Polish English Dictionary

język polski - English

powód in English:

1. reason


What's the reason?
All people are born free and have the same rights and dignity. They are imbued with reason and conscience and should interact with each other in a spirit of brotherhood.
Christianity set itself the goal of fulfilling man's unattainable desires, but for that very reason ignored his attainable desires.
Although Al-Sayib would never admit it, the real reason he hates noobs that much is that he got pwned by one while Dima watched and laughed his ass off.
Reason is the greatest enemy that faith has: it never comes to the aid of spiritual things, but--more frequently than not --struggles against the divine Word, treating with contempt all that emanates from God.
Woe to who be alone, my friends. It seems that social isolation quickly destroys one's reason.
When children are ordered to do a certain thing by such adult standards, they frequently refuse to follow the instructions for no other reason than that they have been told to do so.
Women are directly adapted to act as the nurses and educators of our early childhood, for the simple reason that they themselves are childish, foolish, and short-sighted.
The Christian Religion not only was at first attended with miracles, but even at this day cannot be believed by any reasonable person without one. Mere reason is insufficient to convince us of its veracity.
If an oversight is the reason why you have not paid, please send us the amount due, and let us solve the problem immediately.
Although an increase of unmarried mothers is needed in order to escape the declining birth rate for some reason public opinion in Japan is avoiding this argument.
... reason? What you're looking for is a pretext, isn't it?
I happen to prefer champagne to ditchwater, but there is no reason to suppose that the cosmos does.
So, I didn't call for any particular reason; I just wanted to hear your voice. If you're busy, I'll let you go.

English word "powód"(reason) occurs in sets:

SuperMemo. Basic. Set01

2. claimant



3. claimant's



4. plaintiff


The judge decided against the plaintiff.
Paragraphs 15 and 18 together allow the plaintiff to choose the legal system that is most favourable
Who is the plaintiff in this trial?
The plaintiff filed suit seeking damages for breach of contract.
The plaintiff claims to have sustained serious injuries.
To pursue a cause of action, a plaintiff pleads or alleges facts in a complaint, the pleading that initiates a lawsuit.
The jury found for the plaintiff, so the accused had to apologize.

5. cause


cause problems
It was built by working men and women who dug into what little savings they had to give $5 and $10 and $20 to the cause.
The recent news about the Fukushima I nuclear power plant will likely strengthen the cause of the advocates who want to let our local nuclear power plant's license expire.
But so that we may not cause offense, go to the lake and throw out your line. Take the first fish you catch; open its mouth and you will find a four-drachma coin. Take it and give it to them for my tax and yours.
Technically, drugs that cause miosis can relieve the PNS effects of those causing mydriasis since sympathetic and parasympathetic stimulation tend to negate each others' effects.
Do you know where my key is? I don't see it anywhere. "You must be looking for it with your eyes closed, then, cause it's on the table as always."
It is the drop in the rice pricing (blamed on consumers' loss of interest in rice and the freeing up of the international market) that is the cause.
Today, the milkman was buried. There were a lot of people, cause everybody in the village knew him. "Oh, is there a milkman in Linschoten?" "Well, no, not anymore!"
I call upon the scientific community in our country, those who gave us nuclear weapons, to turn their great talents now to the cause of mankind and world peace: to give us the means of rendering these nuclear weapons impotent and obsolete.
Seagulls cause all types of disturbances by cackling loudly, spreading guano, tearing up garbage bags and attacking to get food.
The fact that educated Americans in general no longer share understandable background knowledge is a chief cause of their inability to communicate effectively.
In 2011, Toyota recalled two million vehicles which, they alleged, had gas pedals that could jam and cause the car to accelerate uncontrollably.
The oil spill is causing problems for coastal fisheries. The hurricane caused widespread damage

6. purpose


A good purpose makes hard work a pleasure.
useful purpose
The mind always loves to tack on to something, and when it doesn't have anything good for that purpose, it turns to the evil.
For many years I thought that it was beauty alone that gave significance to life and that the only purpose that could be assigned to the generations that succeed one another on the face of this crowded earth was to produce an artist now and then.
The propagandist's purpose is to make one set of people forget that certain other sets of people are human.
When there was despair in the dust bowl and depression across the land, she saw a nation conquer fear itself with a New Deal, new jobs, a new sense of common purpose. Yes, we can.
But, if by that, morale drops wouldn't that defeat the purpose of the exercise?
He makes good use of the pheasants he hunts. He has a purpose for every part of the bird.
It is not my purpose to investigate the impact of Emmet's theory on biology.
More than ever do we need goals or leading ideas that will give purpose to whatever we are doing.
Christopher Columbus disliked Spanish brothels, as he found them dirty and too expensive. Instead, he would go out to sea, get lured in - on purpose - by the Siren's song, and then have a rocking good time.
I went to see the Immigration Officer who asked me detailed questions about the purpose of my visit and the amount of money I was bringing.
The walking stick serves the purpose of an advertisement that the bearer's hands are employed otherwise than in useful effort, and it therefore has utility as an evidence of leisure.