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[məʊst] superl of many, much
1. adj
1) più (di tutti)

the most pleasure — il piacere più grande

who has (the) most money? — chi ha più soldi (di tutti)?

for the most part — in gran parte, per la maggior parte

he won the most votes — ha avuto più voti degli altri

2)

(the majority of) most men — la maggior parte or la grande maggioranza degli uomini

most fish — la maggior parte dei pesci

most people — quasi tutti

most people go out on Friday night — quasi tutti escono venerdì sera

2. pron

most of it/them — quasi tutto/tutti

most of the money/her friends/the time — la maggior parte dei soldi/dei suoi amici/del tempo

I know most of them — conosco gran parte di loro

do the most you can — fai più che puoi

I did most of the work — ho fatto gran parte del lavoro

at most or at the (very) most — al massimo

two hours at the most — due ore al massimo

to make the most of sth — sfruttare al massimo qc, trarre il massimo vantaggio da qc

he made the most of his holiday — ha sfruttato al massimo la vacanza

make the most of it! — approfittane!

3. adv
1) (spend, eat, work, sleep) di più

I saw most — ho visto più io

the most attractive/difficult/comfortable — il (la)più attraente/difficile/confortevole

the most expensive restaurant — il ristorante più caro

which one did it most easily? — chi ha avuto più facilità a farlo?

the thing she most feared — la cosa che temeva di più

he's the one who talks most — lui è quello che parla di più

2)

(very) most likely — molto probabilmente

a most interesting book — un libro estremamente interessante

a most unusual choice — una scelta estremamente insolita


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