above ****

1. adv
di sopra, al di sopra, (in text) prima, sopra

mentioned above — summenzionato (-a)

from above — dall'alto

the flat above — l'appartamento di sopra or al piano di sopra

the clouds above — le nuvole sovrastanti

children of 7 years or above — ragazzi dai 7 anni in su or a partire dai 7 anni

orders from above — ordini superiori or (che vengono) dall'alto

the address above — l'indirizzo di cui sopra

2. prep

above all — soprattutto

he raised his hands above his head — ha sollevato le mani sopra la testa

above the clouds — al di sopra delle nuvole

the Thames above London — il Tamigi a monte di Londra

2,000 metres above sea level — 2.000 metri sopra il livello del mare

he is above me in rank — ha un grado superiore al mio

I couldn't hear above the din — non riuscivo a sentire in mezzo a or attraverso tutto quel frastuono

she's above that sort of thing — è superiore a queste cose

he's not above a bit of blackmail — non rifuggirebbe dal ricatto

it's above me — è troppo complicato per me, è al di sopra delle mie possibilità

to get above o.s. — montarsi la testa

children above 7 years of age — ragazzi al di sopra dei 7 anni (di età)

costing above £10 — più caro di 10 sterline

English-Italian dictionary. 2013.

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