gulp

gulp
I [gʌlp]
nome
1) (mouthful) (of liquid) sorso m., sorsata f.; (of air) boccata f.; (of food) boccone m.

with o in one gulp — in un sorso, tutto d'un fiato

2) (noise) (tearful) singhiozzo m.

he swallowed it with a loud gulp — lo ingoiò rumorosamente

II 1. [gʌlp]
verbo transitivo (swallow) ingoiare, inghiottire [food]; inspirare, mandare giù [air]
2.
verbo intransitivo deglutire (a vuoto)
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1. verb
(to swallow eagerly or in large mouthfuls: He gulped down a sandwich.) inghiottire
2. noun
1) (a swallowing movement: `There's a ghost out there,' he said with a gulp.) fiato, singulto
2) (the amount of food swallowed: a gulp of coffee.) boccata, boccone; sorso
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[ɡʌlp]
1. n
(of liquid) sorso, (of food) boccone m

a gulp of tea — un sorso di te

in or at one gulp — in un sorso, (tutto) d'un fiato

2. vt
(also: gulp down) trangugiare, tracannare, inghiottire

I quickly gulped my tea — ho buttato giù in fretta il mio tè

3. vi
(while drinking) deglutire, (through fear) sentirsi serrare la gola, (from emotion) avere un nodo alla gola
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gulp /gʌlp/
n.
1 boccata; boccone; sorso; fiato: to swallow st. in one gulp, inghiottire qc. in un boccone; to drink st. at a gulp, bere qc. in un sorso (o d'un fiato)
2 (anche fig.) l'inghiottire; inghiottimento
to speak in gulps, parlare a singulti.
(to) gulp /gʌlp/
A v. t. (spesso to gulp down)
1 ingoiare; inghiottire; ingozzare; tracannare; trangugiare; bere con avidità: to gulp (down) a glass of water, tracannare un bicchier d'acqua
2 trattenere; frenare; soffocare (fig.): to gulp down one's anger, frenare l'ira
B v. i.
1 trattenere il fiato
2 restare senza fiato: to gulp with surprise, restare senza fiato per la sorpresa
● (di un sub) to gulp air, respirare; inspirare □ to gulp back one's tears, inghiottire le lacrime (o il pianto).
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I [gʌlp]
nome
1) (mouthful) (of liquid) sorso m., sorsata f.; (of air) boccata f.; (of food) boccone m.

with o in one gulp — in un sorso, tutto d'un fiato

2) (noise) (tearful) singhiozzo m.

he swallowed it with a loud gulp — lo ingoiò rumorosamente

II 1. [gʌlp]
verbo transitivo (swallow) ingoiare, inghiottire [food]; inspirare, mandare giù [air]
2.
verbo intransitivo deglutire (a vuoto)

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