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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
IngleseItaliano
second nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (time: 60th of a minute) (tempo)secondo nm
 A minute lasts sixty seconds.
 Un minuto dura sessanta secondi.
a second nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (instant, brief moment)secondo, attimo nm
 He only looked away for a second.
 Ha distolto lo sguardo solo per un secondo.
second,
2nd
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(2nd in a series or list) (di una serie)secondo agg
 This is the second leg of our trip.
 Questa è la seconda tappa del nostro viaggio.
second,
2nd
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(in race, competition: placed 2nd) (in classifica)secondo agg
 My sister won the race, and I was second.
 Mia sorella ha vinto la corsa e io sono arrivato secondo.
second,
2nd
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(race, competition: in 2nd place) (in seconda posizione)secondo agg
 Our team came in second. Jane was first, and Claire arrived second.
 La nostra squadra è arrivata seconda. Jane è stata la prima, e Claire è arrivata seconda.
second,
2nd,
the second,
the 2nd
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(in a series, list: 2nd item, person)il secondo nm
 Your seat is the second on the left.
 Il suo posto è il secondo sulla sinistra.
the Second,
II
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(2nd monarch with specified name) (monarchia, ecc.)Secondo, II nm
Nota: 'II' is spoken as "the Second"
 Charles II was King of England from 1660 to 1685.
 Charles II fu re d'Inghilterra dal 1660 al 1685.
the second,
the 2nd
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(second day of the month) (giorno del mese)due agg
the second of,
2nd,
2nd of,
the 2nd,
the 2nd of
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
UK (second day of specified month) (giorno del mese)due agg
Nota: The written form "2 May" may also be used.
 My brother is getting married on the second of May.
 Mio fratello si sposa il 2 maggio.
 
Traduzioni aggiuntive
IngleseItaliano
second adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (alternate)secondo, altro agg
 The blue is my second choice.
 Il blu è la mia seconda scelta.
second adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (music: instrumentalists) (musica)secondo agg
 The second violins played out of tune.
 I secondi violini suonavano scordati.
second adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (another)altro, secondo agg
 I'll have a second cup of tea, please.
 Vorrei un'altra tazza di tè, per cortesia.
second adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (automotive: of 2nd gear) (veicoli, marce)seconda nf
 The car is stuck in second gear.
 La macchina è bloccata in seconda.
second advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (secondly)secondo, secondariamente, poi avv
  in secondo luogo loc avv
 First, he can't afford a car. Second, he can't drive.
 Primo, non può permettersi un'auto; secondo, non sa guidare.
second advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (introducing second point)in secondo luogo, secondo punto loc avv
second nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (boxer's assistant) (pugilato)secondo nm
 The boxer's second threw in the towel.
 Il secondo del pugile ha gettato la spugna.
second,
2nd,
second gear,
2nd gear
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(2nd automobile gear)seconda, seconda marcia nf
 On a hill, shift into second.
 In salita, scalare in seconda.
second nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (baseball: base) (baseball)seconda base, seconda nf
 The runner stole second.
 Il runner ha rubato la seconda base.
second nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (baseball: position) (baseball)in seconda base, in seconda loc avv
 Stevens is playing second.
 Stevens gioca in seconda base.
second,
2nd
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(musical interval) (musica)seconda nf
 The next chord change is a second.
 Il prossimo cambio d'accordo è una seconda.
second nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sixtieth part of a degree)secondo nm
 The coordinates are thirty degrees, two minutes and ten seconds north.
 Le coordinate sono trenta gradi, due minuti e dieci secondi nord.
Second,
2nd
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(music: 2nd symphony, etc.) (concerto)secondo nm
  (sinfonia)seconda nf
seconds nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (another helping of food) (seconda porzione)bis nm
 There's more lasagne. Would anyone like seconds?
 Ci sono ancora lasagne. Qualcuno vuole il bis?
seconds nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (remaindered clothing)vestiti di seconda mano, vestiti usati nmpl
 I know a store that sells seconds for a very good price.
 Conosco un negozio che vende vestiti di seconda mano a prezzi molto buoni.
second [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (assist, support)assistere, affiancare vtr
  fare da secondo vi
 Jason wants to second his friend in the match.
 Jason vuole affiancare il suo amico nell'incontro.
second [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (support, agree with)appoggiare, supportare vtr
  essere d'accordo con vi
 One of the peers has to second the motion.
