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English translation of 'scivolare'

scivolare

(ʃivoˈlare)

intransitive verb

  1. (cadere) to slip
    scivolare sul ghiaccio (persona) to slip on the ice
    1. (per gioco) to slide on the ice
    (macchina) to skid on the ice
    è scivolato giù dalle scale he slipped and fell down the stairs
    attento, si scivola be careful, it's slippery
    il vaso gli scivolò dalle mani the vase slipped out of his hands
    scivolò via non visto he slipped away unseen
    l'uomo scivolò silenziosamente nella stanza the man slipped silently into the room
    gli fece scivolare il biglietto in tasca he slipped the note into his pocket
    scivolare su una buccia di banana (also figurative) to slip on a banana skin

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'scivolare' in Other Languages

British English: slide /slaɪd/ VERB
When something slides somewhere, or when you slide it somewhere, it moves there smoothly over or against something else.
Tears were sliding down his cheeks.
  • American English: slide
  • Arabic: يَنْزَلِقُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: escorregar
  • Chinese: 滑动
  • Croatian: kliziti
  • Czech: klouzat
  • Danish: glide
  • Dutch: glijden
  • European Spanish: deslizarse
  • Finnish: liukua
  • French: glisser
  • German: gleiten
  • Greek: τσουλάω
  • Italian: scivolare
  • Japanese: 滑る
  • Korean: 미끄러지다
  • Norwegian: skli
  • Polish: pośliznąć się
  • European Portuguese: escorregar
  • Romanian: a aluneca
  • Russian: скользить
  • Spanish: deslizarse
  • Swedish: åka rutschkana
  • Thai: ทำให้ลื่นถลา
  • Turkish: kaymak
  • Ukrainian: скочуватися
  • Vietnamese: trượt trôi
British English: slip /slɪp/ VERB
If you slip, you accidentally slide and lose your balance.
I slipped on some ice.
  • American English: slip
  • Arabic: يَنْزَلِقُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: escorregar-se
  • Chinese: 滑倒
  • Croatian: poskliznuti se
  • Czech: uklouznout
  • Danish: glide
  • Dutch: uitglijden
  • European Spanish: resbalar
  • Finnish: liukastua
  • French: glisser
  • German: ausrutschen
  • Greek: γλιστρώ
  • Italian: scivolare
  • Japanese: 滑る
  • Korean: 미끄러지다
  • Norwegian: skli
  • Polish: wysunąć się
  • European Portuguese: escorregar
  • Romanian: a aluneca
  • Russian: скользить
  • Spanish: resbalar
  • Swedish: halka
  • Thai: ลื่นไถลไป
  • Turkish: kaymak
  • Ukrainian: посковзнутися
  • Vietnamese: trượt trơn
British English: glide VERB
If you glide somewhere, you move silently and in a smooth and effortless way.
Waiters glide between tightly packed tables bearing trays of pasta.
British English: slither VERB
If you slither somewhere, you slide along in an uneven way.
He lost his footing and slithered down the bank.

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Translation of scivolare from the Collins Italian to English
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