Polish English Dictionary

język polski - English

trwać in English:

1. last

I retired last year.
Last Friday I ate dinner with my girlfriend in a restaurant.
How long did the film last? I'm sorry, I don't understand that last sentence. I'm telling you this for the last time
Last year, I spent so much time by myself that I almost forgot how to communicate effectively with others.
Tom adapted last year's lesson plans so he could use them with this year's lower level students.
It's unlikely that tomorrow's meeting will last over an hour.
I took a cooking class last spring and learned to bake bread.
There were some three thousand people who took part in the strike last week.
I haven't seen you for ages. Do you remember when I saw you last?
We met last year and hope to meet again next year.
Cherry blossoms last only for a few days, a week at the most.
The last time I read classical Japanese literature was in high school.
I hurried to the bus stop so that I would not miss the last bus.
Exports in January were up 20% over the same period of last year.
When the Englishman heard this last question, he could not believe his ears.

English word "trwać"(last) occurs in sets:

UNIT 1.24 - Organising & Planning
my matura succes upper intermediate unit 9
Justina 20th Aug 2014 (60 minutes)
Solomia przydatne słówka czerwiec 2018 part. 6
UNIT 1.26 - Time Expressions

2. go on

Sorry for interrupting Please go on
If you go on eating like that, you're going to get fat within a year.
The show must go on
You can go on studying, I won't bother you anymore.
go on holiday
I can't go on with this report. I need more information.
[She can't go on pretending that everything is fine when it clearly isn't.]
This situation will go on indefinitley if we don't do something
Please, go on
continue/Please, go on. Don't let me interrupt you
The film seemed to go on forever.
I heard the TV go on in the next room.
The lights go on automatically when it gets dark, and go off when it gets light.
We can't go on living like this. She didn't even look up. She just went on reading.
Please go on with what you're doing and don't ​let us ​interrupt you. [+ -ing verb] We really can't go on living like this - we'll have to ​find a ​bigger ​house.

English word "trwać"(go on) occurs in sets:

matura masters unit 11 12 słówka klasa 2
Matura Masters Intermediate Unit 10 słówka i wyraż...
Unit 10 - Kultura
Moja lekcjaa
Unit 10 MMIM

3. persist

persistence | persistent | persistently
why do you persist and denying that you know him
Despite difficulties, she persisted in her efforts to get a university education.
He persists in calling me Jane, even though I've corrected him twice.
I persist in my popularity.
Our brains persist in using stereotypes.
The anthropologist says odd customs do persist in the region.
You should persist in your efforts to learn English.
stop persisting!
If symptoms persist, consult a doctor.
Madam, if you persist, I'll have to forcibly remove you from the premises. Mr West is not giving any interviews today.
People saying bless you don't really believe that their words will help but the custom persists as a politeness.
Frost will persist all day.
A single thought persisted in the back of his mind.
There is also one type of idealism that says even without strength or intelligence you can do anything if you can merely persist.

English word "trwać"(persist) occurs in sets:

Slownictwo 5
poziom podstawowy
Moja pierwsza lekcja

4. go on for

The negotiations are expected to go on for several weeks.

English word "trwać"(go on for) occurs in sets:

zainteresowania, problemy etyczne, słuchanie, czyt...
Unit 1 słówka maccmilan
maturka, człowiek

5. span

What is the average life span in Japan?
His presidency spanned 8 years.
My son's short attention span is causing him problems at school.
The present perfect expresses the long span from past to present.
Canada spans about 5000 kilometres.
The Russo-Turkish wars span about four centuries of history, conflicts and diplomatic setbacks.
You have the attention span of a chicken. "Chickens are delicious." "My point exactly."
Thanks to these discoveries, man's life span has become twice as long as before.
There were figures there from those of an age best called girls and boys to those who looked to be old enough to be about to live out their life span.
the length of something from one end to the other, huge wings with a span of over a metre
our business spans the glob
We distinguish long term and short term memory span.
You can gradually make sessions longer as your child gets older and their concentration span increases.
Over a span of just three ​years, the new ​government has ​transformed the country's ​economic ​prospects.
This linguistic connection spanned over 16 million square miles of ocean, including more than 1,000 islands.

English word "trwać"(span) 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 "trwać"(take) occurs in sets:

New Matura Succes - Unit 8

7. keep up

When I was living abroad I found it difficult to keep up with the news as I didn't speak the language.
I had to walk fast to keep up with him.
He will keep up mowing a lawn even if is rains
I can't keep up
I wasn't able to keep up with the business, and I ended up with a 25-year detour.
I feel it's important to keep up withcurrent events.
I love what your doing, keep up the good work.
keep up close relationship with your friends
I don't want to keep up my family's traditions anymore
It's hard to keep up with all the latest improvements.
I eat very healthily and do lots of excercise to keep up my strength.
In order to keep up such high standards of tennis, it is necessary to practise hard.
I read the papers to keep up with what's happening in the outside world.
I couldn't keep up with the work my teacher gave me. It was too difficult.
He is working so hard! But I think it will be impossible for him to keep up the place.

English word "trwać"(keep up) occurs in sets:

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Phrasal verbs

8. keep on

If you keep on making such a noise I won’t read you a story.
Why you always keep on asking me about Mark? I don't want to talk about him!
I keep on expecting Peter to walk past me in the shower
I'm not ready to stop yet. I think I'll keep on working for a while.
i keep on telling my husband to lose some weight but he just won’t listen
When you're finished packing the boxes you can keep on doing the washing
He's going to keep on taking test until he passes.
We have to keep on the way we were going.
You have to keep on running.
I keep on forgeting my keys.
If you keep on telling such silly jokes, I’ll leave.