bend

SpeakerListen:
 /bend/

For the verb: "to bend"

Simple Past: bent
Past Participle: bent

WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2014:

Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
bend vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (make curved)piegare vtr
bend viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (lean down)piegarsi v rif
bend viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." ([sth])flettersi v rif
bend viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (road)curvare vi
 Dopo il passo, la strada curva verso Sud.
bend nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (road)curva nf
 
Additional Translations
the bends nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (decompression sickness)malattia da decompressione nf
  Segnala un errore

WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2014:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
bend back piegarsi all'indietro
bend down viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (lean over)piegarsi, inchinarsi vtr
 The mother bent down to tie the child's shoe laces.
bend out fare una curva
bend out sporgere
bend over viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (stoop, incline one's body)piegarsi, chinarsi v rif
 James dropped his pen, so he bent over to pick it up.
 Gianni ha fatto cadere la penna, quindi si è chinato per raccoglierla.
bend over vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (fold [sth])piegare vtr
 The strongman bent a metal bar over his head.
 L'uomo forzuto piegò una bara di metallo facendo forza con la testa.
bend over [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] (lean over)piegarsi, chinarsi v rif
 Si è piegato sopra di me mentre ero davanti al computer e mi ha mostrato come si fa a usare il programma.
bend over backwards farsi in quattro
bend the knee piegare il ginocchio
bend the truth v figurative (change or omit facts in an account)  (figurato)distorcere la realtà vtr
bend to cedere v
Do not bend exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (instruction on envelope)non piegare
in bend in curva
river bend nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (curve of a stream)ansa del fiume nf
round the bend advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." slang (to insanity)al manicomio avv
round the bend adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." slang (crazy, insane)  (colloquiale)suonato, fuori di testa agg
slight bend nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (gentle curve)leggera curva nf
 Don't turn left; just follow the slight bend to the left.
  Segnala un errore
'bend' found in these entries
In the English description:
Italiano:

Download free Android and iPhone apps

Android AppiPhone App
Segnala una pubblicità inappropriata.