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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  
See also:

cardo, cargo, carpo, carro

"caro": examples and translations in context
Brindiamo al nostro caro fratello e compagno... Let's toast to our dear brother and comrade...
Sempre caro mi fu quest'ermo colle... It was always dear to me this beautiful hill...
Non capisco una parola, caro. I don't understand a word, darling.
Voglio lasciarti, caro, davvero. I want to leave you, darling, I really do.
Ma Tiffany può essere assai caro. All right, but Tiffany's can be pretty expensive.
L'ho portato nel ristorante più caro del campus. I took him to the most expensive restaurant on campus.
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