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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
down advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (from higher to lower)giù avv
 He climbed down from the tree.
 È sceso giù dall'albero.
down advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (on the bottom)in fondo loc avv
 There's a house down there in the valley.
 C'è una casa in fondo alla valle.
down advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (away from here)venire, andare vi
  giù avv
 Are you coming down to the pub with us?
 Vieni al pub con noi?
down preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (from higher to lower place)scendere vi
  giù avv
  verso il basso loc avv
 They walked down the mountain.
 Sono scesi dalla montagna.
down preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (further along)in fondo a prep
 The restaurant is just down the street.
down preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (near body of water)verso prep
  a valle loc avv
 They live about 20 miles down river.
down preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (throughout: years, ages, etc.)nel corso di prep
 Philosophers have sought answers down the ages.
down advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (southward)  (informale: a sud)giù avv
  a sud, nel sud loc avv
 We're going down to Italy for our holidays this year.
 Quest'anno andremo giù in Italia per le vacanze.
down adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (lower)basso agg
 The price of oil is down this week.
 Il prezzo del carburante è basso questa settimana.
 
Additional Translations
down adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (level: reduced)basso agg
 The water level is down. We should add some more.
 Il livello dell'acqua è basso. Dovremmo aggiungerne.
down adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative, informal (sad or depressed)  (informale)giù agg invar
  depresso, avvilito agg
 I feel a little down, but I'll be alright.
 Mi sento un po' giù, ma mi passerà.
down adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (to the south)  (informale: a sud)giù avv
 They're down on the south coast all week.
 Sono giù sulla costa meridionale per tutta la settimana.
down adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (American football: stopped)traduzione non disponibile
 The referee declared the ball down.
down adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (sports: behind in score)sotto di loc avv
 The Danish team is down ten points.
 La squadra danese è sotto di dieci punti.
down adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." UK (trains: away from capital)verso sud loc avv
 The down train leaves from this platform.
 Il treno verso sud parte da questo binario.
down adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (not working, out of order)guasto agg
  fuori uso loc agg
  in panne loc agg
 The server's down. You'll have to try again later.
 Il server è fuori uso. Devi riprovare più tardi.
down adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (learned)imparare vtr
 Have you got your lines down for the school play yet?.
 Hai già imparato le battute per la recita della scuola?
down adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (gambling: with losses of)sotto di loc avv
 I'm down three hundred dollars.
 Sono sotto di trecento dollari.
down adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (finished)finire, fare, completare vtr
  finito, fatto agg
 We've got three reports down, one to go!
 Abbiamo finito tre relazioni, ne manca una!
 Tre relazioni sono fatte, ne manca una!
down adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (crossword puzzles: vertical)  (cruciverba)verticali nfpl
down with [sth] adj + prep US, informal (ill, sick)malato agg
   (malattie)avere qlcs vtr
 She's down with the flu and can't come to the party.
 Non può venire alla festa perché è malata, ha l'influenza.
 Non può venire alla festa perché ha l'influenza.
down to [sth],
down to [sb]
adj + prep
informal (determined by [sth], [sb])dipendere da qlcs vi
 Whether he goes free or not is down to the judge's decision.
 Dipende dalla decisione del giudice se sarà libero o no.
down to [sth] adj + prep (left with only [sth])essere rimasto con, rimanere con, restare con vi
 We're down to the last of the coffee, so could you buy some more while you're out?
 Siamo rimasti con pochissimo caffé. Puoi comprarne dell'altro già che esci?
down to [sth] adj + prep informal (caused by [sth])dovuto a, causato da agg
 The accident was entirely down to driver error.
 L'incidente era interamente dovuto a una manovra errata.
down to [sb] adj + prep informal (determined by [sb])dipendere da qlcn vi
down advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (written)  (informale: scrivere)buttare giù, buttar giù vtr
 Have you got that down yet?
 L'hai già buttato giù?
down advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (sitting or lying)giù avv
 I put her down for her nap.
 L'ho messa giù per il suo sonnellino.
down advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (to lower value)scendere vi
 Prices have come down in recent weeks.
 I prezzi stanno scendendo nelle ultime settimane.
down advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (reduced: in volume, amount, etc.)ridurre vtr
 We've got our luggage down to one suitcase each.
