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

Translation of plough in Italian:

noun

(British English) (Agriculture)

also: Plough proper noun

(British English) (Astronomy)

transitive verb

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

intransitive verb

(British English) (Agriculture)

Idioms

to put one's hand to the plough

mettere mano a, intraprendere un lavoro

Phrasal verbs

plough back:

plough [something] back, plough back [something]
reinvestire (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 (work)

plough through:

plough through something (vehicle, driver)
aprirsi un varco attraverso (hedge, wall)
[figurative]
(person)
leggere con fatica, finire a fatica (book)
(person)
fare a fatica (task)
(walker)
procedere a fatica su (mud, snow)
(vehicle)
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)
distruggere (opponents)

plough up:

plough [something] up, plough up [something] (Agriculture)
arare (field)
[figurative] (car, person)
dissestare (ground)

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