English translation of 'cava'
cavare gli occhi a qn (also figurative)
to take out,
- (informazioni, soldi)
to scratch sb's eyes outme l'hai cavato di bocca
you took the words out of my mouthnon gli ho cavato una parola (di bocca)
I couldn't get a word out of him
cavarsi (capriccio, voglia)
to take offcavarsi il pane di bocca (figurative)
to make sacrifices
get on all right(da impiccio)
to find a way outcome te la cavi?
how are things?cavarsela (a buon mercato)
to come off lightly,
get away with itse l'è cavata bene (in un processo)
he got off lightly(in un esame)
he did quite wellse l'è cavata con qualche graffio
she came out of it with only a few scratches
'cava' in Other Languages
British English: quarry /ˈkwɒrɪ/ NOUN
A quarry is an area that is dug out from a piece of land or mountainside in order to extract stone, slate, or minerals.
...the biggest stone quarry in the country.
- American English: quarry
- Arabic: مَحْجَر
- Brazilian Portuguese: pedreira
- Chinese: 采石场
- Croatian: kamenolom
- Czech: lom na kámen
- Danish: brud stenbrud
- Dutch: steengroeve
- European Spanish: cantera
- Finnish: louhos
- French: carrière roche
- German: Steinbruch
- Greek: λατομείο
- Italian: cava
- Japanese: 採石場
- Korean: 채석장
- Norwegian: steinbrudd
- Polish: łup
- European Portuguese: pedreira
- Romanian: carieră
- Russian: карьер
- Spanish: cantera
- Swedish: stenbrott
- Thai: สถานที่ที่ขุดเอาหินออกมา
- Turkish: taş ocağı
- Ukrainian: кар'єр
- Vietnamese: mỏ đá
British English: pit NOUN
A gravel pit or clay pit is a very large hole which is dug from the ground.
This area of former farmland was originally worked as a gravel pit.
Translation of cava from the Collins Italian to English
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