Translation of "question" - English-Polish dictionary


noun uk /ˈkwestʃən/ us

A1 a sentence or phrase that asks you for information

Is it OK if I ask you a few questions?
He refused to answer my question.
If you have any questions about the scheme, do ask me.
"So where's the money coming from?" "That's a good question" (= I do not know).

B2 a situation or problem that needs to be considered

This documentary raises important questions about the American legal system.
Two important questions arise from this debate.

B2 doubt

[ + that ] There is no question that this was an accidental fire.
His ability as a chef has never been in question.
"So you agree she's the right person for the job." "Yes, absolutely, without question."
The report brings/calls into question (= causes doubts about) the safety of this drug.
sb/sth in question

the person or thing that is being discussed

ktoś / coś , o którym mowa, ten ktoś /to coś
He claims that he was at home with his girlfriend on the night in question.
be out of the question

If something is out of the question, it is not possible or not allowed.

nie wchodzić w rachubę , być wykluczonym → See also loaded question , rhetorical question

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