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ogarniać impf (perfective ogarnąć)

  1. to grip; to engulf; to overwhelm
    Zawsze, gdy wchodził do grobowca, ogarniał go niepokój.
    Whenever he entered the tomb, he was gripped by anxiety.
  2. (colloquial) to tidy up; to clean a space in a rudimentary manner
    Ogarniaj swój pokój, bo goście idą!
    Tidy up your room, the guests are coming!
  3. (slang) to get; to grok; to understand
    Możesz mi pomóc? Zupełnie nie ogarniam ostatniego wykładu.
    Could you help me? I didn't get the last lecture at all.
  4. (slang) to check out; to examine something
    Ej, ogarniasz tamtą niezłą laskę?
    Hey, did you check out that hot chick?

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