Translation of "screw" - English-Polish dictionary


verb uk /skruː/ us
screw sth down/to/onto, etc

to fasten something with a screw

przykręcać/wkręcać coś (w/do itp. )
You need to screw the cabinet to the wall.
screw sth on/down/together, etc

to fasten something by turning it round until it is tight, or to be fastened this way

przykręcać/dokręcać/skręcać itp. coś
The lid is screwed on so tight I can't get it off.
→ Opposite unscrew
screw up your eyes/face

to move the muscles of your face so that your eyes become narrow

mrużyć oczy
He screwed up his eyes in the bright sunlight.

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