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rock 1

British English: /rɒk/
American English: /rɑk/

noun

  • 1 uncountable (substance) solid, molten rock
    roccia viva, fusa
    hewn out of solid rock
    scavato o tagliato nella roccia
  • 2 countable (boulder) the ship hit the rocks
    le nave urtò gli scogli
    on the rocks (Nautical)
    contro gli scogli o sulle rocce
    (drink)
    on the rocks
    to be on the rocks [figurative] (marriage)
    essere in crisi o naufragare
  • 4 (British English) (sweet)
    = grossa caramella dura di forma cilindrica su cui è scritto il nome della località turistica in cui è venduta

also: rocks plural noun

[vulgar]
  • (testicles)
    palle (feminine)
    to get one's rocks off
    spassarsela

Idioms

caught between a rock and a hard place

as firm o solid as a rock

saldo come la roccia

as hard as a rock

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rock 2
British English: /rɒk/
American English: /rɑk/

noun

transitive verb

intransitive verb

  • 1 (sway)
    (person, cradle)
    dondolare
    to rock to and fro, back and forth
    ondeggiare su e giù, avanti e indietro
    to rock with laughter
    torcersi o sbellicarsi dalle risate
  • 2 (shake)
    (earth, ground, building)
    tremare
  • 3 (dance)to rock (away) by midnight, the place is rocking [informal]
    per mezzanotte, la serata si anima

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