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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
pretty adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." ([sb]: beautiful)bello, carino agg
 Your daughter is so pretty in that dress.
 Tua figlia è molto carina con quel vestito.
pretty adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (thing: attractive)bello, carino, grazioso agg
 That is a pretty photo of the lake at sunset.
 Ecco una bella foto del lago al tramonto.
pretty adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (moderately)abbastanza avv
  a sufficienza loc avv
 I've walked pretty far today, and I'm tired.
 Ho camminato abbastanza per oggi, sono stanco.
pretty advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (moderately)abbastanza, piuttosto avv
 It is pretty expensive, but I'm still going to buy it.
 E' abbastanza costoso, ma lo compro lo stesso.
 
Additional Translations
pretty adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative ([sth] said: beautiful)carino agg
 Thank you for saying that. That was so pretty.
 Grazie per averlo detto. E' stato molto carino.
pretty adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." US, ironic (ironic: grand!) (ironico)bene, che bello, grandioso inter
 Oh, pretty! She spilled her breakfast all over the floor.
 Ah bene! Ha rovesciato la sua colazione sul pavimento!
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2014:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
a pretty sum,
a pretty penny
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
informal (money: considerable amount)una bella somma nf
  (figurato)un gruzzolo nm
  un malloppo nm
 I'd bet a pretty sum that the bankers will never give up their bonuses.
cost a pretty penny v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal, figurative (be expensive) (figurato)costare una fortuna vi
 I bet that dress cost a pretty penny.
 Scommetto che quel vestito è costato una fortuna.
play pretty fare la carina
pretty as a picture adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (girl: sweetly attractive)deliziosa, carina agg
pretty face un viso grazioso
pretty good adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (reasonable, OK)abbastanza bene avv
  abbastanza buono agg
 Her English isn't perfect yet, but it's pretty good.
 Il suo inglese non è ancora perfetto, ma va abbastanza bene.
pretty hard adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (quite difficult)piuttosto difficile agg
  molto difficile, parecchio difficile agg
  (colloquiale)bello tosto agg
 Wow! that test was pretty hard.
 Wow! Quel test era piuttosto difficile.
 Wow! Quel test era molto difficile.
 Wow! Quel test era bello tosto!
pretty hard advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (severely)molto forte, molto duramente avv
 The car was hit pretty hard in the accident.
 La macchina venne colpita molto forte nell'incidente.
pretty hard adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (quite firm or solid)molto duro agg
 That type of wood's pretty hard.
 Quel tipo di legno è molto duro.
pretty much advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (mostly)piuttosto, abbastanza, praticamente avv
 When you visit the South, you'll pretty much eat only fried food.
 Quando visiti il Sud mangi praticamente solo cibi fritti.
pretty much the same adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (very similar)sostanzialmente uguale
 It hardly matters which candidate you vote for; they're all pretty much the same.
 In pratica non importa per quale candidato voti, sono tutti sostanzialmente uguali.
pretty much the same advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (unchanged from earlier)quasi allo stesso modo
pretty near adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (quite close)piuttosto vicino, abbastanza vicino agg
  molto vicino agg
pretty near advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." US, informal (quite close)quasi avv
  (formale)pressoché avv
  (colloquiale)praticamente avv
 They pretty near demolished the other team.
 Hanno quasi demolito l'altra squadra.
 Hanno pressoché demolito l'altra squadra.
 Hanno praticamente demolito l'altra squadra.
pretty penny bella sommetta nf
pretty please! (reinforcement in a phrase)mi raccomando!
Pretty please? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." informal (used to beg or cajole) (colloquiale, infantile)per piacerissimo!
 Mommy, can I have two pieces of candy? Pretty please!
 Mamma, posso avere due caramelle? Per piacerissimo!
pretty soon abbastanza presto avv
pretty [sb] 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." informal (improve appearance of)fare qlcn bello vtr
 "We need to pretty you up," said her sister, "before Tom takes you to the dance!"
 "Dovrò farti bella", disse Tom, "prima di portarti al ballo."
pretty [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." informal (adorn, embellish)abbellire, migliorare, aggiustare vtr
  (figurato: abbellire)aggiustare vtr
 Your first draft isn't bad, but I think we can pretty it up a bit more.
 La tua prima bozza non è male, ma possiamo abbellirla ancora un po'.
pretty well advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (quite successfully)piuttosto bene avv
  molto bene avv
 I think that went pretty well. We worked pretty well together.
 Penso che quello sia andato piuttosto bene. Abbiamo lavorato piuttosto bene insieme.
 Penso che quello sia andato molto bene. Abbiamo lavorato molto bene insieme.
pretty well advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (almost completely)quasi avv
  (formale)pressoché avv
  (colloquiale)praticamente avv
 He pretty well won the game single-handedly.
 Ha quasi vinto la partita da solo.
 Ha pressoché vinto la partita da solo.
 Ha praticamente vinto la partita da solo.
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