swing

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For the verb: "to swing"

Simple Past: swung
Past Participle: swung

WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2015:

Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
swing viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (move back and forth)oscillare vi
swing [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (racket, bat) (tennis, golf)muovere, agitare, far oscillare vtr
 The player swung the tennis racket.
 Il giocatore agitava la racchetta da tennis.
swing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (children's playground ride) (giochi per bambini)altalena nf
 He pushed his child in the swing.
 Spingeva il suo bambino sull'altalena.
swing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (swooping movement)colpo nm
 With a swing of his wrist, the conductor began.
 Con un colpo di polso, il direttore d'orchestra ha dato inizio al concerto.
 
Additional Translations
swing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (oscillation)oscillazione nf
 The swing of the clock pendulum marks one second.
 L'oscillazione dell'orologio a pendolo segna un secondo.
swing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (jazz style) (musica)swing nm
 Swing is a style of jazz.
 Lo swing è uno stile del jazz.
swing viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (play on a swing) (sull'altalena)dondolare vi
 To swing, lean back and forth.
 Per dondolare, inclinati indietro e in avanti.
swing viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." figurative (vacillate)oscillare, vacillare vi
 Opinion swings back and forth between the candidates.
 L'opinione tra i candidati vacilla.
swing viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (music: play with rhythm)suonare un buon ritmo, dare il ritmo vi
 The band is swinging!
 L'orchestra sta suonando un buon ritmo!
swing [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (oscillate) (fare oscillare)dondolare vtr
 Swing the rope from side to side.
 Dondola la corda di qua e di là.
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2015:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
full swing piena attività
in full swing adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (well underway)in pieno svolgimento
 The party was in full swing when I arrived - everyone was having a great time.
 La festa era in pieno svolgimento quando sono arrivato - si stavano tutti divertendo un sacco.
mood swings nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (dramatic changes in emotion)cambiamenti d'umore nmpl
 Bipolar disorder is characterized by mood swings.
 Il disordine bipolare è caratterizzato da cambiamenti d'umore.
porch swing  (da giardino)dondolo nm
swing by 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, figurative (drop in, make a casual visit)passare a trovare
swing door nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (door that swings in both directions)porta a vento
 There was a large swing door at the entrance of the bar.
swing for [sth] vi + prep slang, dated (be hung because of)essere impiccato per v
 "You'll swing for what you've done!" said the widow to the outlaw.
swing shift nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (evening work period)turno pomeridiano, turno serale nm
 At my company the swing shift starts at 3:00 and ends at midnight.
 In tutte le aziende il turno pomeridiano inizia alle tre e termina a mezzanotte.
swing shut v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (door: close)richiudersi vi
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