Translation of "crack" - English-Polish dictionary

crack

verb uk us /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 dishes
EGG/NUT [ T ]

to open an egg or nut by breaking its shell

rozbijać, rozłupywać
HIT [ T ]

to hit a part of your body against something hard, by accident

walnąć
He cracked his head on the cupboard door.
SOLVE [ T ] informal

to solve a difficult problem

złamać, rozgryźć
It took three months to crack the enemy's code.
get cracking informal

to start doing something quickly

ruszyć się, zabierać się do roboty
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.
NOISE [ I, T ]

to make a sudden, short noise, or to cause something to make this noise

trzaskać
crack a joke

to tell a joke

opowiedzieć dowcip

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