lupo translation | Italian-English dictionary

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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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"lupo": examples and translations in context
Il ruolo del lupo nella battaglia sarà importante. The Wolf's role in the fight will be significant.
- Sembra l'ululato di un lupo. - It sounds like a wolf howling.
Frankie, sono un vecchio lupo di mare. Frankie, you're looking at a very old dog.
Sono solo un vecchio e salato lupo di mare svedese dei mari salati. It's only an old salty Swedish sea dog out there from the salty seas, you know.
Posso catturare un lupo a mani nude. I can catch wolves with my bare hands.
Le mura di Gerico ti proteggeranno dal lupo cattivo. The walls of Jericho will protect you from the big bad wolf.
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