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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
IngleseItaliano
watch [sth] or [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (observe)guardare, osservare vtr
 He watched the fight in the park.
 È stato a guardare la zuffa nel parco.
watch [sth] or [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (keep under observation)guardare, sorvegliare vtr
  (formale)badare a vi
 The nurses are watching the children.
 Le infermiere sorvegliano i bambini.
watch viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (observe)guardare, stare a guardare, osservare vi
 Frank prefers to watch, not participate.
 Frank preferisce stare a guardare invece che partecipare.
watch nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (timepiece)orologio nm
 My watch says that it is three o'clock.
 Il mio orologio segna le tre in punto.
watch nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (time keeping guard)guardia nf
 The private just spent four hours on watch.
 Il soldato è stato di guardia solo quattro ore.
watch nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (time on duty)turno di guardia nm
 My watch is about to start.
 Il mio turno di guardia sta per cominciare.
 
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IngleseItaliano
watch nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (vigil)attesa nf
  vegliare vi
 The families are keeping watch until the sailors return.
 Le famiglie rimangono in attesa finchè i marinai non ritornano.
 Le famiglie vegliano finché i marinai non ritornano.
watch nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (close observation)sorveglianza, osservazione nf
 The doctors want to keep the patient under watch.
 I medici vogliono tenere il paziente sotto osservazione.
watch nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (watchman)guardia, sentinella nf
 Shh! The watch is coming!
 Shh! Arriva la guardia!
watch viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (keep guard)stare in guardia, stare all'erta vi
  fare attenzione vtr
 You must not sleep tonight. You must watch in case of burglars.
 Non devi dormire stanotte. Devi stare in guardia contro eventuali ladri.
watch [sth] or [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (keep under guard)sorvegliare, controllare, tenere sotto controllo vtr
  (informale, figurato)tenere sott'occhio vtr
 The guards have to watch the inmates.
 Le guardie devono sorvegliare i detenuti.
watch [sth] or [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (contemplate)guardare, osservare vtr
 Janet is sitting in the park, watching the clouds.
 Janet è seduta nel parco e osserva le nuvole.
watch [sth] or [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (oversee)controllare, esaminare vtr
 The supervisor is watching our progress.
 Il supervisore controlla i nostri progressi.
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2017:

Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
IngleseItaliano
wristwatch,
wrist-watch,
wrist watch,
watch
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(timepiece worn on the wrist)orologio da polso nm
 This wristwatch is old, but it is still accurate.
 Questo orologio da polso è vecchio ma è ancora preciso.
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
watch | wristwatch
IngleseItaliano
analog watch (US),
analogue watch (UK)
(technology)orologio da polso analogico
anchor watch (nautical)guardia all'ancora nf
binge watch [sth] 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] (watch one TV show for hours) (TV)guardare senza sosta vtr
bird-watch osservazione degli uccelli nf
clock watch (striking watch)orologio a ripetizione nm
deck watch (nautical)orologio da marina nm
  cronometro da marina nm
digital watch nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (watch displaying time digitally)orologio digitale nm
 A digital watch displays the time by numbers rather than by the position of the hands.
 Un orologio digitale mostra l'orario con numeri invece che con la posizione delle lancette.
hunting watch (type of watch)saponetta nf
keep a close watch on [sb/sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (monitor [sth], [sb] attentively)tenere sott'occhio, tenere d'occhio vtr
  vigilare attentamente su vi
 Parents of teenagers have to keep a close watch on everything they do.
keep a watch tenere d'occhio
keep [sb/sth] under close watch v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (monitor [sth], [sb] constantly)tenere sotto stretto controllo vtr
keep watch viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (observe, maintain a vigil)tenere d'occhio
 The birdwatchers kept watch so that nobody would steal the eagle's eggs from the nest.
keep watch over [sth/sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (observe, monitor)sorvegliare, tenere d'occhio vtr
 The lifeguards are keeping watch over the beach.
 I bagnini sorvegliano la spiaggia.
morning watch guardia diurna
morning-watch stella diana
neighborhood watch (US),
neighbourhood watch (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(surveillance program)vigilanza di quartiere nf
night watch nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (surveillance or guard kept at night)vigilanza notturna nf
 I was working as a night watch at the bank when the earthquake struck.
night-watch guardia notturna
on the watch for [sth/sb] exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (looking for)attento a agg
 The park ranger was always on the watch for poachers and forest fires.
 La guardia forestale era sempre attenta ai cacciatori di frodo e agli incendi boschivi.
people-watch viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (observe what the public are doing)osservare la gente
pocket watch nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (small clock kept in a pocket)orologio da tasca, cipollotto nm
 My grandfather had a pocket watch that he kept in his waistcoat.
