Translation: from english

head off

  • 1 head off

    head off partire ( for, towards per, verso); head off [sb., sth.], head [sb., sth.] off
    1) (intercept) intercettare [ person]
    2) fig. (forestall) prevenire [ question]; scongiurare, evitare [ quarrel]
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    1) (to make (a person, animal etc) change direction: One group of the soldiers rode across the valley to head the bandits off.) deviare
    2) (to go in some direction: He headed off towards the river.) dirigersi
    * * *
    vt + adv
    (threat, danger) sventare, (person, animal) far cambiare direzione a
    * * *
    head off partire ( for, towards per, verso); head off [sb., sth.], head [sb., sth.] off
    1) (intercept) intercettare [ person]
    2) fig. (forestall) prevenire [ question]; scongiurare, evitare [ quarrel]

    English-Italian dictionary > head off

  • 2 ■ head off

    ■ head off
    A v. t. + avv.
    1 far deviare (q.); richiamare; dirottare (fig.)
    2 precedere ( tagliando la strada); intercettare: to head sb. off at a crossroads, intercettare q. a un incrocio
    3 prevenire; stornare; evitare: to head off an accident, prevenire un incidente; to head off a misunderstanding, evitare un malinteso
    B v. i. + avv.
    (naut.) poggiare.

    English-Italian dictionary > ■ head off

  • 3 head off

    head off partir (for, towards vers); head off [somebody/something], head [somebody/something] off bloquer, barrer la route à [person]; fig éluder [question]; éviter [quarrel]

    English-French dictionary > head off

  • 4 head off

    head off препятствовать; помешать; преграждать (путь); отражать (нападение)to head off a quarrel предотвратить ссору

    Англо-русский словарь Мюллера > head off

  • 5 head off

    1) (to make (a person, animal etc) change direction: One group of the soldiers rode across the valley to head the bandits off.) abdrängen
    2) (to go in some direction: He headed off towards the river.) abbiegen
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    I. vt
    to \head off off ⇆ sb sich akk jdm in den Weg stellen; (turn sb aside) jdn abdrängen
    2. ( fig: avoid)
    to \head off off ⇆ sth etw abwenden [o verhindern
    II. vi
    to \head off off to[wards] sth sich akk zu etw dat begeben
    the newlyweds \head offed off to bed das frisch verheiratete Paar steuerte direkt das Bett an hum

    English-german dictionary > head off

  • 6 head off

    vt
    1) ( intercept)
    to \head off off <-> sb sich akk jdm in den Weg stellen;
    ( turn sb aside) jdn abdrängen;
    2) (fig: avoid)
    to \head off off <-> sth etw abwenden [o verhindern] vi
    to \head off off to[wards] sth sich akk zu etw dat begeben;
    the newlyweds \head offed off to bed das frisch verheiratete Paar steuerte direkt das Bett an ( hum)

    English-German students dictionary > head off

  • 7 head off

    1) (to make (a person, animal etc) change direction: One group of the soldiers rode across the valley to head the bandits off.) desviar
    2) (to go in some direction: He headed off towards the river.) dirigirse a
    1) v + adv ( set out) salir*
    2) v + o + adv, v + adv + o
    a) ( get in front of) atajar, cortarle el paso a, interceptar
    b) (prevent, forestall) \<\<criticism/threat\>\> prevenir*
    1.
    VI + ADV (=set out) marcharse ( for para, hacia) ( toward(s) hacia)
    2. VT + ADV
    1) (=intercept) [+ person] atajar, interceptar
    2) (=ward off) [+ questions, criticism, trouble] atajar; [+ person] distraer ( from de)

    if she asks where we're going, try and head her off — si pregunta dónde vamos, intenta distraerla

    * * *
    1) v + adv ( set out) salir*
    2) v + o + adv, v + adv + o
    a) ( get in front of) atajar, cortarle el paso a, interceptar
    b) (prevent, forestall) \<\<criticism/threat\>\> prevenir*

    English-spanish dictionary > head off

  • 8 head off

    отблъсвам; отклонявам;
    * * *
    head off 1) отклонявам; to \head off a crowd off ( from) the wrong exit отклонявам тълпа от неправилния изход; I \head offed him off from making a speech отклоних го от намерението да държи реч; 2) отблъсквам; 3) възпрепятствам; препречвам, преграждам, запречвам пътя на, попречвам на.

