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stop
British English: /stɒp/
American English: /stɑp/

Translation of stop in Italian:

noun

  • 1
    (short stay)
    breve pausa (feminine) , fermata (feminine)
    (Aviation, Nautical) to have o make a ten-minute stop for coffee
    fare una pausa di dieci minuti per prendere un caffè
    to make an overnight stop (Aviation, Nautical)
    fare uno scalo di una notte
    the train makes three stops before London
    il treno fa tre fermate prima di Londra
    our next stop will be (in) Paris (on tour, trip)
    la nostra prossima fermata o tappa sarà Parigi
    there are stops in Turin and Genoa
    ci fermeremo o faremo tappa a Torino e a Genova
    next stop Dover
    prossima fermata Dover
    next stop home!
    adesso andiamo a casa!
    we've had too many stops and starts on this project to be at a stop
    (traffic, production)
    to bring something to a stop
    arrestare o fermare qualcosa
    to come to a stop
    (vehicle, work, progress)
    arrestarsi o fermarsi
    to put a stop to
    mettere fine a o porre termine a
    I'll soon put a stop to that!
    presto metterò fine a questo!
    before n (button, lever, signal)
    d'arresto
  • 2
    (stopping place) (for bus)
    (for tube, subway)
    from X to Y is three stops on the bus
    ci sono tre fermate d'autobus tra X e Y
    I've missed my stop
    (on bus)
    ho perso la mia fermata o non sono sceso alla mia fermata
    (on train)
    non sono sceso alla mia stazione

transitive verb forma in -ing ecc. -pp-

  • 2 (bring to a halt) (completely)
    (person, mechanism) (person, vehicle, process, match, trial)
    (strike, power cut) (activity, production)
    (temporarily)
    (person, rain) (process, match, trial)
    (strike, power cut) (activity, production)
    rain stopped play
    il gioco è stato interrotto a causa della pioggia
    stop the clock!
    fermate il cronometro!
    something to stop the bleeding
    qualcosa per arrestare l'emorragia
    to stop a bullet, to stop one [informal] the pistol will stop a man at 30 metres
    la pistola può colpire un uomo a 30 metri
  • 3 (prevent)
    (war, publication)
    (event, ceremony)
    I'm leaving and you can't stop me!
    me ne vado e non puoi impedirmelo o non puoi fermarmi!
    what's to stop you?, what's stopping you?
    che cos'è che ti trattiene, ti blocca?
    to stop somebody (from) doing
    impedire a qualcuno di fare
    she stopped me (from) making a fool of myself
    mi ha fermato prima che mi rendessi ridicolo
    you won't be able to stop the marriage (from taking place)
    non potrai impedire il matrimonio o che il matrimonio abbia luogo
    there's nothing to stop you (from) doing
    non c'è nulla che ti impedisca di fare
  • 4 (refuse to provide) (definitively)
    (grant, allowance)
    (payments, deliveries, subscription)
    (gas, electricity, water)
    (suspend)
    (grant, payment, subscription, gas)
    to stop a cheque
    fermare o bloccare un assegno
    to stop £50 out of somebody's pay (British English)
    trattenere 50 sterline dallo stipendio di qualcuno
    all leave has been stopped
    tutti i permessi sono stati bloccati

intransitive verb forma in -ing ecc. -pp-

  • 1 (come to a standstill, halt)
    (person, vehicle, clock, machine, heart)
    fermarsi
    to stop somewhere for lunch
    fermarsi da qualche parte per pranzare
    everything stopped
    tutto si è fermato
  • 2 (cease)
    (person, discussion, bleeding, breathing)
    fermarsi, smettere, cessare
    (pain, worry, enjoyment, battle)
    (noise, music, rain)
    to stop for questions
    fermarsi per rispondere alle domande
    not to know when to stop
    non sapere (quando) fermarsi
    this is going to have to stop
    dovrà finire
    without stopping
    senza fermarsi
    to stop to do
    fermarsi per fare
    you didn't stop to think
    non ti sei fermato a pensare
  • 3 (British English) [informal] (stay)
    fermarsi, rimanere
    to stop for dinner
    fermarsi a cena
    to stop the night with somebody
    trascorrere la notte presso qualcuno

reflexive verb forma in -ing ecc. -pp-

  • to stop oneself (restrain oneself)
    trattenersi
    I nearly fell but I stopped myself to stop oneself (from) doing
    trattenersi da fare o impedirsi di fare
    he tried to stop himself (from) telling her
    ha cercato di trattenersi dal dirglielo

Idioms

to pull out all the stops

fare l'impossibile
to do per fare

Phrasal verbs

stop away

(British English) [informal] stop away
(not go)
non andare
from a
(not come)
non venire
from a

stop behind

(British English) [informal]
trattenersi, rimanere

stop by

1 [informal] stop by
fare un salto o passare
to stop by at Eric's place
fare un salto da Eric
2 stop by [something]
fare un salto a o passare a
(bookshop, café)

stop down

(Photography)
ridurre l'apertura dell'obiettivo

stop in

(British English) [informal] (stay in)
restare in casa
I'm stopping in
resterò a casa

stop off

to stop off in Bristol
fare una sosta a Bristol
to stop off at Paul's house
fermarsi a casa di Paul

stop on

(British English) [informal] to stop on at school
rimanere a scuola (dopo il diploma, la laurea)

stop out

(British English) [informal]to stop out late
restare fuori fino a tardi
to stop out all night

stop over

(at somebody's house)
fermarsi, fare tappa
to stop over in Athens
fare tappa ad Atene
(Aviation, Nautical)
fare scalo ad Atene

stop round

stop by (American English) [informal]

stop up:

1 stop up (British English) [informal]
restare alzato, non andare a letto
2 stop [something] up, stop up [something]
(hole, gap)
to be stopped up with
essere tappato o otturato da

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