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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
friend nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (closely regarded person)amico nm
 She has lots of friends.
 Ha molti amici.
 
Additional Translations
friend nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (patron)protettore nm
  padrino nm
  mecenate nm
 Donate money and become a Friend of the Arts.
 Dona dei soldi e diventa un protettore delle Arti.
friend nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sb] not hostile)amico nm
 Friend or foe?
 Amico o nemico?
friend nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sb] of same group)amico nm
  alleato, compagno nm
 You shouldn't criticize our nation's friends in times of crisis.
 Non si dovrebbero criticare gli amici della nostra nazione in periodi di crisi.
Friend nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (Quaker) (religione quacchera)Friend nm
 Some Friends dislike being called Quakers.
 A molti Friend non piace essere chiamati quaccheri.
friend nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (online acquaintance) (social network)amico nm
 We're friends on Facebook
 Siamo amici su Facebook.
friend [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (befriend online) (social network)fare amicizia con, diventare amico di vtr
  (social network)chiedere l'amicizia di vtr
 I friended a girl I used to know in high school.
 Sono diventato amico di una ragazza che conoscevo dal liceo.
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
A friend in need is a friend indeed. exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." ([sb] who helps is real friend) (idiomatico: proverbio)un amico si vede nel momento del bisogno
 When I was sick you certainly proved the old saying, "A friend in need is a friend indeed."
 Quando stavo male hai sicuramente dimostrato il vecchio proverbio: "Un amico si vede nel momento del bisogno".
as a friend advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (preface to giving difficult news or advice)da amico
 You know I say this as a friend, but I don't think that you should date him.
best friend nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (closest companion)migliore amico nm
 My dog is my best friend.
 Il mio cane è il mio migliore amico.
bosom friend amico intimo
close friend nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (intimate acquaintance)amico intimo nm
dear friend caro amico idiom
devoted friend nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (close and trusted acquaintance)fedele amico nm
fair-weather friend  (amico su cui non si può contare)falso amico nm
faithful friend amico fedele
family friend nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (intimate acquaintance of one's family)amico di famiglia nm
friend in need nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (person: helps)amico nel momento del bisogno nm
 When I was made homeless, she was a true friend in need, letting me stay with her for a year.
 Quando sono rimasto senza casa lei si è dimostrata una vera amica nel momento del bisogno facendomi alloggiare a casa sua per un anno.
friend in need nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (person: needs help)amico nel bisogno nm
 America usually helps her friends in need.
 L'America solitamente aiuta i suoi amici nel bisogno.
friend indeed amico vero
friend of mine nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (person: known, trusted)amico nm
 Pierre is a good friend of mine.
 Pierre è un mio buon amico.
friend of the court amicus curiae
good friend nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sb] close, trusted)buon amico nm
 My good friend will always tell me the truth, and always in a kind way.
 Luigi è un mio buon amico ed io mi fido di lui completamente.
great friend nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sb] loved and trusted)grande amico nm
 He was a great friend of mine and I will sorely miss him.
 * Maria e Luisa sono grandi amiche: passano intere giornate insieme e si confidano tutto.
  amico fraterno nm
 Era un mio amico fraterno e mi mancherà tremendamente.
imaginary friend nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (child's pretend playmate)amico immaginario nm
 Many children have an imaginary friend.
 Molti bambini hanno un amico immaginario.
intimate friend nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sb] close, confidant) (uomo)amico intimo, amico fraterno, amico del cuore nm
 He's the kind of intimate friend to whom I could tell all my secrets.
  (donna)amica intima, amica fraterna, amica del cuore nf
lady friend nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (female companion)compagna nf
 My uncle will be bringing his new lady friend to the party.
 Mio zio porterà la sua nuova compagna alla festa.
man's best friend miglior amico dell'uomo
mutual friend nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (shared personal acquaintance)amico comune nm
 I met my wife through a mutual friend.
 Ho conosciuto mia moglie tramite un amico comune.
my friend nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ironic, informal (used to threaten or warn)caro mio, bello mio nm
 Any more of that talk, my friend, and there will be trouble!
my friend nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. dated (informal address) (appellativo informale)amico nm
next friend tutore nm
old friend nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sb] one has known well for years)vecchio amico, amico di vecchia data nm
 I love going to college reunions so I can see my old friends.
 Mi piace andare alle riunioni di classe, perché posso vedere i miei vecchi amici.
trusted friend nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sb] one can confide in)amico fidato nm
 You feel hurt when a trusted friend lets you down. Sharon is my most trusted friend, I can tell her anything.
 Ci si sente feriti quando un amico fidato ci delude. Sharon è la mia amica più fidata: le posso raccontare tutto.
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