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scivolare
Pronunciation: / ʃivoˈlare /

Translation of scivolare in English:

verbo intransitivo (aus. essere)

  • 4 (sfuggire dalle mani) See examples:il bicchiere gli scivolò di mano
    the glass slipped out of his hand
    scivolare tra le mani
    to run through somebody's hands
  • 5 (infilare) See examples:fare scivolare qualcosa in
    to slip something into
    (cassetta delle lettere)
    ho fatto scivolare la lettera in tasca, sotto la porta
    I slipped the letter into my pocket, under the door
    (infilarsi, insinuarsi) See examples:scivolare dietro, sotto qualcosa
    to creep behind, under something
    scivolare attraverso
    to ease oneself through
    scivolare sotto le lenzuola
    to slip between the sheets
    scivolai fuori dalla stanza
    I edged out of the room
    scivolare al proprio posto
    to slither o slip into one's seat
  • 7 [figurato] (passare sopra) See examples:scivolare su qualcuno
    (offesa, critica)
    to have no effect on
    (non approfondire) See examples:scivolare su
    to skate over
    (argomento, domanda)

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