Translation of "dread" - English-Polish dictionary


verb uk us /dred/

[ T ] to feel worried or frightened about something that has not happened yet

obawiać się, bać się
I'm dreading the first day at my new school.
[ + doing sth ] I dread seeing him again.
I dread to think UK

used to say that you do not want to think about something because it is too worrying

strach pomyśleć
I dread to think what could have happened if we hadn't been wearing seat belts.

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