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Italian translation of 'sell'


Word forms:past tensepast participle sold

transitive verb

  1. vendere
    to sell sth for £150 vendere qc per 150 sterline
    to sell sth at £10 per dozen vendere qc a 10 sterline la dozzina
    to sell sth to sb vendere qc a qn
    I was sold this in London questo me l'hanno venduto a Londra
    to sell sb down the river (figurative) vendere qn
    to sell sb an idea (figurative) far accettare un'idea a qn
    to sell sb a pup (figurative, old-fashioned) imbrogliare qn
    to be sold on sb/sth (informal) essere entusiasta di qn/qc
    he doesn't sell himself very well non si sa vendere bene
    they're selling the house stanno vendendo la casa
    he sold his car to his sister ha venduto la macchina alla sorella

intransitive verb

  1. essere in vendita
    they sell at or for 15p each sono in vendita a 15p l'uno

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Example Sentences Including 'sell'

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Nor at this stage either does he mention the buying and selling of blood for medical purposes.
The Times Literary Supplement (2012)
If your arrears are mounting and negotiation has failed you may have to sell your property.
Tondeur, Keith Say Goodbye to Debt (1994)
Many unfinished new plots have already been sold.
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
That means nearly one in three funds sold were passive, reflecting a growing disappointment with highly paid fund managers.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The consortium will also sell the refined products.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The group includes all goods sold by retailers that predominantly sell food.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
We could make a third over what we paid for it right now if we sold.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
His ability to sell a good idea remains undimmed.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
His dad ran a business selling vintage cars and his mum worked booking models.
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
One of the three completed villas has already sold.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The show sold out just in time.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
They will help people to manage their electronic lives rather than just sell them products.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The Brazilian remains an enigma and could well be sold this summer.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Some fear that they will now struggle to sell the buildings.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The online store also sells swimming pools.
The Sun (2009)
The selling price of that power will be nearly 20 billion.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
We buy getting on for a million more cars than we sell.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
As little white lies go, we have been sold it well.
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Better volumes and higher selling prices in particular bode well for the second half of the year.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
But an unscrupulous merchant might still try to sell it.
Christianity Today (2000)

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'sell' in Other Languages

British English: sell /sɛl/ VERB
If you sell something that you own, you let someone have it in return for money.
The directors sold the business for a large sum.
  • American English: sell
  • Arabic: يَبْيعُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: vender
  • Chinese: 出售
  • Croatian: prodati
  • Czech: prodat
  • Danish: sælge
  • Dutch: verkopen
  • European Spanish: vender
  • Finnish: myydä
  • French: vendre
  • German: verkaufen
  • Greek: πουλώ
  • Italian: vendere
  • Japanese: 売る
  • Korean: (물건을) 팔다
  • Norwegian: selge
  • Polish: sprzedać
  • European Portuguese: vender
  • Romanian: a vinde
  • Russian: продавать
  • Spanish: vender
  • Swedish: sälja
  • Thai: ขาย
  • Turkish: satmak
  • Ukrainian: продавати
  • Vietnamese: bán hàng


Translation of sell from the Collins English to Italian
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