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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
ItalianoInglese
dire vtr (pronunciare parole)say vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
dire vtr (esporre, enunciare)express vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  enunciate vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
dire vtr (significare)mean vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  signify vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
dirsi vtr (parlare a sé stessi)say to yourself vtr + refltransitive verb and reflexive pronoun: Transitive verb with reflexive pronoun--for example, "Enjoy yourself." "They behaved themselves."
  tell yourself vtr + refltransitive verb and reflexive pronoun: Transitive verb with reflexive pronoun--for example, "Enjoy yourself." "They behaved themselves."
dirsi v rif (affermare di sé stessi)say of yourself v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 
Traduzioni aggiuntive
ItalianoInglese
dire nm (ciò che si dice)saying nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  telling nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
dire vtr (raccontare)tell vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  recount vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2017:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
ItalianoInglese
c'è poco da dire There's not much to say about it. exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
che posso dire? What can I say?, What else can I say? 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 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."
dire a mezze parole hint at [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
dire in tutte le salse saying in every possible way v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
dire la propria give your opinion, have a say, give your pennyworth v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
dire pane al pane (e vino al vino) loc idiomatico (chiamare le cose con il loro nome) (idiomatic)call a spade a spade v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
dire pane al pane e vino al vino  (idiomatic)call a spade a spade v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
dire tanto per dire say any old thing, talk for the sake of it v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
faccio per dire I'm only saying
hai visto cosa mi tocca sentirmi dire See what I have to listen to? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
il che è tutto dire! and that says it all! exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  and that's really saying something! exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
in che lingua te lo devo dire? how else do I have to say it exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
lasciare dire let it be said v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
ma non mi dire!  (not surprised)you don't have to tell me!
mai dire mai  (expression)never say never exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
mandare a dire traduzione non disponibile
mandare a dire traduzione non disponibile
molto da dire much to say, a lot to say nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
non c'è che dire there's no denying it, there's nothing else to say exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
non mandarle a dire not send [sb] to tell [sb] else [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  be able to speak for yourself v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
non posso dire altrettanto I can't say the same exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
non posso dire lo stesso di me I can't say the same for myself exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
per così dire so to speak, as it were, if you will exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
per meglio dire to be precise, more precisely, or better still exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
per modo di dire in a manner of speaking, as a figure of speech exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
per non dire not to say exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
per sentito dire hearsay exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
senza dire perché o percome loc avv idiomatico (senza dare spiegazioni) (colloquial)the whys and the wherefore exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
qualcosa vorrà pur dire count for something, mean something v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
quello che voglio dire what I mean, what I'm trying to say exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
senza dire né ai né bai neither saying yay or nay expression
si fa per dire so to speak exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
tra il dire e il fare c'è di mezzo il mare easier said than done, there's many a slip twixt cup and lip exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
voler ben dire can well mean, can very well mean exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
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