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English translation of 'salvarsi'

salvarsi

reflexive verb

  1. (salvare la propria vita) to save o.s.
    non si è salvato nessuno nell'incidente nobody survived the accident
    si salvi chi può every man for himself
    non si è salvato nulla everything was destroyed
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salvare

(salˈvare)

transitive verb

    1. (gen) (also computing) to save
    2. (portare soccorso) to rescue
    lo salvarono da morte sicura they saved him from certain death
    la cintura di sicurezza lo ha salvato the seat belt saved him
    i pompieri hanno salvato due bambini the firemen rescued two children
    hanno salvato poche persone dal naufragio they rescued few people from the shipwreck
    salvare la vita a qn to save sb's life
    una volta mi ha salvato la vita he once saved my life
    mi hai salvato! (also figurative) you saved me!
    hanno salvato poche cose dall'incendio they salvaged very few items from the fire
    salvare la faccia (informal) to save face
    salvare le apparenze to keep up appearances
    salvare capra e cavoli to have the best of both worlds
    Dio salvi la regina! God save the Queen!

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Translation of salvarsi from the Collins Italian to English
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