clean

clean
I [kliːn]
aggettivo
1) (not dirty) [clothes, dishes, floor] pulito; [air, water] pulito, puro; [syringe] pulito, disinfettato

my hands are clean — ho le mani pulite (anche fig.)

a clean sheet of paper — un foglio bianco

to wash sth. clean — lavare qcs

2) (with no pollution) [environment, energy] pulito

clean fuel — biocarburante

3) (not obscene) [joke] pulito

keep it o the conversation clean! — non cadiamo nel volgare!

4) (unsullied) [reputation] senza macchia; [criminal record] pulito
5) (no longer addicted) pulito, disintossicato
6) colloq. (without illicit property)

he's clean — è pulito

the room is clean — non abbiamo trovato niente nella stanza

7) sport [player] corretto; [tackle] pulito; [hit] pulito, preciso

keep it clean — (in match) niente gioco pesante

8) (neat) [lines, profile] pulito; [edge] netto

to make a clean break with the past — fig. tagliare col passato

••

to come clean — colloq. vuotare il sacco

II [kliːn]
avverbio completamente, interamente

the bullet went clean through his shoulder — il proiettile gli trapassò la spalla da parte a parte

to jump clean over the wall — saltare il muro senza toccarlo

we're clean out of bread — non abbiamo neanche una briciola di pane

III [kliːn]
nome

to give sth. a clean — dare una pulita a qcs

IV 1. [kliːn]
verbo transitivo
1) pulire [room, shoes]; cancellare [blackboard]

to clean sth. from o off togliere qcs. da [hands, car]; to have sth. cleaned fare lavare qcs., portare qcs. a lavare; to clean one's teeth — lavarsi i denti

2) gastr. pulire [fish, vegetables]
2.
verbo intransitivo (do housework) pulire, fare le pulizie
3.
verbo riflessivo

to clean itself — [animal] pulirsi, lavarsi

* * *
[kli:n] 1. adjective
1) (free from dirt, smoke etc: a clean window; a clean dress.) pulito
2) (neat and tidy in one's habits: Cats are very clean animals.) pulito
3) (unused: a clean sheet of paper.) bianco
4) (free from evil or indecency: a clean life; keep your language clean!) puro
5) (neat and even: a clean cut.) netto
2. adverb
(completely: He got clean away.) completamente
3. verb
(to (cause to) become free from dirt etc: Will you clean the windows?) pulire

['klenli]

adjective

(clean in personal habits.)

- clean up
- a clean bill of health
- a clean slate
- come clean
- make a clean sweep
* * *
I [kliːn]
aggettivo
1) (not dirty) [clothes, dishes, floor] pulito; [air, water] pulito, puro; [syringe] pulito, disinfettato

my hands are clean — ho le mani pulite (anche fig.)

a clean sheet of paper — un foglio bianco

to wash sth. clean — lavare qcs

2) (with no pollution) [environment, energy] pulito

clean fuel — biocarburante

3) (not obscene) [joke] pulito

keep it o the conversation clean! — non cadiamo nel volgare!

4) (unsullied) [reputation] senza macchia; [criminal record] pulito
5) (no longer addicted) pulito, disintossicato
6) colloq. (without illicit property)

he's clean — è pulito

the room is clean — non abbiamo trovato niente nella stanza

7) sport [player] corretto; [tackle] pulito; [hit] pulito, preciso

keep it clean — (in match) niente gioco pesante

8) (neat) [lines, profile] pulito; [edge] netto

to make a clean break with the past — fig. tagliare col passato

••

to come clean — colloq. vuotare il sacco

II [kliːn]
avverbio completamente, interamente

the bullet went clean through his shoulder — il proiettile gli trapassò la spalla da parte a parte

to jump clean over the wall — saltare il muro senza toccarlo

we're clean out of bread — non abbiamo neanche una briciola di pane

III [kliːn]
nome

to give sth. a clean — dare una pulita a qcs

IV 1. [kliːn]
verbo transitivo
1) pulire [room, shoes]; cancellare [blackboard]

to clean sth. from o off togliere qcs. da [hands, car]; to have sth. cleaned fare lavare qcs., portare qcs. a lavare; to clean one's teeth — lavarsi i denti

2) gastr. pulire [fish, vegetables]
2.
verbo intransitivo (do housework) pulire, fare le pulizie
3.
verbo riflessivo

to clean itself — [animal] pulirsi, lavarsi


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