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spot
British English: /spɒt/
American English: /spɑt/

Translation of spot in Italian:

noun

  • 5 [informal] (small amount)a spot of cream
    un po' di crema
    a spot of whisky
    un goccio di whisky
    a spot of exercise
    un po' di esercizio
    a spot of sightseeing
    un breve giro turistico
    would you like a spot of lunch?
    ti va qualcosa per pranzo?
    to have o be in a spot of bother (with)
  • 7 [informal] (difficulty) to be in a (tight) spot
    essere nei pasticci
    to put somebody on the spot
    (in an awkward situation) mettere qualcuno in imbarazzo
    (by asking a difficult question) mettere qualcuno alle strette
  • 8
    comunicato (masculine) pubblicitario
  • 10 (position)this record has been on the top spot for two weeks
    questo disco è in cima alle classifiche da due settimane
    this book has the number one spot on the bestseller list
    questo libro è al numero uno dei libri più venduti
  • 15
    also: -spot
    in composti (American English) (banknote)a ten-, five-spot
    una banconota da dieci, cinque dollari
    (billiard ball)
    the three-, five-spot
    la palla numero tre, cinque

transitive verb forma in -ing ecc. -tt-

impersonal verb forma in -ing ecc. -tt-

  • (rain)it's spotting
    pioviggina

Idioms

to change one's spots

cambiare vita o cambiare abitudini

to knock spots off something, somebody

superare di gran lunga qualcosa, qualcuno

this car knocks spots off other models

[informal]
questa macchina batte tutti gli altri modelli

she knocked spots off the champion

[informal]
ha stracciato il campione

to hit the high spots

(American English)

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