 Uno dei deputati deve appoggiare la mozione.
second [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." UK (military: transfer)trasferire, distaccare vtr
 He was seconded to Guam for four years.
 È stato trasferito a Guam per quattro anni.
  Manca qualcosa di importante? Segnala un errore o suggerisci miglioramenti

WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2019:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
IngleseItaliano
Advent nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (religion: coming of Christ)Avvento nm
 The idea of Advent was developed long after Jesus lived.
 L'idea dell'Avvento è stata sviluppata molto dopo che visse Gesù.
English as a Second Language nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (subject: English for non-native speakers)inglese come seconda lingua nm
  (inglese come seconda lingua)ESL nm, abbr
 Louise has a diploma in teaching English as a Second Language.
ESL nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. initialism (English as a Second Language)inglese come seconda lingua
fifty-second,
52nd
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(ordinal number: 52)cinquantaduesimo agg
 This is the fifty-second year in which the competition has been held.
 Questo è il cinquantaduesimo anno in cui si è tenuta la gara.
fifty-second,
52nd
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(item, person: 52nd in series, list)cinquantaduesimo agg
 The fifty-second person on the list is George Richardson.
 La cinquantaduesima persona sulla lista è Gerge Richardson.
fifty-second,
52nd
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(in 52nd position, place)al cinquantaduesimo posto
 Deborah finished fifty-second in the cycle race.
 Deborah ha finito la gara di ciclismo al cinquantaduesimo posto.
fifty-second,
52nd
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(item, person: 52nd in series, list)cinquantaduesimo agg
 At fifty-second in the list of top goalscorers is Olivier Rocchetti.
 Al cinquantaduesimo posto nella lista dei cannonieri c'è Olivier Rocchetti.
fifty-second,
52nd
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
informal (52nd birthday) (compleanno)cinquantaduesimo nm
 Joshua will be celebrating his fifty-second on Sunday.
give a second thought to [sth/sb],
give [sth/sb] a second thought
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
informal (consideration)riflettere attentamente vi
Nota: Often used in the negative.
 Most people don't give a second thought to the problems of the homeless.
 Molte persone non riflettono attentamente sui problemi dei senzatetto.
give it a second thought v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (rethink)pensarci due volte vi
 He dropped what he was doing and went to her without giving it a second thought.
 Ha interrotto quello che stava facendo ed è andato da lei senza pensarci due volte.
half a second nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (a very brief time) (figurato: breve tempo)secondo, attimo, batter d'occhio nm
 Hold on, I'll be with you in half a second!
 Aspetta, sono da te in un secondo!
have another helping,
have a second helping
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(receive additional serving of [sth](informale)fare il bis vtr
 That pudding was delicious, Can I have another helping please?
 Quel budino era buonissimo. Posso fare il bis?
  (cibo)avere un'altra porzione vtr
 Quel budino era delizioso. Posso averne un'altra porzione per favore?
  (cibo)servirsi di nuovo, servirsi ancora v rif
 Quel budino era delizioso. Posso servirmi di nuovo?
have second thoughts v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (reconsider)avere dei ripensamenti vtr
  ripensarci vi
 Oliver was originally very keen to join the army, but now he is having second thoughts.
 Originariamente Oliver non vedeva l'ora di entrare nell'esercito, ma ora sta avendo dei ripensamenti.
have second thoughts about [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (reconsider [sth])avere dei ripensamenti riguardo a [qlcs] vtr
 Denise was having second thoughts about getting married to Mick.
 Denise aveva dei ripensamenti sul suo matrimonio con Mick.
in a second advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (a short while from now)tra un secondo, tra un momento, tra un attimo avv
 I'll get around to it in a second.
 Lo faccio tra un secondo.
in the second instance advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (secondly)in secondo luogo
 In the first instance, the project would be expensive, and in the second instance, we do not have the equipment.
in the second place advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (secondly)in secondo luogo
  secondo, secondariamente avv
 In the first place, flying is expensive, and in the second place, the airport is a long distance away.
lower second-class,
lower second class
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
UK (university degree grade: 2:2) (UK)voto di laurea nm
Nota: hyphen omitted when term is an adj after a noun
 Hazel graduated with a lower-second class degree from the University of Reading.
play second fiddle v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (be considered less important)svolgere un ruolo secondario, avere un ruolo secondario
  fare da gregario
  stare all'ombra di, rimanere nell'ombra di
 She always played second fiddle to her talented older sister.
