Translation of "death" - English-Polish dictionary


noun uk us /deθ/

B1 [ C, U ] the end of life

Do you believe in life after death?
We need to reduce the number of deaths from heart attacks.
a death threat
to death

C2 until you die

na śmierć, śmiertelnie
He was beaten to death by a gang of youths.
put sb to death

C2 to kill someone as a punishment

stracić kogoś , uśmiercić kogoś
[ often passive ] She was put to death for her beliefs.
frightened/bored, etc to death informal

B2 extremely frightened/bored, etc

śmiertelnie przerażony/znudzony itp.
She's scared to death of dogs.

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