Polish English Dictionary

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katastrofa in English:

1. disaster


The general took the bull by the horns and saved his army from disaster.
After the disaster, there was scarcely any water left on the island.
The government asked the SDF for a disaster relief deployment to Okinawa.
air disaster
Such a disaster won't come again in my time.
He courted disaster by reckless driving.
War is not a natural disaster like an earthquake or a tsunami. It does not come without warning.
This seat, it's real leather, isn't it? It would be a disaster if some slip-up gets it dirtied.
In 2010 there was a disaster in Haiti when a massive earthquake destroyed many homes.
floods and other natural disasters His idea was a total disaster. The holiday ended in disaster.
The disaster took place two blocks from the bus station.
Failure in Copenhagen would be an environmental, political and moral disaster!
Fire departments, police units and disaster responders all use drones to some degree.
Last night there was an air disaster in which 329 people died.
Even disaster is better than such a divorce between emotion and action.

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2. catastrophe


A catastrophe has been averted.
Few passengers survived the catastrophe.
The San Francisco earthquake was one of greatest catastrophes of the 20th century.
Death from heart disease is a catastrophe.
The Bhopal Gas Tragedy, which occurred on the night of December 2, 1984 at the Union Carbide plant in Bhopal, India, is the world's worst industrial catastrophe.
Due to the catastrophe caused by the huge tsunami, damage was sustained by the nuclear reactor as well as explosions at the nuclear power plant.
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English word "katastrofa"(catastrophe) occurs in sets:

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3. calamity


Failure in one test shouldn't be regarded as a calamity.
A calamity was avoided by sheer luck.
This is not going to end in calamity
state of national calamity
They will face a humanitarian calamity of their own making.
Some people believe that Santa Ana's wind can cause weird behaviour and calamity.
emergency measures may be necessary in order to avert a calamity
He prophesied that a dreadful calamity would happen.
There is one rule that works in every calamity. Be it pestilence, war, or famine, the rich get richer and poor get poorer. The poor even help arrange it.
Calamity Jane lived in California.

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4. emergency


They loaded the trucks with emergency supplies for the earthquake victims.
Tom didn't want to disturb Mary so late at night, but it was an emergency.
Make certain where the emergency exit is before you go to bed at a hotel.
We used emergency measures to revive the cardiac arrest patient.
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It's very important to keep your head if there's an emergency.
She was very shy about her emergency problem, and asked the gynecologist to please examine her.
Emergency exits must be kept free of blockages for public safety.
Training conditions workers to react quickly to an emergency.
Thousands of lives will be at stake if emergency food does not arrive there within a few days.
The prime minister had to cut his visit short because of an emergency back home that required his attention.
The flow of evacuation events from occurrence of a large earthquake to the conclusion of emergency counter measures.
Because of the emergency in the office I didn't finish the work on time.
He never knew what to do in an emergency. He was allowed to use the credit card only in case of emergency.
While they were flying to Warsaw, there was an emergency and they had to land in Radom.

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