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Polish translation of “believe”

believe

verb
 
 
/bɪˈliːv/
TRUE [T] A2 to think that something is true, or that what someone says is true
wierzyć
[+ (that)] They believe that their health has suffered because of the chemicals. Do you believe him? → Opposite disbelieveBelieving
THINK [T] A2 to think something, without being completely sure
sądzić, przypuszczać
The murderer is believed to be in his thirties.Believing
RELIGION [I] to have religious beliefs
wierzyć
BelievingWorshipping a god
not believe your eyes/ears B1 to be very surprised when you see someone or something, or when you hear what someone says
nie wierzyć własnym oczom/uszom
I couldn't believe my ears when Dan said they were getting married.Surprised
believe it or not B1 used to say that something is true although it seems surprising
choć trudno w to uwierzyć
He even remembered my birthday, believe it or not.Surprising and shockingMaking people sad, shocked and upsetBelieving
(Definition of believe from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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