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Espressione e modi di dire - Italian Idioms and Expressions



Italiano Español English
a mano a mano by hand
a mano a mano de a poco little by little
a mano armata a mano armada armed
a mano libera a mano libre freehand
a mani vuoti con las manos vacías empty-handed
a portata di mano al alcance de la mano at hand
di seconda mano de segunda mano seconhand
alzare la mano levantar la mano to raise your hand
avere la mano pesante ser severo to crack down
avere le mani bucate tener las manos agujereadas, gastar dinero fácilmente to have holes in your hands, to spend money easily
avere le mani di pasta frolla ser torpe to be clumsy
chiavi in mano llave en mano turnkey
dare una mano dar una mano to lend/give a hand
di mano in mano de mano en mano from hand to hand
di prima mano de primera mano first-hand
di seconda mano de segunda mano, usado second-hand, used
fatto a mano hecho a mano handmade
freno a mano freno de mano parking brake
fuori mano fuera de alcance out-of-the-way
in buone mani en buenas manos in good hands
lettura della mano lectura de la mano palm-reading

mano amica mano amiga helping hand
mano aperta mano abierta open hand
mano destra mano derecha right hand
mano di vernice mano de pintura coat of paint
mano nella mano de la mano hand in hand
mano sinistra mano izquierda left hand
perdere la mano perder la mano, deshabituarse to lose the hang, to be out of practice
prendere per mano tomar de la mano to join hands with
raccolto a mano recogido a mano hand-picked
salutare con la mano saludar con la mano beckon/wave
scritto a mano escrito a mano handwritten
stare mano in mano estar con las manos ociosas to be clasping your hands
stringere la mano dar la mano to shake hands
uccello sulla mano pájaro en mano bird in hand
una mano lava l'altra una mano lava la otra you scratch my back and I'll scratch yours
mettere il dito sulla piaga meter el dedo en la llaga to pour salt into a wound
non muovere un dito no mover un dedo para hacer algo to not lift a finger to do something
toccare il cielo con un dito tocar el cielo con las manos to be walking on the clouds
pagare sull'unghia pagar en el acto to pay in cash immediately

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