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sandbag
British English: /ˈsan(d)baɡ/
American English: /ˈsæn(d)ˌbæɡ/

Translation of sandbag in Italian:

noun

transitive verb forma in -ing ecc. -gg-

  • 1 (protect)
    (against gunfire)
    proteggere [qualcosa] con sacchetti di sabbia (position)
    (against flood)
    creare uno sbarramento di sacchetti di sabbia contro (doorway)
  • 2 (hit)
    colpire [qualcuno] con un sacchetto di sabbia (person)
  • 3 [informal] [figurative] (bully) to sandbag somebody into doing
    costringere qualcuno a fare

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