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33 Cards in this Set

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coinvolgimento
involvement
ostentare
to flaunt
fare un inchino
fare una riverenza
to bow
to curtsey
trattenere il respiro
to hold ones breath
un espressione assorta
a thoughtful expression
non capire la sostanza
to not understand the point
sfuggire di mente
to slip ones mind
insulso
bland
Prendere alla sprovvista
to be taken aback
sordo come una campana
deaf as a post
Il solo accenno
the mere suggestion
appicare il fuoco
to set fire to
parto trigemino
birth of triplets
I grandi dovrebbero dare il buon esempio
Adults should set a good example
essere in vena
to be in the mood
restio
reluctant
un sorriso sprezzante
a contemptuous smile
abbassare la cresta
to take down a peg
anacardio
cashew
andare fuori a sbevazzare
to go out drinking
Permettono ai bambini di fare qualunque marachella
They allow their children to get away with murder.
ceto medio
middle class
infrangere la legge
to break the law
reato minore
petty crime
in liberta' vigilata
on probation
una domanda a trabocchetto
a trick question
infinocchiare
to pull the wool over ones eyes
serpe in seno
snake in the grass
Compatire
to pity
sorbirsela
to put up with
A rigor di termini
Strictly speaking
A rigor di termini
Strictly speaking
Respingere
to reject