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Polish translation of “across”


adverb, preposition     /əˈkrɒs/
SIDES A2 from one side of something to the other
przez, w poprzek
I was walking across the road. They've built a new bridge across the river.Through, across, opposite and against
OPPOSITE A2 on the opposite side of
po drugiej stronie
There's a library just across the street.Through, across, opposite and against
MEASURE used after a measurement to show how wide something is
na szerokość, szerokości, w poprzek
The window measures two metres across.Measurements in general
(Definition of across adverbpreposition from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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