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briciola

  
   sf  
  (di pane)   
crumb  ,   (frammento)    scrap
non ha lasciato che le briciole        (anche)      (fig)   he only left the scraps  
ridurre in briciole        (biscotto)    to crumble up     (fig)     (persona)    to take to pieces  
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'briciola' found in translations in English-Italian dictionary
exp.
per risparmiare qualche briciola, fa spendere molto di più successivamente ; ... chi spende poco spende molto
Saving money by not buying a guidebook is penny-wise and pound-foolish: an up-to-date guidebook pays for itself. Every homeowner knows that delayed maintenance is a penny-wise, pound-foolish strategy.
"briciola": examples and translations in context
A Mosca combattiamo per una briciola di liberta. In Moscow, we have to fight for a crumb of freedom.
Credevo fosse una briciola circondata da uno stuzzicadenti. I thought it was a crumb surrounded by a toothpick.
Ogni briciola di tutto questo è affar mio. Every bit of this is my business!
-Quella spada era l'ultima briciola di onore. - That sword was the last bit of honor I possessed!
Dovevo raccogliere ogni singola briciola di affetto che mi offriva. I had to suck up every scrap of affection from him I could get.
Eccoti la mia ultima briciola di dignità. Here's my last scrap of dignity.
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