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sponge
British English: /spʌn(d)ʒ/
American English: /spəndʒ/

Translation of sponge in Italian:

noun

  • 4 (wipe)
    spugnata (feminine)
    to give something a sponge
    lavare qualcosa con una spugna
  • 6 (Medicine) (pad)
    tampone (masculine) di garza

transitive verb

  • 1 (wipe)
    pulire con la spugna
    (material, garment, stain)
    (excess liquid)
    lavare con la spugna
    (surface)
    to sponge one's face
    lavarsi il viso con una spugna
  • 2 [informal] [pejorative] (scrounge) See examples:to sponge something off o from somebody
    scroccare qualcosa da qualcuno

intransitive verb

[informal] [pejorative]
  • to sponge off o on
    scroccare da
    (friend)
    vivere alle spalle di
    (family, State)

Phrasal verbs

sponge down:

sponge [something] down, sponge down [something]
lavare con la spugna
(car, surface)
to sponge oneself down
lavarsi con la spugna

sponge off:

sponge [something] off, sponge off [something]
pulire con la spugna
(mark, stain)

Definition of sponge in:

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