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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.
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"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.
Mi sento come se avessi perso... ogni briciola di orgoglio che abbia mai avuto. I feel like I lost every ounce of pride I ever had.
Se ne fosse rimasta una briciola in questo mondo... Saresti sotterrato in una tomba anonima come il resto della tua schifosa famiglia. If there was an ounce of it left in this world... you'd be lying face down in the same unmarked grave as the rest of your inbred family.
Io ci ho messo un po' a capire che non hai una briciola di lealtà in corpo. And it took me a while to realize that you don't have a speck of loyalty in your entire body.
Vuoi dire che ho sprecato due anni con una briciola di Granola? So basically you're saying I wasted two years of my life on a speck of granola?
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