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romanaccio e altra roba
149
Language - Italian
Graduate
04/21/2011

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Term
smaltire la sbornia
Definition
to sober up
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riasunto
Definition
a summery, an outline
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alquanto
Definition
somewhat, quite a few, quite a bit, un po'
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fare la prima mossa
Definition
make the 1st move
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darsi una mossa
Definition
get a move on
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mossa
Definition
a move
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confidare in
Definition
to count on somebody
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penzolare
Definition
to hang down, to dangle
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altrettanto
Definition
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osare l'impossibile
Definition
attempt the impossible
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osare
"non oso chiedere"
Definition
to dare to. i.e
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sostegno
Definition
support, backing, base
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intraprendere
Definition
to undertake, to attempt
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ostentare
Definition
to show off
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emulare
Definition
emulate
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predilezione
Definition
a preference for, partiality, a taste for
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immancabilmente
Definition
unfailingly, without fail
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torace
Definition
chest
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meglio noto come
Definition
better known as...
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chiassoso
Definition
noisy, roudy, loud (noise as well as clothing)
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omettere
Definition
to omit
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adeguare
Definition
to adapit, to adjust, adattare
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fortificare
Definition
to fortify
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ampliare
Definition
to amplify
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lusso
Definition
luxury
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bella prodezza!
Definition
a fine feat indeed! big deal!
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prodezza
Definition
prowess, courage, valiance
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commovente
Definition
moving, touching, affecting (all emotional senses)
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ricavare
Definition
to obtain, to extract, to turn into profit
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persino dopo
Definition
even after...
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pianura
Definition
a plain
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attegiamento
Definition
attitude
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mestiere
Definition
a trade or craft
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fede
Definition
faith
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lotta
Definition
conflict, fight, struggle
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atto
Definition
an action, deed,
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riva
Definition
on the bank of a river, on the shore of a lake
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cortile
Definition
backyard, school playground
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pieta'
Definition
pity, mercy
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al mattino
Definition
in the morning
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crogiolarsi
ex/ "crogioliamoci al sole"
Definition
to bask in, to revel in something
-lets bask in the sun!
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farsi notare
ex/" mi sono fatto notare al professore"
Definition
to make oneself noticed.
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instintivamente
Definition
instinctively
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avvertire
Definition
to warn, to caution, to tell / inform
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folla
Definition
crowd of people
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opaca
Definition
opaque, dull, not clear or transparent, hard to understand
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attirare
ex? "il problema era come attirarla a me"
Definition
to attract, to be attracted to smb,
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vagheggiare
Definition
to long for, to yearn for, to gaze fondly at (a loved one)
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ratata
Definition
raid, swoop, bust
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distinzione
Definition
distinction
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a buon diritto
Definition
with good reason
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esitare
Definition
hesitate
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vagho
Definition
vague
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andare d'accordo con...
Definition
to get along with smb
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chi piu chi meno
i.e "i politici sono tutti corroti chi piu chi meno"
Definition
some more than others.
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trepidazione
Definition
a worry, an anxiety
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combriccola
Definition
criminal gang or mob
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cenno
Definition
a gesture, sign, hint, wink, nod
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fare cenno di no/si
Definition
shake ones head no / yes
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nemmeno un cenno
Definition
not even a hint
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frammento
Definition
fragment, chip
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frammentare
Definition
to break up, to fragment
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estremamente
Definition
extremely
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vanitoso
Definition
conceited, vain
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abbodanza
Definition
abundance
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lapidare
Definition
to stone to death
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stregare
Definition
to put a spell on
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bestiame
Definition
livestock
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stirpe
Definition
lineage, breed
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ammaliare
Definition
to entice, to charm, to captivate, to enthrall,
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prevedibile
Definition
predictible
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girovagare
Definition
to roam around
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incassare
Definition
to "take it" (to take an insult or criticism)
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so incassare
Definition
i can take it
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molle
Definition
soft
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sottolineare
Definition
to emphasize
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vizio
Definition
vice / bad habit
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il lupo perde il pelo ma non il vizio
Definition
a leopard never changes its spots
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comporre
Definition
to be composed of
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suppore (suppongo, supposto)
Definition
to suppose
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semmai
Definition
if anything...
