still

still
I [stɪl]
avverbio
1) (up to and including a point in time) ancora

eat this bread while it's still fresh — mangia questo pane finché è ancora fresco

you're still too young — sei ancora troppo giovane

I still have some money left — mi restano ancora dei soldi

she still doesn't like him — continua a non piacerle

2) (expressing surprise) ancora

I still can't believe it! — stento ancora a crederci!

3) (yet to happen) ancora

it has still to be decided — deve ancora essere deciso

4) (expressing probability) ancora

there is still a chance that — c'è ancora una possibilità che

if I'm still alive — se sarò ancora vivo

5) (nevertheless) ancora, tuttavia

it still doesn't explain why — ciò non spiega ancora perché

still, it's the thought that counts — in fondo, è il pensiero che conta

6) (with comparatives: even) ancora

faster still still faster ancora più veloce; worse still — ancora peggio

II 1. [stɪl]
aggettivo
1) (motionless) [air, water] calmo; [hand, person] immobile, fermo
2) (peaceful) [house, streets] tranquillo, silenzioso
3) [drink] non gassato; [water] non gassato, liscio; [wine] fermo
2.
avverbio
1) (immobile) [lie, stay] immobile

to hold [sth.] still — tenere (ben) fermo [camera, mirror]

2) (calmly)

to sit still — sedere tranquillo

to keep o stand still — non muoversi, stare fermo

••

still waters run deep — l'acqua cheta rompe i ponti

III [stɪl]
nome
1) (calmness)

the still of the night — il silenzio della notte

2) cinem. fotogramma m.; fot. posa f.
IV [stɪl]
verbo transitivo
1) (silence) fare tacere [critic, voice]
2) (calm) calmare [crowd, doubt]
V [stɪl]
nome (for making alcohol) (apparatus) distillatore m., alambicco m.; (distillery) distilleria f.
* * *
I 1. [stil] adjective
1) (without movement or noise: The city seems very still in the early morning; Please stand/sit/keep/hold still while I brush your hair!; still (= calm) water/weather.)
2) ((of drinks) not fizzy: still orange juice.)
2. noun
(a photograph selected from a cinema film: The magazine contained some stills from the new film.)
- stillborn II [stil] adverb
1) (up to and including the present time, or the time mentioned previously: Are you still working for the same firm?; By Saturday he had still not / still hadn't replied to my letter.)
2) (nevertheless; in spite of that: Although the doctor told him to rest, he still went on working; This picture is not valuable - still, I like it.)
3) (even: He seemed very ill in the afternoon and in the evening looked still worse.)
* * *
I [stɪl]
avverbio
1) (up to and including a point in time) ancora

eat this bread while it's still fresh — mangia questo pane finché è ancora fresco

you're still too young — sei ancora troppo giovane

I still have some money left — mi restano ancora dei soldi

she still doesn't like him — continua a non piacerle

2) (expressing surprise) ancora

I still can't believe it! — stento ancora a crederci!

3) (yet to happen) ancora

it has still to be decided — deve ancora essere deciso

4) (expressing probability) ancora

there is still a chance that — c'è ancora una possibilità che

if I'm still alive — se sarò ancora vivo

5) (nevertheless) ancora, tuttavia

it still doesn't explain why — ciò non spiega ancora perché

still, it's the thought that counts — in fondo, è il pensiero che conta

6) (with comparatives: even) ancora

faster still still faster ancora più veloce; worse still — ancora peggio

II 1. [stɪl]
aggettivo
1) (motionless) [air, water] calmo; [hand, person] immobile, fermo
2) (peaceful) [house, streets] tranquillo, silenzioso
3) [drink] non gassato; [water] non gassato, liscio; [wine] fermo
2.
avverbio
1) (immobile) [lie, stay] immobile

to hold [sth.] still — tenere (ben) fermo [camera, mirror]

2) (calmly)

to sit still — sedere tranquillo

to keep o stand still — non muoversi, stare fermo

••

still waters run deep — l'acqua cheta rompe i ponti

III [stɪl]
nome
1) (calmness)

the still of the night — il silenzio della notte

2) cinem. fotogramma m.; fot. posa f.
IV [stɪl]
verbo transitivo
1) (silence) fare tacere [critic, voice]
2) (calm) calmare [crowd, doubt]
V [stɪl]
nome (for making alcohol) (apparatus) distillatore m., alambicco m.; (distillery) distilleria f.

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