Übersetzung von “play” — Englisch–Italienisch Wörterbuch


verb uk /pleɪ/ us /pleɪ/

A1 When you play a sport or game, you compete or are involved in it.

giocare a
Sam plays tennis every weekend. Sam gioca a tennis tutti i fine settimana.
We often used to play cards. Spesso giocavamo a carte.

A1 When children play, they enjoy themselves with toys and games.

She likes to play with her dolls. Ama giocare con le sue bambole.

A2 to make music with a musical instrument

Tim was playing the piano. Tim stava suonando il pianoforte.

A2 to make a CD, DVD, etc. produce sounds or pictures

mettere (un CD, una canzone, ecc.)
Can you play that song again? Puoi mettere di nuovo quella canzone?

B1 to be a character in a movie or play

recitare la parte di
Who played Darth Vader in Star Wars? Chi faceva la parte di Darth Vader nel film Guerre Stellari?

B1 to compete against a person or team in a game

giocare (contro)
Who are Brazil playing in the final? Contro chi gioca il Brasile nella finale?
play a joke/trick on someone

to make someone believe something that is not true as a joke

giocare un tiro a qualcuno, fare uno scherzo a qualcuno
The class played a trick on the teacher. La classe ha fatto uno scherzo all’insegnante.
play your cards right

to behave in the right way so that you get an advantage or succeed in something

giocare bene le proprie carte
If you play your cards right, you could make quite a lot of money out of this. Se giochi bene le tue carte, potresti ricavarne tanti soldi.
noun uk /pleɪ/ us /pleɪ/

A2 a story that is written for actors to perform, usually in a theatre

opera teatrale, commedia
We saw a play at the theatre. Siamo stati a vedere una rappresentazione a teatro.

[ no plural ] things that people, especially children, do to enjoy themselves

a play area un’area giochi

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