togliere translation | Italian-English dictionary

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togliere

  
vb irreg  
1       vt  
a      (gen)    to remove, take away o off  
togli il quadro dal muro      take the picture off the wall  
ho tolto il poster dalla parete      I took the poster off the wall  
mi hanno tolto due denti      I had two teeth taken out  
togliere le mani di tasca      to take one's hands out of one's pockets  
togliere qn di mezzo        (allontanare)    to get rid of sb,   (uccidere)    to bump sb off  
togliere qc a qn      to take sth (away) from sb  
togliere la parola a qn      to interrupt sb  
togliere la parola di bocca a qn      to take the words out of sb's mouth  
togliere il saluto a qn      to ignore sb, snub sb  
mi hai tolto un peso      you've taken a weight off my mind  
volevo togliermi un peso (dalla coscienza)      I wanted to get it off my chest  
togliersi la vita      to take one's (own) life  
togliersi i guanti/il vestito/il trucco      to take off one's gloves/suit/make-up  
togliti il cappotto      take off your coat  
togliersi una voglia      to satisfy an urge o a whim  
togliersi la soddisfazione di      to have the satisfaction of  
ciò non toglie che...      that doesn't alter the fact that ..., nevertheless ..., be that as it may ...  
b      (Mat)   to take away, subtract  
togliere 3 da 7      to take 3 away from 7  
2    togliersi      vr  
togliersi di mezzo      to get out of the way  
togliti dai piedi!      get out of the way!  
Translation Italian - English Collins Dictionary  
"togliere": examples and translations in context
Gli ha fatto togliere i vestiti. She made him take his clothes off.
- Ora voglio togliere il bypass. Now I wanna take him off bypass.
Quei lucchetti non si possono togliere. You can't take the locks off.
Scommetto che vi devo togliere quelle catene. I expect you want them chains knocked off.
Dobbiamo costringerlo a togliere quei tatuaggi. We need to get him to remove the tattoos.
Non togliere la passerella, Sidney. Don't remove the gangplank, Sidney.
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