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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2017:

Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
ItalianoInglese
acqua nf (sostanza)water nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 
Traduzioni aggiuntive
ItalianoInglese
acqua nf figurato (massa d'acqua)water nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  body of water nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Le acque coprono i due terzi del pianeta.
 Water covers two thirds of the planet.
 Bodies of water cover two thirds of the planet.
acqua nf figurato, informale (pioggia)rain nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  rainwater nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Viene giù un'acqua che quasi non ci si vede.
 The rain is falling so heavily that it's nearly blinding.
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2017:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
ItalianoInglese
acqua alla gola be up to your neck in it v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  be hard-pressed viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
acqua brillante/tonica tonic water nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
acqua cheta still waters exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  dark horse nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
acqua cheta ... still waters run deep proverb
acqua di cottura cooking water nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
acqua e sapone (letterale)soap and water nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
acqua e sapone (figurato: bellezza semplice) (beauty, appearance)natural, fresh-faced adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  (manner)girl next door exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  pure and simple adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
acqua fresca (letterale)fresh water nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
acqua fresca (figurato: rimedio inefficace) (figurative)plaster on a wooden leg exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
acqua fresca (figurato: bevanda o cibo insipido) (figurative)water nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  nothing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
acqua gasata sparkling water nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (informal)fizzy water nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
acqua in bocca lips sealed exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  mum's the word exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
acqua marina sea water nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
acqua naturale natural spring water nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  still water nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
acqua passata loc idiomatico (cosa che non ha più importanza)water under the bridge idiom
essere come il diavolo e l'acqua santa loc idiomatico (essere persone o cose completamente inconciliabili)be incompatible v + adj
fare acqua da tutte le parti  (argument)be full of holes v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (argument)not hold water v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
gavettone di acqua gelata  (figurative)splash of cold water
gettare acqua vtrthrow water v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  dump water, spray water v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
la classe non è acqua you cannot buy class exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
ne è passata di acqua sotto i ponti it's been a long time, it was long ago idiom
perdersi in un bicchier d'acqua loc idiomatico (preoccuparsi per piccole difficoltà) (figurative)drown in an inch of water exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
tirare acqua al proprio mulino look after number one, further your own cause v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
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