Translation of "shadow" - English-Italian dictionary


noun uk /ˈʃæd·əʊ/ us /ˈʃæd·oʊ/

B1 a dark area made by something that is stopping the light

Our dog chases his own shadow. Il nostro cane insegue la sua ombra.
verb uk /ˈʃæd·əʊ/ us /ˈʃæd·oʊ/

to follow someone secretly in order to see where they go and what they do

He was being shadowed by a private detective. Veniva pedinato da un detective privato.

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