round

I 1. [raʊnd]
avverbio BE
1) (on all sides)

all round — tutt'intorno

whisky all round! — whisky per tutti!

to go all the way round — [fence, wall] fare tutto il giro

2) (in circular movement)

to go round and round — [carousel] girare; [person] girare in tondo; fig. girare intorno

3) (to specific place, home)

to go round to — passare da [office, school]

to ask sb. (to come) round — chiedere a qcn. di passare

to invite sb. round for lunch — invitare qcn. a casa per pranzo

I'll be round in a minute — arrivo subito

4) (in circumference)

three metres round — [tree trunk] di tre metri di circonferenza

5) (as part of cycle)

all year round — tutto l'anno

this time round — questa volta

2.
preposizione BE
1) (expressing location) intorno a [table etc.]

to sit round the fire — sedersi intorno al fuoco

the wall goes right round the house — il muro gira tutt'intorno alla casa

what do you measure round the waist? — quanto hai di vita?

2) (expressing direction)

to go round the corner — girare l'angolo

to go round a bend — (in road) svoltare

just round the corner — subito dietro l'angolo

to go round an obstacle — aggirare un ostacolo

3) (on visit)

her sister took us round Oxford — sua sorella ci ha fatto vedere Oxford

to go round the shops — andare per negozi

4) round about (approximately) pressappoco, circa

it happened round about here — è successo più o meno qui; (vicinity)

the people round about — la gente qui intorno

II 1. [raʊnd]
aggettivo
1) (circular) [object] rotondo, tondo; [building] circolare

her eyes grew round — sgranò gli occhi

2) (curved) [handwriting] rotondeggiante

to have round shoulders — avere le spalle curve

3) (spherical) rotondo
4) (complete) [figure] tondo

in round figures, that's Ј100 — arrotondando, sono cento sterline

a round dozen — un'intera dozzina

a nice round sum — una bella sommetta

5) round- in composti

round-faced — col viso paffuto

2.
nome
1) (set, series) serie f.

the daily round of activities — il trantran quotidiano

2) (in competition) turno m.

qualifying round — (in football, rugby, tennis) turno di qualificazione

3) (in golf, cards) giro m.; (in boxing, wrestling) round m., ripresa f.
4) equit. (in event) percorso m.
5) pol. (in election) turno m.
6) (of drinks) giro m.

it's my round! — pago io (da bere)! offro io!

7) (unit of ammunition) pallottola f.

a round of ammunition — un colpo

8) (shot fired) colpo m.
9) (burst)

round of applause — applauso

to get a round of applause — essere applaudito

10) (of bread)

a round of toast — una fetta di pane tostato

11) (route) giro m.
12) (circular shape) cerchio m., tondino m.
13) mus. (canon) canone m.
3.
nome plurale rounds

to do one's rounds — [doctor] fare il giro di visite; [postman] fare il giro; [guard] fare la ronda

to do o go the rounds [rumour] fare il giro; [flu] girare; to go o do the rounds of — fare il giro di

III [raʊnd]
verbo transitivo (go round) doppiare [headland] (anche mar.)

