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31 Cards in this Set

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pagamento alla consegna
cash on delivery
carovita
cost of living
far quadrare il bilancio
to make ends meet
parcella
fee
prendere provvedimenti
to take precautions
una causa meritevole
A DESERVING CAUSE
Che tipo di lavoro svolge?
What type of work does he do?
Una vita di fatiche e di stenti
A life of toil
fare una commissione
to do an errand
intorpidito
lethargic
ricalcitrante
reluctant
E' soggetto ad avere incidenti
accident prone
la vertenza
dispute
intruglio
concoction
prendere una cantonata
to slip up, to botch up
senza adeguata riflessione
without careful consideration
bretella
traffic bypass
entrare in bacino
to dock(una nave)
prendere le distanze
to distance oneself
reclamo
complaint
Tanto vale
might as well
a tenuta stagna
water tight
a gambe levate
as fast as ones legs can go
fare alcun accenno
to make no mention of
piagnsteo
wail, pining
persuasione attuata
gentle persuasion
segno di interpunzione
punctuation mark
Non era sottintesa alcuna critica
No criticism intended
Capire l'antifona
to get the hint
Fare delle velate allusioni
to drop hints
un gesto di stizza
a gesture of annoyance