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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2017:

Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
ItalianoInglese
come avv (in quale modo, maniera)how
 That's how I like it.
come avv (è lo stesso che)same as advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  just like advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
come avv (in veste di)as advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 He went to the Halloween party dressed as Dracula.
come avv (nello stesso modo che, quasi che)as though
 Gli parlò come fosse un fratello.
 I talk to him as though he were a brother.
come avv (tanto quanto)as much as
 Does she earn as much as her colleagues?
come avv (vari usi enfatici)-
Nota: Each context has a different translation.
 Ora come ora non se ne parla.
 At present, she is not speaking about it.
come avv (interrogativo: in che modo) (question)how advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 How are you getting down to the city today?
come cong (non appena)as soon as conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
come nm (il modo, il mezzo)how nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Can you tell me how you'd like me to do this?
  Manca qualcosa di importante? Segnala un errore o suggerisci miglioramenti

WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2017:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
ItalianoInglese
amici come prima friends again exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
andare come il pane loc idiomatico (bene, merce: essere molto richiesto)sell like hot cakes v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
bello come il sole  (literally, as beautiful as the sun)as beautiful as a summer's day exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
come al solito as usual, as always exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
come da accordi telefonici as per telephone agreement, as per telephone conversation exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
come da contratto as per the contract, as stated in the contract, as per contractual agreement exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
come da indicazione as indicated, as suggested, as instructed exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
come da istruzioni as per instructions exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
come da procedura standard according to standard procedure exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
come da tradizione according to tradition exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
come darti torto? Who can blame you? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  I can't argue with that. exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
Come Dio comanda  (literally: as God commands, as God wishes)do [sth] by the book, do [sth] to the letter exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
come è noto as is known, as is common knowledge exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
come fai a dirlo? How can you say that?, How can you tell?, What makes you say that? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
come funziona? How does it work? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
come hai potuto farlo!!! How could you?!, How could you do that?! exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
come il cacio sui maccheroni loc (al momento giusto) (idiomatic)just what the doctor ordered exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 La tua osservazione capita come il cacio sui maccheroni.
 Your advice was just what the doctor ordered.
come la mettiamo? Now what? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  What are we going to do about it? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
come non detto nevermind exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
come passa il tempo! How time flies! exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
come per incanto as if by magic, out of the blue, out of thin air exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
come potrei? How could I? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
come procede? How's it going? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  How are things coming along? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
come restiamo? How shall we leave things?, What's the plan? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
come rimaniamo? How shall we leave things?, What's the plan? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
Come se piovesse  (literal)as if it were raining
  when it rains it pours idiom
come si dice? How do you say?, What the word? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
come si fa? How do you do it? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  How is that possible? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
come si suol dire as they say exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  as it's said exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
come stai? How are you? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
come te la passi? What's up?, How's it going? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
come te lo devo dire? How can I make you understand?, How many times do I have to tell you? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
come ti sei trovato? Did you like it there?, Did you have a good time? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  How did you get on? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
come va?  (colloquial)How's it going? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
come va?  (colloquial)What's up? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
come volevasi dimostrare  (mathematics, end of proof)QED (quod erat demonstrandum) exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (colloquial)just goes to show, sure enough exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
comportarsi come se niente fosse act like nothing happened v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
contare come il due di picche not count for anything v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
Da come butta from the way things are going exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
entrarci come i cavoli a merenda have nothing to do with, be out of place exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (colloquial)stick out like a sore thumb exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
essere bagnato come un pulcino vi + agg idiomatico (essere bagnato fradicio)be drenched, be soaking wet v + adj
essere come cane e gatto loc idiomatico (non sopportarsi) (figurative)fight like cat and dog v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  not get on viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
essere come il diavolo e l'acqua santa loc idiomatico (essere persone o cose completamente inconciliabili)be incompatible v + adj
essere come un leone in gabbia be like a caged lion
essere duri come il marmo loc idiomatico (essere insensibili, freddi)be as hard as nails v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
essere incazzato come una iena be furious
  (vulgar)be really pissed off
essere lungo come la quaresima loc idiomatico (che non finisce più)be interminable, be never-ending v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 E' lungo come la quaresima a prepararsi.
 Preparations are never-ending.
essere ricevuto come un cane in chiesa be unwelcome, be given the cold shoulder
essere,
andarsene come un cane bastonato
vi + loc avv
idiomatico (essere, andarsene mogio mogio)have your tail between your legs, look sheepish v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
giocare come il gatto col topo play cat and mouse
giù a ridere come i pazzi burst out laughing hysterically, laugh like crazy v
idem come sopra same as above exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
ignorante come una capra dumb as an ox exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (literal)ignorant as a goat adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
Il coccodrillo come fa?  (from a childrens' song, literal translation)what sound does a crocodile make? phrase
  (from Atlas Shrugged)Who is John Galt? phrase
imporsi come establish oneself as vtr + prep
lasciare le cose come stanno leave things as they are v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
le cose non vanno sempre come noi vorremmo things don't always go the way we want them to
magro come un chiodo  (pejorative)thin as a stick, thin as a rake, stick-thin adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
mai come ora now more than ever advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
meglio conosciuto come better known as, aka nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
mi veniva come da piangere I felt like crying, I wanted to cry exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  I felt like I was about to cry exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
morire come le mosche  (figurative)drop like flies exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
nel lavoro come nella vita at work as in life, professionally and personally exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
niente è come sembra nothing is what it appears to be exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  nothing is as it seems exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
non è come pensi it's not what you think exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
non saper più come dirlo  (figurative)not know how to get through to [sb] exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
non so come farei senza di te I don't know what I would do without you exprq
non so come ringraziarla  (formal)I don't know how to thank you exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
non so come ringraziarti  (informal)I don't know how to thank you exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
oggi come allora now as then advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
ora come non mai now more than ever, never before advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
ora come ora right now, at this moment, at present advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
parla come mangi speak simply, speak eloquently, v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
parlare come un libro stampato sound like you have swallowed a dictionary viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  like a talking book exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
piovere come dio la manda raining cats and dogs v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
prendere come esempio take [sth] as an example v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
sei fuori come un balcone.  (slang)you're off your rocker expression
si,
come se non lo sapessi...
yes, as if you/I didn't know expression
Sicuro come la morte as certain as death expression
sveglio come un grillo wide awake adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  lively adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  quick witted adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
testardo come un mulo  (figurative)stubborn as a mule exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
trattare qn come un cane loc idiomatico (trattare malissimo qn)treat [sb] like a dog v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
vada come vada  (determination)come what may exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (resignation)whatever happens happens exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  Manca qualcosa di importante? Segnala un errore o suggerisci miglioramenti
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