post

post
I [pəʊst]
nome BE (system) posta f., poste f.pl.; (letters) posta f., corrispondenza f.; (delivery) (distribuzione della) posta f.

by post — per posta

by return of post — a giro di posta

it was lost in the post — le poste lo hanno smarrito

is there any post for me? — c'è posta per me?

to catch the post — imbucare in tempo per la levata

II [pəʊst]
verbo transitivo BE (send by post) spedire (per posta); (put in letterbox) imbucare
••

to keep sb. posted — tenere qcn. al corrente

III [pəʊst]
nome
1) (job) posto m. (as, of di)

to hold a post — avere un posto

to take up a post — assumere una carica

2) (duty, station) posto m., postazione f. (anche mil.)

at one's post — al proprio posto

IV [pəʊst]
verbo transitivo mil.
1) (send) destinare, assegnare
2) (station) postare [guard, sentry]
V [pəʊst]
nome (pole) palo m.; (in horseracing) traguardo m.; (in soccer) palo m. (della porta)

to be the first past the post — tagliare per primo il traguardo; pol. fig. vincere con la maggioranza relativa

VI [pəʊst]
verbo transitivo (anche post up) affiggere [notice, details, results]; appendere [poster]
* * *
I [pəust] noun
(a long piece of wood, metal etc, usually fixed upright in the ground: The notice was nailed to a post; a gate-post; the winning-post.)
- keep somebody posted
- keep posted
II 1. [pəust] noun
((the system of collecting, transporting and delivering) letters, parcels etc: I sent the book by post; Has the post arrived yet?; Is there any post for me?)
2. verb
(to send (a letter etc) by post: He posted the parcel yesterday.)
- postal
- postage stamp
- postal order
- postbox
- postcard
- postcode
- post-free
- post-haste
- posthaste
- postman
- postmark
- postmaster
- post office
III 1. [pəust] noun
1) (a job: He has a post in the government; a teaching post.)
2) (a place of duty: The soldier remained at his post.)
3) (a settlement, camp etc especially in a distant or unpopulated area: a trading-post.)
2. verb
(to send somewhere on duty: He was posted abroad.)
IV [pəust]
* * *
I [pəʊst]
1. n
(pole) palo

the ball hit the post — la palla ha colpito il palo

starting/finishing post — (for race) palo di partenza/arrivo

to be left at the post — rimanere indietro alla partenza

to be pipped at the post — essere battuto (-a) sul filo del traguardo, fig perdere per un pelo

2. vt
1) (also: post up) (notice, list) affiggere
2) (announce) annunciare

to post sb/sth (as) missing Mil — dare qn/qc per disperso (-a)

II [pəʊst]
1. n
(Brit: mail) posta

by post — per posta

by return of post — a giro di posta

to catch/miss the post — arrivare/non arrivare in tempo per la levata

it's in the post — è stato spedito

to take sth to the post — andare a spedire qc

has the post come yet? — è già arrivata la posta?

is there any post for me? — c'è posta per me?

it went first post this morning — è partito stamattina con la prima posta

2. vt
1) (send) spedire per posta, mandare per posta, (Brit: put in mailbox) impostare, imbucare

I've got some cards to post — devo imbucare delle cartoline

2)

(inform) to keep sb posted — tenere qn al corrente

III [pəʊst]
1. n
1) (job) posto

to take up one's post — assumere la propria carica

2) Mil posto

at one's post — al proprio posto

2. vt
1) (position: sentry) piazzare
2) (Brit: send, assign) inviare, Mil assegnare
* * *
I [pəʊst]
nome BE (system) posta f., poste f.pl.; (letters) posta f., corrispondenza f.; (delivery) (distribuzione della) posta f.

by post — per posta

by return of post — a giro di posta

it was lost in the post — le poste lo hanno smarrito

is there any post for me? — c'è posta per me?

to catch the post — imbucare in tempo per la levata

II [pəʊst]
verbo transitivo BE (send by post) spedire (per posta); (put in letterbox) imbucare
••

to keep sb. posted — tenere qcn. al corrente

III [pəʊst]
nome
1) (job) posto m. (as, of di)

to hold a post — avere un posto

to take up a post — assumere una carica

2) (duty, station) posto m., postazione f. (anche mil.)

at one's post — al proprio posto

IV [pəʊst]
verbo transitivo mil.
1) (send) destinare, assegnare
2) (station) postare [guard, sentry]
V [pəʊst]
nome (pole) palo m.; (in horseracing) traguardo m.; (in soccer) palo m. (della porta)

to be the first past the post — tagliare per primo il traguardo; pol. fig. vincere con la maggioranza relativa

VI [pəʊst]
verbo transitivo (anche post up) affiggere [notice, details, results]; appendere [poster]

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