Polish English Dictionary

język polski - English

porwanie in English:

1. hijacking

In a hijacking situation it is important to remain calm.
The hijacking of the plane forced the airport to close.

English word "porwanie"(hijacking) occurs in sets:

Unit 11 Różne rodzaje przestępstw
UNIT 12 crime+foreign affairs
Logman Repetytorium - Państwo i Społeczeństwo - po...
Unit 12 - Państwo i społeczeństwo
Państwo - poziom A1

2. kidnapping

Tom is wanted by the FBI for kidnapping.
There has been a series of kidnappings in Africa.
I find it hard to believe that Tom was involved in the kidnapping.
Hearing about people kidnapping little children just makes my blood boil.
He's being accused of kidnapping.
The high-profile kidnapping has captivated the nation.
That was when I arranged the kidnapping.
Police said the group might have been responsible for the kidnapping.
This criminal offence is committed through the kidnapping of a person for the purpose of terrorism or the subversion of the democratic order.
The kidnapping of children is severly punished.
To my surprise, the noted psychologist was accused of a kidnapping.
The prosecution condemned the defendant for kidnapping a child.

English word "porwanie"(kidnapping) occurs in sets:

prawo i przestępczość / przestępstwa i wykroczenia
Crimes & Criminals
Zaliczenie Angielski

3. kidnap

Bandits kidnap people for ransom.
He kidnapped my dog.
A woman walked in and tried to kidnap a baby.
However men, seeking the contents of that safe, kidnap Hana. And those men were really detectives.

English word "porwanie"(kidnap) occurs in sets:

Biznes gazety rozboje ogromny kutas
upstream b1 unit 1-2
Nauka i Technika
Państwo i społeczeństwo

4. snatch

Somebody snatched my wallet.
Be careful that nobody snatches your bag while you're walking in the city.
Love is something that you can neither snatch away nor express.
He'd pop up and snatch the glasses off a classmate's face, or spit at the teacher.
There were six snatches in Las Vegas alone last night.
(snatch [sth] vtr) 1) to pull, grab or take sth away from someone with a quick, often violent, movement SYN grab (arrancar, arrebatar). 2) to quickly steal something from someone (coloquial) robar, afanar.
We have to protect him to prevent a snatch.
He snatched the letter from the man's hand. He snatched my wallet while I was out shopping.
He snatched the old man's briefcase and ran out of the cafe. We snatched the chance for a few hours together.
Sometimes I overheard snatches of their conversation.
He snatched the ​photos out of my ​hand before I had a ​chance to ​look at them.
She had her purse snatched from her arm / The little dog snatched the hotdog out of the boy's hand, and ran off.
Somebody might snatch your phone – snatch means to take something quickly
somebody just snatch your phone
You have to snatch at happiness when you can.

English word "porwanie"(snatch) occurs in sets:

Gangsterskie życie - Gangster Life
12 - Abductions and kidnappings 1