spit


For the verb: "to spit"

Simple Past: spit, spat
Past Participle: spit, spat

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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
spit viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (expel saliva)sputare vtr
  sputare vi
spit viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (expel saliva while talking)sputacchiare vi
spit nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. uncountable (saliva)sputo nm
  saliva nf
spit nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (rod for roasting meat)spiedo nm
spit viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (food: sizzle)friggere vi
 
Additional Translations
spit [sth] out,
spit out [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."
figurative (words: speak angrily)  (informale)sbraitare vtr
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2014:

Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
spat nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (quarrel)battibecco, litigio, diverbio nm
 Alan and Marjorie had a spat about money right in front of us.
 Alan e Marjorie hanno avuto un diverbio davanti a noi per questioni di soldi.
spat,
spit
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
(spit: simple past)sputare vi
spats nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." usu pl (clothing: ankle covering)ghette nfpl
 Spats haven't been popular since the 1920s.
 Le ghette non sono più popolari dagli anni Venti.
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
spit | spat
spit and polish nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (grooming)perfetto, impeccabile agg
  tirato a lucido agg
 The young recruit soon learned that a spit-and-polish uniform was required daily.
 La giovane recluta imparò presto che ogni giorno doveva indossare un'informe impeccabile.
spit it out! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" slang (say it)  (colloquiale)sputa il rospo! inter
 How on earth did you get that black eye? - come on, spit it out!
 Allora, com'è che ti sei fatto quell'occhio nero? Avanti, sputa il rospo!
spit 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] figurative (feel contempt for)  (figurato)sputare sopra qlcs vi
  disprezzare vtr
spit [sth] out,
spit out [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."
(eject by spitting)sputare vtr
 His mother made him spit out the gum so he wouldn't swallow it.
 Sua madre gli fece sputare la gomma per non fargliela ingoiare.
spit [sth] out,
spit out [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."
figurative, informal (bring oneself to say)  (figurato, colloquiale)sputare il rospo vtr
 He knew she would spit out the truth sooner or later.
 Lui sapeva che lei avrebbe sputato il rospo prima o poi.
spit [sth] up 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 (produce by spitting)sputare vtr
 He was spitting up blood so I called the doctor.
 Stava sputando sangue così ho chiamato il dottore.
spit up 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 (vomit)rigurgitare, rigettare vtr
 Put this cloth on your shoulder in case the baby spits up.
 Mettiti questa salvietta sulla spalla, i bambini ogni tanto rigurgitano.
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