 Abbiamo ridotto il bagaglio ad una valigia ciascuno.
down advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (time: earlier to later)nel corso di prep
  in, durante prep
 Language changes down through the ages.
 Il linguaggio si evolve nel corso dei secoli.
down advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (to lesser strength)indebolire, infiacchire vtr
   (bevande)annacquato agg
 The beer tastes watered down.
 La birra ha un sapore annacquato.
down advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (cash payment)anticipare vtr
 How much money can you put down?
 Quanti soldi puoi anticipare?
down advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (into submission)mettere a tacere vtr
 He shouted down his opponent.
 Ha messo a tacere il suo avversario.
down advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (fixed state)fissare vtr
 The antenna was tied down with ropes.
 L'antenna è stata fissata con le corde.
down advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (to the source)trovare, individuare vtr
 He tracked down his natural father.
 Ha trovato il suo padre naturale.
down advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (ill, sick)  (malattie)prendere qlcs vtr
 I think I'm coming down with the flu.
 Credo di aver preso l'influenza.
down advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (suppressed)sopprimere, controllare vtr
 He choked down his emotions.
 Controllò le sue emozioni.
down interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (command to a dog)  (comando per cani)giù, a cuccia inter
 Down, boy! Get back to your kennel.
 Giù! Tornatene alla tua cuccia.
down nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (bird: soft feathers)piuma nf
 These pillows are filled with goose down.
 Questi cuscini sono imbottiti con piume d'oca.
down nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (person: soft hair)peluria nf
 He was sixteen and had down on his chin.
 Aveva sedici anni e aveva la peluria sul mento.
down nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (botany: fuzz)lanugine nf
 Peaches have a layer of down on their skin.
 Le pesche hanno uno strato di lanugine sulla buccia.
the downs nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." UK (rolling country)collina nf
 Sheep were grazing on the downs.
 Le pecore pascolavano sulle colline.
down preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." UK, informal (at, to)a, in prep
 Were you down the pub last night?
 Sei stato al bar ieri sera?
down viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." informal (fall)scendere vi
 The road ups and downs all the way to the sea.
 La strada sale e scende fino al mare.
down [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." informal (drink)  (colloquiale: bere)tracannare, buttare giù vtr
   (colloquiale: bere)scolarsi v rif
 He downed his beer and left.
 Ha tracannato la sua birra e se n'è andato
down [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (shoot from the sky)abbattere vtr
 They downed a helicopter with just a rifle.
 Hanno abbattuto un elicottero con un semplice fucile.
down [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." informal (subdue)mettere a terra vtr
 That wrestler could down anyone in thirty seconds.
 Quel lottatore di wrestling riusciva a mettere a terra chiunque in trenta secondi.
  Segnala un errore

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Compound Forms/Forme composte
a long way down advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (far below)molto più giù
  giù in fondo
a long way down preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (a significant distance along)un pezzo avanti
  un bel po' oltre
average down copertura al ribasso
back down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (give in, yield)cedere vi
 Despite the evidence, he refused to back down.
batten down the hatches prepararsi al peggio, tenersi pronti per il peggio
batter [sth] down,
batter down [sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(hit until it collapses)abbattere vtr
  demolire vtr
be down on avercela con
be passed down v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be bequeathed to next generation)essere tramandato v
 My mother gave me a quilt that had been passed down over many generations.
 Mia madre mi ha dato un piumino che è stato tramandato da parecchie generazioni.
be passed down v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (be genetically inherited)essere ereditato v
 The gene responsible for red hair has been passed down through Ron's family.
 Il gene responsabile dei capeli rossi è stato ereditato dalla famiglia di Ron.
be struck down essere colpito
be turned down v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be rejected or refused)essere respinto, essere rifiutato vi
 He applied for a job as a flight attendant but was turned down.
 Ha fatto domanda per un lavoro come assistente di volo ma è stato rifiutato.
be washed down viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." figurative, informal (food: be accompanied by a drink)  (cibo con bevande)essere bagnato con v
 He washed his pub lunch down with a pint of lager.
be washed down v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be cleaned with water)essere lavato v
 After driving through all the mud, my car had to be washed down.
 Dopo essere passato in tutto quel fango, la mia macchina doveva essere lavata.
bear down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." US (apply pressure, concentrate)mettercela tutta vtr
   (informale)darci dentro vi
 You have to know when to conserve your strength and when to bear down with every bit of energy you have.
