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English translation of 'strappare'

strappare

(strapˈpare)

transitive verb

    1. (gen) to tear, rip
    2. (pagina) to tear off, tear out
    3. (erbacce) to pull up
    4. (bottone) to pull off
    ha strappato la lettera she tore up the letter
    strappare qc di mano a qn to snatch sth out of sb's hand
    mi ha strappato la borsa he snatched the bag from me
    si strappò la gonna she tore o ripped her skirt
    strapparsi i vestiti di dosso to rip one's clothes off
    strapparsi i capelli to tear one's hair
    strapparsi un muscolo to tear a muscle
    strappare una promessa a qn to extract a promise from sb
    strappare un segreto a qn to wring a secret from sb
    strappare gli applausi del pubblico to win the audience's applause
    strappare qn dal suo ambiente to take sb away from his (o her) own environment
    una scena che strappa il cuore a heart-rending scene

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'strappare' in Other Languages

British English: rip /rɪp/ VERB
If you rip something, you tear it forcefully with your hands or with a tool such as a knife. If something rips, it is torn forcefully.
I tried not to rip the paper as I unwrapped the present.
  • American English: rip
  • Arabic: يـُمَزِّقُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: rasgar
  • Chinese:
  • Croatian: poderati
  • Czech: párat (se)
  • Danish: rive i stykker
  • Dutch: scheuren
  • European Spanish: rasgar
  • Finnish: repiä
  • French: déchirer
  • German: zerreißen
  • Greek: σκίζω
  • Italian: strappare
  • Japanese: 引き裂く
  • Korean: (물건을) 잡아 찢다
  • Norwegian: rive
  • Polish: rozrywać
  • European Portuguese: rasgar
  • Romanian: a rupe
  • Russian: рвать разделять на части резким движением
  • Latin American Spanish: rasgar
  • Swedish: riva
  • Thai: ฉีก
  • Turkish: yırtmak
  • Ukrainian: рвати(ся)
  • Vietnamese: xé toạc
British English: rip up /rɪp ʌp/ VERB
If you rip something up, you tear it into small pieces.
He ripped up the letter.
  • American English: rip up
  • Arabic: يـُمَزِّقُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: rasgar
  • Chinese: 撕毁
  • Croatian: pokidati
  • Czech: roztrhat
  • Danish: rive i småstykker
  • Dutch: kapotscheuren
  • European Spanish: hacer pedazos
  • Finnish: repiä palasiksi
  • French: déchirer
  • German: aufreißen
  • Greek: κόβω κομματάκια
  • Italian: strappare
  • Japanese: 破棄する
  • Korean: 잡아 찢다
  • Norwegian: rive opp
  • Polish: rozerwać
  • European Portuguese: rasgar
  • Romanian: a rupe
  • Russian: разрывать
  • Latin American Spanish: hacer pedazos
  • Swedish: riva sönder
  • Thai: ฉีกเป็นชิ้นเล็กชิ้นน้อย
  • Turkish: yırtmak
  • Ukrainian: розривати
  • Vietnamese: xé rách
British English: snatch /snætʃ/ VERB
If you snatch something, or if you snatch at it, you take it or pull it away quickly.
He snatched the cards from her hand.
  • American English: snatch
  • Arabic: يَخْتَطِفُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: agarrar
  • Chinese: 攫取
  • Croatian: ugrabiti
  • Czech: popadnout
  • Danish: snuppe
  • Dutch: rukken
  • European Spanish: arrebatar
  • Finnish: siepata esine
  • French: attraper
  • German: schnappen
  • Greek: γραπώνω
  • Italian: strappare
  • Japanese: ひったくる
  • Korean: 낚아채다
  • Norwegian: snappe
  • Polish: (s)chwycić
  • European Portuguese: agarrar
  • Romanian: a înhăța
  • Russian: хватать(ся)
  • Latin American Spanish: arrebatar
  • Swedish: stjäla
  • Thai: คว้า
  • Turkish: kapmak
  • Ukrainian: хапати
  • Vietnamese: giật lấy
British English: tear /tɛə/ VERB
If you tear something, you pull it into pieces or make a hole in it.
Try not to tear the paper.
  • American English: tear
  • Arabic: يـُمَزِّقُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: rasgar
  • Chinese:
  • Croatian: poderati
  • Czech: trhat
  • Danish: flænge
  • Dutch: scheuren
  • European Spanish: rasgar
  • Finnish: repiä
  • French: déchirer
  • German: zerreißen
  • Greek: σκίζω
  • Italian: strappare
  • Japanese: 破る
  • Korean: 찢다
  • Norwegian: rive
  • Polish: podrzeć się
  • European Portuguese: rasgar
  • Romanian: a rupe
  • Russian: рвать разделять на части резким движением
  • Latin American Spanish: rasgar
  • Swedish: riva
  • Thai: ฉีก
  • Turkish: yırtmak
  • Ukrainian: рвати
  • Vietnamese: làm rách
British English: wrench /rɛntʃ/ VERB
object If you wrench something, usually something that is in a fixed position, you pull or twist it violently.
He felt two men wrench the suitcase from his hand.
  • American English: wrench
  • Arabic: يَجْذِبُ بِشِدَّة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: arrancar
  • Chinese: 猛扭
  • Croatian: iščupati
  • Czech: vyškubnout
  • Danish: forvride
  • Dutch: wringen
  • European Spanish: arrancar arrebatar
  • Finnish: vääntää
  • French: déchirer
  • German: entreißen
  • Greek: στραμπουλώ
  • Italian: strappare
  • Japanese: ねじる
  • Korean: 비틀다
  • Norwegian: vri
  • Polish: szarpnąć
  • European Portuguese: arrancar
  • Romanian: a smulge
  • Russian: выкручивать
  • Latin American Spanish: arrancar tirar
  • Swedish: rycka
  • Thai: ดึงและบิดอย่างแรง
  • Turkish: burmak
  • Ukrainian: виривати
  • Vietnamese: vặn mạnh
British English: wrest VERB
If you wrest something from someone else, you take it from them, especially when this is difficult or illegal.
For the past year he has been trying to wrest control from the central government.

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Translation of strappare from the Collins Italian to English
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