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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2016:

Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
EnglishItaliano
bull nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (male bovine)toro nm
 The bull pawed the ground in irritation as the farmer approached.
 Mentre il contadino si avvicinava, il toro grattava irritato il terreno con la zampa.
bull nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (male elephant)elefante maschio nm
 A bull stared at the hunting group, challenging them to move.
 Un elefante maschio osservava il gruppo di caccia invitandoli a muoversi.
bull n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood." (elephant: male)maschio agg
 Suddenly, a bull elephant came stampeding through the weeds.
 All'improvviso, un elefante maschio si mise a correre attraverso le erbacce.
bull n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood." figurative (economy: rising) (economia, finanza)fase crescente nf
  (finanza)toro nm
 After a slump, we're enjoying a bull economy now.
 Finita la recessione, l'economia è ora in una fase crescente.
bull nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US, figurative, slang, abbreviation (bullshit) (colloquiale)fesserie, cavolate, cacchiate, cretinate, scemate nfpl
 He says he's fluent in six languages? That's bull--he failed Spanish class in high school!
 Dice di parlare fluentemente sei lingue? Cavolate! Non ha passato l'esame finale di spagnolo al liceo!
bull nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (person: solidly built) (figurato: robusto)toro nm
 
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EnglishItaliano
bull adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (strong, solidly built)robusto agg
 The silhouette of a bull figure was visible in the doorway.
 Nella porta d'ingresso si intravedeva una sagoma robusta.
Bull! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" US, figurative, slang, abbreviation (bullshit) (figurato: menzogne)balle, palle inter
the Bull,
Taurus the Bull
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(zodiac sign: Taurus) (zodiaco)toro nm
 If your birthday is on the 18th of May, you were born under the sign of the Bull.
 Se il tuo compleanno è il 18 maggio, sei nato sotto il segno del toro.
bull nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK (bull's-eye) (di bersaglio)centro nm
bull [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (finance: attempt to inflate)mercato rialzista nm
  (finanza, borsa)toro nm
bull [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (shove)spingere vtr
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2016:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
EnglishItaliano
bull dyke pejorative (masculine lesbian)camionista nf
bull in a china shop elefante in una cristalleria
bull market nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (optimism on stock market)mercato al rialzo nm
 You don't have to be a financial genius to make money in a bull market.
 Per fare soldi in un mercato al rialzo non serve essere un genio della finanza.
bull riding (rodeo event)cavalcare un toro vi
bull ring nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (bullfighting arena)arena per corrida nf
 Most large towns in Spain have bull rings.
 In Spagna la maggior parte delle città medie e grandi ha un'arena per le corride.
bull session nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US, informal (informal group discussion)conversazione di gruppo nf
bull shark (fish)squalo leuca nm
bull terrier nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (English dog breed) (cane)bull terrier nm
bull-trout trota comune nf
bull's eye nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (centre of target)centro del bersaglio nm
 John threw a dart, which hit the bull's eye.
bull's-eye oblò nm
like a bull in a china shop advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." colloquial (recklessly, clumsily)in modo irruento e maldestro loc avv
like a red rag to a bull adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." colloquial (that provokes anger)fare imbestialire vtr
papal bull nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (document from Pope)bolla papale nf
pit bull nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (dog breed)pit bull nm
 I've been attacked twice by pit bulls so it is a dog breed I can't stand.
 Sono stato assalito due volte da un pit bull, ecco perché è una razza che non sopporto.
pit bull terrier,
pit bull
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(English dog breed)pitbull terrier nm
 The pitt bull terrier is an athletic breed.
 Il pit bull terrier è una razza atletica.
take the bull by the horns v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (tackle a task bravely) (figurato: affrontare di petto)prendere il toro per le corna
 Matthew's going to take the bull by the horns tomorrow and ask Louise to marry him.
 Domani Matthew prenderà il toro per le corna e chiederà a Louise di sposarlo.
the Bull il Toro (segno zodiacale) nm
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