 Dovete sapere quando conservare le forze e quando mettercela tutta con tutte le energie che avete.
bear down on [sth/sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (push, press on)esercitare pressione su, premere su vi
 Bear down on the pen to make clear carbon copies.
 Per ottenere delle copie carbone nitide, esercitate pressione sulla penna.
bear down on [sb/sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] UK (rush towards)avvicinarsi rapidamente a, avvicinarsi di corsa a v rif
  correre incontro a vi
bear down on [sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] figurative (weigh heavily upon)seguire la linea dura con vi
bear down on [sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (approach threateningly)avanzare minacciosamente verso vi
beat down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (sun: shine brightly and hot)  (sole)picchiare vi
 Non vengo con voi al mare, il sole picchia troppo oggi.
beat down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (rain: pour heavily)  (pioggia)scrosciare vi
 The rain beat down so hard on the apple tree that in the morning half of the apples were on the ground.
 La pioggia scroscia già da ore.
beat [sb] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." informal, figurative (negotiate lower price from)  (figurato: negoziazione)far scendere qlcn vtr
 Ho contrattato per ore ma non sono riuscito a farli scendere sotto 100 euro.
beat [sth] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." informal, figurative (price: negotiate lower)  (figurato: negoziazione)far scendere qlcs vtr
beat [sb] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." informal, figurative (demoralize)demoralizzare qn vtr
   (informale)buttare giù qn vtr
bed down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (go to bed)andare a dormire, andare a letto vi
  coricarsi, andare a coricarsi v rif
 I usually bed down at about eleven o'clock.
 Di solito vado a dormire verso le undici.
bed [sb] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (provide bed for)mettere a dormire qlcn vtr
bend down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (lean over)piegarsi, inchinarsi vtr
 The mother bent down to tie the child's shoe laces.
blow down   (far cadere con l'aria)abbattere vtr
blow [sth] down,
blow down [sth]
vtr + adverb
(wind: knock over)abbattere vtr
   (informale)tirare giù vtr
 The wind blew down our swing set and shade umbrella.
 Il vento ci ha tirato giù l'altalena e l'ombrellone.
blow me down interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (expressing amazement)  (sorpresa, incredulità)Ma va!, Ma va là! interj
 Well, blow me down! You won the lottery!
  ma dai!, non ci credo! interj
 Ma dai! Non avrei mai pensato di vederti giocare a tennis!
bog [sb] down,
bog [sb] down in [sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
informal, figurative, usu passive (person: hinder)impedire a qlcn di fare qlcs vi
bog [sth] down,
bog down [sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
informal, usu passive (vehicle: mire)impantanarsi v rif
 The jeep got bogged down in a huge mud puddle.
 La jeep si è mpantanata in una grande pozza di fango.
  arenarsi, impaludarsi v rif
bogged down adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (encumbered or oppressed)  (figurato)sommerso dal lavoro agg
 The lawyer was bogged down in paper work.
boil [sth] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (liquid: reduce)fare asciugare, fare restringere vtr
 The cook boiled down the drippings to a rich gravy.
 Il cuoco ha fatto restringere il sugo fino a farlo diventare una salsa bella sostanziosa.
boil down vi phrasal insep (lquid: be reduced)  (per bollitura)asciugarsi v rif
 Heat the water until it boils down to a volume of about 10ml.
boil down to [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] figurative, informal (be essentially)  (essere in definitiva)ridursi a v rif
 What it all boils down to is a failure to plan.
 Il tutto si riduceva essenzialmente a un errore di pianificazione.
boil down to [sth] vi phrasal insep (liquid: be reduced)  (liquido bollito)ridursi fino a qlcs v rif
boil it down,
boil it all down
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
figurative (reduce to essence)  (figurato)ridursi a vrif
   (informale)significare semplicemente, significare in pratica, significare in parole povere vtr
 When you boil it all down, you have two choices: In or out.
 Il tutto si riduce a due scelte possibili: dentro o fuori.
bolt [sth] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (fasten)imbullonare vtr
 Bolt down that metal plate so that it doesn't vibrate.
 Imbullonate quella piastra di metallo in modo che non vibri.
bolt [sth] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." slang, figurative (eat quickly)ingoiare, ingurgitare, divorare vtr
 Jerry was late for class, so he bolted down his breakfast.
