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British English: /plʌɡ/
American English: /pləɡ/

Translation of plug in Italian:


  • 1 (Electricity) (on appliance) to pull out the plug to be fitted with a plug
    avere una spina
    to pull the plug on [informal]
    (scheme, project)
    to pull the plug on somebody (Medicine) [informal]
    = staccare la spina a qualcuno
    (American English) [figurative]
    tradire qualcuno
  • 9 (Radio, Television) [informal] (mention) to give something a plug, put in a plug for something
    fare pubblicità a qualcosa

transitive verb forma in -ing ecc. -gg-

  • 1 (block)
    (leak, hole) with con
    to plug a gap
    tappare o chiudere un buco
    riempire un vuoto o colmare una lacuna
    she plugged a hole in my tooth
    mi ha otturato il dente
    to plug one's ears
    tapparsi le orecchie
  • 2 (Radio, Television) [informal] (promote)
    fare pubblicità a, pubblicizzare
    (book, product)
    to plug one's record on a programme
    fare la promozione del proprio disco in una trasmissione televisiva
  • 3 (Electricity) (insert) See examples:to plug something into
    inserire qualcosa in
    collegare qualcosa a
    (amplifier, computer)

intransitive verb forma in -ing ecc. -gg-

  • to plug into (be compatible with)
    collegarsi a
    (TV, computer)
    they have plugged into the national mood (Journalism) [informal]
    si sono uniformati allo stato d'animo del paese

Phrasal verbs

plug away

at su
he's plugging away at his Latin

plug in:

plug [something] in, plug in [something]

plug up:

plug up [something], plug [something] up
(gap) with con

Definition of plug in:

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