There are 2 main translations of avanzare in English:

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avanzare 1

Pronunciation: / avanˈtsare /

verbo transitivo

  • 3 (promuovere) See examples:avanzare qualcuno di grado
    to promote somebody

verbo intransitivo (aus. essere)

Idioms

avanzare su un campo minato

to be treading o skating on thin ice

avanzare a lume di naso

to follow one's nose

avanzare alla cieca

to advance blindly, to grope one's way along

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There are 2 main translations of avanzare in English:

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avanzare 2
Pronunciation: / avanˈtsare /

verbo transitivo

  • 2 (essere creditore) See examples:avanzo cinque sterline da lui
    he still owes me five pounds

verbo intransitivo (aus. essere)

  • 1 (restare) See examples:avanza un po' di minestra?
    is there any soup left over?
    ci avanza del denaro
    we have some money left over
    me ne avanza uno
    I have got one left
    se mi avanza un po' di tempo, ci andrò
    if I have some time to spare, I'll go
  • 2 (essere in eccedenza) See examples:il latte basta e avanza
    there is more than enough milk
    ce n'è e ne avanza
    there is enough and to spare, there's more than enough

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