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British English: /slɪŋ/
American English: /slɪŋ/

Translation of sling in Italian:


transitive verb pass., p.pass. slung

  • 1 [informal] (throw)
    lanciare (insult) (at a)
    to sling a shawl around one's shoulders
    buttarsi uno scialle sulle spalle
    to sling a bag over one's shoulder
    mettersi una borsa su una spalla
  • 2 (carry or hang loosely)
    sospendere (hammock, rope)
    to sling something over one's shoulder o across one's body
    mettersi qualcosa a tracolla (bag, rifle)
    to sling something from
    appendere qualcosa a (beam, branch, hook)
    to be slung over, across, round something
    essere buttato sopra, attraverso, attorno a qualcosa


to sling one's hook

(British English) [informal]
squagliarsela o darsela a gambe

Phrasal verbs

sling away

[informal] sling [something] away, sling away [something]
sbarazzarsi di, buttare (object)

sling out

[informal] 1 sling [something] out, sling out [something]
sbarazzarsi di, buttare
2 sling [somebody] out
mettere alla porta
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