English translation of 'servire'
- (essere al servizio di)
to serveservire qn (in negozio)
to attend to o serve sb(al ristorante)
to wait on o serve sbgli piace farsi servire
he likes to be waited onin cosa posso servirla? (negozio)
can I help you?adesso ti servo io! (ironic)
now I'll show you!servire la Messa/la Patria
to serve Mass/one's country
to serveservire qc a qn
to serve sb with sth,
help sb to sth"servire ghiacciato"
"serve chilled"servire a tavola
to wait on tableservire da bere a qn
to serve a drink to sbil pranzo è servito
dinner is serveddopo la cena ha servito il caffè
after dinner she served coffee
- (football, giocatore)
to pass the ball to
- (auxiliary verb: essere)
servire a (fare) qc (essere utile)
to be used for (doing) sth,
be for sthservire a qn
to be of use to sba che cosa serve?
what's it for?a cosa serve questo aggeggio?
what is this gadget (used) for?serve a tagliare la frutta
it's for cutting fruitquesta stanza serve da studio
this room is used as a studyche ti serva da lezione
let that be a lesson to youha insistito ma non è servito (a niente)
he insisted but to no purposemi serve un paio di forbici
I need a pair of scissorsnon mi serve più
I don't need it any morete lo presto, se ti serve
I'll lend it to you, if you need itnon serve a niente
it's not of any usepiangere non serve a niente
it's no use crying,
crying doesn't helpa che serve lamentarsi?
what would be the point of complaining?
'servire' in Other Languages
British English: serve /sɜːv/ VERB
If you serve your country, an organization, or a person, you do useful work for them.
He served the government loyally for 30 years.
- American English: serve
- Arabic: يَخْدِمُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: servir
- Chinese: 服务
- Croatian: služiti
- Czech: sloužit být nápomocen
- Danish: tjene
- Dutch: dienen
- European Spanish: servir
- Finnish: palvella
- French: servir
- German: dienen
- Greek: υπηρετώ
- Italian: servire
- Japanese: 仕える
- Korean: 섬기다
- Norwegian: servere
- Polish: obsłużyć
- European Portuguese: servir
- Romanian: a deservi
- Russian: обслуживать
- Spanish: servir
- Swedish: tjäna serva
- Thai: บริการ
- Turkish: hizmet etmek
- Ukrainian: служити
- Vietnamese: phục vụ
Translation of servire from the Collins Italian to English
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