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Italian - English translations for "colpo"

"colpo" Italian translation

Translation

blow

Definition

blow

Part of speech

noun

Gender

masculine

Translations

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Meaning: blow

Il pugile ha sferrato un colpo potente.

The boxer delivered a powerful blow.

Meaning: shot

Ho sentito un colpo di pistola provenire dalla strada.

I heard a gunshot coming from the street.

Meaning: stroke

Mio nonno ha avuto un colpo e ora è paralizzato da un lato.

My grandfather had a stroke and now he is paralyzed on one side.

Meaning: hit

Il pallone ha preso un colpo e si è sgonfiato.

The ball took a hit and deflated.

Meaning: coup

Il golpe militare ha rovesciato il governo.

The military coup overthrew the government.


Examples

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A1: Ho sentito un colpo forte.

A1: I heard a loud noise.

A1: Mia sorella ha dato un colpo alla palla.

A1: My sister hit the ball.

A1: Mi sono fatto male al braccio dopo un colpo.

A1: I hurt my arm after a blow.

B1: Il colpo di fulmine è stato improvviso.

B1: Love at first sight was sudden.

B1: La squadra ha subito un colpo durante la partita.

B1: The team suffered a setback during the game.

B2: Dopo il colpo, l'assassino si è dileguato nel buio.

B2: After the murder, the killer vanished into the darkness.

C1: Il governo sta cercando di prevenire un colpo di stato.

C1: The government is trying to prevent a coup.

C1: La vittima ha riportato gravi lesioni a seguito del colpo ricevuto.

C1: The victim suffered serious injuries as a result of the blow received.

C2: L'attentatore ha pianificato il colpo per mesi prima dell'attacco.

C2: The attacker planned the operation for months before the attack.


Advanced Description

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The Italian noun 'colpo' translates to 'blow' in English. It refers to a forceful impact or strike, typically delivered with the intention of causing damage or injury.

In a physical sense, 'colpo' can describe a punch, hit, or strike inflicted on someone or something. It can also be used metaphorically to represent a sudden and unexpected event that has a significant impact on a person or situation.

For example, if someone receives a 'colpo' to the head, it means they have been struck forcefully in that area. Similarly, if a business experiences a financial 'colpo', it implies a sudden and detrimental change in their economic situation.

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