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dotato
Definition
talented
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tessuto
Definition
fabric
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facciatta
Definition
faccade
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appoggiare
Definition
to lean on (literally)
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accontentare
i.e sei dificile da accontentare
Definition
to satisfy, to please
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sfruttare
Definition
to take advantage of
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a rovescio
Definition
inside out
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credulo
Definition
gullible
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sgridare
Definition
to tell off smb
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condiscendente
Definition
condescending
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l'una tira l'altra
Definition
like...once you pop you cant stop
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ricattare
Definition
to blackmail smb
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consentimi di dissentire
Definition
agree to disagree
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cercarsela
Definition
to ask for it
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risollevare
Definition
to bring up (topic of discussion)
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di soppiato
Definition
sneakily, slyly
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soggiogare
Definition
to subjegate
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lussuoso
Definition
luxurious
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sorca
Definition
slut
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scoppiare
Definition
to burst, explode
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mi scoppia la testa
Definition
my head is pounding
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trascinare
Definition
to drag (literal)
You dragged me to the movies (figuratively)
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provvedere a
Definition
to take care of, to provide for,
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soldato
Definition
soldier, military man
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condurre
(io conduco, ho condotto)
Definition
to guide, lead
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sdraiarsi
ex/ me so sdraiato
Definition
to lay down
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svolgere
Definition
to unwind, unravel, to develop (in the sense of a story)
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scorrere
Definition
to streak, to flow, look through quickly (in the case of reading),
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capitare
Definition
to end up, to turn out, to arise, to occur
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sconvolgente
Definition
disturbing, upsetting, shocking, devestating
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intervenire
(e' intervenuto)
Definition
intervine
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rovistare
Definition
snoop around
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sbattere qcs in faccia a qcn
Definition
to shove something in somebodys face
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incantessimo
Definition
a charm, incantation
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abbacchiarsi
Definition
to get depressed
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essere abbacchiato
Definition
to be depressed
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attirare l'attenzione
Definition
to draw attention
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corcare
Definition
pichiare
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capoccia
Definition
head, testa
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giutto (dialetto)
Definition
giusto
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ne' (dialetto) che bel film ne'?
Definition
vero
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buonggi
Definition
buongiorno
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si sentira la tua assenza
Definition
similar to "you will be missed"
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trovarsi a un bivio
Definition
to find oneself at a crossroads
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trasmettere
Definition
to convey, to communicate, to pass on
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gonfiare
Definition
to inflate, to blow up, to explode
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squarciare
Definition
to tear up, to rip open, to burst open
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chi non risica non rosica
Definition
nothing ventured, nothing gained
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affondare
Definition
sink, dip, plunge,
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aggraparsi
Definition
to cling to, to hang on to something
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calpestare
Definition
trample on, stomp
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calpestare
Definition
trample on, stomp
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sbandato
Definition
drifter
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rollare gli occhi
Definition
roll ones eyes
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e' na cambogia
Definition
l'ambiente e' troppo caotico
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SO 'NGRIFATO
Definition
sono eccessivamente eccitato
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verosimilmente
Definition
most likely, ostensibly.
ex/ se non è ancora qui, verosimilmente è stato bloccato dal traffico
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incolto
Definition
uncultivated, wild, unkempt, uncultured
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rozzo
Definition
crude, ignorant, vulgar
Term
in proposito
Definition
in this regard

6. in proposito
non so nulla in proposito > I know nothing of the matter;
chiedere spiegazioni in proposito > to ask for explanations on the subject.
2. (argomento) non ho niente da dire a questo proposito > I don’t have anything to say about that;
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trascurare
Definition
to neglect, to overlook, to disregard
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gamma
Definition
set, range, spread
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micidiale
Definition
deadly, lethal, fatal
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sconfiggere
Definition
defeat, to beat, to overcome. ex/ pdl-lega sconfitti in aula
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pretenzioso
Definition
pretentious
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essere disposto
Definition
to be willing. ex/ nn ero disposto di accetarlo -- i wasnt willing to accept that
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farsi strada
Definition
to get ahead
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