■ break through

■ break through
■ break through
A v. i. + avv.
1 aprirsi un varco; riuscire a passare; sfondare: At last the tanks broke through, alla fine i carri armati riuscirono a sfondare
2 apparire; comparire; rivelarsi
3 (del sole, della luna) apparire (da dietro le nuvole); spuntare; fare capolino
4 ottenere il successo; fare grossi progressi, fare dei passi importanti (nella scienza, ecc.)
B v. t. + prep.
1 aprirsi un varco in; sfondare: to break through a wall, aprirsi un varco in un muro; The crowd broke through the lines of policemen, la folla ha sfondato i cordoni della polizia
2 (del sole, della luna) apparire (o spuntare) fra; fare capolino fra: The moon was breaking through the clouds, la luna faceva capolino fra le nuvole
3 fare breccia in; vincere: to break through sb.'s shyness, vincere la timidezza di q.

English-Italian dictionary. 2013.

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