Translation of "foot" - English-Italian dictionary

foot

noun uk /fʊt/ us /fʊt/

A1 plural feet /fiːt/ /fit/ one of the two flat parts on the ends of your legs that you stand on

piede
bare feet piedi scalzi
on foot

A2 walking

a piedi
I usually go to school on foot. Di solito vado a scuola a piedi.

B1 plural foot, feet written abbreviation ft a unit for measuring length, equal to 0.3048 metres or 12 inches

piede (unità di misura uguale a 0,3048 metri)
Alex is about six feet tall. Alex è alto circa sei piedi.

plural foot, feet written abbreviation ft. a unit for measuring length, equal to 12 inches

piede (unità di misura uguale a 0,3048 metri)
Alex is about six feet tall. Alex è alto circa sei piedi.
at the foot of something

the bottom of something

ai piedi di qualcosa, a piè di (pagina)
He was standing at the foot of the stairs. Stava in piedi in fondo alle scale.
get/rise to your feet

to stand up after you have been sitting

alzarsi, tirarsi su
The audience rose to their feet. Il pubblico si è alzato in piedi.
get cold feet

to suddenly become too frightened to do what you had planned to do, especially something important

aver fifa
I tried to ask her out, but I got cold feet. Ho provato a chiederle di uscire con me mi è mancato il coraggio.
put your foot in it

to say something silly or embarrassing, without intending to

fare una gaffe
have one foot in the grave

to be very old and near death

avere un piede nella fossa
have your feet on the ground

to be very practical and see things as they really are

avere i piedi per terra

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