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crack

verb
 
 
/kræk/
BREAK [I, T] B2 to break something so that it does not separate, but very thin lines appear on its surface, or to become broken in this way
utłuc (się), stłuc (się), pękać
The concrete had started to crack. cracked dishesTearing and breaking into pieces
EGG/NUT [T] to open an egg or nut by breaking its shell
rozbijać, rozłupywać
Tearing and breaking into pieces
HIT [T] to hit a part of your body against something hard, by accident
walnąć
He cracked his head on the cupboard door.Hitting against objects accidentally and colliding
SOLVE [T] informal to solve a difficult problem
złamać, rozgryźć
It took three months to crack the enemy's code.Solving and solutions
get cracking informal to start doing something quickly
ruszyć się, zabierać się do roboty
Starting and beginningStarting again
LOSE CONTROL [I] to lose control of your emotions and be unable to deal with a situation
załamać się
He finally cracked after years of stress.Mental and psychiatric disorders
NOISE [I, T] to make a sudden, short noise, or to cause something to make this noise
trzaskać
Sounds made by objects, movement or impact
crack a joke to tell a joke
opowiedzieć dowcip
Humour and humorous
(Definition of crack verb from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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