treat

treat
I [triːt]
nome
1) (pleasure) regalo m., sorpresa f.; (food) squisitezza f.

I took them to the museum as a treat — gli feci la sorpresa di portarli al museo

oysters! what a treat! — ostriche! che prelibatezza!

as a special treat I was allowed to stay up late — in via eccezionale, mi fu permesso di restare alzato fino a tardi

a treat in store — una sorpresa in serbo

2) colloq.

it's my treat — offro io

to stand sb. a treat — offrire (da bere, da mangiare) a qcn

3) a treat BE colloq.

the plan worked a treat — il piano ha funzionato a meraviglia o alla perfezione

the show went down a treat with the children — ai bambini è piaciuto tantissimo lo spettacolo

II 1. [triːt]
verbo transitivo
1) (act towards, handle) trattare [person, animal, object, topic]

to treat sb. well, badly — trattare bene, male qcn.

to treat sth. as — considerare qcs. come [idol, shrine]

they treat the house like a hotel — credono che la casa sia un albergo

to treat the whole thing as a joke — prendere l'intera faccenda come uno scherzo

2) med. curare [patient, disease]
3) chim. ind. trattare [chemical, fabric, water]
4) (pay for)

to treat sb. to sth. — offrire qcs. a qcn

2.
verbo riflessivo

to treat oneself to — regalarsi, permettersi, concedersi [holiday, hairdo]

* * *
[tri:t] 1. verb
1) (to deal with, or behave towards (a thing or person), in a certain manner: The soldiers treated me very well; The police are treating his death as a case of murder.) trattare
2) (to try to cure (a person or disease, injury etc): They treated her for a broken leg.) trattare
3) (to put (something) through a process: The woodwork has been treated with a new chemical.) trattare
4) (to buy (a meal, present etc) for (someone): I'll treat you to lunch; She treated herself to a new hat.) offrire
5) (to write or speak about; to discuss.) trattardi di
2. noun
(something that gives pleasure, eg an arranged outing, or some special food: He took them to the theatre as a treat.) regalo
* * *
treat /tri:t/
A n.
1 festa; trattenimento; banchetto; bevuta
2 festa; gran piacere; gioia; godimento: The concert was a real treat, il concerto è stato un vero piacere; What a treat it is to go to the seaside for a weekend, che gioia passare il fine settimana al mare!
3 (fam.) bellezza (fig.); splendore: That girl looks a real treat, quella ragazza è uno splendore
B avv.
(fam.) a treat, alla perfezione; a meraviglia; benissimo
to look a treat, avere un aspetto splendido □ to work a treat, funzionare a meraviglia □ (This is) my treat!, pago (o offro) io!
♦ (to) treat /tri:t/
v. t. e i.
1 trattare; considerare; discutere; negoziare: He treats his children like dogs, tratta i figli da cani (male); to treat a subject, trattare un argomento, un tema; This computer should be treated with great care, questo computer va trattato con tutti i riguardi; to treat a candidate unfairly, sfavorire un candidato; to treat sb. fairly, comportarsi in modo giusto con q.
2 (med.) curare; trattare; medicare: to treat a wound, curare una ferita; to treat sb. for a disease, curare q. di una malattia
3 offrire; pagare: to treat one's friends to dinner, offrire la cena agli amici; I'll treat myself to a long trip abroad, mi offrirò (o mi concederò) un lungo viaggio all'estero
4 (tecn.) trattare; sottoporre (qc.) a trattamento: (chim.) to treat a substance with an acid, trattare una sostanza con un acido; to treat a car against rust, sottoporre un'automobile a trattamento antiruggine
● (fam.) to treat sb. like (a piece of) dirt, trattare q. come una pezza da piedi (o a pesci in faccia) □ to treat st. as a joke, non prendere qc. sul serio □ to treat for peace, trattare la pace □ I'll treat you!, sei mio ospite; pago io! □ Next time I'll treat you, a buon rendere!
* * *
I [triːt]
nome
1) (pleasure) regalo m., sorpresa f.; (food) squisitezza f.

I took them to the museum as a treat — gli feci la sorpresa di portarli al museo

oysters! what a treat! — ostriche! che prelibatezza!

as a special treat I was allowed to stay up late — in via eccezionale, mi fu permesso di restare alzato fino a tardi

a treat in store — una sorpresa in serbo

2) colloq.

it's my treat — offro io

to stand sb. a treat — offrire (da bere, da mangiare) a qcn

3) a treat BE colloq.

the plan worked a treat — il piano ha funzionato a meraviglia o alla perfezione

the show went down a treat with the children — ai bambini è piaciuto tantissimo lo spettacolo

II 1. [triːt]
verbo transitivo
1) (act towards, handle) trattare [person, animal, object, topic]

to treat sb. well, badly — trattare bene, male qcn.

to treat sth. as — considerare qcs. come [idol, shrine]

they treat the house like a hotel — credono che la casa sia un albergo

to treat the whole thing as a joke — prendere l'intera faccenda come uno scherzo

2) med. curare [patient, disease]
3) chim. ind. trattare [chemical, fabric, water]
4) (pay for)

to treat sb. to sth. — offrire qcs. a qcn

2.
verbo riflessivo

to treat oneself to — regalarsi, permettersi, concedersi [holiday, hairdo]


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