Translation of "crack" - English-Polish dictionary


verb uk /kræk/ us
BREAK [ I, T ]

B2 to break something so that it does not separate, but very thin lines appear on its surface, or to become broken in this way

utłuc (się), stłuc (się), pękać
The concrete had started to crack.
cracked dishes

to open an egg or nut by breaking its shell

rozbijać, rozłupywać
HIT [ T ]

to hit a part of your body against something hard, by accident

He cracked his head on the shelf.
SOLVE [ T ] informal

to solve a difficult problem

złamać, rozgryźć
It took three months to crack the enemy's code.
get cracking informal

to start doing something quickly

ruszyć się, zabierać się do roboty

to lose control of your emotions and be unable to deal with a situation

załamać się
He finally cracked after years of stress.
NOISE [ I, T ]

to make a sudden, short noise, or to make something make this noise

crack a joke

to tell a joke

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