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… ‘cartomante’ in inglese? future-teller destiny-teller fortune-teller La risposta corretta è la 3. Il sostantivo ‘fortune-teller’ indica ‘one that professes to foretell future events‘.  

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… ‘fifone/a’ in inglese? scare-dog scaredy-cat scare cat La risposta corretta è la 2. L’espressione ‘scaredy-cat’ si riferisce a ‘an unduly fearful person‘.  

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IDIOMS: YOU CAN’T HAVE YOUR CAKE AND EAT IT

IDIOMS: YOU CAN’T HAVE YOUR CAKE AND EAT IT

The proverbial idiom ‘You can’t have your cake and eat it’ means that one should not expect or try to have more than seems reasonable. The earliest recorded use of the phrase is in a letter from Thomas, Duke of Norfolk, to Henry VIII’s chief minister Thomas Cromwell, dated 14 March 1538, in which he […]

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… ‘buttarsi a capofitto’ in inglese? to throw oneself headfull to throw oneself headlong to throw oneself headwide La risposta corretta è la 2. L’espressione ‘to throw oneself headlong’ significa ‘to have extreme dedication’.  

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… ‘vacci piano’ in inglese? slow down it do it easy easy does it La risposta corretta è la 3. L’espressione ‘easy does it’ significa ‘slow down’.  

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… ‘sentire puzza di bruciato’ in inglese? to smell a rat to smell a cat to smell a poo La risposta corretta è la 1. L’espressione ‘to smell a rat’ significa ‘to have a suspicion of something wrong‘.  

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… ‘non serve a niente’ in inglese? it is no good it has no use it has of no use La risposta corretta è la 1. Un sinonimo di “It is no good” è “It is no use”.  

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… ‘essere goloso/a’ in inglese? to have a sweet tooth to have a sweet teeth to be greedy La risposta corretta è la 1. L’espressione corretta, che significa ‘to have a propensity and preference for eating sugary foods’, è ‘to have a sweet tooth’ (‘tooth’ è il sostantivo singolare).  

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… ‘tirarsela’ in inglese? to show off to show out to show in La risposta corretta è la 1. Il verbo ‘to show off’ significa ‘to seek to attract attention by conspicuous behavior‘ o ‘to display proudly‘.  

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VOCABULARY – THE ISLE OF MAN

VOCABULARY – THE ISLE OF MAN

Nell’articolo sull’Isola di Man trovi tanti aggettivi, prova ad abbinarli con il proprio contrario tra quelli indicati qui sotto: unsuccessful / barren / occasional / hostile / late / predictable / similar / uptight / obscure / modest / massive 1) rich 2) small 3) prosperous 4) fertile 5) common 6) friendly 7) early 8) […]

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