    English-Bulgarian dictionary > head off

  • 9 head off

    1. phr v отвлекать, мешать
    2. phr v отрезать путь, перехватить
    3. phr v обманывать, обойти; перехитрить
    4. phr v мор. отворачивать, отходить
    Синонимический ряд:
    1. intercept (verb) cut off; detour; intercept; redirect; re-route
    2. prevent (verb) avert; deter; forestall; preclude; prevent; rule out; stave off; turn aside; ward

    English-Russian base dictionary > head off

  • 10 head off

    [ʹhedʹɒf] phr v
    1. 1) отвлекать, мешать

    to head smb. off from making a speech - помешать чьему-л. выступлению

    to head smb. off from the wrong way - а) указать кому-л. правильный путь; б) направить /наставить/ кого-л. на путь истины

    2) отрезать путь, перехватить
    3) обманывать, обойти; перехитрить
    2. мор. отворачивать, отходить ( о ветре)

    НБАРС > head off

  • 11 head off

    1) (to make (a person, animal etc) change direction: One group of the soldiers rode across the valley to head the bandits off.) lede i en anden retning; spærre vejen for
    2) (to go in some direction: He headed off towards the river.) gå i retning mod
    * * *
    1) (to make (a person, animal etc) change direction: One group of the soldiers rode across the valley to head the bandits off.) lede i en anden retning; spærre vejen for
    2) (to go in some direction: He headed off towards the river.) gå i retning mod

    English-Danish dictionary > head off

  • 12 head off

    уклониться, избежать, предотвратить

    I knew he would try to head off awkward questions about his past.

    You will have to speak to both groups of men quickly if you want to head off a nasty disagreement.

    Англо-русский словарь идиом и фразовых глаголов > head off

  • 13 head off

    1) (to make (a person, animal etc) change direction: One group of the soldiers rode across the valley to head the bandits off.) fara í veg fyrir
    2) (to go in some direction: He headed off towards the river.) stefna, taka stefnu, fara (í átt til)

    English-Icelandic dictionary > head off

  • 14 head off

    1) (to make (a person, animal etc) change direction: One group of the soldiers rode across the valley to head the bandits off.) eltérít
    2) (to go in some direction: He headed off towards the river.) vmi felé halad

    English-Hungarian dictionary > head off

  • 15 head off

    1) (to make (a person, animal etc) change direction: One group of the soldiers rode across the valley to head the bandits off.) desviar
    2) (to go in some direction: He headed off towards the river.) dirigir-se

    English-Portuguese dictionary > head off

  • 16 head off

    önüne geçmek, önlemek, savmak, yolunu kesmek, yönünü değiştirmek
    * * *
    1) (to make (a person, animal etc) change direction: One group of the soldiers rode across the valley to head the bandits off.) yolunu çevirmek/kesmek
    2) (to go in some direction: He headed off towards the river.) yönelmek

    English-Turkish dictionary > head off

  • 17 head off

    1) (to make (a person, animal etc) change direction: One group of the soldiers rode across the valley to head the bandits off.) speljati drugam
    2) (to go in some direction: He headed off towards the river.) obrniti se proti
    * * *
    transitive verb napeljati, speljati drugam, obrniti; figuratively zaustaviti

    English-Slovenian dictionary > head off

  • 18 head off

    • pysähdyttää
    • käännyttää takaisin
    * * *
    1) (to make (a person, animal etc) change direction: One group of the soldiers rode across the valley to head the bandits off.) johtaa toisaalle
    2) (to go in some direction: He headed off towards the river.) suunnata

    English-Finnish dictionary > head off

  • 19 head off

    გზაზე გადადგომა (გადაუდგება), გაჩერება, მოგერიება
    our battalion headed off the enemy troops ჩვენი ბატალიონი მტრის ჯარს გადაეღობა

    English-Georgian dictionary > head off

  • 20 head off

    vt
    * * *
    1) (to make (a person, animal etc) change direction: One group of the soldiers rode across the valley to head the bandits off.) zawrócić, skierować w inną stronę
    2) (to go in some direction: He headed off towards the river.) ruszyć, skierować się

    English-Polish dictionary > head off

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