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so advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (to such an extent)così avv
 He was so mad that he forgot to eat dinner.
 Era così arrabbiato che si è dimenticato di mangiare la cena.
so conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (therefore)quindi, dunque, perciò cong
 I'm hungry, so I'm going to get something to eat.
 Ho fame, quindi prenderò qualcosa da mangiare.
so advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (too, also)anche cong
 I want to go to the movies and so does she.
 Voglio andare al cinema e anche lei.
so advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (affirmative: yes, indeed)di sì loc avv
 Does he like her? I think so.
 Lei gli piace? Penso di sì.
so conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." informal (and, next)e, e così, e poi, così, poi cong
 So, we decided to stop by at the grocery store and guess who we saw?
 Poi siamo andati in drogheria e indovina chi abbiamo visto?
so advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (intensifier: very)molto, davvero, proprio avv
 That guy is so good looking!
 Quel ragazzo è davvero carino!
so advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (as stated)dunque cong
 So, as I have already explained, there really is no need to worry.
 Dunque, come vi ho già spiegato, non c'è davvero bisogno di preoccuparsi.
So? interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (who cares?)E allora?, E quindi? inter
so pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (the same)così avv
 You are a gentleman; may you remain so all your years.
 Lei è un gentiluomo, le auguro di restare così per tutti gli anni a venire.
 
Additional Translations
so advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (emphatic)così avv
 That car is nicer than your car. It is so!
 Quella macchina è più bella della tua. È così!
so advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (demonstrating: like this)così avv
  in questo modo, in questa maniera
 When ironing, you need to move the hot iron over the clothes so.
 Quando stiri devi passare il ferro caldo sui vestiti così.
so advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (changing, returning to subject)allora, ebbene cong
 So, Alice, why did you come to Edinburgh?
 Allora, Alice, come mai sei venuta a Edimburgo?
so
so that
conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
(in order that)in modo che loc cong
  cosicché cong
 Drive carefully so that you will arrive safely.
 Guida con prudenza in modo che tu possa arrivare senza correre rischi.
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
a dozen or so adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (around 12)circa una dozzina nf
   (quantità approssimata)una dozzina nf
 Can you please bring me back a dozen or so eggs from the grocery store?
 Per favore mi porti circa una dozzina di uova dal negozio?
all the more so advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (even more so)tanto più
and so advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (therefore)e quindi
 The student did not turn in his final research paper, and so he earned a failing grade for the course.
and so forth advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (et cetera)e così via avv
and so on advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (et cetera)e così via avv
  e via dicendo, e via discorrendo avv
and so on and so forth advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (et cetera)e via dicendo, eccetera eccetera
 First we preheat the oven, and then we measure the ingredients, mix the eggs with the sugar, and so on and so forth.
 Prima preriscaldiamo il forno, e poi misuriamo gli ingredienti, mescoliamo uova e zucchero, e via dicendo.
be it so e così sia
be so good as to essere così gentile da
even so advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (nevertheless)ciò nonostante avv
 I know you don't like vegetables, darling. Even so you must eat them.
 Lo so che non ti piace la verdura, caro. Ciò nonostante devi mangiarla lo stesso.
ever so advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." formal (emphatic: very)davvero avv
 She was ever so lovely!
every so often advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (now and again)ogni tanto avv
 Every so often I treat myself to a piece of candy.
failing to do so
failure to do so
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(non-compliance)in caso di inadempienza avv
he/she is so pigheaded! è proprio una capa tosta! (slang/colloquial)
I don't think so v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (I believe not)non credo, non penso, credo di no
 When Tom asked me if Sally was coming to the party I replied "I don't think so".
 Quanto Tom mi ha chiesto se Sally sarebbe venuta alla festa ho risposto "Non credo".
I love you so much interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (great affection)  (persona amata)ti amo tanto
   (parenti, amici)ti voglio tanto bene
 I love you so much that I can't stand to be apart from you.
 Ti amo così tanto che non riesco a stare lontano da te.
I think so interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (I believe that to be true)penso di sì, credo di sì
 "Is he coming with us?" "I think so, but let me call him to make sure."
 "Dici che viene con noi?" "Penso di sì, ma lo chiamo per sicurezza".
I'm afraid so interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (yes, regretfully)temo di sì, ho paura di sì inter
if it be so literary (in that case, if so)se così fosse
 I don't believe he would lie to you, but if it be so, you should not trust him again.
 Non penso che menta con te, ma se così fosse non dovresti credergli più.
if so advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in that case)se sì
 Are you going shopping? If so, may I come with you?
