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bounce
British English: /baʊns/
American English: /baʊns/

Translation of bounce in Italian:

noun

transitive verb

  • 1
    fare rimbalzare (ball)
    to bounce a baby on one's knee
    fare saltellare un bambino sulle ginocchia
  • 3to bounce a cheque (British English) [informal] (American English) (person)
    emettere un assegno scoperto o a vuoto
  • 4 (hurry) [informal]to bounce somebody into something o into doing something
    spingere qualcuno a fare qualcosa
  • 5 (eject) [informal]
    buttare fuori, licenziare (person)

intransitive verb

  • 3 [informal]
    (cheque)
    essere respinto

Idioms

to give somebody the bounce

(American English) [informal]
(employer)
buttare fuori o licenziare qualcuno

to get the bounce

(American English) [informal]
(employee)
essere buttato fuori o licenziato

Phrasal verbs

bounce back

1 (person)
(after illness) rimettersi (in forze)
(after lapse in career) riprendersi
(currency)
rimontare
2 (Computing)
(email)
ritornare al mittente

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