keep off

keep off
keep off stare lontano
Ex:
keep off! — state lontano! state alla larga! keep off [sth.]
/Ex:
1) (stay away from)

"please keep off the grass" — "vietato calpestare l'erba"

2) (refrain from) evitare [alcohol, subject]; keep [sth.] off, keep off [sth.] allontanare [insects]

to keep the rain off — proteggere dalla pioggia

* * *
1) (to stay away: There are notices round the bomb warning people to keep off; The rain kept off and we had sunshine for the wedding.) stare lontano
2) (to prevent from getting to or on to (something): This umbrella isn't pretty, but it keeps off the rain.) tenere lontano
* * *
1. vt + adv

keep your hands off! — giù le mani!, non toccare!

2. vt + prep
(dog, person) tenere lontano (-a) da

keep your hands off that cake — non toccare quella torta

3. vi + prep

"keep off the grass" — "non calpestare l'erba"

4. vi + adv

if the rain keeps off — se non piove

* * *
keep off stare lontano
Ex:
keep off! — state lontano! state alla larga! keep off [sth.]
/Ex:
1) (stay away from)

"please keep off the grass" — "vietato calpestare l'erba"

2) (refrain from) evitare [alcohol, subject]; keep [sth.] off, keep off [sth.] allontanare [insects]

to keep the rain off — proteggere dalla pioggia


English-Italian dictionary. 2013.

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