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British English: /kɪl/
American English: /kɪl/

Translation of kill in Italian:


transitive verb

  • 2 [informal] (make effort) See examples:it wouldn't kill you to turn up on time
    non muori (mica) se arrivi puntuale
  • 3 [informal] (hurt) See examples:my feet are killing me
    i piedi mi fanno un male da morire
    what kills me is not knowing
    ciò che mi distrugge di più è non sapere
  • 6 [informal] (turn off)
    (engine, machine, television, radio, light)
  • 7 (spend) See examples:to kill time
    ammazzare il tempo
    by doing facendo
    I have two hours to kill
    devo fare passare due ore
  • 8 [informal] (amuse) See examples:what kills me is that he knew all along
    quello che mi fa morire (dal ridere) è che lui lo ha sempre saputo

intransitive verb

reflexive verb

  • to kill oneself
    to kill oneself doing [figurative]
    ammazzarsi a fare
    don't kill yourself! [ironic]
    non ammazzarti!
    to kill oneself laughing they were all killing themselves laughing
    stavano ridendo a crepapelle

Phrasal verbs

kill off:

kill off [something], kill [something] off
(pests, opponents)
he kills off the heroine in the third act
fa morire l'eroina al terzo atto

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