UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations'Polish': /ˈpəʊlɪʃ/; 'polish': /ˈpɒlɪʃ/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈpɑlɪʃ/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling'Polish': (pōlish); 'polish': (polish)

WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. [black, brown] shoe polish
  2. give your shoes a quick polish
  3. put a coat of polish on the [wood, floors, table]
  4. the [wood] needs more polish
  5. the [glass, brass, wood] needs a polish
  6. gave the [glass] a [good, thorough] polish
  7. the polish is still [sticky, damp, wet]
  8. let the polish [set, dry]
  9. a [jar, tub] of shoe polish
  10. according to the Polish
  11. is [the pride, a hero] of the Polish
  12. is [common, typical] of the Polish
  13. fought [for, against] the Polish
  14. is learning Polish
  15. is taking [lessons, classes] in Polish
  16. speaks Polish
  17. translate Polish into [English]
  18. is of Polish origin
  19. the history of the Polish
  1. the Polish [language, Pope, King, president, parliament]
  2. has a Polish accent
  3. a Polish [person, singer, actress, citizen, resident, book]
  4. a Polish [passport, driving license, ID card]
  5. Polish [regions, provinces, cities]
  6. Polish [grammar, words, expressions]
  7. a Polish [version, translation, edition, dictionary]
  8. is of Polish [origin, descent]
  9. is taking Polish [classes, lessons]
  10. Polish-speaking [countries, people, inhabitants]
  11. Polish [cooking, cuisine, food, sausage, dishes, restaurants]
  12. the most [famous, popular] Polish dish
  13. [eat, grill] Polish sausage
  14. a Polish [store, grocery store, supermarket, deli]
WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. polish the [floor, glass, car, diamond]
  2. polish your [nails, shoes, boots, glasses]
  3. polish it to [show, remove, clean]
  4. polish (up) a [presentation, speech]
  5. polish up (on) your [English, Spanish, skills]
  6. polish your [English, speech] up
  7. polished to perfection
  8. polished off the [food, dinner, ice cream, cake]
  9. polished it off (in no time)
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