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Translation of "dead" - English-Polish dictionary

dead

adjective     /ded/
NOT ALIVE A2 not now alive martwy, nieżywy She's been dead for 20 years now. He was shot dead by a masked intruder. There were three children among the dead.Death and dying
EQUIPMENT B2 If a piece of equipment is dead, it is not working. zepsuty a dead battery The phone suddenly went dead.Not functioning
QUIET informal C2 If a place is dead, it is too quiet and nothing interesting is happening there. jak wymarły Tedious and uninspiring
COMPLETE [always before noun] C2 complete zupełny We waited in dead silence as the votes were counted.Complete and wholeVery and extreme
BODY mainly UK If part of your body is dead, you cannot feel it. zdrętwiały My arm's gone dead.Touching and feelingShowing affection
wouldn't be caught/seen dead informal If someone wouldn't be caught dead in a place or doing something, they would never go there or do it, usually because it would be too embarrassing. za nic nie, za żadne skarby świata nie [+ doing sth] I wouldn't be caught dead wearing a bikini.Yes, no and not
drop dead informal C2 to die very suddenly paść trupem Death and dying
(Definition of dead adjective from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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