 Jerry era in ritardo per la lezione, così ha divorato la colazione.
  ingozzarsi v rif
 Jerry era in ritardo per la lezione, così si è dovuto ingozzare con la colazione.
bow down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (bend, kneel in respect)inchinarsi v rif
 She was asked to bow down in front of a statue of their god.
 Le venne chiesto di inchinarsi di fronte alla statua della loro divinità.
bow down before [sb] vi phrasal + prep literal (bow in deference to)inchinarsi davanti a qlcn v rif
  fare l'inchino davanti a qlcn vtr
 It is customary to bow down before the Emperor of Japan.
 È uso inchinarsi davanti all'Imperatore del Giappone.
bow down before [sb] vi phrasal + prep figurative (show deference to)  (figurato)inchinarsi davanti a qlcn v rif
 He is so arrogant, the thinks everyone should bow down before him.
 È così pieno di sé che pensa che tutti debbano inchinarsi davanti a lui.
bowed down prostrato
bowed-down in prostrazione adv
break down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (machine: stop working)guastarsi v rif
break down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." figurative (person: cry)scoppiare a piangere vi
break down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." figurative (collapse, become weak)collassare vi
break [sth] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (door, wall: knock down)buttare giù vtr
break [sth] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (substance: disintegrate)disintegrarsi v rif
break [sth] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." figurative (analyze)  (figurato: analizzare)scomporre vtr
break down and cry v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (burst into tears)scoppiare a piangere vi
breaking down nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (disintegration)disgregazione nf
  crollo nm
bring [sb/sth] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." informal, figurative (cause demise)portare qlcs al crollo vtr
 La supposta pericolosità ha portato il prodotto a un crollo delle vendite.
bring [sb] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." US, slang, figurative (make sad)buttare giù, buttare giù di morale vi
 If you keep criticizing Michael, you'll just bring him down.
 Se continui a criticare Michael lo butti solo giù di morale.
broken down,
broken-down
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(dilapidated)malridotto, malconcio, fatiscente agg
Nota: hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun
 20 years ago it was a great car - now it's broken down and hardly works at all.
 Vent'anni fa era una bella macchina; ora è malpresa e non funziona quasi.
brought down riporto adj
bucket down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." informal, figurative (rain heavily)  (figurato)piovere a catinelle, piovere a secchiate, piovere a ditotto vi
   (figurato, informale)piovere che Dio la manda vi
 Don't forget your umbrella - it's bucketing down out there.
buckle [sth] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." informal (fasten: shoe, seatbelt)fermare, bloccare, assicurare vtr
 Will you please buckle down the car seat so it doesn't move around?
 Per favore puoi bloccare il sedile della macchina in modo che non se ne vada a spasso?
buckle down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." informal, figurative (set to work)mettersi d'impegno, mettersi sotto v rif
  mettersi all'opera vi
  darci dentro vi
 I've got to buckle down and finish planting the vegetable seeds.
 Devo mettermi d'impegno e finire di piantare i semi degli ortaggi.
buckle down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." informal, figurative (work diligently)mettersi d'impegno, mettersi a lavorare, mettersi all'opera, darci dentro v rif
 I have to buckle down and finish this term paper.
 Devo darci dentro e completare questa tesina.
burn down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (be destroyed by fire)bruciare completamente vi
burn [sth] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (destroy by fire)ridurre in cenere vtr
burned down bruciato
button-down abbottonato al collo adj
button-down (of a shirt)con il colletto abbottonato adj
button-down (conventional)convenzionale adj
button-down shirt nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (shirt with buttons on ends of collar)camicia botton down nf
 He's always neatly dressed in a freshly-pressed suit and a button-down shirt.
 È sempre vestito di tutto punto con un completo stirato di fresco e una camicia botton down.
buttoned-down,
button-down
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(shirt: with collar buttons)  (camicie)con bottoni al colletto
   (camicie)button down
buttoned-down,
button-down
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(shirt collar: with buttons)  (colletto di camicia)con bottoni
   (colletto di camicia)button down
buttoned-down,
button-down
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
informal, figurative (conservative)tradizionalista, conservatore agg
 The new boss seems more buttoned-down than the old one.
 Il nuovo capo sembra più tradizionalista di quello vecchio.
buy [sth] down,
buy down [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(rate: lower with a subsidy)riduzione del mutuo nm
call [sb] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." US, informal (reprimand [sb], tell [sb] off)rimproverare vtr
  sgridare vtr
Calm down! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (don't panic)calmarsi v rif
 Calm down! The matter has been resolved.
