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through
British English: /θruː/
American English: /θru/

Translation of through in Italian:

preposition

  • 1 (from one side to the other) to see through the curtain, mist
    vedere attraverso la tenda, la nebbia
    to feel the stones through one's shoes
    sentire i sassi attraverso le suole
    to cut through the fields the nail went right through the wall
    il chiodo attraversò il muro
    to drive through the forest, desert
    attraversare la foresta, il deserto (in macchina)
    to stick one's finger through the slit to poke something through a hole
    fare passare qualcosa attraverso un buco
    to drill through a cable
    bucare un cavo (da parte a parte) con il trapano
    he was shot through the head
    il proiettile gli trapassò il cranio
    it has a crack running through it
    è attraversato da una crepa
  • 3 (past)to go through
    passare con (red light)
    to get o go through
    passare attraverso (barricade)
    passare (customs)
    to push one's way through
    aprirsi un varco attraverso (crowd, undergrowth)
    the water poured through the roof
    entrava tanta acqua dal tetto
  • 5 (expressing source or agency)I heard through a friend
    ho saputo da un amico
    I met my husband through her
    ho conosciuto mio marito tramite lei
    it was through her that I got this job
    è stato grazie a lei che ho avuto questo lavoro
    to speak through an interpreter to send something through the post
    spedire qualcosa per posta
    to book something through a travel agent
    prenotare qualcosa tramite un'agenzia di viaggi
    to order something through a mail order firm
    ordinare qualcosa da una società di vendita per corrispondenza
    I only know her through her writings
  • 6 (because of)through carelessness, inexperience
    per negligenza, inesperienza
    through illness
    per malattia
    through no fault of mine, we were late
    eravamo in ritardo ma non per colpa mia
  • 7 (until the end of)to work through the night
    lavorare per tutta la notte
    all o right through the day
    per tutta la giornata
    he talked right through the film
    ha parlato per tutta la durata del film
    to stay through until Sunday
    rimanere fino a domenica
    to work through the lunch hour
    lavorare durante la pausa pranzo
    she will not live through the night
  • 8 (up to and including)from Friday through to Sunday
    da venerdì a domenica
    1939 through 1945 (American English)
    dal 1939 al 1945 compreso
    open April through September (American English)

adverb

  • 1 (from one side to the other)the water went right through
    l'acqua è passata da parte a parte
    to let somebody through
    lasciare passare qualcuno
    can you fit o squeeze o get through?
  • 2 (completely)wet o soaked through
    (coat, cloth)
    fradicio
    (person)
    bagnato fino alle ossa
    mouldy right through
    completamente ammuffito
    cooked right through
  • 4 (Telecommunications)you're through
    è in linea
    you're through to Ms Wilkins
    le passo la signora Wilkins
  • 5
    also: through and through
    to know something through and through
    conoscere come le proprie tasche (area, city)
    I know him through and through
    lo conosco molto bene
    rotten through and through
    completamente marcio
    English through and through selfish through and through
    estremamente egoista

adjective

  • 1 [informal] (finished) I'm through
    ho finito
    I'm not through with you yet! are you through with the paper?
    hai finito col giornale?
    I'm through with men!
    con gli uomini ho chiuso!
    we're through (of a couple)
    tra noi è finita
    Luke and I are through
    tra me e Luke è finita
  • 3 (successful)to be through to the next round
    passare al turno successivo
  • 4 (British English) (worn)your trousers are through at the knee
    i tuoi pantaloni sono bucati al ginocchio

Idioms

to have been through a lot

averne passate di cotte e di crude

you really put her through it

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