Translation of "course" - English-Polish dictionary


noun uk us /kɔːs/
of course

A1 used to say 'yes' and emphasize your answer

"Can you help me?" "Of course!"

B1 used to show that what you are saying is obvious or already known

Of course, the Olympics are not just about money.
of course not

A2 used to say 'no' and emphasize your answer

absolutnie nie
"Do you mind if I borrow your pen?" "Of course not."

A1 a series of lessons about a particular subject

She did a ten-week course in computing.

A2 a part of a meal

a three-course dinner

B1 an area used for horse races or playing golf

tor, pole
a golf course
MEDICINE [ C ] mainly UK

a fixed number of regular medical treatments

kuracja, seria
a course of antibiotics
ROUTE [ C, U ]

the direction in which a ship, aircraft, etc is moving

During the storm, the boat was blown off course (= in the wrong direction).
ACTION [ C ] ( also course of action)

something that you can do in a particular situation

I think the best course of action would be to write to him.
during/in/over the course of sth

during a particular time or activity

w czasie czegoś
In the course of the interview she mentioned her previous experience.
in due course

B2 at a suitable time in the future

w odpowiednim momencie
The results will be sent to you in due course.
DEVELOPMENT [ no plural ]

the way something develops, usually over a long time

Nuclear weapons have changed the course of modern history.
in the course of time UK

gradually, or over a period of time

stopniowo, z czasem
be on course for sth/to do sth UK

to be very likely to succeed at something

mieć duże szanse na coś , być na dobrej drodze do czegoś
run its course

If something runs its course, it continues naturally until it has finished.

dobiegać końca → See also be on a collision course , crash course , be par for the course

(Translation of “course” from the Cambridge English–Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)