Übersetzung von “short” — Englisch–Italienisch Wörterbuch


adjective uk /ʃɔːt/ us /ʃɔrt/

A1 having a small distance from one end to the other

corto, breve
short, brown hair capelli corti castani
short legs gambe corte
→ Opposite long adj

A1 continuing for a small amount of time

breve, corto
a short visit una visita breve
→ Opposite long adj

A1 A short person is not as tall as most people.

basso → Opposite tall

A2 A short book or other piece of writing has not many pages or words.

It’s a very short book – you’ll read it in an hour. È un libro molto breve – lo finirai di leggere in un’ora.

B1 not having enough of something

a corto (di)
I’m a bit short of money at the moment. Sono un po’ a corto di soldi in questo momento.
be short for…

used to refer to a shorter form of a name or word

essere il diminutivo di…
Her name’s Jo – it’s short for Josephine. Si chiama Jo – è il diminutivo di Josephine.
adverb uk /ʃɔːt/ us /ʃɔrt/
cut something short

to have to stop doing something before it is finished

interrompere qualcosa
She had to cut her speech short when the fire alarm went off. Ha dovuto interrompere il suo discorso quando è scattato l’allarme antincendio.

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