There are 2 main translations of cop in Italian:

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cop 1

British English: /kɒp/
American English: /kɑp/

noun

  • 1 [informal] (police officer)
    poliziotto (masculine) (-a), piedipiatti (masculine) [pejorative], sbirro (masculine) [pejorative]
    traffic cop
    agente del traffico o vigile urbano
    motor cycle cop
    poliziotto in motocicletta
    to play cops and robbers
  • 2 (British English) [informal] (arrest) See examples:it's a fair cop!
    mi avete beccato!

transitive verb forma in -ing ecc. -pp-

  • 3 (British English) [informal] (be punished) See examples:to cop it
    prenderle
  • 6 (Law) (plead guilty) See examples:to cop a plea
    dichiararsi colpevole (di un reato minore per ottenere un pena meno grave)

noun

(British English) [informal]
  • to be not much cop
    non essere (poi) granché

Idioms

to cop a feel

(American English) [informal]

to cop some Z's

(American English) [informal]

Phrasal verbs

cop out

[informal]
non impegnarsi, sottrarsi alle responsabilità
to cop out on a promise
mancare a una promessa
to cop out of doing
sottrarsi alla responsabilità di fare

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cop 2
British English: /kɒp/
American English: /kɑp/

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