 Stava sempre nell'ombra del talento della sorella maggiore.
revolution per second nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. usually plural (speed: spins in one second)giri al secondo nmpl
 The fan rotates at three revolutions per second.
second base nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (baseball: first corner) (baseball)seconda base nf
 The batter was able to reach second base safely.
second base nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US, slang, euphemism (fondling [sb]'s breasts)-
 How long did it take for you to reach second base with your girlfriend?
second best,
second-best
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(next to best)secondo agg
  che viene dopo il migliore agg
Nota: A hyphen is used when the term is an adjective before a noun.
 The runner recorded his second-best time this year for the marathon.
second best,
second-best
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
pejorative (not quite good enough)il migliore dopo il primo nm
 Margot did not want to put up with second best for her wedding dress.
second best,
second-best
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(in second position)secondo agg
  che viene dopo il primo agg
 Alan fared second best in the tennis match.
second chamber nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (parliament's lower house) (parlamento)camera bassa nf
second chance nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (further opportunity)seconda occasione, seconda chance nf
 Any student who fails the test has a second chance to do it again a few weeks later.
second childhood nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (old age, senility)seconda giovinezza nf
 Grandpa seems to be going through a second childhood.
second choice nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (alternative to most preferred option)seconda scelta nf
 Louisa's second choice of university for her MA studies was Lancaster University
second class,
second-class
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(travel: standard or economy) (mezzi di trasporto)seconda classe nf
Nota: Hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun.
 I bought a second-class ticket because it was a lot cheaper.
 Ho acquistato un biglietto di seconda classe perché costava molto meno.
second class,
second-class
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
figurative (inferior, less important) (figurato)di serie B agg
 Even today women are still treated as second-class citizens in many countries.
 Tuttora in molti paesi le donne sono ancora considerate come cittadine di serie B.
second cousin nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (child of your parent's cousin)figlio del cugino nm
 My second cousin is very dear to me.
 Sono molto affezionato al figlio di un mio cugino.
second cousin nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. common but incorrect (child of your cousin)cugino di secondo grado, cugino in seconda, secondo cugino nm
Nota: Your cousins' children are your first cousins once removed, but many native speakers refer to them as second cousins.
 My mother's second cousin has moved out of state.
 Un cugino in seconda di mia madre si è trasferito fuori provincia.
second cousin nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. common but incorrect (your parent's cousin)cugini di secondo grado nm
Nota: Your parents' cousins are your first cousins once removed, but many native speakers refer to them as second cousins.
second earner nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sb] whose earnings are not household's main income)chi guadagna di meno in famiglia nm
 The study examines the impact of second earners on family incomes.
second edition nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (revised printing)seconda edizione nf
 The author made some changes to the second edition of the book.
second fiddle nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (less important status) (figurato)secondo piano nf
 The Vice President will always play second fiddle to the President.
 Il vicepresidente sarà sempre in secondo piano rispetto al presidente.
second floor nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK (third storey of a building)secondo piano nm
 My offices are on the second floor.
 Il mio ufficio è al secondo piano.
second floor (US),
first floor (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (storey above ground level)primo piano nm
Nota: A hyphen is used when the term is an adjective
 The fire was on the second floor of the building.
 L'incendio era al primo piano del palazzo.
second-floor (US),
first-floor (UK)
n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood."
(at storey above ground level)al primo piano loc agg
second-floor (UK),
third-floor (US)
n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood."
(on the third storey)al secondo piano loc agg
second grade,
2nd grade
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (school year: age 7-8) (scuola)seconda elementare nf
 In the U.S. children are typically about 7 years old when they enter second grade.
 Negli Stati Uniti di solito i bambini hanno circa sette anni quando iniziano la seconda elementare.
second hand,
second-hand,
secondhand
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(previously owned)di seconda mano
  usato agg
 We bought a second-hand car because we can't afford a new one.
 Abbiamo comprato una macchina di seconda mano perché non possiamo permettercene una nuova.
second hand nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (clock, watch: counts seconds)lancetta dei secondi nf
second hand,
secondhand
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(previously owned)di seconda mano
  usato agg
 He always buys his cars second hand.
