it!
When my father went into the hospital, I had to put everything on hold.
Furthermore, even after the company information session, we sometimes hold company tours.
Businesses often have a list of 5-10 'mission statements' featured in their brochures, on their websites or hanging in their office detailing the values they hold as a form of communication to their employees, their clients and the public.
When suddenly faced with a dangerous situation, hold your horses - make sure of the proper action, then act.
Hold it, are you kidding me? Why'd we wanna go to such a remote location?
I will listen to your chest. Breathe deeply, please. Now hold your breath.
Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers.
The success of newly-developed applications and government-forced deregulation may hold the key to achieving this economic implementation.
The working group on data transfer, led by Ben Manny, will hold a meeting on Jan 14, 1999.
I always use the steps, but...it's scary how they wobble...so I'd like you to hold them steady.
Mmmmn ... maybe I'll have a hair of the dog. "Whoa, hold up a mo! Here, I cooked roast fish for this morning. You ought to be able to eat this OK."
First hold crime-prevention firmly in mind! Before going out, lock the doors!
She tried to stifle a sneeze during the concert but she couldn't hold it back.
Some Shanghainese hold large banquets when they get married.

English word "chwycić"(hold) occurs in sets:

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8. to take hold of



English word "chwycić"(to take hold of) occurs in sets:

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