Translation of "lift" - English-Italian dictionary


verb uk /lɪft/ us /lɪft/

B1 to put something or someone in a higher position

She lifted / the baby up and put him in his chair. Ha sollevato il bambino e l’ha messo nel suo seggiolino.
He lifted his glass to his lips. Ha portato il bicchiere alle labbra.
noun uk /lɪft/ us /lɪft/

A2 a free ride somewhere, usually in a car

Can you give / me a lift to the airport? Mi puoi dare un passaggio all’aeroporto?

A2 UK US elevator a machine that carries people up and down in tall buildings

Shall we use the stairs or take the lift? Prendiamo le scale o l’ascensore?

(Translation of “lift” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)