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British English: /blʌd/
American English: /bləd/

Translation of blood in Italian:


  • 1 (Biology, Physiology) to give blood the blood rushed to his cheeks
    le sue guance si coprirono di rossore
    the blood rushed to my head the sound made my blood run cold
    il suono mi fece gelare il sangue
    to kill somebody in cold blood
    uccidere qualcuno a sangue freddo
    to have somebody's blood on one's hands [figurative]
    avere le mani sporche del sangue di qualcuno
    (in boxing, duelling) See examples:, to draw first blood
    colpire o ferire per primo
    to do bloods
  • 3 (anger) See examples:his blood is up
    è su tutte le furie
    my blood was boiling
    mi ribolliva il sangue
    it makes my blood boil!
  • 4 (vigour) See examples:new o fresh o young blood

transitive verb

  • 1
    = rito di iniziazione alla caccia che consisteva nel macchiare il viso di qualcuno con il sangue di un animale ucciso
  • 2
    fare fiutare il sangue a


blood is thicker than water

he's after my blood!

it's like getting blood out of a stone

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