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British English: /sand/
American English: /sænd/

Translation of sand in Italian:


also: sands plural noun

transitive verb

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    also: sand down
    levigare con la sabbia (floor)
    carteggiare (car body, woodwork)


to stick o bury one's head in the sand

the sands of time run slow

il tempo scorre lentamente

the sands of time are running out for the government

il governo ha i giorni contati

to build on sand

Phrasal verbs

sand up

(estuary, river)
Definition of sand in:
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