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British English: /plan/
American English: /plæn/

Translation of plan in Italian:


  • 4 (rough outline) (of essay, book) make a plan before you start to write
    fate uno schema prima di cominciare a scrivere

also: plans plural noun

  • 1 (arrangements)
    programmi (masculine) , progetti (masculine) , piani (masculine)
    the plans for the school trip what are your plans for the future?
    quali sono i tuoi progetti per il futuro?
    to make plans
    fare progetti
    to make plans for something
    (organize arrangements) fare dei piani per o organizzare qualcosa
    (envisage) fare delle previsioni su qualcosa
    to make plans to do to have plans for something, somebody
    avere dei progetti per qualcosa, qualcuno
    I have no particular plans
    (for tonight) non ho niente di particolare in programma
    (for the future) non ho fatto progetti per il futuro
    what are your holiday plans?
    che programmi hai per le vacanze?
    but Paul had other plans
    ma Paul aveva altri programmi
  • 2 (Architecture, Engineering)the plans
    i disegni o il progetto
    submit the plans before the end of the month
    presentate il vostro progetto prima della fine del mese

transitive verb forma in -ing ecc. -nn-

  • 1 (prepare, organize)
    pianificare (future, traffic system, economy, production)
    preparare (timetable, retirement)
    organizzare (meeting, operation, expedition)
    progettare (career)
    to plan it so that one can do
    organizzarsi in modo da potere fare
    he planned it so he could leave early
    si è organizzato in modo da poter partire presto
  • 5
    (give structure to) organizzare la struttura di (essay, book)
    (make notes for) fare lo schema di (essay, book)
  • 6 (decide on size of)to plan a family
    decidere quanti figli avere

intransitive verb forma in -ing ecc. -nn-

  • fare previsioni
    to plan for
    prevedere (changes, increase)
    to plan on doing, on something
    (expect) aspettarsi di fare, qualcosa
    (intend) proporsi, intendere, avere in programma di fare, qualcosa
    I'm not planning on losing the election why don't you ever plan? the present situation makes it impossible to plan
    l'attuale situazione rende impossibile fare qualsiasi piano

Phrasal verbs

plan ahead

(vaguely) fare progetti
it is impossible to plan ahead
è impossibile fare progetti
(look, think ahead) fare previsioni
in business, you have to plan ahead
nel mondo degli affari, bisogna saper fare delle previsioni

plan out:

plan out [something]
definire (strategy, policy)
pianificare (bene) (expenditure, traffic system)

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