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ship
British English: /ʃɪp/
American English: /ʃɪp/

Translation of ship in Italian:

noun

  • passenger ship Her Majesty's ship (HMS) Victory
    la Victory
    to travel by ship
    viaggiare in nave
    to send something by ship
    mandare qualcosa per nave
    to take ship for India [archaic]
    imbarcarsi per l'India
    a ship of the line (History)
    una nave da guerra
    the good ship Ivanhoe [archaic] [literary]

transitive verb forma in -ing ecc. -pp-

  • 1 (send)
    (by sea)
    spedire [qualcosa] via mare
    (by air)
    spedire [qualcosa] per via aerea
    (overland)
    spedire [qualcosa] per via terra

Idioms

we are like ships that pass in the night

ci incrociamo solo ogni tanto

the ship of state

the ship of the desert

(camel)
la nave del deserto

to run a tight ship

fare andare avanti alla perfezione

when my ship comes in

Phrasal verbs

ship off:

ship [something, somebody] off, ship off [something, somebody]
spedire via
[ironic]

ship out:

1 ship out (American English) (go to sea)
imbarcarsi
2 ship [something] out, ship out [something] ship off:

ship over

(American English)
arruolarsi in marina

Definition of ship in:

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