Polish English Dictionary

język polski - English

sprzeciwiać się in English:

1. demur demur

normally she would have accepted the challenge, but she demurred

English word "sprzeciwiać się"(demur) occurs in sets:

Fiszki z książki - "Rice Papers" (H. L. Norris)
Fiszki z książki - "The Yellow Rose" (Mór Jókai)
Fiszki z książki - "Betty Grier" (Joseph Waugh)
Fiszki z książki - "A Fair Jewess" (B. L. Farjeon)
Fiszki z książki - "H. G. Wells" (J. D. Beresford)

2. oppose oppose

I oppose it.
Bernard Kouchner, who established Medecins Sans Frontieres, did not oppose the Iraq war.
At first I thought I liked the plan, but on second thought I decided to oppose it.
I think Tom doesn't have the courage to oppose Mary.
They didn't oppose the project just because they feared public opinion.
He tends to get angry when people oppose him.
Were I in your position, I would oppose that plan.
Whoever may oppose my plan, I will carry it out nonetheless.
When two armies oppose one another, those who can fight should fight, those who can't fight should guard, those who can't guard should flee, those who can't flee should surrender, and those who can't surrender should die.
We need to consider carefully what materials and methods we can use to oppose them.
I'd very much like to see who'd try to oppose me.
Public opinion in both countries opposes the war.
The Labour Party and the Liberal Democrats oppose Mr Cameron’s referendum.
Why do you think people sometimes oppose their government?
It began to dawn on me that, to oppose political and social chaos, cultured means would be ineffective.

English word "sprzeciwiać się"(oppose) occurs in sets:

Unit 11 - Company law - Bankruptcy
ANGIELSKI justyna zeszyt - fiszki part 4
Formal & Informal vocabulary
English-Unit 4(hobby, sport)
Fiszki z książki - "A Poem to the Memory of our la...

3. object

By freeing thought from its object, Descartes made it possible to view the latter in strictly mechanical terms, reopening the way to science, suffocated for more than fifteen centuries under religious nonsense.
Where is this object?
Robinson considers nature a mere object of scientific study to exploit for his own uses and pleasure.
There may be microscopes involved, bringing us ever closer to the heart of the matter; but even microbiology is objective, adding to knowledge by putting space between an object and its observer.
I suppose that what we mean by beauty is that object, spiritual or material, more often material, which satisfies our aesthetic sense.
Take care to indicate the right object before sending me your email, otherwise it will end up in the spam folder.
I have an object, a task, let me say the word, a passion. The profession of writing is a violent and almost indestructible passion.
For example, Pepperberg would show Alex an object, such as a green wooden peg or a red paper triangle.
A collection of historical objects from Central America
Actually, there are many cases where 'have [object] done' is not causative.
The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his.
By the way, do you know what a Shinto shrine is? "I've a little bit of knowledge on the subject. It's a religious facility where that which is the object of worship, that called the genius loci, is enshrined."
Consider what effects, that might conceivably have practical bearings, we conceive the object of our conception to have. Then, our conception of these effects is the whole of our conception of the object.

English word "sprzeciwiać się"(object) occurs in sets:

Nasi nauczyciele (słownictwo A)
Callan stage 7 lesson 101
E Dla Średnio Zaawansowanych 3 B2
hidden food monsters
Gramatyka dla zaawansowanych

4. object to

I must object to this idea
I object to you smoking here.

English word "sprzeciwiać się"(object to) occurs in sets:

Słówka 3 część trzecia, czasowniki
Common verbs, adjectives and nouns with the prepos...
Upstream intermediate unit 7-8
kartkówka cz 2
Powtórzenie Unit 7-8

5. to resist

I couldn’t resist buying the blouse. antibodies help us to resist infection.
to resist a temptation

6. counter

It's at that counter.
See that guy over there at the counter drinking whisky? He's pretty much my type.
Throat and nose membranes hurt by dry air allow cold viruses to enter more easily. It is important to carry out sensible counter plans against the cold with heaters and against the dryness with humidifiers.
Registration for the first visit is at Counter No.1.
The flow of evacuation events from occurrence of a large earthquake to the conclusion of emergency counter measures.
To keep holding the barrier up is just to wait for death! So we're going to go out past the wall and counter attack the enemy, you ready!?
In the Tokyo stock market, stocks of about 450 companies are traded over the counter.
When the counter value reaches the assigned 'lucky-number' it displays a congratulatory message.
Pac-Man, when a certain condition is reached, can counter attack and eat the monsters chasing him.
a counter attack
This counter helps to count how many calories are in your favourite food.
At the newsagent’s; you go to the counter to buy a newspaper and they offer to sell you a L1 chocolate bar.
The USA sent extra troops to counter the rising violence in Afghanistan.
He counters well and makes his point.
An Englishman, a Belgian and a Dutchman enter a pub and sit down at the counter. Says the barkeeper, "Wait a minute, is this a joke or what?"

English word "sprzeciwiać się"(counter) occurs in sets:

herbals, can really be medicine?
chat checkouts

7. stand against

English word "sprzeciwiać się"(stand against) occurs in sets:

czasowniki frazowe
buisnes English

8. be against

English word "sprzeciwiać się"(be against) occurs in sets:

Phrasal verbs
phrasal verbs