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lupo

  
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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good luck
exp.
break a leg
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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.
I porcellini hanno paura del lupo cattivo. The piglets are scared of the big bad wolf.
Frankie, sono un vecchio lupo di mare. Frankie, you're looking at a very old dog.
Se offri una mano a un lupo finisci sbranato. Depend on who you do your dealing with They're worse than wolves.
Sta solo aspettando il grosso lupo cattivo. She is just waiting for that big bad wolf.
Il ragazzo ha detto che sarebbe venuto un lupo. The boy said a wolf would come.
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