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Translation of "bad" - English-Polish dictionary

bad

adjective     /bæd/ (worse, worst)
NOT PLEASANT
A1 not pleasant zły, niedobry bad weather bad news My phone bill was even worse than I'd expected. He's in a bad mood today.Not of good qualityRubbish and wasteInformal words for badSerious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
LOW QUALITY
A2 of low quality zły, niegrzeczny, słaby bad behaviour The service was really bad. He's always been bad at maths.Not of good qualityRubbish and wasteInformal words for bad
SEVERE
B1 very serious or severe poważny a bad injury the worst flooding for yearsSerious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for badVery and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions
NOT LUCKY
B1 not lucky, not convenient, or not happening how you would like pechowy, nieodpowiedni It was just bad luck that she heard us. Is this a bad time to ask?Good luck and bad luck
not bad
A2 satisfactory niezły, ≈ nieźle "There are about 10 people in a group." "Oh well, that's not bad." That's not bad for such a small company.Informal words for goodGood, better and bestQuite good, or not very good
be bad for sb/sth
A2 to be harmful for someone or something szkodzić komuś/czemuś Looking at a computer screen for too long can be bad for your eyes.Damaging and spoilingDestroying and demolishing
feel bad about sth/doing sth
B1 to feel guilty or sorry about something that has happened komuś przykro z jakiegoś powodu I felt bad about letting her down.Feeling sad and unhappy
too bad
B1 mainly US informal used to say that you are sorry about a situation szkoda, to przykrość "He didn't get the job." "Oh, that's too bad."Sympathy and compassion
used to say that nothing can be done to change a situation trudno I know you don't want to go but it's too bad, we have to.Unkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressiveTreating people or animals badlyInsults and abuse
EVIL
B1 evil zły She's a really bad person.Morally wrong and evilDishonest
NOT FRESH
B2 Bad food is not fresh and cannot be eaten. zepsuty Not pleasant to eat or drink
PAINFUL [always before noun]
If you have a bad arm, leg, heart, etc, there is something wrong with it and it is painful. chory →  See also bad blood , be in sb's good/bad books Pain and painful
(Definition of bad from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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