pena

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 /ˈpena/


Forme flesse di 'pena' (n): pl: pene

Dal verbo penare: (coniugare)
pena è:
3° persona singolare dell'indicativo presente
2° persona singolare dell'imperativo presente

WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2015:

Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
pena nf (sofferenza)pain, suffering nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  punishment nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  penalty nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2015:

Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
penare vi (patire pene, soffrire)suffer viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  (in agony)agonize viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  (mostly UK)agonise viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
penare vi (superare grandi avversità)struggle, toil, labor viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  (UK)labour viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Ha penato a lungo per avere quel posto.
 He labored for a long time to get that position.
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2015:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
pena | penare
Ambasciator non porta pena don't shoot the messenger exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
anima in pena soul in torment, tormented soul nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
darsi la pena di fare qualcosa worth the trouble to do sthg, worth the hassle to do sthg exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
esserne valsa la pena have been worth the trouble
fare tanta pena feel so sorry for someone
fine pena mai always in trouble exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
il minimo della pena  (legal)the minimum penalty nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
istituto di pena penal institute, state prison, correction centre nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
non c'è pane senza pena no pain no gain excl
  there is no bread without suffering excl
non valerne la pena not be worth the effort v
pena capitale capital punishment
pena comminata penalty applied, punishment imposed, sentence imposed nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
pena corporale corporal punishment
pena di morte death penalty
pena esemplare exemplary punishment nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
pena la non validità shall be invalid exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
scontare la pena  (law, punishment)serve a term of imprisonment expression
  (law, punishment, slang)do time expression
Sicuro che ne valesse la pena?  (question)are you sure it is worth it?, are you sure it is worth doing? expression
stare in pena per qualcuno worry about [sb], be concerned about [sb] v
valere la pena loc (convenire)be worth idiom
  be worthwhile idiom
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