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Polish translation of “baulk”

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baulk

verb [I]
 
/bɔːk, bɔːlk/ UK ( UK/US balk)
to not want to do something that is unpleasant or difficult
wzdragać się
Most people would baulk at paying these kind of prices for clothes.Unwilling and reluctantReady and willingLacking interest and enthusiasm
Translations of “baulk”
in Chinese (Traditional) 猶豫…
in Russian упираться…
in Turkish hoş olmayan veya zor bir şeyi yapmayı istememek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 犹豫…
(Definition of baulk from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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