brick

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 /brɪk/


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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
brick nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (block for construction)mattone nm
 A pile of bricks lay where the house had once stood.
brick nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. uncountable (material: bricks)mattoni nmpl
 The famous architect works with brick and stone for his buildings.
brick n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood." (made of bricks)in mattoni, di mattoni loc agg
 Gwen wants to buy a three-bedroom brick house.
 
Traduzioni aggiuntive
brick nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal, figurative, dated (good person) (informale)brava persona nf
 You can count on William; he's a brick!
brick nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (block of rectangular shape)blocco nm
 A brick of mud fell off the bottom of the bucket.
brick nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK (child's toy block) (giocattolo)mattoncino nm
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2015:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
be like talking to a brick wall v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative, informal (not be listened to) (figurato: con chi non ascolta)essere come parlare a un muro v
 Talking to Esther is like talking to a brick wall; neither one will listen!
 Parlare a Esther è come parlare al muro; nessuno dei due ascolta.
be thick as a brick v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (lack intelligence) (informale)essere duro di comprendonio vi
  essere tardo, essere tonto, essere stupido vi
 The new employee is thick as a brick.
 Il nuovo impiegato è duro di comprendonio.
brick and mortar business  (opposto a negozio online)negozio con dei punti vendita reali
brick cheese nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (American hard cheese) (formaggio americano)brick cheese nm
 Cheddar cheese from Vermont is a kind of brick cheese.
 Il formaggio cheddar del Vermont è un tipo di brick cheese.
brick house casa con mattoni rossi a vista
brick oven nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (oven made of bricks)forno in mattoni nm
 That restaurant bakes pizzas in a wood-fired brick oven.
 Questa frase non è una traduzione della frase inglese. Ho un bel forno in mattoni nella mia taverna.
brick red rosso mattone
brick [sth] up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (close off with a wall) (chiudere con muro)murare vtr
brick wall nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (wall made of bricks)muro di mattoni nm
 Winston Churchill, who laid bricks as a hobby, built a tall brick wall around his house.
 Winston Churchill, che posava mattoni per hobby, costruì un muro di mattoni tutt'intorno a casa sua.
brick-kiln fornace per mattoni nf
brick-red rosso mattone adj
gold brick frode
gold brick lingotto di metallo dorato; privo di valore
gold brick patacca nf
gold-brick di poco valore
hit a brick wall,
hit a wall
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
figurative, informal (meet an obstacle) (figurato: ostacolo)muro nm
  blocco nm
 If I hit a brick wall while writing, I find a thirty-minute run helps me to refocus.
 Se mentre scrivo ho un blocco mentale, ho scoperto che fare una corsa di mezz'ora mi aiuta a riconcentrarmi.
key brick  (architettura)chiave di volta
red brick mattone rosso
red-brick mattone rosso distintivo dell'Università di Liverpool, da qui tutte le Università britanniche altre
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