Übersetzung von “pity” — Englisch–Italienisch Wörterbuch


noun uk /ˈpɪt·i/ us /ˈpɪt̬·i/
it’s a pity

A2 used to say that something is disappointing

è un peccato
It’s a pity you’re not staying longer. È un peccato che tu non possa trattenerti più a lungo.

[ no plural ] a feeling of sadness for someone who has problems

pietà, compassione
She looked at me with pity in her eyes. Mi ha guardato con compassione.
take pity on someone

to help someone who is in a difficult situation because you feel sad for them

provare compassione per qualcuno
I finally took pity on Ben and told him the truth. Alla fine ho avuto compassione di Ben e gli ho detto la verità.
verb uk /ˈpɪt·i/ us /ˈpɪt̬·i/ present participle pitying, past tense and past participle pitied

to feel sorry for someone

I pity her because she is lonely. Mi fa pena perché è sola.

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