Polish English Dictionary

język polski - English

plotka in English:

1. gossip gossip

He loves to gossip.
Malicious gossip spreads like wildfire. I guess that's why they say bad news travels fast.
Instead of working, they were having a gossip about their friends. They were sitting in the kitchen, gossiping about their friends.
There had been so much gossip about the new neighbors that they ended up moving somewhere else.
The gossip is true!
Don't say anything in their company, they're terrible gossips.
Even if malicious gossip is being circulated around someone, it doesn't necessarily mean that the value of that person will be diminished.
Initially this gave rise to gossip among petty people, and it gradually provoked criticism from members of our family.
I wouldn't let a goof-up like that get to you. People have short memories and the one good thing about gossip is that it's short-lived.
I learned about Keiko's problem from gossip.
Gossip that the diva had gotten married was spreading.
Later, it happened that there was some gossip at home, and my mother suspected that she had written something improper; after that she would not have her letters written for her.
People gossip about celebrities all the time.
The skaa might be subservient, but they were incurable gossips.
She loves to gossip. (Ona uwielbia plotkować.) She often gossips about Annie behind her back. (Ona często plotkuje o Annie za jej plecami.)

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2. rumour rumour

I wish people wouldn’t start stupid rumours on Twitter that aren’t true.
He spread nasty rumours about his ex-girlfriend after she dumped him.
When the accountant was arrested, rumour had it that it was for his creative bookkeeping.
The teenage girls spread a rumour that their classmate was in a religious cult.
Zalachenko had heard the rumour of Red Jumper
But this rumour was being spread in other circles.
Actually, and I need to keep this quiet, but recently here there's a rumour that young women on this beach are having photos taken in secret of them.
That rumour is not true, is it?
The rumour has already spread.
he has been spreading rumours about their coming
She always spread rumours
He’d heard rumours about some big financial deal.
There is no truth in any of these rumours.
There's a rumour going about...
Rumour has it that he's the richest dude in this town.

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3. talk talk

Don't talk!
Cats are like girls. If they talk to you it's great, but if you try to talk to them, it doesn't go so well.
Those who know do not talk. Those who talk do not know.
Many things are easy to talk about, but difficult to actually carry out.
He needs a few jokes to lighten up his talk.
He expected that their talk was going to be long.
Talk like that will raise suspicion.
Talk about the weather, the food at the party or your favorite drink.
He's shy, and never speaks unless spoken to. You have to talk to him.
The talk between labor and management yielded no definite results.
Tom and Mary always talk about the same old things. It gets kind of boring.
You can talk until you're blue in the face, but you'll never convince me.
If you heard him talk, you would suppose he was the master of the house.
She doesn't talk much, but once she does speak she is eloquent.
Can you take notes for me during the professor's talk?