Polish English Dictionary

język polski - English

przypadek in English:

1. case

This case is complicated.
That's a clear case of "water off a duck's back".
Can a case be made for late-term abortions?
A very unfortunate case came to our attention several years ago.
Our whole case hinges on whether the government's actions were constitutional or not.
The Democrats haven't decided on their candidates yet, but in any case they're sure to lose.
In any case, now I'm considering trying out some likely things.
Have you ever been a witness in a court case?
In any case I just want to make clear that the fact that these are not normal people.
In case the shipment is delayed, we have special delay insurance.
camera case
I wish my family would put DVDs back in their cases.
A more experienced lawyer would have dealt with the case in a different way.
You should stockpile necessary supplies in case of a big earthquake.
In the case of language, however, it is only the ability to talk and understand that we inherit genetically; the particular language or languages that we speak are passed on to us not by genetic transmission but by cultural transmission.

English word "przypadek"(case) occurs in sets:

Handling telephone calls; telephone etiquette
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Percy Jackson and the greek heroes
Evaluating the performance of the board
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2. coincidence

What a coincidence!
We happened to meet again through a strange coincidence.
It was a coincidence that both boys were called 'Jim' by their new parents.
It was pure coincidence that we both married dentists.
What a coincidence! / That's an amazing coincidence.
This appointment was a trully coincidence.
Series of random coincidences
Mr. Berry said the timing was a coincidence and that his decision was unrelated to Mr. Roman's departure.
„it's no coincidence that ..., by coincidence = przez zbieg okoliczności
It was rather a coincidence that she appeared at that exact moment.
Both at Harvard – that's a coincidence.
Is it a pure coincidence that the wife of the man who designed the competition won first prize?
An example of a coincidence is when you unexpectedly run into your friend in the mall.
'I'm going to Appleby tomorrow.' 'What a coincidence! I'm going up there too.'
Is it mere coincidence that "banality", when anagrammed, reads "Ban Italy"?

English word "przypadek"(coincidence) occurs in sets:

The psychic in 3/1
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3. instance

single instances of fainting
On his tour of Italy, he visited several cities which are famous for their scenic beauty, for instance, Naples and Florence.
In this instance we are provided with an exact account of the conversation between the two poets.
For instance, gauges, such as thermometers and barometers, are instruments.
From our human experience and history, at least as far as I am informed, I know that everything essential and great has only emerged when human beings had a home and were rooted in a tradition. Today’s literature is, for instance, largely destructive.
Japan is full of beautiful cities. Kyoto and Nara, for instance.
The average Westerner, in his sleek complacency, will see in the tea ceremony but another instance of the thousand and one oddities which constitute the quaintness and childishness of the East to him.
A base service performed for a person of very high degree may become a very honorific office; as for instance the office of a Maid of Honor or of a Lady in Waiting to the Queen, or the King's Master of the Horse or his Keeper of the Hounds.
We have many things in common: hobbies, educational backgrounds, for instance.
In spite of those rules, the FAA has documented dozens of near misses from people who violate regulations, and any of those instances could have potentially caused serious damage to an airplane and endangered lived.
In the 18 states that have closed the background check loophole, there've been half as many instances of gun violence.
1. There have already been several instances of deadly violence in the past few weeks involving returning refugees. I don't usually side with the management, but in this instance I agree with what they're saying.
For instance, if you want a selection list of requisition ID's, you would create a SQL query to get the list of requisition ID's.
There have been several instances of ​violence at the ​school.
For instance, in my father's business the timing of sales and purchases was very important, and he would sometimes write or say to his colleagues "There is a tide," without going into detail.

English word "przypadek"(instance) occurs in sets:

Angielski Putins power play in Syria

4. a case

If we find more evidence we will have a case.

English word "przypadek"(a case) occurs in sets:

angielski zawodowy - kolej

5. chance

The chance is gone.
The question is whether Tom was planning to meet Mary or just met her by chance.
Do you think we'll get a chance to rub shoulders with any celebrities?
A chance to do as we please, especially to do as little hard work as possible, is a secret desire of almost everybody.
Keeping a diary also gives us a chance to reflect on our daily life.
The lovers fell into each other's arms every chance they got.
Who knows what he'll accomplish if given the chance?
Since Tom is leaving for Boston tomorrow, today is our last chance to give this to him.
Taking everything into consideration, they ought to be given another chance.
With the heirless king going crazy and royal family poisoned, the general of the army finally had his chance to usurp the throne.
The seals surface more frequently then, so a bear's chance of catching one at a breathing hole is greater after nightfall.
The Romans would never have had the chance to conquer the world if they had first been required to study Latin.
Any chance you know where I put my keys?
I think that, as he's using addictive substances like thinner, the chance of rehabilitation is low.

English word "przypadek"(chance) occurs in sets:

kolokwium 1.

6. serendipity

Our meeting was pure serendipity.
In an amazing bit of serendipity, penniless Mark found a $50 bill on the back seat of the bus.
Serendipity is the luck some people have in finding or creating interesting or valuable things by chance. Some of the best effects in my garden have been the result of serendipity.

English word "przypadek"(serendipity) occurs in sets:

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