Übersetzung von “battle” — Englisch–Italienisch Wörterbuch


noun uk /ˈbæt·l/ us /ˈbæt̬·əl/

B1 a fight between two armies in a war

the Battle of Waterloo la battaglia di Waterloo

a fight against something that is very difficult, or that is hurting you

a long battle against cancer una lunga battaglia contro il cancro
be fighting a losing battle

to try hard to do something when there is no chance that you will succeed

combattere una battaglia già persa
I try to control what my children watch on TV, but I think I’m fighting a losing battle. Cerco di controllare quello che i miei figli guardano in TV, ma mi sembra di combattere una battaglia già persa.
verb uk /ˈbæt·l/ us /ˈbæt̬·əl/ present participle battling, past tense and past participle battled

to try very hard to do something difficult

lottare, combattere
Both teams are battling for a place in the final. Entrambe le squadre stanno lottando per un posto nella finale.

(Übersetzung von “battle” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Italienisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)