to round the corner — girare l'angolo

to round a bend — svoltare

* * *
1. adjective
1) (shaped like a circle or globe: a round hole; a round stone; This plate isn't quite round.) rotondo, tondo
2) (rather fat; plump: a round face.) rotondo, tondo
2. adverb
1) (in the opposite direction: He turned round.) in tondo
2) (in a circle: They all stood round and listened; A wheel goes round; All (the) year round.) in tondo; per tutto
3) (from one person to another: They passed the letter round; The news went round.) (in giro)
4) (from place to place: We drove round for a while.) (nelle vicinanze), (in giro)
5) (in circumference: The tree measured two metres round.) (di circonferenza)
6) (to a particular place, usually a person's home: Are you coming round (to our house) tonight?) verso
3. preposition
1) (on all sides of: There was a wall round the garden; He looked round the room.) intorno
2) (passing all sides of (and returning to the starting-place): They ran round the tree.) intorno a
3) (changing direction at: He came round the corner.) vicino
4) (in or to all parts of: The news spread all round the town.) (per tutto)
4. noun
1) (a complete circuit: a round of drinks (= one for everyone present); a round of golf.) giro; partita
2) (a regular journey one takes to do one's work: a postman's round.) giro
3) (a burst of cheering, shooting etc: They gave him a round of applause; The soldier fired several rounds.) scroscio; salva
4) (a single bullet, shell etc: five hundred rounds of ammunition.) colpo, sparo
5) (a stage in a competition etc: The winners of the first round will go through to the next.) turno
6) (a type of song sung by several singers singing the same tune starting in succession.) canone
5. verb
(to go round: The car rounded the corner.) girare
- roundly
- roundness
- rounds
- all-round
- all-rounder
- roundabout
6. adjective
(not direct: a roundabout route.) indiretto
- round-shouldered
- round trip
- all round
- round about
- round off
- round on
- round up
* * *
I 1. [raʊnd]
avverbio BE
1) (on all sides)

all round — tutt'intorno

whisky all round! — whisky per tutti!

to go all the way round — [fence, wall] fare tutto il giro

2) (in circular movement)

to go round and round — [carousel] girare; [person] girare in tondo; fig. girare intorno

3) (to specific place, home)

to go round to — passare da [office, school]

to ask sb. (to come) round — chiedere a qcn. di passare

to invite sb. round for lunch — invitare qcn. a casa per pranzo

I'll be round in a minute — arrivo subito

4) (in circumference)

three metres round — [tree trunk] di tre metri di circonferenza

5) (as part of cycle)

all year round — tutto l'anno

this time round — questa volta

2.
preposizione BE
1) (expressing location) intorno a [table etc.]

to sit round the fire — sedersi intorno al fuoco

the wall goes right round the house — il muro gira tutt'intorno alla casa

what do you measure round the waist? — quanto hai di vita?

2) (expressing direction)

to go round the corner — girare l'angolo

to go round a bend — (in road) svoltare

just round the corner — subito dietro l'angolo

to go round an obstacle — aggirare un ostacolo

3) (on visit)

her sister took us round Oxford — sua sorella ci ha fatto vedere Oxford

to go round the shops — andare per negozi

4) round about (approximately) pressappoco, circa

it happened round about here — è successo più o meno qui; (vicinity)

the people round about — la gente qui intorno

II 1. [raʊnd]
aggettivo
1) (circular) [object] rotondo, tondo; [building] circolare

her eyes grew round — sgranò gli occhi

2) (curved) [handwriting] rotondeggiante

to have round shoulders — avere le spalle curve

3) (spherical) rotondo
4) (complete) [figure] tondo

in round figures, that's Ј100 — arrotondando, sono cento sterline

a round dozen — un'intera dozzina

a nice round sum — una bella sommetta

5) round- in composti

round-faced — col viso paffuto

2.
nome
1) (set, series) serie f.

the daily round of activities — il trantran quotidiano

2) (in competition) turno m.

qualifying round — (in football, rugby, tennis) turno di qualificazione

3) (in golf, cards) giro m.; (in boxing, wrestling) round m., ripresa f.
4) equit. (in event) percorso m.
5) pol. (in election) turno m.
6) (of drinks) giro m.

it's my round! — pago io (da bere)! offro io!

7) (unit of ammunition) pallottola f.

a round of ammunition — un colpo

8) (shot fired) colpo m.
9) (burst)

round of applause — applauso

to get a round of applause — essere applaudito

10) (of bread)

a round of toast — una fetta di pane tostato

11) (route) giro m.
12) (circular shape) cerchio m., tondino m.
13) mus. (canon) canone m.
3.
nome plurale rounds

to do one's rounds — [doctor] fare il giro di visite; [postman] fare il giro; [guard] fare la ronda

to do o go the rounds [rumour] fare il giro; [flu] girare; to go o do the rounds of — fare il giro di

III [raʊnd]
verbo transitivo (go round) doppiare [headland] (anche mar.)

to round the corner — girare l'angolo

to round a bend — svoltare


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