 Compra sempre auto di seconda mano.
second hand,
secondhand,
at second hand
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(indirectly)indirettamente avv
 She wasn't there. She heard about it second hand.
 Lei non era presente, l'ha saputo indirettamente.
second helping (of [sth]) nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (food: another serving)seconda porzione, altra porzione nf
 I was so hungry, I had a second helping of stew.
second home nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (house owned as secondary residence)seconda casa nf
 The family has a second home in a small village in the countryside.
second in command nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (deputy)secondo in comando nm
 He was second in command after the commander in chief.
 Era il secondo in comando dopo il comandante in capo.
second job nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (work in addition to main employment)secondo lavoro nm
 Per arrotondare le entrate, sto cercando un secondo lavoro.
second lien (subordinate lien)prelazione di secondo grado nf
second lieutenant nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (rank of military officer)secondo tenente nm
 The second lieutenant often got the worst jobs because of his low rank.
second look nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (further attention)secondo sguardo nm
 Let's take a second look at the proposal we discussed yesterday.
 Diamo un secondo sguardo alla proposta che abbiamo discusso ieri.
second mate nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (naval deputy) (navigazione)secondo, vice capitano nm
 The captain relied heavily on his second mate's expertise to navigate them through the reef.
 Il capitano si affidò moltissimo all'esperienza del suo secondo per portarli attraverso la barriera corallina.
second mortgage nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (on property already mortgaged)mutuo integrativo, secondo mutuo nm
  mutuo ipotecario di secondo grado nm
 Charlotte took out a second mortgage worth $500,000.
 Charlotte ha contratto un mutuo integrativo del valore di $ 500.000.
second name nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (law: family name)cognome nm
 Katie's second name is Smith.
 Il cognome di Katie è Smith.
second name nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (middle name)secondo nome nm
 Paul's second name is Ian.
 Il secondo nome di Paul è Ian.
second nature nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sth] instinctive)istintivo, naturale agg
 Driving quickly becomes second nature once you've passed your test.
 Guidare veloce diventa istintivo dopo aver superato l'esame.
second offence nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (further crime committed)reato commesso da un pregiudicato per quello stesso reato nm
 The punishment for a crime is harsher for a second offence.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. In molti sistemi giudiziari un reato è punito più severamente se lo ha commesso una persona già pregiudicata per quello stesso reato.
second offense (US),
second offence (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(law: crime committed again) (legale)recidiva nf
 For a second offence of drink driving there is a minimum jail sentence of 30 days.
 In caso di recidiva per il reato di guida in stato di ebbrezza è prevista una pena di minimo 30 giorni di reclusione.
second opinion nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (view of another expert)altro parere, secondo parere nm
 I'm sure you're right, doctor, but I'd still like a second opinion before undergoing surgery.
 Sono sicuro che ha ragione, dottore, ma prima di operarmi vorrei comunque sentire un altro parere.
second person nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (grammar: you) (grammatica)seconda persona nf
 The ending of the verb tells you that it is in the second person.
second person n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood." (narrative: in the second person)in seconda persona loc agg
 The author uses a second-person narrative in this story.
second place nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (runner-up position)seconda posizione nf
  secondo posto nm
 Ruth was in second place in the competition.
 Ruth era in seconda posizione durante la gara.
second reading (law)seconda lettura nf
second service (religion)seconda messa nf
second sex (subordinate sex)secondo sesso nm
  sesso debole nm
second sight (clairvoyance)preveggenza nf
second string nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (squad of substitute players)giocatori di riserva nmpl
  riserve nfpl
 The second string only play if one of the regular players gets injured.
second thoughts nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (regrets, doubts)ripensamenti nmpl
 Gary is having second thoughts about joining the army.
 Gary sta avendo dei ripensamenti sull'entrare o no nell'esercito.
second thought,
on second thought (US),
second thoughts,
on second thoughts (UK)
interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
informal (change of mind)ripensandoci, ci ho ripensato
 I need to speak to the kids about this; on second thoughts, perhaps I'll wait until my husband gets home.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Ripensandoci, credo che non verrò con voi e me ne starò al calduccio di casa.
second thought nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (hesitation, consideration)ripensamenti nmpl
 She accepted the job without a second thought.
 Ha accettato il lavoro senza ripensamenti.
second to last advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in penultimate position)penultimo agg
second to last adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (penultimate)penultimo agg
second to none adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (the best)secondo a nessuno agg
 He's a brilliant footballer: his passing ability is second to none.
