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British English: /həʊl/
American English: /hoʊl/

Translation of hole in Italian:


  • 1 (in clothing, ground, hedge, pocket) to dig a hole
    scavare una buca
    the explosion blew a hole in the plane
    l'esplosione ha provocato uno squarcio nell'aereo
    this sweater is full of holes
    questa maglia è piena di buchi
  • 7a hole in the ozone layer
    un buco nell'ozono
  • 8 (financial) a big hole in profits
    un buco enorme negli utili
    that holiday made a hole in my pocket
    le vacanze mi hanno lasciato al verde
  • 11 (American English) (solitary confinement)
    luogo (masculine) desolato
    posto (masculine) desolato

transitive verb

  • 1 (shell)
    aprire uno squarcio in (building)
  • 2 (Nautical)
    (iceberg, reef)
    squarciare il fianco di (ship)
  • 3 (Sport) (golf)to hole the ball o shot o putt
    mettere in buca la palla

intransitive verb

  • (in golf)
    fare una buca


to be 10 dollars in the hole

(American English) [informal]
essere sotto di dieci dollari

to get oneself into a hole

cacciarsi nei guai

to get somebody out of a hole

tirare fuori qualcuno dai pasticci

I needed that like I need a hole in the head!

ci mancava solo questo!

money burns a hole in her pocket

ha le mani bucate

Phrasal verbs

hole out

(in golf)

hole up

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