Polish English Dictionary

język polski - English

wymyślać in English:

1. invent invent

The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
Did the Indians invent cigars?
What did Bell invent?
If God did not exist, we'd have to invent him.
invent games
Have you ever thought that maybe you invented this story?
wymyślić np. żarówkę, radio: Radio was invented
Man may invent anything, save for the art of being happy.
There is no God, unless you invent Him.
Don't use "discover" when you mean "invent".
Josephine decided to try and invent a machine which could wash a lot of plates.
Fudge keeps telling the Daily Prophet, we're no nearer catching Black than inventing self-spelling wands.
When tanks were first invented, the British government shipped them in giant containers marked "tanks", as though they were tanks of liquid or gas.
I have lots of ideas of things I’d like to invent.

English word "wymyślać"(invent) occurs in sets:

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2. devise

We must devise some means of escape.
He was asked to devise a new sport.
they devised a clever way
t may be the most important piece of machinery ever devised.
She devised a method for quicker communications between offices.
Yet this is also an opportunity to devise new solutions to the new problems.
The cartoon characters Snoopy and Charlie Brown were devised by Charles M. Schultz.
If an error occuts in the code, you must devise a solution.
devise a plan, system, or machine
devise rules
Tell your mom about this genius shit you have just devised in your head.
Lewis devised a method for drawing structures
we can devise learning algorithms which...
The soldiers devised a way to cross the river into enemy territory without being seen
They had devised a plan to prevent competitors form stealing their technology.

English word "wymyślać"(devise) occurs in sets:

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3. make up

Some emploees make up excuses when they arrive late for work.
Do you ever make up excuses to avoid doing things you don't want to do?
i can't make up with her
Later I wished I had written to him to make up
Canadians make up only 40% of the class, the other students are from other countries.
make up
When we have an argument we always make up quickly.
I hope we'll make up after this argument.
She is good at making up stories./ Let's make up and not quarrel!/ Make up your mind!/ I will have to bring her a bar of chocolate to make up for my silly joke.
Elements of design include the various aspects that make up spaces and materials.
Children under the age of 15 make up nearly half of the country's population.
become friends again after a quarrel/I think you should make up.
Teachers hate when kids make up excuses.
If you were going to the cinema with a friend and he discovered that he hadn't enough money with him, would you be willing to make up the difference for him?
Women make up two-fifths of the British labour force.

English word "wymyślać"(make up) occurs in sets:

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4. concoct

at the same time concoct imaginative conspiracy theories about it
He concocted the most amazing dish from all sorts of unlikely ingredients.
hastily concocted
He concocted a story about working late at the office.

English word "wymyślać"(concoct) occurs in sets:

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5. think up

We'd better think up a good excuse for being so late.
Just give him five minutes and he’ll think up an excuse.

English word "wymyślać"(think up) occurs in sets:

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6. make things up

English word "wymyślać"(make things up) occurs in sets:

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7. to contrive

But we're also unimpressed by authority, because it's so easy to contrive.
We decided to contrive a meeting between Amy and David.

8. dream up

You never know what he will dream up next.

English word "wymyślać"(dream up) occurs in sets:

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9. come up with

I've come up with a brilliant idea. Let's all go on holiday together! / 2. Two spies could come up with a better excuse than that. / 3. You'll have to come up with something more original than that.
come up with an excuse
Trying to distract attention from significant issues, politicians come up with substitute topics.
As I do not want to list all the conditions in a test name I try to come up with some business definition that would suggest others what is necessary in the particular scenario for positive validation
Is that the best you can come up with?
It was a bit difficult to come up with this idea.
i need to come up with some money. he always comming up with the new ideas.
I wonder who first come up with the idea of wearing seatbelts in cars.
After a long discussion we've come up with a solution which might turn out effective.
The factory manager asked all the employees to see if they could come up with some ideas as to how the problem could be solved.
if you're not prepared to be wrong you'll never come up with anything original
Scientists have come up with proof that people can't live without animals.
I think he's going to propose an idea he come up with.
I'm trying to come up with a way to make my room look better without spending a lot of money.
She arrived late and she had to come up with an excuse.

English word "wymyślać"(come up with) occurs in sets:

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10. fancy

I never for a moment imagined I'd be able to afford to live in such a fancy house.
Just fancy!
... fine, nice, nothing really fancy but on the pricier...
i don't need a fancy house or a fast car
I fancy shopping here – there are many fashionable clothes to choose from.
Fancy forgetting my glasses, it's so embarrassing.
Bob mounted the portrait in a fancy frame, but it was upside down.
This expression has really caught my fancy, as a type of English metaphorical expression not in Japanese.
I fancy that most people who think at all have done a great deal of their thinking in the first fourteen years.
lt's like fancy cheese in an old guy's mouth.
That's quite a fancy suit you've got, not your usual style.
It is difficult to separate fact from fancy.
He fancies him​self as a ​bit of a ​singer. [+ to infinitive] Who do you fancy to ​win the Cup this ​year? [+ (that)] literary I fancied (that) I ​saw something ​moving in the ​corner.
The pretty lace blouse had a fancy embroidered trimming.
This cemetery even has its own site, and there is a page “News” on it! Can you fancy news from the graveyard?!