Translation of "line" - English-Polish dictionary

line

noun uk us /laɪn/
MARK [ C ]

A2 a long, thin mark

linia, kreska
Sign your name on the dotted line.
Draw a line around your hand.
ROW [ C ]

a row of people or things

szereg, rząd, linia
a line of trees
We formed two lines, men on one side and women on the other.
ROPE ETC [ C ]

a piece of rope or wire with a particular purpose

sznur, żyłka
TELEPHONE [ C ]

B2 the connection between two telephones

linia, połączenie
I've got Neil on the line for you (= waiting to speak to you).
I'll be with you in a moment - could you hold the line (= wait), please?
WAITING [ C, U ] US ( UK queue)

a row of people waiting for something, one behind the other

kolejka
We were standing in line for hours to get tickets.
SONG/POEM [ C ]

B1 a row of words on a page, for example in a song or poem

linijka, wers
The same line is repeated throughout the poem.
lines

the words spoken by an actor in a performance

kwestia
I don't know how actors remember all their lines.
OPINION [ C ]

the official opinion of an organization

polityka, kurs
[ usually singular ] the government's line on immigration
along the lines of sth

based on and similar to something

podobny do czegoś , na wzór czegoś
He gave a talk along the lines of the one he gave in Oxford.
sb's line of reasoning/thinking, etc

your reasons for believing that something is true or right

czyjś sposób rozumowania/myślenia itp.
PRODUCT [ C ]

a type of product that a company sells

seria, linia
They're advertising a new line in garden furniture.
DIRECTION [ C ]

the direction that something moves in

linia
He can't kick the ball in a straight line.
lines

the marks that older people have on their faces, when the skin is loose

zmarszczki
BORDER [ C ] US

a border between two areas

granica
the New York state line
be on the line

If someone's job is on the line, they may lose it.

być zagrożonym, wisieć na włosku
be in line for sth

to be likely to get something good, especially a job

mieć szansę na coś
be in line with sth

to be similar to and suitable for something

odpowiadać czemuś
a pay increase in line with inflation
→ See also the bottom line , dotted line , front line , hard line , draw the line at sth , toe the (party) line

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