 E' un calciatore fantastico: la sua abilità nei passaggi non è seconda a nessuno.
second unit (movie industry)seconda unità nf
second wind nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal, figurative (fresh burst of energy)nuova forza, nuova energia nf
 I thought I'd never finish the marathon, but I got my second wind after about 22 miles.
 Pensavo che non sarei riuscito a finire la maratona ma mi è venuta una nuova energia dopo circa 22 miglia.
Second World War,
World War II,
WWII
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(1939-45 European conflict)seconda guerra mondiale nf
 The Second World War began on 3rd September 1939.
 La seconda guerra mondiale è iniziata il 3 settembre 1939.
second-guess [sb/sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." mainly US (criticize after the fact)giudicare con il senno di poi vtr
second-guess [sb/sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (anticipate the actions or intentions of) (cose)indovinare, prevedere vtr
  (persone)prevedere le azioni di, prevedere le intenzioni di vtr
second-hand clothes,
secondhand clothes
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
(used clothing)vestiti di seconda mano nmpl
 I buy second-hand clothes in charity shops; you can get great bargains there.
 Compro i vestiti di seconda mano in negozi di beneficenza dove si fanno un sacco di buoni affari.
second-hand evidence,
secondhand evidence
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(law: hearsay) (legale)testimonianza indiretta, prova indiretta nf
 I'm reading an article about the use of second-hand evidence in criminal trials.
 Sto leggendo un articolo sull'utilizzo della testimonianza indiretta nei processi penali.
second-hand smoke,
secondhand smoke
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(from [sb] else's cigarette)fumo passivo nm
 Second-hand smoke can cause respiratory problems in non-smokers.
 Il fumo passivo può causare problemi respiratori ai non fumatori.
second-hand stoned,
secondhand stoned
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
slang (from [sb] else's drug-smoking)inebriato da fumo passivo di droghe
 The air was thick with cannabis smoke, and everyone was second-hand stoned.
second-in-command nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (responsible if boss absent)vice nm
 The second-in-command was in charge while the boss was away on a business trip.
second-rate,
second rate
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
pejorative (not the best, inferior)di seconda scelta, di second'ordine loc agg
Nota: hyphen omitted when term is an adj after a noun
 The film was second rate; the acting was poor and the special effects were not convincing.
second-string adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (sport: substitute)della riserva loc agg
second-string adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (sport: second-ranked)al secondo posto loc avv
  secondo agg
second-string adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (second-rate, inferior)inferiore agg
  di seconda scelta loc agg
secondhand,
second-hand
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(previously owned, used)di seconda mano loc agg
  usato agg
 Iris loves to shop at secondhand book stores.
 Iris adora fare shopping nei negozi di libri usati.
secondhand,
also UK: second-hand
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(indirect)di seconda mano, per sentito dire loc agg
  indiretto agg
secondhand,
also UK: second-hand
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(from previous owner)di seconda mano loc avv
 Mason's suit looks new, but he bought it secondhand.
secondhand,
also UK: second-hand
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(by indirect means)indirettamente avv
 I can't be sure the rumour is true, as I heard it secondhand.
 Non sono sicuro che il pettegolezzo sia vero, perché l'ho appreso indirettamente.
secondhand clothing,
also UK: second-hand clothing
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(previously-owned clothes)vestiti di seconda mano nmpl
  abbigliamento di seconda mano nm
split second nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (briefest moment)frazione di secondo nm
 I thought you were someone else then for a split second.
 Per una frazione di secondo ho pensato che tu fossi qualcun altro.
take a second look v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (re-examine) (informale)dare una ricontrollata vtr
 Let's take a second look: we may have missed some important clues.
 Diamo una ricontrollata: potremmo aver mancato degli indizi importanti.
this second advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal, figurative (immediately, now)in questo esatto istante
 Put down that candy this second! I want you to come here this second.
 Metti giù quel dolcetto in questo esatto istante! Voglio che tu venga qui in questo esatto istante!
twenty second,
22nd,
twenty-second
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(22nd in a series or list)vetiduesimo agg
 Jenkins is in twenty-second place in the list of the club's most successful players.
100 successive Manca qualcosa di importante? Segnala un errore o suggerisci miglioramenti
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