don't teach your grandmother to suck eggs translation | English-Italian dictionary

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don't teach your grandmother to suck eggs exp.
non insegnare ai gatti ad arrampicarsi ; i paperi menano a bere le oche
= don't try to tell someone more experienced than oneself how to do something.

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-Italian
exp.
a caval/cavallo donato non si guarda in bocca
n.
non preoccuparti ragazzo, sei ancora in corsa
exp.
ho sparato una freccia in aria, dove atterra, non mi interessa
v.
osare fare, azzardarsi a fare, permettersi di fare
exp.
la vostra preoccupazione
id.
buon appetito
exp.
contro la tua volontà
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teach

  
  ( taught    pt, pp  )
1       vt   insegnare  
I teach English      insegno inglese  
to teach sb sth, teach sth to sb      insegnare qc a qn  
to teach sb (how) to do sth      insegnare a qn come si fa qc  
I taught him (how) to write      gli ho insegnato a scrivere  
my sister taught me (how) to swim      mia sorella mi ha insegnato a nuotare  
it taught him a lesson        (fig)   gli è servito da lezione  
that'll teach you!      così impari!  
I'll teach you to leave the gas on!      ti faccio vedere io cosa ti succede quando lasci il gas aperto!  
2       vi   insegnare  
his wife teaches in our school      sua moglie insegna nella nostra scuola  


teach-in      n   seminario
Translation English - Italian Collins Dictionary  
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don't, tech, teacher, teach-in

"don't teach your grandmother": examples and translations in context
Don't teach your grandmother to suck eggs. Conosco più cose di quanto creda.
So don't teach your grandmother how to suck eggs. Allora non insegni a sua nonna a succhiare le uova.
Teach your grandmother to suck eggs? Ma per chi diamine mi ha preso?
How about I teach your grandma to suck eggs! Se vuoi vengo io a insegnarti come si fa!
It's his job to suck eggs. Il suo lavoro è quello di succhiare le uova.
I'm not trying to tell you how to suck eggs. È roba di tua competenza, non devo certo dirtelo io come si agisce.
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