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spark
British English: /spɑːk/
American English: /spɑrk/

Translation of spark in Italian:

noun

  • 2 [figurative] (hint)
    (of originality)
    (of enthusiasm)
    (of intelligence)
    the spark of interest, mischief in her eyes
    il lampo di interesse, di malizia negli occhi
    the spark has gone out of their relationship
    ormai la loro relazione ha perso intensità o non fanno più faville

transitive verb

intransitive verb

Idioms

sparks will fly!

voleranno parole grosse!

Phrasal verbs

spark off:

spark off [something]
(interest, anger, fear)
(controversy)
(speculation, reaction, panic)
(friendship, affair)
(riot)
(growth, change)
(movement)

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