Italian translation of 'leaning'
propensione f (per)
pendentethe leaning Tower of Pisa
la torre (pendente) di Pisa
Example Sentences Including 'leaning'
Boyd was in the kitchen, drinking coffee, leaning against the sink.CHAMELEON (2002)
I'm reaching to my right, spread-eagled across the rock, leaning back at an angle of almost forty-five degrees.CHAMELEON (2002)
Damin stood leaning against the mantle, stoking the inadequate fire with an iron poker.TREASON KEEP (2001)
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Word forms: past tense past participle leaned leant
- (gatepost, wall, slope)
pendereto lean to(wards) the left/right (politics)
avere tendenze di sinistra/di destra
- (for support, person)
to lean on, lean against
appoggiarsi ato be leaning against (ladder)
essere appoggiato(‑a) a or controthe ladder was leaning against the wall
la scala era appoggiata al muroto lean on sb (also figurative, for support)
appoggiarsi a qn(figurative, put pressure on)
far pressione su qnshe leant on his arm
si appoggiò al suo braccioshe leant on him to contribute to the fund
lo ha spinto a contribuire alla raccolta di fondi
- (ladder, bicycle)
to lean sth against/on sth
appoggiare qc a or contro/su qche leaned the ladder against the wall
ha appoggiato la scala al muroto lean one's head on sth
appoggiare la testa su qc
Example Sentences Including 'lean'
Finally, she twisted round so she could lean her head against the receiver.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
He was a tall lean Arizonan who wore cowboy boots everywhere he went.Let Not the Deep
Rosie Quantock sensed his annoyance for she said at once,'I'm here for Delia to lean on.YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
Translation of leaning from the Collins English to Italian Dictionary