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Translation of upset in Italian:


British English: /ˈʌpsɛt/
American English: /ˈəpsɛt/
  • 1 (surprise, setback) (Politics, Sport)
    risultato (masculine) a sorpresa
    to suffer an upset
    essere sconfitto a sorpresa
    big Conservative upset (Journalism)
    inaspettata sconfitta per il partito conservatore
    to cause an upset
    portare a un risultato inaspettato
  • 2 (upheaval)
    disordini (masculine plural) , scompiglio (masculine)


Pronunciation: /ˌəpˈsɛt/
  • (person)to be o feel upset (distressed)
    essere turbato
    at about per
    essere indispettito, infastidito
    at about per
    to get upset (angry)
    about per
    agitarsi, preoccuparsi
    about per

transitive verb forma in -ing -tt- pass., p.pass. -set

Pronunciation: /ˌəpˈsɛt/
  • 2 (annoy)
    fare adirare
    you'll only upset her
    la farai innervosire e basta
  • 6 (Medicine)
    dare dei disturbi a
    rendere difficile

reflexive verb forma in -ing -tt- pass., p.pass. -set

Pronunciation: /ˌəpˈsɛt/
  • to upset oneself
    don't upset yourself
    non agitarti, non preoccuparti

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