♦ across

♦ across
♦ across /əˈkrɒs/
A avv.
1 in larghezza; da una parte all'altra; da un capo all'altro: The river is two miles across, il fiume misura due miglia in larghezza
2 dall'altra parte: to go across, andare (o passare) dall'altra parte; attraversare; to help sb. across, aiutare q. ad attraversare (la strada, ecc.); to jump across, saltare dall'altra parte (di un fosso, ecc.)
3 diagonalmente; in diagonale; di traverso: the house across from mine, la casa in diagonale con la mia
4 (nelle parole incrociate) orizzontale: 5 across, 5 orizzontale
B prep.
1 attraverso (nel senso della larghezza); di traverso a: across the field, attraverso il campo; She lay across the bed, era sdraiata di traverso sul letto; a line across a page, una riga che attraversa una pagina NOTA D'USO: -across o through?-
2 dall'altra parte di; oltre; al di là di; di là da: There is a wood across the river, c'è un bosco oltre il (o al di là del) fiume; I live across the street, abito di fronte; DIALOGO-Parking- There's a ticket machine at the end of this street across the road, c'è un parchimetro alla fine di questa via dall'altro lato della strada; He ran across the street, ha attraversato di corsa la strada; He called me from across the room, mi ha chiamato dall'altra parte della stanza; DIALOGO-Wedding reception- The reception's in the hotel across the road from the registry office, il ricevimento è nell'hotel di fronte all'ufficio anagrafe
3 dappertutto in; in tutto il, in tutta la: across the country, in tutto il paese; dappertutto nel paese; across the world, in tutto il mondo
across the board ► board.

English-Italian dictionary. 2013.

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