Polish English Dictionary

język polski - English

przysięgać in English:

1. swear swear


I swear that's the truth!
When angry, count to four. When very angry, swear.
What's your favorite swear word?
I never told anybody about it, I swear.
They won't believe me even if I swear it is true.
I swear
She was shouting and swearing at everyone.
I'm sorry I can't swear by him.
Do you swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth?
I swear, John. As of today, I quit smoking.
He would swear at the naughty boys in the neighborhood.
I'm not lying. I swear to God!
She doesn't smoke, drink, or swear.
I didn't know about their plans! I swear!
she swears under her breath

English word "przysięgać"(swear) occurs in sets:

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2. vow vow


Let's make a vow never to mention his name again.
Hamish vowed never to hurt Francesca's feelings again.
They exchanged wedding vows.
We grieve for their victims, and we renew our vow to redeem the sacrifice of those victims.
"Perhaps your servant can speak to the strength of that vow."
He vowed to save the princess.
Bayern Munich boss vows to avenge defeat.
After the awful meals we had last Christmas, I vowed to do more of the cooking myself.
Not for the first time Walter made a vow to be more objective.
make/take your vows
I vowed that I would never gamble again.
Yulia Tymoshenko was released from prison and vowed to run in newly announced elections
take a vow of silence
I vowed
With every broken vow, you bring our ideal closer to destruction.

English word "przysięgać"(vow) occurs in sets:

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3. pledge pledge


I made pledge to.
He will pay 15.66zł-million of the pledge, and his name will remain on two halls and an auditorium.
We'd all been at school together for 12 years and at our leaving celebrations we pledged eternal friendship.
Pledge allegiance to the national flag.
We believe the goverment to have a duty to stand by its pledges.
Thousands of people made pledges (= promised to give money) to the charity campaign.
In the meantime, Taiwan has pledged EUR 42 million of relief for the earthquake victims.
to pledge somebody to something
The locals pledge 10$ for every hour a couple dances.
The actor has pledged to give a million dollars to charity if we raise just $100,000 first.
I pledge him my allegiance and offer my services as his second. / Japan has pledged $100 million in humanitarian aid.
who had been present at her birth, admired her beauty and pledged to marry the baby.
The sense of the pledge as debt implied by both translations suggests that the vow or promise is predicated on a loss already inscribed in the speech act.
I'm impressed by Toby's pledge but I don't think I could live like a student my whole life!
I give you this ​ring as a pledge of my ​everlasting ​love for you. Both ​sides have pledged to end the ​fighting.