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Polish translation of “check”

check

verb     /tʃek/
EXAMINE [I, T] A2 to examine something in order to make sure that it is correct or the way it should be
sprawdzać
[+ (that)] I went to check that I'd locked the door. Have you checked your facts? I knelt down beside the body and checked for a pulse.Analysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating valueProving and disproving
FIND OUT [I, T] B1 to find out about something
sprawdzać
[+ question word] I'll check whether Peter knows about the party.Analysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating value
ASK [I] B2 to ask someone for permission to do something
uzgadniać
I'd like to stay overnight, but I need to check with my parents.Making appeals and requests
STOP [T] to stop something bad from increasing or continuing
opanować, powstrzymać
The government needs to find a way to check rising inflation.Limiting and restrictingPreventing and impeding
MARK [T] US ( UK tick) to put a mark by an answer to show that it is correct, or by an item on a list to show that you have dealt with it
odhaczać, zaznaczać
Signs, signals and symbolsSpecific signs and symbolsMarks and results
LEAVE [T] US to leave your coat, bags, or other possessions temporarily in someone's care
oddawać (na przechowanie), nadawać
→ See also double-checkPlacing and positioning an object
(Definition of check verb from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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