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a pensar male si fa peccato,
ma molto spesso ci si azzecca
it's wrong to think badly of someone, but you're very often right exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
allegro ma non troppo  (music)allegro ma non troppo adj, adv
avere il pane ma non i denti have the means but not the knowhow v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
il lupo perde il pelo ma non il vizio a leopard can't change its spots exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  you can't teach an old dog new tricks exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
il trucco c'è ma non si vede there's a trick but you can't see it exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
incredibile ma vero crazy but true exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
lo spirito è forte,
ma la carne è debole
 (biblical)the spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
ma congcongiunzione: Particella o espressione che unisce due frasi e ne determina il rapporto semantico: e, ma, perché, quando (però, invece)but conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
  however conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
 Io gliel'ho detto tante volte, ma non c'è stato verso di farlo ragionare.
 I've told him so many times, but I just couldn't make him see sense.
ma congcongiunzione: Particella o espressione che unisce due frasi e ne determina il rapporto semantico: e, ma, perché, quando (e ora)but conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
 Ma passiamo al prossimo tema di discussione.
 But let's move on to the next topic of discussion.
ma nmsostantivo maschile: Identifica un essere, un oggetto o un concetto che assume genere maschile: medico, gatto, strumento, assegno, dolore figurato, informale (obiezione, dubbio)but nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Adesso mangi la minestra e non c'è ma che tenga!
 Now eat your soup, and no buts about it!
ma certo! of course! sure!
  certainly!
ma chi ti conosce?  (colloquial)who are you?, who do you think you are? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
ma ci sei o ci fai? are you stupid or just letting on?, are you stupid or just pretending to be stupid? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
ma come? what do you mean?
  how could that be?
  (followed by a sentence)but how...?
ma dai!  (persuasive)come on!
  (encouragement)come on!
  (exasperation)come on!
 Come on boys, let's get him!
ma dove vivi? where have you been? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  what planet do you live on? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 That happened weeks ago! Where have you been?
ma fammi il piacere!,
ma fammi la cortesia!
give me a break!
  (annoyingly)please!
ma fammi ridere!,
ma non farmi ridere!
don't make me laugh!
ma guarda caso  (sarcastic)well look at that, well imagine that
  (ironic)but guess what
ma guarda te! well, look at that! exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
ma guarda un po' well, really!
ma insomma!  (exasperation)but, really!
ma io mi domando e dico  (surprise)How on earth
ma le pare  (incredulous)do you think? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
ma non ci penso neanche! I wouldn't even dream of it
ma non mi dire!  (not surprised)you don't have to tell me!
ma non se ne parla proprio! don't even mention it, you're very welcome exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  don't even talk about it exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  forget it!, no way! exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
ma va you don't say interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
  Get out of here! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
  C'mon! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
 Ma va, non avrei mai pensato che arrivassi in ritardo!
 C'mon, you didn't really think I would arrive late!
ma va?  (incredulous)really? You don't say? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Ma va? Non ci posso credere!
ma va'  (incredulous)go away! Go on! exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Ma va' al diavolo!
moderato ma non troppo  (musical)moderate, but not too much exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
non è bello ciò che è bello ma è bello ciò che piace beauty is in the eye of the beholder idiom
non fiori ma opere di bene  (funeral)in lieu of flowers, please make a charitable contribution exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
non per vantarsi,
ma
I don't mean to brag, but exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
poche idee ma ben confuse not have a clue exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
predicare bene ma razzolare male not practise what you preach
questo è poco ma sicuro. that's for sure, that much is certain exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
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