through

through
I [θruː]
preposizione
1) (from one side to the other) attraverso, per

the nail went right through the wall — il chiodo attraversò il muro

to stick one's finger through the slit — infilare il dito nella fessura

he was shot through the head — il proiettile gli trapassò il cranio

it has a crack running through it — è attraversato da una crepa

2) (via, by way of)

to go through the town centre — passare per il centro della città

go straight through that door — passate da quella porta

to look through — guardare in [binoculars]; guardare da [hole, window]

3) (past)

to go through — passare con [red light]

to get o go through — passare attraverso [barricade]; passare [customs]

4) (among)

to fly through the clouds — volare tra le nuvole

to leap through the trees — saltare di ramo in ramo

to search through — frugare in [bag]

5) (expressing source or agency)

it was through her that I got this job — è stato grazie a lei che ho avuto questo lavoro

to book sth. through a travel agent — prenotare qcs. tramite un'agenzia di viaggi

I only know her through her writings — la conosco solo attraverso i suoi scritti

6) (because of)

through carelessness — per negligenza

7) (until the end of)

all o right through the day — per tutta la giornata

8) (up to and including)

from Friday through to Sunday — da venerdì a domenica

open April through September — AE aperto da aprile a settembre compreso

••

to have been through a lot — averne passate di cotte e di crude

you really put her through it — gliene hai fatte vedere di tutti i colori

II [θruː]
avverbio
1) (from one side to the other)

the water went right through — l'acqua è passata da parte a parte

to let sb. through — lasciare passare qcn

2) (completely)

cooked right through — ben cotto

3) (from beginning to end)

to read sth. right through — leggere qcs. fino in fondo o fino alla fine

I'm halfway through the article — ho letto metà dell'articolo

4) tel.

you're through — è in linea

5) through and through

to know sth. through and through — conoscere qcs. come le proprie tasche

English through and through — inglese fino al midollo

III [θruː]
aggettivo
1) colloq. (finished) finito

are you through with the paper? — hai finito col giornale?

we're through — (of a couple) tra noi è finita

2) (direct) [train] diretto; [ticket] cumulativo; [freight] a corpo

a through route to the station — una strada che va direttamente alla stazione

"no through road" — "strada senza uscita"

"through traffic" — (on roadsign) "circonvallazione"

3) (successful)

to be through to the next round — passare al turno successivo

4) BE (worn)

your trousers are through at the knee — i tuoi pantaloni sono bucati al ginocchio

* * *
[Ɵru:] 1. preposition
1) (into from one direction and out of in the other: The water flows through a pipe.) attraverso
2) (from side to side or end to end of: He walked (right) through the town.) attraverso
3) (from the beginning to the end of: She read through the magazine.) completamente
4) (because of: He lost his job through his own stupidity.) (a causa di)
5) (by way of: He got the job through a friend.) tramite
6) ((American) from ... to (inclusive): I work Monday through Friday.) da (...) a (...)
2. adverb
(into and out of; from one side or end to the other; from beginning to end: He went straight/right through.) attraverso; completamente
3. adjective
1) ((of a bus or train) that goes all the way to one's destination, so that one doesn't have to change (buses or trains): There isn't a through train - you'll have to change.) diretto
2) (finished: Are you through yet?) finito
4. adverb
(in every part: The house was furnished throughout.) completamente, interamente
- soaked
- wet through
- through and through
- through with
* * *
I [θruː]
preposizione
1) (from one side to the other) attraverso, per

the nail went right through the wall — il chiodo attraversò il muro

to stick one's finger through the slit — infilare il dito nella fessura

he was shot through the head — il proiettile gli trapassò il cranio

it has a crack running through it — è attraversato da una crepa

2) (via, by way of)

to go through the town centre — passare per il centro della città

go straight through that door — passate da quella porta

to look through — guardare in [binoculars]; guardare da [hole, window]

3) (past)

to go through — passare con [red light]

to get o go through — passare attraverso [barricade]; passare [customs]

4) (among)

to fly through the clouds — volare tra le nuvole

to leap through the trees — saltare di ramo in ramo

to search through — frugare in [bag]

5) (expressing source or agency)

it was through her that I got this job — è stato grazie a lei che ho avuto questo lavoro

to book sth. through a travel agent — prenotare qcs. tramite un'agenzia di viaggi

I only know her through her writings — la conosco solo attraverso i suoi scritti

6) (because of)

through carelessness — per negligenza

7) (until the end of)

all o right through the day — per tutta la giornata

8) (up to and including)

from Friday through to Sunday — da venerdì a domenica

open April through September — AE aperto da aprile a settembre compreso

••

to have been through a lot — averne passate di cotte e di crude

you really put her through it — gliene hai fatte vedere di tutti i colori

II [θruː]
avverbio
1) (from one side to the other)

the water went right through — l'acqua è passata da parte a parte

to let sb. through — lasciare passare qcn

2) (completely)

cooked right through — ben cotto

3) (from beginning to end)

to read sth. right through — leggere qcs. fino in fondo o fino alla fine

I'm halfway through the article — ho letto metà dell'articolo

4) tel.

you're through — è in linea

5) through and through

to know sth. through and through — conoscere qcs. come le proprie tasche

English through and through — inglese fino al midollo

III [θruː]
aggettivo
1) colloq. (finished) finito

are you through with the paper? — hai finito col giornale?

we're through — (of a couple) tra noi è finita

2) (direct) [train] diretto; [ticket] cumulativo; [freight] a corpo

a through route to the station — una strada che va direttamente alla stazione

"no through road" — "strada senza uscita"

"through traffic" — (on roadsign) "circonvallazione"

3) (successful)

to be through to the next round — passare al turno successivo

4) BE (worn)

your trousers are through at the knee — i tuoi pantaloni sono bucati al ginocchio


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