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wing
British English: /wɪŋ/
American English: /wɪŋ/

Translation of wing in Italian:

noun

  • 1 (Zoology) (of bird, insect) to be on the wing
    essere in volo
    to catch insects on the wing
    prendere gli insetti in volo

also: wings plural noun

  • 1 (Theatre)the wings
    le quinte
    to be waiting in the wings (Theatre)
    aspettare dietro le quinte
    [figurative]
  • 2 (Aviation)to get one's wings
    ottenere il brevetto di pilota

transitive verb

  • 1to wing one's way to
    (plane, letter)
    volare verso
    (passenger)
    volare in aereo fino
  • 2 (injure)
    (bullet)
    ferire all'ala
    (bird)

intransitive verb

  • (fly) the geese are winging into the estuary, back to their winter home
    le oche stanno volando verso l'estuario, stanno trasmigrando per svernare

Idioms

to clip somebody's wings

tarpare le ali a qualcuno

to spread one's wings

(entering wider career)
sviluppare le proprie capacità

to take somebody under one's wings

prendere qualcuno sotto le proprie ali

to take wing

[literary]
(thoughts)
levarsi, volare

to wing it

(American English) [informal]

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