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60 Cards in this Set

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Bollire dalla rabbia
To boil with anger
To make heads or tails
Mettere radici
To settle
A ragion veduta
After due consideration
Non sentire ragione
To not listen to reason
Gonfio come una rana
Serbare rancore
To bear a grudge
Far razza a se'
To be standoffish
Vivere di rendita
To live off of interest
Non dare requie
To give no peace
Senza requie
Tutto da ridere
Good for a laugh
A rigor di termini
Strictly speaking
Di rilievo
Vedere tutto roseo
To see the bright side of everything
Seguire a ruota
To follow right behind
partire come una saetta
To take off like a rocket
Pagarla salata
To pay dearly for something
Una risposta salata
A sharp retort
Rimanere di sale
To be spellbound
Sapere di sale
To taste bitter
Fare il saputo
To throw off ones knowledge
far piangere i sassi
To make a stone weep
fare gli scongiuri
To knock on wood
Fare uno sconquasso
To ruin everything
Fare una scorpacciata di..
To stuff oneself
far sul serio
To mean business
Le alte sfere
The powers that be
Stare sul sicuro
To play it safe
Silenzio di tomba
Dead silence
Andare in solluchero
To go into rapture
Conciliare il sonno
To make one sleepy
Prendere di sorpresa
To catch by surprise
dare spago
To give someone rope
Voltare le spalle
To give the cold shoulder
Camminare sugli specchi
To skate on thin ice
Divorare la strada
To eat up the road
A tamburo battente
At once
procedere a tastoni
To inch along
Fuori tema
Beside the point
Anticipare i tempi
To speed up
Essere al timone
To be at the helm
Tizio, caio e sempronio
Tom, Dick and harry
Essere sotto il torchio
To be under pressure
Avere torto marcio
To be utterly wrong
Trovare da ridire
To find fault
mangiare ad ufo
To sponge off
Tanto vale che
One might as well
Vale a dire
That is to say
Parlare a vanvera
To talk through ones hat
Masticare veleno
To eat ones heart out
Schizare veleno
To vent one's spleen
predicare al vento
To waste ones words
fare il verso a
To mimic
In via confidenziale
Off the record
Aguzzare la vista
To strain to see
Che s'e visto, s'e visto
That's final
La vita di Michelaccio
The life of Riley
Avere voce in capitolo
To have a say in the matter
la voce velluttata
Persuasive voice