being

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Present Participle: being
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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
IngleseItaliano
being nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (creature) (individuo)essere nm
 Many people believe that the galaxy is full of intelligent beings.
 Molti credono che la galassia sia piena di esseri intelligenti.
being nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (existence) (esistenza)essere nm
 Philosophers debate the meaning of being.
 I filosofi ragionano sul senso dell'essere.
being nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (nature, self) (io)essere nm
 Theresa hates liars with every fibre of her being.
 Teresa odia i bugiardi con ogni fibra del suo essere.
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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
IngleseItaliano
be viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (condition, state)essere v aus
 He is ill.
 È malato.
be viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (exist) (esistere)essere v aus
 There is a woman of 101 in the house opposite.
 C'è una donna di 101 anni nella casa di fronte.
be viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (be located) (trovarsi)essere v aus
  stare v aus
 The butter is on the table.
 Il burro è sul tavolo.
 Il burro sta sul tavolo
be viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (event: occur) (accadere)essere v aus
 The play is at eight o'clock.
 Lo spettacolo è alle otto in punto.
be viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (equates two noun phrases) (identifica la professione)essere v aus
  (svolgere una professione)fare vtr
 She is a police officer.
 Lei è una poliziotta.
 Fa la poliziotta
be viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (condition: age) (età)avere vtr
 Robert is ten years old.
 Robert ha dieci anni.
be v auxauxiliary verb: Helping verb--for example, "She is running." "It has been lost." (with present participle: continuous) (ausiliare)stare v aus
 Teresa is eating her dinner at the moment.
 Teresa in questo momento sta cenando.
be v auxauxiliary verb: Helping verb--for example, "She is running." "It has been lost." (with present participle: future) (verbo al futuro)-
  (verbo al presente)-
 We are playing tennis this weekend.
 Questo weekend giocheremo a tennis.
 Questo weekend giochiamo a tennis.
be v auxauxiliary verb: Helping verb--for example, "She is running." "It has been lost." (with past participle: passive) (forma passiva)essere v aus
 My wallet was stolen yesterday.
 Ieri mi è stato rubato il portafoglio.
 
Traduzioni aggiuntive
IngleseItaliano
be viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (cost) (prezzi)essere v aus
  (prezzi, colloquiale)fare vi
 It is seven dollars.
 Sono sette dollari.
 Fanno sette dollari.
be viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (have been: go, gone) (andare)essere v aus
 I have been to Rome.
 Sono stato a Roma.
be viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (imperative)essere vi
  stare vi
 Be quiet! Be reasonable!
 Sii ragionevole!
 Stai zitto!
be viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (feel)sentirsi v rif
 I'm dizzy after that rollercoaster ride.
 Mi sento stordito dopo il giro sulle montagne russe.
be viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (time)essere vi
 It's half past eight.
 Sono le otto e mezza.
be viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (weather) (clima)fare vtr
  essere vi
 It's cold today; you'll need your hat and gloves.
 Fa freddo oggi; avrai bisogno di guanti e berretto.
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2017:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
being | be
IngleseItaliano
bring [sth] into being vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (create, begin)dare origine a, dare luogo a, dare vita a vtr
 La scissione nel vecchio partito ha dato origine ad un nuovo schieramento.
celestial being creatura celeste
come into being v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be born)avere origine vtr
  (persone: nascere)venire al mondo vi
  venire alla luce
 The Internet didn't just come into being spontaneously. It is the result of decades of research and development.
 Internet non ha avuto origine spontaneamente. È il risultato di anni di ricerca e sviluppo.
come into being v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be created)avere origine vtr
  avere inizio vtr
  venire alla luce vi
coming into being nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (birth, creation)nascita, creazione nf
for the time being advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (temporarily)per il momento, al momento avv
 My car fell apart so I'm using my bicycle for the time being.
 La mia auto si è guastata quindi per il momento vado a lavorare in bicicletta.
human being nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (person)essere umano nm
 The kind way she treats people makes her a real human being.
 I modi gentili con cui tratta gli altri ne fanno un vero essere umano.
human being nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (homo sapiens)essere umano nm
 Human beings are often reluctant to admit that they are animals.
innermost being nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (soul)l'essere più intimo
  anima nf
 When the musician is playing his instrument, he is expressing the feelings of his innermost being.
 Quando il musicista suona il suo strumento, esprime i sentimenti della sua anima.
intelligent being essere intelligente
it being understood that fermo restando che
  essendo sottointeso che
  restando inteso che
just being essere/appena stato
liable to being [sth] exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (vulnerable)esposto a agg
 If you leave your cattle out in open range at night they are liable to being snatched by wolves.
 Se si lascia il proprio bestiame fuori la notte potrebbe essere esposto agli attacchi dei lupi.
living being nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (creature: animal or person)essere vivente nm
 No living being should ever be treated that way.
 Nessun essere vivente dovrebbe mai essere trattato in quel modo.
looked upon as being [sth] exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (regarded as being)considerato come, visto come pp
other things being equal a parità di condizioni
reason for being la ragione d' essere
spiritual being nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (supernatural entity)spirito nm
  entità spirituale nf
supernatural being nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (spirit, ghost)essere soprannaturale nm
supreme being nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (god)essere supremo nm
 Most religions include the belief in a supreme being.
 Molte religioni credono in un essere supremo.
the Supreme Being nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (Christian god)Essere Supremo nm
 God the Father is the Supreme Being in whom we believe and whom we worship.
 Dio Padre è l'Essere Supremo in cui noi crediamo e che adoriamo.
That being said advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (Having said that, However)detto questo
that being so advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (if or since that is true)perciò, per questo avv
 The situation there is becoming extremely dangerous. That being so, I will avoid going there.
 La situazione laggiù sta diventando estremamente pericolosa. Per questo, eviterò di andarci.
that being the case advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (therefore)stando così le cose
 He's a convicted rapist. That being the case, he shouldn't be allowed to live anywhere where he could attack other women.
 È uno stupratore pluripregiudicato. Stando così le cose, non dovrebbe essergli permesso di vivere ovunque possa assalire altre donne.
the Supreme Being l'Essere Supremo nm
well-being nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (health, happiness)benessere nm
 Parents should ensure the well-being of their children.
 I genitori dovrebbero garantire il benessere dei loro figli.
without being senza essere
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