great


great
I 1. [greɪt]
aggettivo
1) (large) [speed, majority, object, danger, percentage] grande
2) (as intensifier) [excitement, relief, heat, success] grande; [surprise, difficulty] grande, grosso; [pain] grande, forte, acuto

a great deal of — una gran quantità di, un gran numero di

a great many people, houses — moltissime persone, case

in great detail — nei minimi dettagli

the map was a great help — la carta geografica è stata di grande aiuto

you're a great help! — iron. bell'aiuto che sei! mi sei proprio di grande aiuto!

3) (remarkable) [writer, painting, discovery] grande, importante, degno di nota
4) colloq. (excellent) [book, party, weather] grande, fantastico, magnifico; [opportunity] grande, fantastico

it's great to see you — è meraviglioso rivederti

to feel great — sentirsi benissimo o in grande forma

you look great! — (healthy) ti vedo in gran forma! (attractive) stai benissimo! sei splendida!

that dress looks great on you — quel vestito ti sta benissimo

to have a great time — divertirsi tantissimo o un mondo

he's the greatest! — è il più grande o il migliore!

5) colloq. (talented) [teacher, singer] bravissimo

to be great at — essere bravissimo a [tennis]

to be great on — essere bravissimo in [history]

to be great at doing — essere un mago a fare

to be great with — essere bravissimo o saperci fare con [children, animals]

6) colloq. (enthusiastic) [admirer, organizer] grande

he's a great worrier — è uno che si preoccupa tantissimo o da matti

2.
avverbio colloq.

I'm doing great — le cose mi vanno benissimo o alla grande

the car is working great — l'automobile va benissimo

••

to cross the great divide — andare nel numero dei più

II [greɪt]
nome
1) (in title)

Peter the Great — Pietro il Grande

2) (powerful people)

the great — + verbo pl. i grandi

* * *
[ɡreit]
adjective
1) (of a better quality than average; important: a great writer; Churchill was a great man.) grande
2) (very large, larger etc than average: a great crowd of people at the football match.) grande
3) (of a high degree: Take great care of that book.) grande
4) (very pleasant: We had a great time at the party.) meraviglioso
5) (clever and expert: John's great at football.) bravo, abile
- greatness
* * *
I 1. [greɪt]
aggettivo
1) (large) [speed, majority, object, danger, percentage] grande
2) (as intensifier) [excitement, relief, heat, success] grande; [surprise, difficulty] grande, grosso; [pain] grande, forte, acuto

a great deal of — una gran quantità di, un gran numero di

a great many people, houses — moltissime persone, case

in great detail — nei minimi dettagli

the map was a great help — la carta geografica è stata di grande aiuto

you're a great help! — iron. bell'aiuto che sei! mi sei proprio di grande aiuto!

3) (remarkable) [writer, painting, discovery] grande, importante, degno di nota
4) colloq. (excellent) [book, party, weather] grande, fantastico, magnifico; [opportunity] grande, fantastico

it's great to see you — è meraviglioso rivederti

to feel great — sentirsi benissimo o in grande forma

you look great! — (healthy) ti vedo in gran forma! (attractive) stai benissimo! sei splendida!

that dress looks great on you — quel vestito ti sta benissimo

to have a great time — divertirsi tantissimo o un mondo

he's the greatest! — è il più grande o il migliore!

5) colloq. (talented) [teacher, singer] bravissimo

to be great at — essere bravissimo a [tennis]

to be great on — essere bravissimo in [history]

to be great at doing — essere un mago a fare

to be great with — essere bravissimo o saperci fare con [children, animals]

6) colloq. (enthusiastic) [admirer, organizer] grande

he's a great worrier — è uno che si preoccupa tantissimo o da matti

2.
avverbio colloq.

I'm doing great — le cose mi vanno benissimo o alla grande

the car is working great — l'automobile va benissimo

••

to cross the great divide — andare nel numero dei più

II [greɪt]
nome
1) (in title)

Peter the Great — Pietro il Grande

2) (powerful people)

the great — + verbo pl. i grandi


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