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cling
British English: /klɪŋ/
American English: /klɪŋ/

Translation of cling in Italian:

intransitive verb pass., p.pass. clung

  • 1 (physically) See examples:to cling (on) to
    (person, rail, raft etc.)
    to cling together
    aggrapparsi l'uno all'altro
    to cling on to something for dear life
    aggrapparsi con tutte le proprie forze a qualcosa
  • 2 (emotionally) See examples:to cling to
    (parent, beliefs, myth, hope)
    (habit, lifestyle, power)
    he clings to me all the time she clings to people for support
    si aggrappa alle persone per riceverne il sostegno o si appoggia agli altri
  • 3 (adhere) (leaf, moss)
    to a
    the smell clung to his clothes
    l'odore gli impregnò i vestiti
    the road clung to the mountain
    la strada seguiva il fianco della montagna

Phrasal verbs

cling on

1 (custom, myth) 2to cling on to something
tenersi stretto a qualcosa

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