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piantare
Pronunciation: /pjanˈtare/

Translation of piantare in English:

verbo transitivo

also: piantarsi verbo pronominale

  • 3 [informal] (porsi di fronte)-rsi davanti a qualcosa, qualcuno
    to stand in front of something, somebody
  • 4 [informal] (fermarsi)-rsi in casa di qualcuno
    to settle down at somebody's house

Idioms

piantare in asso qualcuno

to leave somebody stranded o in the lurch

piantare gli occhi addosso a qualcuno

to stare at somebody

piantare casino

to make a racket o a row

andare a piantare cavoli

= to retire

piantare grane

to raise a fuss, to kick up o cause a stink

piantare baracca e burattini

to pack it all in, to up sticks and leave

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