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

Translation of cling in Italian:

intransitive verb pass., p.pass. clung

  • 1 (physically)to cling (on) to
    aggrapparsi a (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
  • 3 (adhere) (leaf, moss)
    aderire (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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