past

past
I 1. [pɑːst] [AE pæst]
nome
1) passato m.

in the past — in passato, un tempo

she has a past — ha un passato

2) ling. (anche past tense) passato m.

in the past — al passato

2.
aggettivo
1) (preceding) [week, month etc.] passato, scorso, ultimo

during the past few days — negli ultimi giorni

2) (former) [achievements, problems, experience] passato, precedente; [government] precedente

past president — ex presidente

in times past — nei tempi passati, nei tempi andati

3) (finished)

summer is past — l'estate è finita

that's all past — è tutto passato

II 1. [pɑːst] [AE pæst]
preposizione
1) (moving)

to walk o go past sb., sth. passare davanti o oltre a qcn., qcs.; to drive past sth. — passare in auto davanti a qcs

2) (in time)

it's past 6 — sono le sei passate

twenty past two — le due e venti

he is past 70 — ha superato i 70 anni, ha passato la settantina

3) (beyond in position) oltre, al di là, dopo

past the church — oltre o dopo la chiesa

4) (beyond a certain level)

the temperature soared past 40°C — la temperatura salì bruscamente oltre 40°C

he didn't get past the first chapter — non andò più in là del primo capitolo

5) (beyond scope of)

to be past understanding — essere al di là dell'umana comprensione

he is past playing football — è troppo in là con gli anni per giocare a calcio

2.
avverbio
1) (onwards)

to go o walk past — passare oltre

2) (ago)

two years past — due anni fa

••

to be past it — colloq. non avere più l'età

to be past its best — [cheese, fruit etc.] essere un po' passato; [wine] perdere un po'

I wouldn't put it past him to do — per me sarebbe anche capace di fare

I'm past caring — non m'importa più (di nulla) o me ne infischio

* * *
1. adjective
1) (just finished: the past year.) passato, scorso
2) (over, finished or ended, of an earlier time than the present: The time for discussion is past.) finito
3) ((of the tense of a verb) indicating action in the past: In `He did it', the verb is in the past tense.) passato
2. preposition
1) (up to and beyond; by: He ran past me.) oltre, di là di
2) (after: It's past six o'clock.) dopo più di
3. adverb
(up to and beyond (a particular place, person etc): The soldiers marched past.) oltre
4. noun
1) (a person's earlier life or career, especially if secret or not respectable: He never spoke about his past.) passato
2) (the past tense: a verb in the past.) passato
* * *
I 1. [pɑːst] [AE pæst]
nome
1) passato m.

in the past — in passato, un tempo

she has a past — ha un passato

2) ling. (anche past tense) passato m.

in the past — al passato

2.
aggettivo
1) (preceding) [week, month etc.] passato, scorso, ultimo

during the past few days — negli ultimi giorni

2) (former) [achievements, problems, experience] passato, precedente; [government] precedente

past president — ex presidente

in times past — nei tempi passati, nei tempi andati

3) (finished)

summer is past — l'estate è finita

that's all past — è tutto passato

II 1. [pɑːst] [AE pæst]
preposizione
1) (moving)

to walk o go past sb., sth. passare davanti o oltre a qcn., qcs.; to drive past sth. — passare in auto davanti a qcs

2) (in time)

it's past 6 — sono le sei passate

twenty past two — le due e venti

he is past 70 — ha superato i 70 anni, ha passato la settantina

3) (beyond in position) oltre, al di là, dopo

past the church — oltre o dopo la chiesa

4) (beyond a certain level)

the temperature soared past 40°C — la temperatura salì bruscamente oltre 40°C

he didn't get past the first chapter — non andò più in là del primo capitolo

5) (beyond scope of)

to be past understanding — essere al di là dell'umana comprensione

he is past playing football — è troppo in là con gli anni per giocare a calcio

2.
avverbio
1) (onwards)

to go o walk past — passare oltre

2) (ago)

two years past — due anni fa

••

to be past it — colloq. non avere più l'età

to be past its best — [cheese, fruit etc.] essere un po' passato; [wine] perdere un po'

I wouldn't put it past him to do — per me sarebbe anche capace di fare

I'm past caring — non m'importa più (di nulla) o me ne infischio


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