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Dopo l' improvvida domanda, si ha l' impressione di essere cronisti apena tollerati.
After that imprudent question, we feel like scarcely tolerated journalists.
Hanno gia' sperimentato sulla propria pelle quanto sia duro allevare contemporaneamente un nugolo di marmocchi dai mille problemi.
They've already experienced for themselves, how hard it is to bring up a gaggle of little urchins with thousands of problems all at once.
E' tre volte piu alta di quanto mi aspettassi.
Its three times higher than I expected.
Hanno scoperto che bastava un millesimo di quella sostanza per uccidere una persona.
They discovered that one thousandth part of that chemical was enough to kill somebody.
Nei masi vivono oltre 80 mila anime, dato dell' unione agricoltori e che emerge calcolando mediamente cinque persone per maso.
In the masi, there live over 80,000 souls, according to information provided by the farmers union and arrived at by calculating on average 5 people per maso.
Io vado in esplorazione e poi torno a prenderti. In uno e' meno pericoloso che in due.
Im off to scout round and then I'll come back and get you. Its safer if there is just one of us rather than two.
Il globo terrestre misura quarantamila chilometri di circonferenza.
The circumference of the earth is 40,000 km.
E' certo una congettura azzardata.
Its certainly a risky conjecture.
E' altamente irresponsabile comportarsi in questo modo.
It is highly irresponsible to behave like that.
Non m' interessa neppur lontanamente.
It doesnt even remotely interest me.
carponi
striscioni
penzoloni
ginocchioni
ciondoloni
barcolloni
coccoloni
sdruccioloni
saltelloni
cavalcioni
tentoni
rovescioni
strasciconi
zoppiconi
on all fours
crawling
dangling
kneeling
drooping
swayingly
crouching
slitheringly
by leaps
on horseback
gropingly
back to front
dragging along
limpingly
A mano a mano che scendavamo sentivamo il terribile calore della lava.
Little by little as we climbed down, we felt the terrible heat of the lava.
a stento
with difficulty
di botto
suddenly
All' inizio pensavo scherzasse, ma dopo capii che diceva sul serio.
At first I thought he was joking, but later I realized he was saying it seriously.
Ci sono ben troppi e troppo inattendibili ostacoli.
There are really too many and too unforeseeable obstacles.
Suonava magistralmente bene
he played masterfully well.
Ha agito in maniera interamente corretta.
He acted entirely correctly.
Da lontano fanno pensare a tre grosse tartarughe che si muovano lentamente lungo il viottolo.
From a distance they bring to mind three large tortoises slowly moving along the lane.
Frugando fra i vecchi bauli e le damigiane d' olio e saltata fuori una vecchia tela scurita e impolverata. Marianna la tira su.
As she rummaged among the old trunks and the demijohns of oil, out jumped an old, darkened and dusty canvas. M pulls it up.
abbassare lo sguardo
to look down
alzare lo sguardo
to look up
distogliere lo sguardo
to look away
riandare con la mente
to look back(at life)
fare spicco(essere prominente)
to stand out
Stare al largo
to stand away