Translation of "shift" - English-Polish dictionary

shift

verb uk us /ʃɪft/
CHANGE [ I, T ]

to change something

przesuwać
We are trying to shift the emphasis from curing illness to preventing it.
MOVE STH [ T ]

to move something to another place

przenosić
We need to shift all these boxes into the other room.
MOVE YOURSELF [ I, T ]

to move into a different position

przemieszczać, kręcić się
He shifted uncomfortably in his seat.
CHANGE SPEED [ T ] ( also shift into) US

to change the position of the gears (= parts that control how fast the wheels turn) in a vehicle

zmieniać, wrzucać
to shift gears

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