Übersetzung von “fire” — Englisch–Italienisch Wörterbuch


noun uk /faɪər/ us /fɑɪər/

A2 heat, light, and flames that are made when something burns

fuoco, incendio
Three people were killed in the fire. Tre persone sono morte nell’incendio.

B1 a pile of wood or coal that is burning to produce heat

He sat close to the fire to keep warm. Si è seduto vicino al fuoco per scaldarsi.
catch fire

B1 to start burning

prender fuoco, incendiarsi
Dry grass can catch fire easily. L’erba secca prende fuoco facilmente.
be on fire

B1 to be burning

essere in fiamme
That house is on fire. Quella casa è in fiamme.
set fire to something

to make something start burning

appiccare il fuoco a qualcosa
Enemy troops set fire to the village. Truppe nemiche hanno dato fuoco al villaggio.
open fire (on someone)

to start shooting with guns, usually at a group of people

aprire il fuoco (su qualcuno)
Suddenly, the soldiers opened fire on the enemy. All’improvviso i soldati hanno aperto il fuoco contro il nemico.
play with fire

to act in a way that is very dangerous or risky

scherzare col fuoco
verb uk /faɪər/ us /fɑɪər/ present participle firing, past tense and past participle fired

to shoot a bullet from a gun

far fuoco, sparare
She fired / three shots at the target. Ha sparato / tre colpi al bersaglio.

to tell someone that they must leave their job

licenziare, dare il benservito a
She was fired for stealing from the company. È stata licenziata per aver derubato la ditta.

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