Translation of "on" - English-Polish dictionary

on

preposition uk us /ɒn/
SURFACE

A1 on a surface of something

na
We put all of our medicine on a high shelf.
PLACE

A2 in a particular place

na
the diagram on page 22
I met her on a ship.
RECORDING/PERFORMANCE

A2 used to show the way in which something is recorded or performed

na, w
What's on television tonight?
TOUCHING

B2 used to show what happens as a result of touching something

o, na
I cut myself on a knife.
SUBJECT

B1 about

o, na temat
MONEY/TIME

A2 used to show what money or time is used for

na
I've wasted too much time on this already.
She refuses to spend more than £20 on a pair of shoes.
NEXT TO

B1 next to or along the side of

na, przy, nad
The post office is on Bateman Street.
DATE/DAY

A1 used to show the date or day when something happens

w dniu, w
He's due to arrive on 14 February.
I'm working on my birthday.
USING

B1 using something

przez, na
I spoke to Mum on the phone.
AFTER

happening after something and often because of it

po
The Prince was informed on his return to the UK.
TRANSPORT

A2 used to show some methods of travelling

w połączeniu z nazwą środka lokomocji tłumaczone często narzędnikiem, np. promem , autobusami itp.
Did you go over on the ferry?
FOOD/FUEL/DRUGS

B2 used to show something that is used as food, fuel, or a drug

na
This radio runs on batteries.
I can't drink wine because I'm on antibiotics.
be on a committee/panel, etc

to be a member of a group or organization

być członkiemrady/komisji itp.
She's on the playgroup committee.
have/carry sth on you

to have something with you

mieć/nosić coś przy sobie
Do you have your driving licence on you?
be on me/him, etc informal

used to show who is paying for something

ja/on stawia/m itp.
This meal is on me.

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