Polish English Dictionary

język polski - English

wróg in English:

1. enemy


Never choose a vocation just because your friends are in it, nor refuse another just because your worst enemy is in it.
It's our archenemy.
The position held by the enemy is so important they will fight to the bitter end to hold it.
I say quite deliberately that the Christian religion, as organized in its churches, has been and still is the principal enemy of moral progress in the world.
Having scattered the enemy before me and triumphantly returned, this is how they would herald me.
Man is not the enemy of man but through the medium of a false system of government.
The act known as terrorism, that rips away from us in an instant our peaceful days of happiness, is certainly worthy of being called an enemy to all mankind.
Reason is the greatest enemy that faith has: it never comes to the aid of spiritual things, but--more frequently than not --struggles against the divine Word, treating with contempt all that emanates from God.
They behave towards Muslims in a way in which a Muslim would never behave towards his enemy.
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!?
But much later, he became an enemy of child marriages and worked hard to stop them
I had expected stronger resistance from the enemy but if anything there are less of them as we advance to the centre... Don't you think that's strange?
Zipang The Power Polack, a ferocious Polish berserker, flailed around wildly, charging into enemy ranks crazily without armor.

English word "wróg"(enemy) occurs in sets:

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2. foe


You are your biggest foe from all the people.
Julie is my greatest foe. We've hated each other since childhood.
Life is full of friends and foes.
His foes immediately expressed fear that he will launch new attacks on them.
common foe
02:54 (Laughter) 02:57 There was no confusion about our positions, but the line between friend and foe was becoming blurred.
Man is a more dangerous foe to man than the elements of nature or animals in the wild.
That shan't happen again, Fortunatus said to himself, and they started to ride at each other again. This time, Fortunatus's spear met his foe so powerfully that he flew from his horse like a ball and lay dead on the earth.

English word "wróg"(foe) occurs in sets:

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3. foe's



English word "wróg"(foe's) occurs in sets:

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4. enemy's


The enemy's attack ceased at dawn.
That village is the enemy's last stronghold.
The fortress was in the enemy's hands.
They monitored the enemy's radio communications.
They were exposed to the enemy's gunfire.
The enemy's plane suddenly turned toward us.
Though the enemy's defenses were strong, we tried to break through.
Check the enemy's progress before they reach the town.
The soldiers advanced on the enemy's position under cover of darkness.
The force held out bravely against their enemy's attacks.
Our combined fleet broke through the enemy's defense zone.
We recoiled from the enemy's offensive.
Stop the enemy's advancement.

English word "wróg"(enemy's) occurs in sets:

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5. opponent


He surprised his opponent.
The manager balanced the strength of his team against that of their opponent and sighed.
The talented young chess player is very bold. He deliberately lays himself open to attack, makes himself vulnerable and then checkmates his opponent when least expected.
Iaido is a form of swordsmanship in which one strikes down an attacking opponent with one blow of the sword quickly drawn out of its sheath, whether the practitioner is sitting or walking.
Off-target. My opponent hadn't been hit.
He resolutely pushed forward from the start, overwhelming and pushing out his off-balance opponent.
Think of your opponent as nothing more than a handful of ash.
Everything was allowed: You could kick, trip, hit, or bite your opponent.
I don't think she's an opponent you can ignore like that ... "That's right, they say a cornered rat bites back, don't they?"
The atheist completely flummoxed her opponent in the debate by asking, "And who created God?"
This isn't my blood. It's all splash-back from my opponent. There isn't a single scratch on me.
Susanne Lenglen shocked the spectators by beating her opponents and winning several major titles.
My opponent was really good, that's why I lost.
Our opponents were too good for our team to beat and we lost the match 3–1.
opponent = adversary = enemy

English word "wróg"(opponent) occurs in sets:

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