Polish English Dictionary

język polski - English

tonąć in English:

1. sink sink

He had heard that war had started, but it didn't sink in for a long time until his father was drafted into the army.
a kitchen or bathroom container that is attached to the floor and wall, holds water, and is used for washing dishes or brushing teeth. * When Lily came home, she was disappointed to see that the sink was full of dirty dishes.
kitchen sink
If plants and stones are in the water then this will happen: the plants float and the rocks sink.
If you find yourself in quicksand you'll sink more slowly if you don't move.
This means that houses are starting to sink, roads are breaking up and lamp-posts are leaning at crazy angles.
Let me just sink a sandwich.
I haven't had time to do the dishes for two days; they are in a pile in the kitchen sink.
Such a business failure would sink any company.
A sailor saw his fellow sailor sink from exhaustion.
Although the heavier airplane sinks faster and will reach the ground sooner, it will travel the same distance as a lighter airplane as long as you maintain the correct higher glide speed for the increased weight.
Clean water is brought to the house, to sanitary facilities such as washbasins, bathtub, sink and shower, from which it is then disposed of as waste water. Both of them, though carried out at the same time, have to comply with individual requirements.
We're sinking! We need help!
The sink in the kitchen was very old and had beautiful taps.
sink - sank - sunk

English word "tonąć"(sink) occurs in sets:

Bezpieczeństwo na morzu - Safety at sea
Odmiana czasowników nieregularnych 2
Gateway 3 - Unit 9 - Państwo i społeczństwo
Unit 2 Winning and losing-angielski
Steps in English 3 rozdział 4

2. drown drown

Someone needs to save him, or he'll drown.
He would have drowned if he hadn't had a life jacket.
You won't drown if you learn how to swim.
The boys almost drowned in the river.
He was drowned at sea.
I have to wear earplugs to drown out all the noise from the construction site next door.
Let the rain drown out your sorrow.
... the stars if you drown them out with light.
‘to kill by putting under water’ or ‘to die under water.’ Also if sth is destroyed by flooding, and to ruin something by soaking it in liquid. Figuratively, we use drown sth/sb OUT,(PhV) to mean ‘be louder than’ and drown IN [sth] to mean 'overwhelmed'
But Yossi didn’t drown. He came up to the surface.
Two people drowned in a boating accident yesterday. He would have drowned if he hadn't had a life jacket. (On utonąłby, gdyby nie miał kamizelki ratunkowej.)
to save sb from drowning
Every year, children are drowned in pools.
How long can the average person stay in cold sea water before they drown?
Some go to a bar to have a good time and others to drown their sorrows.

English word "tonąć"(drown) occurs in sets:

money money money
slowka (poprawa)
Robin Hood FILM
English Line

3. sink sank sunk sink sank sunk

English word "tonąć"(sink sank sunk) occurs in sets:

część 2 angielski do polski 24.10.2013
czasowniki nieregularne cz. 2
nieregularne cz. 2 ❤️
Sindbad, Miki
B irregular verb3

4. drowning drowning

She's alive! She was drowning, but her father saved her.
That tall boy saved the drowning child.
He saved the drowning boy at the risk of his own life.
The boy was on the point of drowning when his father came to his rescue.
The boy narrowly escaped drowning.
Drowning men clutch at straws.
After three straight late nights at work, I feel like I'm drowning in work.
Filiberto died by drowning during a bath in the ocean.
A long time ago, around here, a nice schoolteacher called Matsumoto tried to rescue one of his pupils, but on the contrary he ended up drowning.
Pretends he doesn't know that he's the reason why you're drowning
Wanting to protect me from myself is about as ingenious as saving a fish from drowning.
I'm drowning in sadness falling far behind.
The drowning boy was more dead than alive.
Theyre like drowning guys who are holding on to your legs.
... an account of the drowning of Captain Worthilake, with...

English word "tonąć"(drowning) occurs in sets:

the charming past
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