 Calmati! La questione è stata risolta.
calm down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (become calmer)placarsi v rif
  Il mare dopo la burrasca si placò.Questa frase non è una traduzione della frase inglese.
  calmarsi v rif
  Calmati! Il problema è stato risolto.Questa frase non è una traduzione della frase inglese.
calm [sb] down,
calm down [sb]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(make calmer)calmare qlcn, far calmare qlcn vtr
 She gave the baby a bottle to calm him down.
 Ha dato al bimbo un biberon per calmarlo.
  placare qlcn, quietare qlcn, far calmare qlcn vtr
  Il moderatore ha cercato inutilmente di placare gli animi.Questa frase non è una traduzione della frase inglese.
cast down   (mettere giù)abbattere v
change down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (vehicle: shift to lower gear)  (veicoli)scalare vi
chop [sth] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (tree: fell, cut down)abbattere vtr
 Pioneers would chop down trees to build their homes.
 I pionieri abbattevano gli alberi per costruire le case.
clamp down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." figurative (be strict, enforce rules)  (figurato)dare un giro di vite vtr
 The city is clamping down on gang violence.
 Il comune dà un giro di vite contro la violenza delle gang.
clamp down on [sth/sb] vi phrasal + prep figurative (be strict, enforce rules)  (figurato: più severi)dare un giro di vite su, dare una stretta su vtr
climb down [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (descend by grasping)  (in arrampicata)scendere, discendere vi
 She managed to climb down the mountain to fetch help for her injured friend.
 È riuscita a scendere giù per la parete della montagna per cercare aiuto per il suo amico ferito.
climb down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (descend [sth] by grasping)scendere, discendere vi
 If the cat climbed up the tree, I'm sure he can climb down.
 Se il gatto è salito sull'albero sono sicuro che sarà anche in grado di scendere.
climb down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." UK, figurative (accept defeat)  (figurato: desistere)fare marcia indietro, fare dietrofront vtr
 There was a public outcry at the proposals and the government was forced to climb down.
 C'è stata una protesta dell'opinione pubblica contro i provvedimenti e il governo è stato costretto a fare marcia indietro.
climb-down rinuncia nf
close down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (business: cease trading)  (cessare l'attività)chiudere vi
  cessare l'attività vtr
 When the doctor was killed, the clinic was forced to close down.
 Dopo che il medico è stato ucciso hanno dovuto chiudere la clinica.
close [sth] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (prevent [sth] from operating)chiudere vtr
 The Women's Anti-Exploitation League vowed to close down the porno shop.
 L'Associazione contro lo sfruttamento delle donne votò a favore della chiusura del porno shop.
closed down,
closed-down
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(gone out of business)  (che ha cessato attività)chiuso agg
Nota: A hyphen is used when the adjective precedes the noun.
 They are going to open a clothing store on the site of that closed-down restaurant.
 Apriranno un negozio di abbigliamento al posto di quel ristorante che ha chiuso.
collapse [sth] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (dismantle or disassemble)smontare vtr
  smantellare vtr
collapse [sth] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (cause to fold together)ripiegare, richiudere vtr
  far collassare vi
  far cedere vi
come down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (descend)scendere vi
  venire giù vi
 Go upstairs and tell your sister to come down for dinner.
 Vai su a dire a tua sorella che scenda per la cena.
come down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (structure: collapse)crollare, collassare vi
   (informale: crollare)venire giù, cadere vi
 After the wrecking ball hit the side of the building it came down quickly.
 Dopo che la palla da demolizione ha colpito il lato dell'edificio, questo è crollato rapidamente.
come down [sth] vi + prep (descend)scendere da vi
 An avalanche prevented them from coming down the mountain.
 Una valanga gli ha impedito di scendere dalla montagna.
come down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." slang, figurative (cease to be high on drugs)smaltire l'effetto vtr
 That weed was so good that it took me 3 hours to finally come down.
 L'erba era così forte che mi ci sono tre ore per smaltire l'effetto.
come down hard on [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal, figurative (punish)dare una punizione severa a qlcn vtr
  punire qlcn vtr
come down in price v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (become less expensive)scendere di prezzo vi
 That computer will come down in price when a faster model becomes available.
 Quel computer scenderà di prezzo quando quando uscirà un modello più veloce.
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