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British English: /kraʃ/
American English: /kræʃ/

Translation of crash in Italian:


transitive verb

  • 1 (involve in accident)he crashed the car
    ha avuto un incidente con l'auto
    to crash a car into a bus
    schiantarsi con l'auto contro un autobus
    he's crashed the car twice already
    ha già distrutto l'auto due volte
  • 2 [informal] (gatecrash)to crash a party
    imbucarsi a una festa senza invito

intransitive verb

  • 1
    (have accident) (car, plane)
    (collide) (vehicles, planes)
    scontrarsi, urtarsi
    to crash into something
    andare a sbattere o schiantarsi contro qualcosa
    I thought we were going to crash (Auto)
    credevo che avremmo avuto un incidente
    credevo che saremmo precipitati
  • 3 (move loudly)I could hear him crashing around downstairs the shells crashed all around me
    le granate mi esplodevano tutt'intorno
    to crash through the undergrowth
    muoversi rumorosamente nel sottobosco
  • 4 (fall)to crash to the ground
    (cup, tray, picture)
    cadere a terra
    abbattersi al suolo
  • 5 [informal] (Computing)
    (computer, system)
    piantarsi, bloccarsi

Phrasal verbs

crash out

(go to sleep) sistemarsi per la notte
(collapse) crollare

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