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37 Cards in this Set

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Si fa presto a dirlo
its easier said than doner
andarsene a chetichella
to sneak away
eludere la legge
to elude the law
il fine giustifica i mezzi
the ends justify the means
strappare una confessione
to force a confession
una stonatura
an eyesore
tutt' altro
far from it
me ne importa assai
a fat lot I care
sentirsi in colpa
to feel guilty
far scorrere acqua
to flush water
ricacciare le lacrime
to force back the tears
compiere un dovere
to fulfill a duty
acquistare fiducia in se stessi
to gain confidence
godere delle disgrazie altrui
to gloat over others misfortunes
digrignare i denti
to grind ones teeth
tracannare vino
to guzzle wine
cadere dal sonno
to have heavy eyelids
Se cosi non fosse
If it were otherwise
scherzare su cose serie
to jest about serious things
congiungere le mani
to join hands
L'uomo tanto puo quanto sa
Knowledge is power
fare una vita grama
to lead a miserable life
In un baleno
like magic
dare una stoccata a qualcuno
to lunge at somebody
nulla di simile
no such thing
superare se stesso
to outdo oneself
perire di spada
to perish by the sword
suscitare la curiosita'
to pique somebodys curiosity
camminare impettito
to prance about
ribellarsi alla tirannide
to react against tyranny
vagare per i boschi
to wander the woods
Chi si loda, s'imbroglia
he who praises himself, insults himself
scaraventare in mare
to be sent overboard
questo depone a suo favore
this speaks in his favor
sfidare il destino
to tempt fate
sgravarsi la coscienza
to unburden ones conscience
un osservazione gratuita
an uncalled for remark