Translation of "run" - English-Polish dictionary

run

verb uk us /rʌn/ (present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run)
MOVE FAST [ I, T ]

A1 to move on your feet at a faster speed than walking

biegać, biec
He ran away when I tried to pick him up.
[ + to do sth ] We had to run to catch up with him.
I run about three miles every morning.
ORGANIZE [ T ]

B1 to organize or control something

prowadzić
She ran her own restaurant for five years.
run sb/sth to/down, etc

to take someone or something somewhere, usually by car

podrzucić kogoś/coś
Could you run me to the station this afternoon?
WORKING [ I, T ]

If a piece of equipment is running, it is switched on and working, and if you run it, you switch it on and make it work.

chodzić, pracować, działać
The engine is running more smoothly now.
USE COMPUTER [ T ]

B2 If you run a computer program, you use it on your computer.

uruchamiać, zapuszczać
Did you run a virus check this morning?
TRAVELLING [ I ]

B2 If trains or buses are running, they are available to travel on.

kursować
The buses only run until 11 p.m.
LIQUID [ I ]

B2 If liquid runs somewhere, it flows.

ciec, płynąć
Tears ran down her face.
PUBLISH [ T ]

to publish something in a newspaper or magazine

publikować, drukować
All the papers are running this story on the front page.
run a bath UK

to fill a bath with water so that it is ready to use

napuścić wody do wanny, przygotować kąpiel
run sth along/over/through, etc sth

to move something along, over, or through something else

przesuwać coś przez coś /po czymś itp.
She ran her fingers through her hair.
run through/down/along, etc

If something long and narrow runs somewhere, it is in that position.

ciągnąć się lub prowadzić przez/do/wzdłuż itp.
There are wires running across the floor.
CONTINUE [ I ]

If a play, film, etc runs for a period of time, it continues that long.

nie schodzić z ekranów lub afisza, trwać
run in sb's/the family

If a quality, ability, disease, etc runs in the family, many members of the family have it.

być cechą rodzinną
A love of animals runs in our family.
COLOUR [ I ]

If a colour runs, it comes out of some material when it is washed.

puszczać, farbować
be running at sth

to be at a particular level

kształtować się na poziomie czegoś , wynosić ileś
Inflation is now running at 5.8%.
→ See also cast/run your/an eye over sth , run the gauntlet , run riot , run out of steam , run wild

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