drink

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 /drɪŋk/

For the verb: "to drink"

Simple Past: drank
Past Participle: drunk

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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
drink vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (take by mouth)bere vtr
 Drink some water if you're thirsty.
 Bevi dell'acqua se hai sete.
drink viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (take by mouth)bere vi
 You need to eat and drink if you are to stay alive and healthy.
 Hai bisogno di mangiare e di bere se vuoi rimanere in vita e in salute.
drink viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (consume alcohol)bere vi
 We need orange juice for those who don't drink.
 Abbiamo bisogno di succo d'arancia per quelli che non bevono.
drink nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (beverage)bibita nf
 We've got lots of drinks to choose from.
 Abbiamo molte bibite tra cui decidere.
 
Additional Translations
drink nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (alcoholic beverage)drink nm
 We need some drink for this party.
 Abbiamo bisogno di drink per la festa.
drink nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (excessive alcohol consumption)bere vi
 He took to drink at an early age.
 Ha cominciato a bere in giovane età.
drink nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (portion of liquid)drink nm
 I'll have one more drink before I leave.
 Prendo un altro drink prima di andare.
drink nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative, archaic (body of water)acqua nf
   (raro)flutti nmpl
 He leaned over the railing and fell into the drink.
 Si è piegato sul parapetto ed è finito nell'acqua.
drink nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (swallow of liquid)  (di liquidi)sorsata nf
   (di liquidi)sorso nm
 He took a drink from the fountain.
 Ha bevuto un sorso dalla fontanella.
drink v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (take to drink)  (alcolici)bere vi
 He took to drink at an early age.
 Ha iniziato a bere in giovane età.
drink
drink to
viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
(salute, with to)bere vi
 Let's drink to the bride and groom!
 Beviamo agli sposi!
drink vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (absorb)assorbire vtr
 The sponge drank all the water.
 La spugna assorbiva tutta l'acqua.
drink vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (take by senses)  (figurato)nutrirsi vi pron
 She drank in all the beauty surrounding her.
 Si nutriva di tutta la bellezza che la circondava.
drink vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (swallow contents)bere vtr
 Drink your glass - it's time to go.
 Bevi il tuo bicchiere, è ora di andare.
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
after dinner drink digestivo nm
alcoholic drink bevanda alcolica
cold drink bibita fredda
complimentary food and drink nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (free refreshments)cibo e bevande gratuiti
cool drink nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (soft drink served from the fridge)bibita fresca nf
 On a hot day, there is nothing better than a cool drink served straight from the fridge.
cool drink nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (drink chilled by ice or in refrigerator)bibita ghiacciata nf
drink and drive viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (operate a vehicle while drunk)guidare in stato di ebbrezza
drink cupboard
drinks cupboard
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
UK (liquor cabinet)armadietto bar nm
drink driving
US: drunk driving
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
UK (operating a vehicle while drunk)guidare in stato di ebbrezza
drink heavily viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (consume excessive alcohol)bere forte vi
   (colloquiale)alzare il gomito vtr
drink in vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (absorb attentively)ascoltare affascinati vtr
 The lecture was fascinating and the audience drank in every word.
 Il conferenziere era estremamente vivace e interessante e tutto il pubblico ascoltava affascinato ogni sua parola.
drink like a fish viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." expr (be an alcoholic)  (idiomatico)bere come una spugna vi
 He says he's not an alcoholic but he drinks like a fish.
 Dice di non essere un alcolizzato, in realtà beve come una spugna.
drink mixer nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (machine for mixing cocktails)miscelatore per cocktail
  frullatore nm
 Usually I whip up a smoothie for breakfast in my drink mixer.
drink offering offrire da bere
drink [sth] down v (beverage: consume)finire una bevanda
drink to vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (toast: with alcoholic drink)brindare a vi
drink up viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (finish one's drink quickly)bere alla svelta
Eat
drink and be merry
exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
(Enjoy life while you can)godi finché puoi espr
energy drink nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (beverage with added vitamins, etc.)bevanda energetica nf
fizzy drink nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (carbonated beverage)bevanda frizzante nf
 Many fizzy drinks contain artificial sweeteners.
 The most popular fizzy drink in the world is Coca-Cola.
 Molte bevande frizzanti contengono dolcificanti artificiali.
food and drink nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (food industry or sector)alimentari, generi alimentari nmpl
 Central Europe is a new market for food and drink exports.
 L'Europa centrale è un mercato in espansione nell'esportazione di generi alimentari.
  cibi e bevande nmpl
food and drink nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (refreshments)cibi e bevande nmpl
   (informale)mangiare e bere nm
 There will be food and drink at the reception following the concert.
have a drink viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (drink [sth] alcoholic)  (bevande alcoliche)bere vi
 He is quite talkative tonight; I wonder if he's had a drink.
 Stasera é piuttosto loquace, mi chiedo se ha bevuto.
have a drink viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (socialize in a bar, pub, etc.)bere qualcosa vtr
 Why don't we go and have a drink to remember the good old days?
 Perché non andiamo a bere qualcosa per ricordare i bei tempi?
   (informale)farsi una bevuta vtr
 Per festeggiare la promozione stasera vado a farmi una bevuta con gli amici.
mixed drink nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (cocktail)cocktail nm
 When I was a bartender I enjoyed making mixed drinks like martinis and screwdrivers.
soft drink nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (non-alcoholic beverage)bevanda analcolica nf
 Pepsi is one of the soft drinks that the restaurant serves.
sport drink
sports drink
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(water with added nutrients)bevanda isotonica nf
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