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calare 1

verbo transitivo

verbo intransitivo aus. essere

  • 5 (discendere)calare a valle
    (acqua)
    to flow downstream
    (barca)
    to go downstream
    (mandria)
    to descend to valley
  • 6 (invadere)i barbari calarono in Italia
    the barbarians invaded Italy
    (abbattersi)
    calare sul nemico
    to descend o fall on the enemy
  • 7 (decadere)calare nella considerazione di qualcuno
    to go down in somebody's esteem

also: calarsi verbo pronominale

  • 1 (scendere)
    to let oneself down
    -rsi lungo o da
    to shin down (albero, grondaia)
    -rsi da una scaletta (Marineria)
    to slide down a ladder
    -rsi a corda doppia
    to abseil (British English) (da from)
    In Other Dictionaries
    Translate let oneself down into German
  • 2 (immedesimarsi)-rsi in una parte, in un personaggio
    to get inside one's part, character

Idioms

calare le brache

calare di tono

(voce, strumento)
to fall in pitch
(persona)
to go off
(spettacolo)
to weaken

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calare 2

nome maschile

  • 1 (lo scendere)al calare del sole
    at sunset
    il calare del sipario (Teatro)

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