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Flashcards in Verbs Deck (30):
1

pensare

to think

2

andare

to go

3

bere

to drink

4

percorrere,
scorrere

to traverse,
to flow, e.g. a river

5

invogliere
disfarsi
stipare

to want to,
to deconstruct,
to fill to bursting

6

spalancarsi,
sbriciolarsi

to open wide,
to crumble

7

scagliare,
stendere

to throw,
to hang up (washing)

8

sconfiggere,
sposare una causa

to eliminate, e.g. an enemy or disease
to be married to a cause

9

zoppicare
rivelare

to limp,
to reveal

10

avvolgere,
vantarsi

to wrap (up),
to boast

11

prendere in giro,
essere del mestiere

to tease,
to be an expert, to know one's trade

12

prendere in giro
accigliarsi
bussare

to tease
to frown
to knock

13

comparire
sprecare
propendere per

to appear
to waste, e.g. time
to be in favour of

14

rovesciare

to knock over, spill, turn upside down
to overthrow e.g. government, to reverse e.g. a situation

15

sputare
adoperarsi
adoperare

to spit
to take trouble
to use

16

avere nostalgia di
tramortire
strillare

to be nostalgic about
to stun, v.t., to faint, v.i.
to scream

17

graffare
strillare

to scratch
to scream

18

risucchiare
rimprovare

to suck in
to reproach

19

addebitare + dat.
sfamare

to ascribe e.g. blame
to feed the family

20

to pollute
to reimbourse

inquinare
rimborsare

21

to become independent, self-sufficient or self-employed

rendersi independente
diventare independente

22

to go smoothly
to go wrong

andare liscio
andare storto

23

schiacciare
schiacciarsi

to crush, smash, press, to crack (a nut)
to get crushed

24

logorare
logorarsi

to wear out
to be worn out, to wear oneself out

25

rafforzare
rincantucciarsi

to reinforce
to hide o.s. away in a corner

26

innervosirsi
infastidirsi

to get irritated
to get irritated

27

scacciare
sfuggire

to chase away
to escape

28

chinarsi
conficcare
impugnare

to stoop
to thrust
to grasp

29

costringere
spalare
fissare

to force, compel
to shovel
to stare at, fix

30

intuire
captare
ghermire

to perceive
to pick up, catch e.g. on radio or overhearing a conversation
to grasp