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British English: /plaʊ/
American English: /plaʊ/

Translation of plough in Italian:


(British English) (Agriculture)

also: Plough proper noun

(British English) (Astronomy)

transitive verb

(British English)
  • 1 (Agriculture)
    (land, field)
  • 2 (invest) See examples:to plough money into
    investire molti soldi in
    (project, company)
  • 3 [rare] [informal] (fail)
    farsi bocciare, essere bocciato a
    (examiner) (candidate)

intransitive verb

(British English) (Agriculture)


to put one's hand to the plough

mettere mano a, intraprendere un lavoro

Phrasal verbs

plough back:

plough [something] back, plough back [something]
(profits, money) into in

plough in:

plough [something] in, plough in [something] (Agriculture)
sotterrare [qualcosa] arando
(crop, manure)

plough into:

plough into [something] 1.1 (crash into) (vehicle)
andare a sbattere contro
(tree, wall)
the car skidded and ploughed into the crowd
l'auto ha slittato e ha investito la folla
1.2 (American English) (begin enthusiastically)
gettarsi a corpo morto in

plough through:

plough through something (vehicle, driver)
aprirsi un varco attraverso
(hedge, wall)
leggere con fatica, finire a fatica
fare a fatica
procedere a fatica su
(mud, snow)
avanzare a fatica in
(mud, snow)

plough under:

1 plough [something] under, plough under [something]
sotterrare con l'aratro, seppellire [qualcosa] arando
(crop, manure)
2 plough [somebody] under (American English) [informal] (thrash)

plough up:

plough [something] up, plough up [something] (Agriculture)
[figurative] (car, person)

Definition of plough in:

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