Polish English Dictionary

język polski - English

przestępstwo in English:

1. crime crime


Crime doesn't pay.
For the crime of first degree murder, this court hereby sentences you to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
This is the police. Would you mind coming down to the station? "W-why?" "You can't think it's not a crime to go shooting guns off in the middle of town?!"
However, the general crime number has not decreased though the juvenile delinquency stands out.
Criminal law, also known as penal law, involves prosecution for an act that has been classified as a crime.
A strong argument for the religion of Christ is this — that offences against Charity are about the only ones which men on their death-beds can be made, not to understand, but to feel, as crime.
The incumbent's rival is taking issue with the claim that crime was reduced by 50% under the current administration.
The author pins the crime on a character who pops up in the last chapter of this book.
Why is it that the greatest crime and the greatest glory are to shed a man's blood?
Raskolnikov is the protagonist of the book of Crime and Punishment written by Dostoevsky.
In the "Mafia" tradition of organized crime, any member who discloses its operation is sure to be rubbed out.
Violent crime (inc murder) | Sex offences | knife crime | Stalking and harassment | Theft and burglaries | Grooming of children
Baffled by Sherlock Holmes' cryptic remarks, Watson wondered whether Holmes was intentionally concealing his thoughts about the crime.
Out of a sense of justice, I said to the leader of the biker gang: "What you are doing is a crime! Be ashamed of yourselves!".

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2. offence offence


I found it truly regrettable that he should take offence.
Such an offence is punished by a fine and/or imprisonment.
cause offence
Any offence against himself he forgave readily.
Everyone charged with a penal offence has the right to be presumed innocent until proved guilty according to law in a public trial at which he has had all the guarantees necessary for his defence.
The law prescribes certain penalties for this offence.
It is hard to prevent hardened criminals from committing any offence.
I really didn't mean (to cause/give) any offence (= did not intend to upset anyone) - I was just stating my opinion.
He took it as a personal offence that Henry was promoted before him.
A groundless reduction of employee benefits is an offence.
Take no offence, but I think your qualifications aren't enough for this job.
He was not aware that he had committed an offence. Many people take offence at swearing.
In many countries these days it is an offence to smoke in various public places.
Offence is another word for offense, which is a wrongdoing or discourtesy. When you break a legal rule or a social norm, this is an example of an offence.

English word "przestępstwo"(offence) occurs in sets:

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3. felony felony


Our client just committed a felony in front of a judge.
For that felony he may be sentenced to death.

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4. criminal offence criminal offence



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