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British English: /ˈməʊʃ(ə)n/
American English: /ˈmoʊʃ(ə)n/

Translation of motion in Italian:


  • 1 (movement) to be in motion
    essere in movimento
    to set something in motion
    mettere in atto
    (chain of events)
    to set the wheels in motion [figurative]
    mettere le cose in moto

transitive verb

  • to motion somebody away, back
    fare segno o cenno a qualcuno di allontanarsi, di indietreggiare
    to motion somebody to approach
    fare segno o cenno a qualcuno di avvicinarsi

intransitive verb

  • fare segno
    to a


to go through the motions

fare qualcosa tanto per fare, pro forma

to go through the motions of doing

fare finta di fare

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