downhill

downhill
[ˌdaʊn'hɪl] 1.
aggettivo [path, road] in discesa, in pendio, in pendenza
2.
avverbio

to go downhill — [path] essere in discesa; [person, vehicle] andare in discesa; fig. [person] (in social status etc.) essere in declino; (in health) andare peggiorando

from now on it's downhill all the way — fig. (easy) d'ora in poi è tutta discesa; (disastrous) da adesso inizia il declino

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adverb
1) (down a slope: The road goes downhill all the way from our house to yours.) in discesa
2) (towards a worse and worse state: We expected him to die, I suppose, because he's been going steadily downhill for months.) in declino
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downhill /daʊnˈhɪl/ /ˈdaʊnhɪl/
A a. e avv.
in discesa (anche fig.); in pendenza: a downhill road, una strada in discesa; The difficult part of the work is over; it's all downhill from now on, il difficile del lavoro è fatto; d'ora in poi è tutto in discesa; It's downhill all the way, è un gioco da ragazzi; to go downhill, (ciclismo, ecc.) andare in discesa; (fig.) peggiorare; essere in declino
B n.
1 (antiq.) declivio; discesa
2 (sci, = downhill race) (discesa) libera: the downhill champion, il campione di libera
● (sci) downhill racer, discesista □ (sci) downhill racing, discesa libera □ downhill skier, discesista □ downhill skiing, discesa libera (la specialità) □ downhill skis, sci da discesa.
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[ˌdaʊn'hɪl] 1.
aggettivo [path, road] in discesa, in pendio, in pendenza
2.
avverbio

to go downhill — [path] essere in discesa; [person, vehicle] andare in discesa; fig. [person] (in social status etc.) essere in declino; (in health) andare peggiorando

from now on it's downhill all the way — fig. (easy) d'ora in poi è tutta discesa; (disastrous) da adesso inizia il declino


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