Italian Word: colpire
English Meaning: 1. to hit, to strike 2. to impress
German Meaning: treffen, hauen, schlagen

Word Forms: colpì, colpito

Example Sentences:

Un forte terremoto ha colpito la California la scorsa notte.
A strong earthquake struck California last night.
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Il pugile cerca di colpire l'avversario.
The boxer tries to hit his opponent.
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Una forte scossa di terremoto colpì l'Irpinia il 23 novembre 1980.
A heavy earth tremor hit Irpinia on 23rd November 1980.
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Il pugile tentò di colpire più volte l'avversario, senza mai riuscirci veramente.
The boxer tried to hit his opponent several times, without ever really succeeding.
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La palla da tennis lo colpì alla testa.
The tennis ball hit him on the head.
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L'albero fu colpito dal fulmine.
The tree was struck by lightning.
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Il pubblico è rimasto colpito.
The audience was impressed.
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