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metafora

  
   sf   metaphor  
parlare per metafore      to speak metaphorically  
fuor di metafora      without beating about the bush  
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"metafora": examples and translations in context
Perciò dobbiamo smetterla di usarli come metafora. Though we need to stop using that as a metaphor.
Scusa, non volevo usare una metafora sportiva. Sorry, I didn't mean to use a baseball metaphor there.
Magari la vogliamo considerare una metafora. Now maybe we want to treat it as metaphorical.
E mi piace pensarla come metafora. And I like to think of it as a metaphor.
E quella metafora del giardino, davvero... And that metaphor with the garden, - that's really...
Non esistono cose come una metafora letteraria. There's no such thing as a literal metaphor.
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