There are 2 main translations of sheer in Italian:

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sheer 1

British English: /ʃɪə/
American English: /ʃɪr/

adjective

  • 1 (pure, unadulterated)
    (boredom, desperation, hypocrisy, immorality, panic, stupidity)
    it was sheer coincidence, luck
    è stato per pura coincidenza, per pura fortuna
    out of sheer malice, stupidity it is sheer lunacy to do, on his part
    è pura follia fare, da parte sua
    to cry out in sheer amazement, happiness
    lanciare un grido di stupore, felicità
    to succeed by sheer bravery, determination, hard work
    avere successo unicamente grazie al proprio coraggio, alla propria determinazione, al duro lavoro
    by sheer accident
  • 2 (utter) See examples:the sheer immensity, volume of it is incredible
    la sua immensità è incredibile, le sue sole dimensioni sono incredibili

adverb

  • (rise, fall)
    a picco

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There are 2 main translations of sheer in Italian:

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sheer 2
British English: /ʃɪə/
American English: /ʃɪr/

intransitive verb

Phrasal verbs

sheer away

sheer off

scostarsi, allargarsi (con una virata)
to sheer away o off to the right, left
virare a destra, sinistra

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