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British English: /wɔːl/
American English: /wɔl/

Translation of wall in Italian:


  • 1
    muro (masculine) , parete (feminine) (Engineering, Architecture)
    on the wall
    (on vertical face) al muro, sul muro
    (on top) sul muro
    the back wall (of house)
    il muro posteriore
    the front wall (of house)
    la facciata
    my secret must not go beyond these four walls
    il mio segreto non deve uscire di qui o da queste quattro mura
    before n (heater, light)
    a muro
  • 3 (Anatomy, Biology) the cell, stomach wall
    la parete cellulare, dello stomaco
  • 5 [figurative] a wall of silence, of incomprehension
    un muro di silenzio, di incomprensione
    a wall of water, of flame
    un muro d'acqua, di fuoco
    a tight wall of security around the President
    una stretta barriera di sicurezza intorno al Presidente


to be a fly on the wall

essere una mosca

to be off the wall

essere matto
essere insensato

to drive somebody up the wall

fare arrabbiare qualcuno o fare saltare i nervi a qualcuno

to go to the wall

(British English)
fallire o essere rovinato

to have one's back to the wall

avere le spalle al muro

to push, drive somebody to the wall o to have somebody up against the wall

mettere qualcuno con le spalle al muro

walls have ears

i muri hanno orecchi

Phrasal verbs

wall in:

1 wall in [something], wall [something] in the valley is walled in by mountains
la valle è circondata da montagne
2 wall [somebody] in, wall in [somebody] to feel walled in
sentirsi imprigionato

wall off:

wall off [something], wall [something] off
(block up, block off) chiudere (room, wing, area)
(separate by wall) separare [qualcosa] con un muro

wall up:

wall up [somebody, something], wall [somebody, something] up

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