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 ruolo del lupo nella battaglia sarà importante. The Wolf's role in the fight will be significant.
Sono conosciuto come il lupo solitario. Yeah. I'm known as a lone wolf.
Sei un lupo nei panni di agnello. You are a wolf in sheep's clothing.
Sta solo urlando al lupo di nuovo. He's just crying wolf again.
Diffida del lupo travestito da agnello. Beware the wolf in sheep's clothing.
L'alpinista aveva una fame da lupo. The mountaineer was hungry as a wolf.
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