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Espressione e modi di dire - Italian Idioms and Expressions


Italiano Español English
acqua in bocca! ¡no lo cuentes! mum's the word!, it's a secret!
avere ancora la bocca sporca di latte tener aún leche en los labios to be wet behind the ears
avere qualcosa sempre in bocca hablar siempre de algo to talk about something all the time
bocca a bocca de boca en boca mouth-to-mouth
bocca affamata boca hambrienta hungry mouth
chiudere la bocca cerrar la boca to shut your mouth
di bocca in bocca de boca en boca pipeline (to spread a rumor)
essere di bocca buona ser de buen comer to eat anything
essere sulla bocca di tutti estar en boca de todos to be on everyone's lips
il mattino ha l'oro in bocca las mañanas son más productivas morning hours are golden, more productive
in bocca al lupo! ¡que te rompas una pierna! (para desear suerte) break a leg! (wishing good luck)
mettere bocca su tutto meterse a opinar de todo to have an opinion on everything
mi hai tolto la parola di bocca me quitaste la palabra de la boca you took the words out of my mouth
parte superiore della bocca paladar palate
per bocca oralmente orally
respirazione bocca a bocca respiración boca a boca mouth-to-mouth resuscitation
restare a bocca aperta quedarse boquiabierto to gape
ridere a mezza bocca reírse a medias to half laugh
rimanere a bocca asciutta quedarse sin comer to have nothing to eat
stare a bocca chiusa quedarse callado to keep quiet

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