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Polish translation of “flap”

flap

verb     /flæp/ (present participle flapping, past tense and past participle flapped)
WINGS [T] If a bird flaps its wings, it moves them up and down.
machać, trzepotać
Animal (non-human) behaviour
MOVE [I] If something such as cloth or paper flaps, the side that is not fixed to something moves around, especially in the wind.
łopotać, powiewać
The curtains were flapping around in the breeze.Shaking, swinging and vibrating
WORRY [I] UK informal to become worried or excited about something
panikować
Don't flap! We've got plenty of time to get to the airport.Anxious and worried
(Definition of flap verb from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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