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British English: /tʌn/
American English: /tən/

Translation of ton in Italian:


  • 1 (in weight)
    also: (in GB) gross o long ton
    long ton (masculine) (unità di misura equivalente a 1.016 kg)
    also: (in US) net ton o short ton
    short ton (masculine) (unità di misura equivalente a 907,2 kg)
    metric ton a three-ton truck
    un camion di tre tonnellate
    to weigh a ton o be a ton weight (British English) [figurative]
  • 3 [informal] (a lot)a ton of
    una tonnellata di o una montagna di (books, papers etc.)
    tons of
    tonnellate di o montagne di (food, paper, bands)
    we've tons left
    ce ne sono rimasti a tonnellate o a montagne
    Danny's new car is tons better than the other one
    la nuova macchina di Danny è mille volte meglio dell'altra


they'll come down on us like a ton of bricks

ci piomberanno addosso come una valanga

to do a ton

(British English) [informal]
andare ai, fare i mille all'ora
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