 A giugno andrai al concerto di x? Se sì, potremmo prendere una sola auto.
if you say so se lo dici tu
if you so like se vi aggrada v
if you so please se non ti dispiace
in doing so
in so doing
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(by these actions)così facendo avv
in so doing
in doing so
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(by these actions)così facendo, facendo così, in questo modo avv
 Don't wander on the property without them knowing; in doing so, you'll be trespassing.
 Non puoi entrare nella loro proprietà senza permesso: così facendo corri il rischio che ti denuncino per violazione di domicilio.
in so far in quanto
in so far as (to the extent that)nella misura in cui
  fin quando, finché
 The boys liked the school in so far as the games facilities were good.
 Ai ragazzi la scuola piaceva finché i giochi erano in buone condizioni.
in so many words advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (expressed in precisely that way)chiaro e tondo agg
  esplicitamente avv
it must be so (it is necessarily or unavoidably true)deve essere così, deve essere proprio così
 It is difficult to believe, but based on the evidence it must be so.
 è difficile a credersi, ma viste le prove dev'essere proprio così.
it will be so exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (this is indisputably going to happen)così sarà
 If your mother says you have to go to bed early, it will be so.
 Se tua madre dice che devi andare a letto presto, così sarà.
just so adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (perfect, exact)esattamente così
just so advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (exactly, perfectly)precisamente avv
  proprio così
like so advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in this manner)in questo modo, così
 You just turn the door handle like so and the door should open.
 Basta girare la maniglia in questo modo (or: così) e la porta si dovrebbe aprire.
make it so renderlo così
miss [sb] so much sentire molto la mancanza di qualcuno
more so advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (increasingly or additionally)ancora di più avv
never so advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (not ever as)mai così avv
 He was never so happy as when he finally quit his job.
 Non è mai stato così felice come il giorno che si è finalmente licenziato da quel lavoro tremendo.
not so bad adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (better than anticipated)non così male avv
 I thought I was going to hate my new job, but it's not so bad.
 Pensavo che avrei odiato il nuovo lavoro, ma dopo tutto non è così male.
not so long ago poc'anzi avv
not so many adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (fewer)non così tanti
 There are not so many storms now that the summer is over.
not so many adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (few)non tanti, non molti
not so much adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (less)non è tanto
 It's not so much that you are cruel, more that you don't think things through.
not so much adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (little)poco, non molto
 No, there was not so much singing at the show.
one hundred or so adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (about a hundred)  (circa cento)un centinaio nm
 It's a middle-sized plane, with one hundred or so seats.
 È un aereo di medie dimensioni, con un centinaio di posti.
or so advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (approximately)circa, più o meno avv
 The container could hold a litre or so of water.
quite so advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (indeed, precisely)giusto, esattamente, appunto avv
 Ah yes, quite so - I see exactly what you mean now.
 Ah, giusto, adesso capisco cosa vuoi dire.
quite so adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (just as, this much)altrettanto agg
say-so nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal ([sb]'s personal statement giving approval)autorizzazione, approvazione nf
  benestare nm
show interest in [sth]/so mostrare interesse verso qcs./qcn.
so as così da
so as to allo scopo
so as to di modo che
so as to in modo che cong
So be it interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (expressing acceptance of a situation)e sia inter
  Amen, così sia inter
 If you want to be stubborn and not see sense, well, so be it.
so bold as to adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (daring enough to do [sth])  (osare)permettersi di v rif
 Anna was so bold as to question her manager's decision to his face.
 Anna si è permessa di contestare apertamente la decisione del suo capo.
  osare vtr
so called advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (named this)così chiamato agg
 Solar energy is a clean form of electricity, so called because we gather it from the sun.
 L'energia solare è una forma di energia pulita, così chiamata perché derivante dal sole.
so do I interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (me too)anch'io
 You think he's crazy and so do I!
 Credi che sia pazzo; lo credo anch'io!
so far advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (up until now)finora, fino adesso avv
so far advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (to a limited extent)fino a, fino a un certo punto avv
 The road's closed: you can only go so far before you have to turn round.
 La strada è chiusa, perciò si può andare avanti solo fino a un certo punto e poi bisogna fare inversione.
so far as conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (as far as, in as much as)per quanto cong
 So far as I know, everything's still going well on the project.
 Per quanto ne so io, nel progetto sta andando tutto bene.
so far so good interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (all is well up to this point)fin qui tutto bene
  fin qui ci siamo
 How do I like retirement? So far so good. But ask me again in six months.
