Czech English Dictionary

český jazyk - English

stát se in English:

1. happen happen


If you know that something unpleasant will happen, that you will go to the dentist for example, or to France, then that is not good.
what's happening?
He was so healthy up to the minute of his sudden death. You really never know what might happen next.
Suppose there was a worldwide oil shortage in ten years' time. What would happen to the industrialised countries?
If a tree falls in a forest and nobody hears it, did it happen? If a man speaks his mind in a forest, and no woman hears him, is he still wrong?
There are many uses of the 'present tense' of Japanese grammar which indicate things yet to happen.
How does it happen that you were not eaten up with all those hundreds and trillions of cats?
I'm sorry, but do you happen to have the key to that machine over there? My croissant is stuck.
I just got a great job because of an introduction from a friend. Sometimes things happen when you least expect it.
Wealth comes to those who make things happen, not to those who let things happen.
That shan't happen again, Fortunatus said to himself, and they started to ride at each other again. This time, Fortunatus's spear met his foe so powerfully that he flew from his horse like a ball and lay dead on the earth.
(be) Tom happened ... at Alan's when I called in so I invited him to our party as well.
To my chief strategist, David Axelrod, who's been a partner with me every step of the way. To the best campaign team ever assembled in the history of politics! You made this happen, and I am forever grateful for what you've sacrificed to get it done.

English word "stát se"(happen) occurs in sets:

500 most important Czech verbs 26 - 50
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2. become become


Tadpoles become frogs.
They say that in America anyone can become president, but perhaps that's not really true.
All people can become friends, even if their languages and customs are different.
He had not been employed by the company three years before he become a director.
When did America become independent of England?
To become a professional banjo player, you need to spend thousands of hours practicing.
When we started out in 2009, I was convinced that our store would become one of the best in the city.
If you want to become thin, you should cut back on the between-meal snacks.
You only really need to sound exactly like a native speaker if you want to become a spy.
What should I do if I become depressed while studying abroad?
After a while, corn flakes in milk will become soggy.
A really perceptive person can figure out a whole situation with just a few clues. That's the kind of person I want you to become.
When I use contacts, my eyes feel dry and become red.
Getting rid of garbage has become a major headache for the authorities.
Babies can become dehydrated from a high fever, so I was told that it would be better to send him to the hospital.

English word "stát se"(become) occurs in sets:

500 most important Czech verbs 126 - 150
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