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English translation of 'dare'

dare

(ˈdare) (irregular)

transitive verb

    1. (gen) to give
    2. (premio, borsa di studio) to give, award
    dare qc a qn to give sb sth, give sth to sb
    gli ho dato un libro I gave him a book
    gli ho dato la cartina I gave the map to him
    dammelo give it to me
    dare qc da fare a qn to give sb sth to do
    dare da mangiare/bere a qn to give sb sth to eat/drink
    dare uno schiaffo/un calcio a qn to give sb a slap/kick, slap/kick sb
    mi dai la macchina? can I have the car?
    dare a qn il permesso di fare qc to give sb permission to do sth
    gli hanno dato ordine di sparare they gave him the order to fire
    questo trucco ti dà un'aria volgare that make-up makes you look common
    ha dato sedicimila euro per la macchina he paid sixteen thousand euros for the car
    gli hanno dato 5 anni (di prigione) they gave him 5 years
    quanti anni mi dai? how old do you think I am?
    queste scene mi danno il voltastomaco these scenes make me feel sick
    dare del cretino a qn to call sb a fool
    dare la vita per qc to give (up) one's life for sth
    dare tutto se stesso a qn/qc to give one's all to sb/sth
    darsi una pettinata to give one's hair a comb
  1. (organizzare)
    1. (festa, banchetto) to hold, give
    2. (spettacolo) to perform, put on
    3. (film) to show
    danno ancora quel film? is that film still showing?
  2. (produrre)
    1. (frutti, soldi) to yield, produce
    2. (calore) to give off
    3. (suono) to make
    gli investimenti hanno dato il 10% di interesse the investments yielded 10% interest
    gli ha dato un figlio she bore him a son
  3. dare qc per certo to be sure of sth
    dare qn per disperso to report sb missing
    dare qn per morto to give sb up for dead
    dare qc/qn per perso to give sth/sb up for lost
    dare qc per scontato to take sth for granted
    dare ad intendere a qn che... to lead sb to believe that ...
    ciò mi dà da pensare (insospettire) that gives me food for thought (preoccupare) that worries me
    non è dato a tutti di essere intelligenti not everyone is blessed with intelligence
    dar via to give away

intransitive verb

  1. (finestra, casa, guardare)
    dare su to overlook, give onto, look (out) onto
    la mia finestra dà sul giardino my window looks onto the garden
    il giardino dà sulla strada the garden faces onto the road
  2. (colore, tendere)
    dare su to tend towards
    un colore che dà sul verde a greenish colour
See darsi
See darsi

masculine noun

  1. (finance)
    il dare e l'avere debits and credits pl
dare non si traduce mai con la parola inglese dare

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'dare' in Other Languages

British English: give /ɡɪv/ VERB
If you give someone something, you let them have it to keep.
We always give our mother flowers on her birthday.
  • American English: give
  • Arabic: يُعْطِي
  • Brazilian Portuguese: dar
  • Chinese:
  • Croatian: dati
  • Czech: dát
  • Danish: give
  • Dutch: geven
  • European Spanish: dar
  • Finnish: antaa
  • French: donner
  • German: geben
  • Greek: δίνω
  • Italian: dare
  • Japanese: 与える
  • Korean: ...에게 ...을 주다
  • Norwegian: gi
  • Polish: dać
  • European Portuguese: dar
  • Romanian: a da
  • Russian: давать
  • Latin American Spanish: dar
  • Swedish: ge
  • Thai: ให้
  • Turkish: vermek
  • Ukrainian: давати
  • Vietnamese: cho

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Translation of dare from the Collins Italian to English
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