stringersi

ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

stringersi

  1. reflexive of stringere
  2. (intransitive) to scoot (move sideways to make room for someone else)
    Se vi stringete un po', ci sto anch'io.
    If you could scoot a little bit, I could squeeze in too.
  3. (+a, contro) to press oneself (up against a surface)
    Mi sono stretto al muro per non essere investito.
    I pressed myself up against the wall so as to not get run over.
  4. (+a) to cling; to grasp
    Per paura, il figlio si è stretto alla ginocchia della madre.
    Out of fear, the child clung to the mother's knee.
  5. (+in) to wrap oneself up (in a garment)
    Siccome è freddo, la donna si stringe in uno scialle.
    Because it is cold, the woman is wrapping herself up in a shawl.
  6. (+a) to hug
    La ragazza si stringe al suo fidanzato.
    The girl is hugging her boyfriend.
  7. (intransitive) to shrink; to narrow; to be narrowed
    Da qui il sentiero si stringe.
    From here the path narrows.

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