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Translation of "swallow" - English-Polish dictionary

swallow

verb     /ˈswɒləʊ/
FOOD OR DRINK [T]
B2 to move your throat in order to make food or drink go down połykać, łykać The snake swallowed the bird whole.Biting, chewing and swallowingEating
THROAT [I]
to make a movement with your throat as if you are eating, sometimes because you are nervous przełykać Claire swallowed hard, opened the door and stepped inside.Biting, chewing and swallowingEating
ACCEPT [T]
to accept something unpleasant przełknąć They found the final decision hard to swallow.Accepting and agreeing reluctantlyAccepting and agreeingApproving and approval
BELIEVE [T] informal
to believe something, usually something which is not true łyknąć I told him we were journalists and he seemed to swallow it. →  See also swallow your pride Believing
(Definition of swallow verb from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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