Polish English Dictionary

język polski - English

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1. majority


Majority rule is a basic principle of democracy.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
The majority of employees
I'm convinced that today the majority of Americans want what those first Americans wanted: A better life for themselves and their children; a minimum of government authority.
My being male and white also removed huge obstacles that a majority of Americans then faced.
The vast majority of high school students I know can't read an unknown word and pronounce the letters in the right order, let alone pronounce it correctly or naturally.
Normally speaking, Chinese people consider rice to be an important food; the majority of Westerners consider fast food to be an important food.
Together, the developers may amend this constitution, provided a 3:1 majority is in agreement.
Before the conquest by the Arabians, the majority of the Persians were Zoroastrians, but there were also Jews and Christians. So, who could imagine today that Iranians have Jewish or Christian ancestors?
I don't believe that some day a majority of the world's population will speak Esperanto.
the vast majority (=nearly everyone/everything) The vast majority had never travelled outside the United States.
These are issues which did not meet with an agreement from the majority.
Nearly all siheyuans had their main buildings and gates facing south for better lighting, so a majority of hutongs run from east to west.

2. bulk


If you bought them in vast bulks, you could get them at a little under 400 dollars.
Women still do bulk of domestic work.
He buys in bulk.
His relatives took it for granted that they would inherit the bulk of his wealth.
Young people and migrant workers are the bulk of rural Internet users; in terms of online music, online games, online film and television, and the Internet's capacity for entertainment, rural Internet users are equivalent to urban ones.
The bull was sleeping in the middle of the road, blocking the way with its bulk.
The bulk fibres are reduced in length using a crushing procedure and a representative sub-sample dispersed in water.
bulk e-mail = one message sent to many recipients
The box's bulk made it difficult to carry
to reduce a bulk
The bulk of our assistance goes to the countryside - particularly to the delta - which is still recovering from cyclone Nargis.
He would provide the bulk of the money to buy the team. He was careful not to drop any of his bulk.
The bulk of the risk is not in machines being evil or hating humans but rather that they are indifferent to humans and that in pursuit of their own goals we humans would suffer as a side effect.
If you buy in bulk it'll be a lot cheaper than going to the local shop every week.
You can get anything less expensive in bulk.

3. vast


The Sistine Chapel is a vast chapel built inside the Vatican Palace in 1473.
vast majority
I think the pope should sell off some of the vast holdings of his church to feed the starving poor.
It causes these vast bleaching events that are the first signs of corals of being sick.
The Milky Way is a vast belt of distant stars, each similar to our sun.
Your intelligence is as vast as the distance between Bombay and Mumbai.
The vast majority of high school students I know can't read an unknown word and pronounce the letters in the right order, let alone pronounce it correctly or naturally.
He is very much interested in Japanese history. We are surprised at his vast knowledge of the subject.
Alfonso VI found a vast number of books when he conquered Muslim Toledo in 1085.
Internet is a vast network connecting innumerable computers on a world scale.
Many men nowadays seem to have the feeling that in vast modern societies there is nothing of importance that the individual can do.
The Empty Quarter is a vast desert in Saudi Arabia, populated by just a few nomadic tribes.
Stretching over 10 time zones and four mountain ranges, Russia is a country of staggeringly vast proportions.
The Single European Act of 1986 launches a vast six-year programme to sort these out.
There was nothing wrong with their ability, it was just that the expense for each unit was so vast that the cost performance was bad.

4. major


major problem
It seems the navy jets had a major screw-up in navigation and they bombed their own troops by mistake.
Guess what the managing director started off the meeting by saying. The first thing out of his mouth was an announcement of some major restructuring.
Large-scale surface currents are already known to exist, and major currents below the ocean surface, too, are being found.
The major religions in China are Taoism, Buddhism, Islam and Christianity.
Japan has had the experience of being hit by major earthquake disasters, since it is a country which has historically had many earthquakes.
The Lockheed scandal is a worldwide corruption scandal involving the major American plane manufacturer Lockheed. It came to light in February 1976 and revolved mainly around the acceptance of passenger plane contracts.
Capital investments planned by major Japanese businesses for this year have been revised upward in view of an improving economic outlook.
Japanese companies have set up factories on every continent, and Japanese banks help finance many of the world's major economic programs.
While one of them sped around major parts of the property on the mower, a second made a few sweeps at some tall weeds on the edge of my wife's garden, and the third got into the truck and smoked a cigarette.
Japan consists of four major islands and over 3,000 small islands, and is about equal to California in area.
In the midst of the dollar falling hard against the Yen and other major Eastern currencies the Chinese Yuan, with China effectively taking a 'dollar peg' policy, has become cheap.
It would be a great convenience if English were to become everybody's major language.
Major Cold: It's the day of the year that the cold is most severe, but you could also say that Spring is just coming around the corner.
The methods used to overcome stress are different for men and women: drinking is the major method used by men, while women deal with stress by chatting.

5. most


Most Americans like hamburgers.
Most of the plain, simple, everyday things he desires can be secured by people of average means.
Although most islands in the ocean have been mapped, the ocean floor is generally unknown.
Tom isn't your average guy. He doesn't like things most guys like and he doesn't like to do things most men enjoy doing.
Most of the time, he doesn't get to sleep before two or even three o'clock in the morning.
She was taken in by that fake gold certificate scandal and lost most of her money.
Most public places are simply not geared to people with disabilities.
In most cases, car accidents result from lack of sleep.
Most schools were designed not to transform society, but to reproduce it.
The world's greatest singers and most of its famous musicians have been fat or at least decidedly plump.
The English language is undoubtedly the easiest and at the same time the most efficient means of international communication.
Most of the Melanesians living in Papua New Guinea have very curly hair, don't they?
I like to feel sad. I know that most people try to avoid any kind of sad feeling. But I think that is wrong.
Cherry blossoms last only for a few days, a week at the most.
It will make most Americans uncomfortable if you insist on their accepting expensive gifts.

6. great deal


Nepal is a fascinating country, but I have a great deal to learn.
We offfer great deals.