lupo translation | Italian-English dictionary



1       sm   wolf  
cane lupo      alsatian   (Brit)   , German shepherd  
avere una fame da lupi      to be ravenous o famished  
gridare al lupo      to cry wolf  
tempo da lupi      filthy weather  
in bocca al lupo!      good luck!  
il lupo perde il pelo ma non il vizio        (Proverbio)    the leopard cannot change its spots  
  lupo mannaro     (licantropo)    werewolf
  lupo di mare     (fig)   old salt, sea dog
Translation Italian - English Collins Dictionary  
in bocca al lupo! exp.
good luck! ; fingers crossed! ; break a leg!
The typical answer to each of the English idioms is: "Thanks".

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Collaborative Dictionary     Italian-English
good luck
"lupo": examples and translations in context
Il giovane lupo ha perso metà esercito. The young wolf has lost half his army.
Che io prendessi il lupo vivo. That I'd catch the wolf alive.
Devo tutto a un lupo mannaro di nome Greyback. Owe it all to a werewolf, name of Greyback.
Ma vostro padre non è un lupo mannaro. But your father is not a werewolf.
Questo non mi sembra un lupo. That doesn't look like a wolf to me.
Trasmetta tutte le comunicazioni dalla tana del lupo. Send through all communications from the Wolf's Lair.
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