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British English: /drɪŋk/
American English: /drɪŋk/

Translation of drink in Italian:


  • 1 (nonalcoholic) orange, pineapple drink
    bibita all'arancia, all'ananas
    to have a drink
    bere qualcosa
    could I have a drink of water?
    potrei avere un bicchiere o un sorso d'acqua?
    to give somebody a drink
    dare da bere a qualcuno
    to give a plant a drink
    dare un'innaffiata a una pianta
  • 3 (act of drinking)to take o have a drink of something
    bere un sorso di qualcosa
  • 4 uncountable
    (collectively) bevande (feminine plural)
    (alcoholic) alcol (masculine)
    food and drink
    cibo e bevande
    to smell of drink to be under the influence of drink
    essere in stato d'ebbrezza
    to take to drink
  • 5 [informal] (sea)in the drink
    in mare

transitive verb pass. drank p.pass. drunk

  • bere (liquid, glass)
    he's had nothing to drink all day
    non ha bevuto niente tutto il giorno
    to drink something from a cup, can
    bere qualcosa dalla tazza, dalla lattina
    you can drink some white wines chilled
    alcuni vini bianchi si bevono freddi
    to drink a toast to somebody
    fare un brindisi a o bere alla salute di qualcuno
    “…and what would you like to drink?” (in restaurant)
    “…e da bere?”
    what are you drinking?
    cosa bevi? cosa vuoi da bere?

intransitive verb pass drank p.pass. drunk

  • 1 (consume liquid)
    bere (from, out of in, da)
    to drink (straight) from the bottle
    bere alla bottiglia
  • 2 (consume alcohol) his mother drank
    sua madre beveva
    have you been drinking?
    hai bevuto?
    don't drink and drive
    non guidate se avete bevuto

reflexive verb

  • to drink oneself stupid o silly
    bere fino a istupidirsi


don't listen to him, it's the drink talking

non ascoltarlo, è l'alcol che lo fa parlare

I'll drink to that!

ottimo! idea eccellente!

Phrasal verbs

drink away:

drink away [something], drink [something] away
annegare [qualcosa] nell'alcol (troubles, sorrows)
bersi, sperperare bevendo (fortune, inheritance, wages)
to drink the night away
passare la notte a bere

drink in:

drink in [something]
respirare, assaporare (air)
assaporare (atmosphere)
bere, bersi (words)
(plant, roots)
assorbire (water)

drink up:

1 drink up
finire di bere
2 drink up [something], drink [something] up
finire (di bere) (milk, beer etc.)
drink it up!
bevilo tutto!
Definition of drink in:
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