 Mio nonno aveva un orologio da tasca (or: cipollotto) che teneva nel gilè.
self-winding watch nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (automatic timepiece)orologio a carica automatica, orologio automatico nm
storm watch nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (severe weather monitoring)centro vigilanza uragani
watch band nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (strap of a wristwatch)cinturino dell'orologio nm
 I replaced my old watch band with a genuine leather one.
 Ho cambiato il cinturino del mio orologio con uno di vera pelle.
watch bracelet nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (metal strap of a wristwatch) (d'acciaio, di orologio)cinturino nm
 This watch bracelet is too loose.
 Questo cinturino e' troppo largo.
watch chain nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (metal chain of a pocket watch)catenella dell'orologio nf
watch closely viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (observe)osservare da vicino, osservare attentamente vtr
watch for [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] (be vigilant for, careful of)stare attento a vi
  controllare vtr
 Watch for falling rocks along that road. She appears to be uninjured after her fall but we should watch for any signs of a concussion.
 Stai attento alle rocce che potrebbero franare lungo la strada.
 Sembra che non si sia fatta nulla dopo la caduta ma dovremmo controllare che non ci siano segni di commozione cerebrale.
watch it! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (expressing a threat)attento! inter
  (informale)stai attento! inter
  (formale)stia attento! inter
  (plurale)state attenti! inter
 Watch it! If you come round here one more time, I'll call the police!
 Stai attento! Se ti vedo di nuovo qui in giro chiamo la polizia!
watch it! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (be careful!)attento! inter
  (informale)stai attento! inter
  (formale)stia attento! inter
  (plurale)state attenti! inter
 Watch it! - the pavement's really icy today and you might slip.
 Attento! Oggi c'è tanto ghiaccio per la strada e si rischia di scivolare.
watch out 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." (be vigilant or careful)fare attenzione a vtr
  stare attento a vi
 When you drive in winter you have to watch out for icy patches.
 Quando si guida in inverno bisogna fare attenzione alle lastre di ghiaccio.
watch out interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (be careful, beware)attento! inter
  (informale)stai attento! inter
  (formale)stia attento! inter
  (plurale)state attenti! inter
 Watch out! - there's an icy patch up ahead.
 Attento! C'è una lastra di ghiaccio lì davanti.
watch out for [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] (remain vigilant for, beware of)stare attento a vi
  fare attenzione a vtr
 Watch out for pickpockets when you're in a crowd. In this neighborhood you need to watch out for children playing in the street.
 State attenti ai borseggiatori quando siete nella folla. In questo quartiere bisogna stare attenti ai bambini che giocano per la strada.
watch over [sb/sth] 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] (keep under surveillance)tenere d'occhio, stare attento a vtr
 Watch over him while I call the police.
 Tienilo d'occhio mentre chiamo la polizia.
watch over [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] (take care of, look out for)tenere d'occhio, stare attento a vtr
 Watch over the baby while I prepare his bath.
 Stai attenta al bambino mentre preparo il bagno.
  (tenere d'occhio)guardare vtr
 Guardami il bambino mentre gli preparo il bagnetto.
watch pocket nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. dated (small pocket in clothing for a watch)taschino nm
watch strap nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (band of a wristwatch)cinturino dell'orologio nm
 Cheap watch straps often fall to pieces very quickly.
 Spesso i cinturini di orologio da pochi soldi si rompono velocemente.
watch television vtr + n (watch TV programmes)guardare la TV, guardare la televisione vtr
watch TV vtr + n informal, abbreviation (watch television)guardare la televisione vtr
  guardare la TV vtr
 One of my favorite hobbies is watching TV with my family.
 Uno dei miei passatempi preferiti è guardare la televisione con la mia famiglia.
watch your step v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be careful where you tread)stare attento a dove si mette i piedi vi
  fare attenzione a dove si mette i piedi vtr
 You'll need to watch your step when coming back down the mountain.
 Dovrai stare attento a dove metti i piedi quando scenderai dalla montagna.
watch your step v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (be cautious about what you do)stare attenti vi
  fare attenzione vtr
 He's very irritable today so watch your step when you talk to him!
 È molto irritabile oggi per cui fai attenzione quando gli parli.
watch your waistline v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be on a diet, control weight)fare attenzione alla linea, stare attenti alla linea vi
watch your weight v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative, informal (try not to get fatter)stare attento al proprio peso vi
 She loves rich food, so she has to be careful and watch her weight.
 Le piacciono i cibi nutrienti; non deve esagerare e deve stare attenta al proprio peso.
Watch yourself! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (be careful)Stai attento!, Fai attenzione!, Attento! inter
whale watch nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (trip to observe sea mammals)escursione di whale watching nf
whale-watch viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (observe sea mammals)fare whale watching, osservare le balene vtr
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