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antoniasd's version from 2017-10-21 22:39

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  Buongiorno!

 

taken from newspapers today: 12/16/2012
storia di terrore in Conn, usa, e altro storia di prima pagina di stampa
dieta mediterranea: http://salute24.ilsole24ore.com/articles/15019-dieta-mediterranea-addio-nel-2050?refresh_ce

adverbs

ItalianoEnglish
ormai(a questo punto) by now, (gia`) already
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verbs

ItalianoEnglish
sfrattareto evict
blianciare vtto balance, to weigh, to consider, to ponder
mirare vi(avere)to set your sites on, aim
rassicurare vtto reassure
frenareto brake(auto) to stop, to halt, to restrain (n) brakes(auto), a stop
tenare a freno vtto constrain
assoggettare* vtenslave, subjugate, *to submit to sb will
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il verbo impersonale si riferisce (refers to) a fenomeni atmosferici (atmospheric phenomena)

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ghiacciare*to freeze; to ice (over); *to freeze oneself
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espressioni del tipo con fare

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far fareto get sb to do sth
fare (in) fallimento(to go) bankrupt (FIG) failure, collapse
fare fotografieto take pictures (photographs)
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"espressioni" or "tag questions"

ItalianoEnglish
....., eh?is he/she/it?
seduta stanteimmediately (agg) on the spot
prezzo piu` bassithe lowest price
mordere di frenochomp at the bit
mettere in attesaput on hold
andare in onda(television) to go on the air
okayOH-kai
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conjunctions

ItalianoEnglish
in attesaa wait, a delay (v) attendere-to wait for (agg and past participle)-atteso-waited, expected, awaited (conj) in attesa-on hold
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prepositions

ItalianoEnglish
a se` stantein itself (agg) separate
stanteowing to , because of
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adjectives

ItalianoEnglish
prontoready, essere + pronto: to be ready (it's ready..)
benestantewell-to-do, rich, (colloq.) loaded; bene+ stare (being well)
agiatowell-to-do(economic status), comfortable(life, condition)
seduta stanteimmediately (agg) on the spot
a se` stantein itself (agg) separate
doratogolden
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adjectives

ItalianoEnglish
regaleregal, royal
sceltoselected, chosen, choice
sconvoltiupset, (cose): disarranged
fluidoopen-ended. flowing, fluent (n) fluid
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nouns

ItalianoEnglish
il termometrothermometer da forno: oven, di cottura: meat
il stragemasacre, slaughter
il luttomourning
la irruzionebreak in, raid
il scomparsadisapperance, demise, (agg) missing, ((verb scomparire: to be missing, to vanish, euphemism: to die, to pass away
il sfrattothe eviction (vt) sfrattare, to evict
un disagioan inconvenience, a bother
lo straziotorment, torture (v) straziare-to mangle, to tear apart
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nouns

ItalianoEnglish
la manciathe tip, the gratuity
la regaliathe gratuity
il dossierthe file
la reggiathe mansion (the royal palace)
il bilancio(economia) balance sheet; (valuation, reflecting on) appraisal, analysis vt: blianciare
la tiranniathe tyranny
una incertezzea doubtfulness, a dubiousness, an uncertainty
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nouns

ItalianoEnglish
il gelothe bitter cold, freezing, chill (gelato!)
la regolathe rule, the routine
il preepecre`che di Natale (manger scene)
babbo natalefather christmas
il capodannoNew Year's Day... vigili di, notte di, ...eve of New Year's day
il capothe head (capofamiglia: head of the household, the boss
una attesaa wait, a delay (v) attendere-to wait for (agg and past participle)-atteso-waited, expected, awaited (conj) in attesa-on hold
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nouns di alimentazione

ItalianoEnglish
dell'Inranl'Istituto nazionale di ricerca per gli alimenti e la nutrizione.
del ribessome currants (similar to grapes, but smaller, sweeter)
il pelle (la pelle)skin of fruit, vege.; la- the skin ( anatomy)
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pronouns

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