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gasp
British English: /ɡɑːsp/
American English: /ɡæsp/

Translation of gasp in Italian:

noun

transitive verb

intransitive verb

  • 1 (for breath, air) to gasp for breath
    fare sforzi per respirare
  • 2 (show surprise)
    rimanere senza fiato
    to gasp in o with amazement
    restare a bocca aperta dallo stupore
  • 3 [informal]to be gasping for a drink, cigarette
    morire dalla voglia di bere, di fumare una sigaretta

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