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Translation of "time" - English-Polish dictionary

time

noun     /taɪm/
HOURS/YEARS ETC [U]
A2 Time is what we measure in minutes, hours, days, etc. czas He wants to spend more time with his family. Time seems to pass so slowly when you're unhappy.Relating to time
PARTICULAR POINT [C, U]
A1 a particular point in the day or night godzina What time is it? What time do you leave for school in the mornings? Can you tell me the times of the trains to London, please?Relating to timePoints in time
it's time (for/to do sth)
used to say that something should happen or be done now (najwyższy) czas (na coś / coś zrobić) It's time to get up.Relating to time
in (good) time
B1 early or at the right time na czas, w porę We arrived in time to catch the train.Relating to time
on time
B1 not early or late punktualnie I got to school on time.Relating to time
can tell the time
to be able to know what time it is by looking at a clock or watch wiedzieć, która godzina Relating to time
PERIOD [no plural]
A2 a period of minutes, hours, years, etc czas, okres I lived in Switzerland for a long time. It takes time (= takes a long time) to make friends at a new school.Relating to timePeriods of time - general words
have time
B1 to have enough time to do something mieć czas Do you have time for a cup of coffee? [+ to do sth] I never have time to eat breakfast.Relating to time
in no time
very soon zaraz, wkrótce We'll be home in no time.In the future and soon
OCCASION [C]
A2 an occasion when something happens raz Give me a call the next time you're in Seattle. I can't remember the last time we went away. How many times have you been to Germany?Occurring and happening
at the same time
B1 If two things happen at the same time, they happen together. w tym samym czasie, jednocześnie We arrived at the same time.Simultaneous and consecutiveOrder and sequence
one/two/six, etc at a time
one/two/six, etc on one occasion po jednym, dwa, sześć itp. (na raz) He carried the chairs, three at a time.Simultaneous and consecutiveOrder and sequence
time after time
again and again on repeated occasions za każdym razem, wciąż, ciągle Continually and repeatedly
all the time
A2 very often cały czas, wciąż, ciągle "She's been late twice this week." "It happens all the time."Always and neverFrequency and regularity - general words
A2 during the whole of a period of time (przez) cały czas He was ill all the time we were in Spain.Always and never
three/eight/nine, etc times
B1 used to say how much bigger/better/worse, etc one thing is than another thing trzy/osiem/dziewięć itp. razy Ben earns three times more than me.General words for size and amountNumbering and counting
in a day's/two months', etc time
B1 a day/two months, etc from now za dzień/dwa miesiące itp. I have to go to the doctor again in a month's time.Relating to timeIn the future and soon
at times
sometimes czasem, czasami At times, I wish I didn't have to go to school.Rarely and infrequently
for the time being
for now but not permanently na razie I'm living with my parents for the time being.NowUntil a particular moment
IN THE PAST [C]
B2 a period of time in the past czas Did you enjoy your time in Japan?Relating to timeHistoryPeriods of time - general words
at one time
at a time in the past kiedyś At one time, you could drive without taking a driving test.In the past
before sb's time
before someone was born jak jeszcze kogoś nie było na świecie, zanim się ktoś urodził Relating to timeBefore, after and alreadyAfter and behind
from time to time
B2 sometimes, but not often od czasu do czasu I still see my ex-boyfriend from time to time.Rarely and infrequently
RACE [C]
the amount of time that someone takes in a race czas a winning time of three minutesRelating to timeCompetitions, and parts of competitionsSpecific periods of time
IN A PLACE [U]
the time in a particular place czas The plane arrives at 20.50, New York time.Relating to time
→  See also half-time , local time , in the nick of time , night-time , prime time , a race against time/the clock , be ahead of your time , behind the times , bide your time , give sb a hard time , have no time for sb/sth , kill time , play for time , take your time
(Definition of time noun from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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