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stendere

Translation of stendere in English:

verbo transitivo

  • 4 [informale]stendere qualcuno (atterrare)
    to lay o knock somebody flat, to knock somebody down, to floor somebody
    (uccidere)
    to bump somebody off
    stendere qualcuno con un pugno
    to knock somebody out
    la notizia mi ha steso [figurato]
    the news knocked me out

also: stendersi verbo pronominale

Idioms

stendere un velo pietoso su qualcosa

to draw a veil over something

mandare qualcuno a stendere

to tell somebody where to get off, to send somebody about his business

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