Polish English Dictionary

język polski - English

błyskawica in English:

1. lightning lightning


Lightning precedes thunder.
The thunderstorm produced a lot of lightning.
The difference between the right word and almost the right word is the difference between lightning and the lightning bug.
Lightning lit up the room every now and then.
It is because light travels faster than sound that we see lightning before we hear thunder.
The old man had been making white lightning for 50 years.
The little girl managed to keep silent, having been terrified by the lightning.
Life is but a flash of lightning and beauty lasts only a day! Think of the skulls of the dead that all are alike.
Kyoko, startled by the lightning, clung onto me.
It's also scary when the lightning strikes across the sky, but what's really scary is the sound. Once, my house was struck by lightning and since then I've become even more scared.
I expect you've chanted "kuwabara kuwabara" after a lightning flash, or have seen somebody do so.
Done! says the angel, and disappears in a cloud of smoke and a bolt of lightning.
She lay awake, listening to the thunder andlightning.
A lightning never strikes twice in the same place.
Stand under a tree in a storm because of lightning

English word "błyskawica"(lightning) occurs in sets:

extremes weather - ekstremalne warunki pogodowe
Oxford Unit 13 Świat Przyrody cz.1
The world around me - Świat dokoła mnie
słówka z angielskiego maclaz świat przyrody 1
15 a Countable - uncountable nouns 10.2

2. bolt bolt


We need a nut that will fit that bolt.
He unscrewed all bolts
Don't forget to bolt the door.
His death was a bolt from the blue.
Done! says the angel, and disappears in a cloud of smoke and a bolt of lightning.
Only if there's a cancellation, and that would be a bolt out of the blue.
A fool's bolt is soon shot.
I closed the window and drew the bolt (= slid the bolt across).
I said, “You know, I’ve been afraid to go start my own thing for a long time.” What I realized in that lightning bolt was, “What am I really afraid of?
a bolt of lightning
She bolted down two bars of chocolate
I no longer cared about my hammer, my bolt, being thirsty or dying.
My rifle's bolt has jammed.
I need you to hold this bolt in place
It came to the president like a bolt of lightning.

English word "błyskawica"(bolt) occurs in sets:

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3. flash of lightning flash of lightning



English word "błyskawica"(flash of lightning) occurs in sets:

English Phraseology 4
fullblast3 4b
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4. a bolt of lightning a bolt of lightning



English word "błyskawica"(a bolt of lightning) occurs in sets:

Success Upper Intermediate Unit 4
climate/natural disasters
Świat przyrody
vocabulary bank 8

5. a lightning bolt


Mark was such a fast runner that he was called a lightning bolt.

English word "błyskawica"(a lightning bolt) occurs in sets:

natural disasters

6. lightning's



English word "błyskawica"(lightning's) occurs in sets:

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7. Thunder


Lightning precedes thunder.
It is because light travels faster than sound that we see lightning before we hear thunder.
I had hardly walked a mile when it began to thunder.
Thunder indicates that a storm is near.
To make matters worse, it began to thunder fiercely.
The morning forecast predicted thunder showers later in the day.
Thunder has been explained scientifically, and people no longer believe it is a sign that the gods are angry with them, so thunder, too, is a little less frightening.
It's so muggy; I think it will thunder in a short while.
We took cover from the thunder shower.
Thunder rolled with menacing crashes.
the horses thundered down the race track
to thunder
I don’t mind the lightning, but I’m afraid of thunder.
It was very stormy, with ear-splitting thunder and flashes of lightning across the sky.

English word "błyskawica"(Thunder) occurs in sets:

[13] VB: Enviornment