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stroke
British English: /strəʊk/
American English: /stroʊk/

Translation of stroke in Italian:

noun

  • 1 to have a 3-stroke lead
    essere in vantaggio di 3 colpi
    to win by 2 strokes
    vincere con 2 colpi di vantaggio
    to be 4 strokes behind
    avere 4 colpi di svantaggio
    20 strokes of the cane
    20 bacchettate
  • 2 [figurative] (touch) it was a brilliant, master stroke
    è stato un colpo brillante, da maestro
    at one o at a single stroke
    in un solo colpo
    a stroke of luck
    un colpo di fortuna
    una botta di culo [informal]
    a stroke of bad luck
    una sfortuna
    una botta di sfiga [informal]
    a stroke of genius
    un colpo di genio
  • 6 (in punctuation)
    barra (feminine) obliqua

transitive verb

  • 1 (caress)
    accarezzare (person, animal)
    to stroke somebody's back
    accarezzare la schiena a qualcuno
    to stroke one's beard
    accarezzarsi la barba
  • 2 (Sport) (in rowing)to stroke an eight
    essere il capovoga di un otto

intransitive verb

(Sport)
  • (in rowing)
    essere il capovoga

Idioms

not to do a stroke of work

non fare niente o battere la fiacca

to put somebody off their stroke

(upset timing) fare perdere il ritmo a qualcuno
[figurative]
(disconcert) disturbare qualcuno, fare perdere la concentrazione a qualcuno

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