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edge
British English: /ɛdʒ/
American English: /ɛdʒ/

Translation of edge in Italian:

noun

  • 4 (sharpness) See examples:to give an edge to
    (appetite)
    to take the edge off
    (anger, appetite)
    there was an edge to his voice
    aveva la voce un po' alterata
    to lose one's edge
    (writing, style)
    perdere la propria incisività o il proprio mordente
    (person)
    perdere il proprio smalto
  • 6 (on edge) See examples:to be on edge
    (person)
    essere nervoso
    my nerves are on edge
    ho i nervi tesi
    that sound sets my teeth on edge
    quel suono mi urta
  • 7 [figurative] (extremity) See examples:to live on the edge
    vivere pericolosamente
    the news pushed him over the edge
    la notizia lo ha sconvolto

transitive verb

  • 1 (move slowly) See examples:to edge something towards
    spostare lentamente qualcosa verso
    he edged the car closer to the kerb
    accostò l'auto al bordo del marciapiede
    to edge one' s way along
    procedere costeggiando
    (cliff, parapet)

intransitive verb

  • (advance) See examples:to edge forward
    procedere lentamente
    to edge up to
    salire a poco a poco a
    to edge out of a parking space
    uscire lentamente da un parcheggio
    to edge closer to
    avvicinarsi a
    (victory, independence)
    to edge towards
    procedere lentamente verso
    (door, victory)

Phrasal verbs

edge out

(car, driver) (of space, of side street)
uscire piano piano, lentamente
of da
I edged out of the room, door to edge somebody out of
scalzare qualcuno da
(job)
we've edged our competitors out of the market
abbiamo estromesso dal mercato i nostri concorrenti

edge up:

edge up 1.1 (prices, figure)
aumentare lentamente
1.2to edge up to somebody
avvicinarsi a poco a poco a qualcuno

Definition of edge in:

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