Die Übersetzung von "if" - Englisch-Italienisch-Wörterbuch


conjunction uk /ɪf/ us /ɪf/

A2 used to say that something will happen only in the case that something else happens or is true

We’ll have the party in the garden if the weather’s good. Se il tempo sarà bello faremo la festa in giardino.

B1 used to talk about something that might happen or be true

What will we do if this doesn’t work? Che cosa faremo se questo non funziona?

B1 whether

I wonder if he’ll get the job. Chissà se gli offriranno il posto.

B1 used to mean ‘always’ or ‘every time

If you mention his mother, he cries. Se menzioni sua madre si mette a piangere.
if not

A2 used to say what the situation will be if something does not happen

I hope to see you there but, if not, I’ll call you. Spero di vederti là, altrimenti ti telefono.
if you like

A2 used when you offer someone something

se vuoi/volete
If you like, I could drive you there. Se vuoi, ti ci porto in macchina.
if I were you

B1 used when you give someone advice

se fossi in te/voi
I think I’d take the money if I were you. Penso che se fossi in te prenderei i soldi.
if only

B1 used to express a wish for something that is impossible or unlikely to happen

se soltanto
If only I knew the answer! Se solo sapessi la risposta!
if so

if this is the case

nel qual caso
It might rain this afternoon. If so, we’ll have the party indoors. Ci sta che piova oggi pomeriggio. In quel caso faremo la festa dentro casa.

(Die Übersetzung von "if" von Cambridge Englisch-Italienisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)