There are 2 main translations of fish in Italian:

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fish 1

British English: /fɪʃ/
American English: /fɪʃ/

noun pl. fish fishes

  • 2before n
    (of fish) (course, bone, glue)
    di pesce
    (for fish) (knife, fork)
    da pesce
  • 4 (Astrology)the Fishes
    i Pesci

transitive verb

  • pescare in
    (waters, river)

intransitive verb

  • 2 [figurative] (test for response) See examples:“why did he ask me that?” - “he was just fishing!”
    “perché me l'ha chiesto?” - “voleva farti parlare”
    to fish for information
    cercare informazioni
    to fish for compliments
    andare in cerca di complimenti

Idioms

to be neither fish nor fowl (nor good red herring)

to be like a fish out of water

essere o sentirsi come un pesce fuor d'acqua

to drink like a fish

to have other fish to fry

[informal]
avere cose più importanti da fare

he's a queer fish

[informal]
è un tipo strano

he's a cold fish

[informal]
è un tipo freddo

there are plenty more fish in the sea

Phrasal verbs

fish around

in in for per trovare

fish out:

fish out [something] 1.1 (from bag, pocket, box)
tirare fuori
(money, handkerchief, pen) of da
1.2 (from water)
tirare fuori, ripescare
(body, object) of da

fish up:

fish up [something] 1.1 (from water)
tirare fuori, ripescare
(person, object)
1.2 [figurative]
tirare fuori
(excuse)

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There are 2 main translations of fish in Italian:

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fish 2
British English: /fɪʃ/
American English: /fɪʃ/

transitive verb

  • 1
    lapazzare
  • 2 (Mechanics)
    unire con un giunto a ganasce

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