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thrust
British English: /θrʌst/
American English: /θrəst/

Translation of thrust in Italian:

noun

  • 3 (main aim)
    (of argument, essay, narrative)
    senso (masculine) significato (masculine)
  • 4 (attack)
    frecciata (feminine) stoccata (feminine) (at rivolta a)

transitive verb pass., p.pass. thrust

  • to thrust something towards o at somebody
    mettere bruscamente qualcosa davanti a qualcuno
    to thrust something into something
    (con)ficcare qualcosa in qualcosa
    he thrust the letter, a glass into my hands
    mi ficcò la lettera, il bicchiere in mano
    to thrust one's head through the window, round the door
    fare sbucare la testa dalla finestra, da dietro la porta
    to thrust somebody, something away o out of the way
    spingere o cacciare via qualcuno, qualcosa
    to thrust somebody out of the room, towards the door
    spingere qualcuno con forza via dalla stanza, verso la porta
    to thrust one's way to the front of the queue
    farsi largo a spintoni fino all'inizio della coda

reflexive verb pass., p.pass. thrust

  • he thrust himself to the front of the crowd
    si spinse in prima fila
    to thrust oneself forward
    spingersi in avanti
    [figurative]
    to thrust oneself on o onto somebody
    (impose oneself)
    imporsi a qualcuno
    (pounce on)
    buttarsi su qualcuno

Phrasal verbs

thrust aside:

thrust [something, somebody] aside, thrust aside [something, somebody]
spingere via (object, person)
[figurative]
respingere (protest, argument)

thrust back:

thrust [something, somebody] back, thrust back [something, somebody]
respingere (object, person, enemy)

thrust forward:

1 thrust forward
(crowd)
spingersi in avanti
2 thrust [something, somebody] forward, thrust forward [something, somebody]
spingere in avanti (person, object)

thrust on

thrust onto

thrust upon:

thrust out:

thrust [something] out, thrust out [something]
allungare improvvisamente (hand, leg)
spingere in fuori (jaw, chin)
tirare fuori (implement)
to thrust somebody out
spingere fuori qualcuno
she opened the door and thrust her head out
aprì la porta e sbucò con la testa
to thrust somebody, something out of the way
spingere via qualcuno, qualcosa con violenza

thrust up

(seedlings, plant)
crescere rigoglioso

thrust upon:

thrust [something] upon somebody
imporre a qualcuno (idea, job, responsibility)
the job was thrust upon him
il lavoro gli è stato imposto

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