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plague
British English: /pleɪɡ/
American English: /pleɪɡ/

Translation of plague in Italian:

noun

  • 2 [figurative] (nuisance) the noise is a constant plague to residents
    il continuo rumore è proprio un tormento per i residenti
    what a plague that boy is!
    quel ragazzo è una vera piaga!

transitive verb

  • 1 (beset) See examples:to be plagued by o with
    essere assalito da
    (doubts)
    essere tormentato da
    (remorse)
    essere afflitto da
    (difficulties)
    he's plagued by ill health
    è afflitto dai malanni
    we were plagued by bad weather
    eravamo tormentati dal brutto tempo
    we were plagued by wasps
    eravamo invasi dalle vespe
  • 2 (harass) to plague somebody with questions
    tormentare qualcuno con domande
    to plague somebody for something
    tormentare qualcuno per qualcosa
    to plague the life out of somebody [informal]
    rendere la vita impossibile a qualcuno

Idioms

to avoid somebody, something like the plague

evitare qualcuno, qualcosa come la peste

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