Translation of "crack" - English-Russian dictionary


verb uk us /kræk/
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

треснуть, трескаться
The concrete had started to crack.
cracked dishes

to open an egg or nut by breaking its shell

разбивать, раскалывать
HIT [ T ]

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

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

to solve a difficult problem

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

to start doing something quickly

энергично браться за дело, пошевеливаться

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

сорваться, дойти до ручки
He finally cracked after years of stress.
NOISE [ I, T ]

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

трещать, щелкать
crack a joke

to tell a joke

отпустить шутку

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