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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  
Translation Italian - English Collins Dictionary  
'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.
Solo l'unica briciola di speranza che sua madre fosse ancora viva. Just the last ounce of hope that his mother was still alive.
per farti prestare una briciola o due della loro gloria? To What, To Borrow An Ounce Or Two Of Their Glory?
È l'unica briciola di romanticismo in questo mondo cinico e corrotto. He's the one speck of romance in this tainted cynical world.
Ha raccolto una briciola del nostro pane nero e l'ha lasciata. He picked up a crumb of our black bread, shook his head and dropped it.
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