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settle

verb
 
 
/ˈsetl/
ARGUMENT [T] B2 If you settle an argument, you solve the problem and stop arguing.
rozstrzygać
to settle a dispute Solving and solutions
LIVE [I] B2 to start living somewhere that you are going to live for a long time
osiąść, osiedlić się, zamieszkać
He travelled around Europe for years before finally settling in Vienna.Accommodating people
DECIDE [T] B2 to decide or arrange something
ustalać, postanowić
[often passive] Right, that's settled. We're going to Spain.Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trappingDecisions and deciding
RELAX [I, T] to relax into a comfortable position
usadowić (się) (wygodnie)
[often reflexive] She settled herself into the chair opposite.Comfortable and uncomfortable
PAY [T] If you settle a bill or a debt, you pay the money that you owe.
uregulować
AccountingPaying and spending money
MOVE DOWN [I] to move down towards the ground or the bottom of something and then stay there
osadzać się, osiadać
Do you think the snow will settle? →  See also the dust settles Moving downwardsFalling and droppingStaying and remainingWaiting
(Definition of settle from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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