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caro

, a  
1       agg  
a      (amato)    caro (a)      dear (to),   (ricordo)    fond  
mi è tanto caro      it (o he) is very dear to me  
Caro Paolo        (nelle lettere)    Dear Paul  
tanti cari saluti      best wishes  
cara signora!      my dear lady!  
se ti è cara la vita      if you value your life  
tener caro il ricordo di qn/qc      to cherish the memory of sb/sth  
b      (costoso)    dear, expensive  
a caro prezzo      at a high price  
vendere cara la pelle      to sell one's life dear  
2       sm/f  
mio caro, mia cara      my dear  
i miei cari      my dear ones  
3       avv     (costare, pagare)    a lot, a great deal  
questo insulto ti costerà caro      you'll pay dearly for that insult  
lo pagherai caro      you'll pay a lot for it  


caro-affitto      sm   rent increases    pl     
caro-benzina      sm   increases    pl   in the price of petrol
Translation Italian - English Collins Dictionary  
"caro": examples and translations in context
Perciò la ringrazio, caro signore. So I thank you dear gentleman.
Allora, caro Pippo... Ciao. So, dear Pippo... bye.
...disturbando molti, mío caro. ...upsetting many people, my friend.
Tanto meno il suo caro amico governatore. Especially not from your friend the governor.
Non capisco una parola, caro. I don't understand a word, darling.
Okay, caro, basta lamentarsi. Okay, darling, enough with the complaining.
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