 Se mi piace la vita da pensionato? Fin qui tutto bene. Ma richiedimelo fra sei mesi.
so good adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (great, excellent)così buono che agg
 The cake was so good I had another slice.
 La torta era così buona che ne ho preso un'altra fetta.
so it seems advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (indeed, evidently)così si direbbe
so long interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (goodbye)arrivederci, addio
 So long! See you tomorrow!
 Addio, ci vediamo domani.
   (commiato)ciao
so long adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (this length)lungo così
  così lungo
 The rope was so long, much of it dangled on the ground.
so many adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (a large number of)così tanti agg
 With so many people in the room I can't find the exit.
 Con così tanta gente nella stanza non trovavo l'uscita.
so many adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (this number of)  (quantità indefinita ma limitata)un determinato numero di, un certo numero di
 A restaurant only has so many tables available at any given time.
 Un ristorante ha un determinato numero di tavoli disponibili.
so much adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (a large amount of)tanto, tantissimo agg
  tutto questo prin
 I'm bound to get my shoes wet with so much water on the ground. There's so much to do I don't know where to start.
 C'è tantissimo da fare che non so da dove cominciare.
 Mi bagnerò le scarpe con tutta questa acqua in terra.
so much adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (this amount of)tanto così
 There's only so much I can tolerate, and I'm almost there!
 Posso tollerare solo tanto così e sono quasi arrivato al limite!
so much advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (a lot)così tanto avv
 I wish my sister didn't talk so much.
 Sarebbe bello se mia sorella non parlasse così tanto.
so much as advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (even)addirittura, perfino avv
  anche, anche solo avv
 Cross that line by so much as a hair and you'll see what anger means.
 Attraversa quella linea anche solo per un filo e capirai che cosa vuol dire collera.
so much as advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (merely, no more than)appena avv
so much for that interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (enough discussion)argomento chiuso nf
  fine della discussione nf
 Well, so much for that - maybe we can talk about something else now.
 Bene, fine della discussione. Forse adesso possiamo parlare d'altro.
so much for that interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (disappointment, failure)e questo è quanto!
 I failed my entrance exam yet again. So much for that!
 Non ho superato per l'ennesima volta il mio test di ammissione. E questo è quanto!
so much so advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (to such a degree)a tal punto che
  tanto è vero che
so so   (così e così)insomma avv
so so benino adj
so soon advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (at such an early time)così presto
so that I (archaic)ch'io
so there interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (expressing defiance, determination)  (rafforzativo)ecco! inter
 I don't need your help anyway! So there!
 Non mi serve affatto il tuo aiuto! Ecco!
so what? interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (I don't care)e allora?
 Okay, so I look fat in these jeans – so what?
so what! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (who cares?)e allora?, e quindi?
 So you made a minor mistake! So what!
so what if conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (it's irrelevant)che importanza ha se
  che male c'è se
 So what if I enjoy a beer now and then?
so what else is new interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (not surprised)niente di nuovo!
  e allora?, che c'è di nuovo?, e che c'è di nuovo?, e allora che c'è di nuovo?
 Yes, you're late again - so what else is new?
 Sì, sei di nuovo in ritardo: niente di nuovo!
so-and-so nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (an unnamed person, someone)il tal dei tali
so-and-so nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. euphemism ([sb] despicable, difficult)tizio, tanghero nm
so-called adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (supposedly)cosiddetto agg
 This so called teacher has no skills at all!
 Questo cosiddetto insegnante non ha proprio nessuna capacità!
so-so adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (mediocre)così così
 Lunch was so-so; maybe supper will be better.
 Il pranzo è stato così così; magari la cena sarà migliore.
so-so advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (tolerably)così così avv
 He dances so-so, but he'll get better.
 Balla così così ma migliorerà.
stoop so low as to abbassarsi al punto di
stoop so low as to do   (umiliarsi)abbassarsi a v rif
ten or so adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (about 10)circa dieci, più o meno dieci, una decina di agg
 In about ten or so days, I will have finished my exams!
 Tra una decina di giorni avrò finito tutti gli esami.
Thank you so much interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (Many thanks)grazie mille! inter
Thanks so much! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (Many thanks indeed)grazie mille! inter
that being so advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (if or since that is true)perciò, per questo avv
 The situation there is becoming extremely dangerous. That being so, I will avoid going there.
 La situazione laggiù sta diventando estremamente pericolosa. Per questo, eviterò di andarci.
that is so che è così
think so viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (believe this to be the case)pensare di sì vi
think-so pensare così
to act out so as to obtain something (fig.)fare una manfrina nf
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