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1       sm  
a    fish    gen inv     
c'erano molti pesci      there were a lot of fish o fishes  
ho pescato due pesci      I caught two fish  
ti piace il pesce?      do you like fish?  
b      (Astrol)  
Pesci         smpl   Pisces  
essere dei Pesci      to be Pisces  
c      (Tip)   omission
d      (fraseologia)    sano come un pesce      as fit as a fiddle  
buttarsi a pesce su un'offerta      to jump at an offer  
sentirsi un pesce fuor d'acqua      to feel like a fish out of water  
prendere qn a pesci in faccia      to treat sb like dirt  
non saper che pesci prendere      not to know which way to turn  
hanno preso solo i pesci piccoli      they only caught the small fry  
chi dorme non piglia pesci        (Proverbio)    the early bird catches the worm  
2      pesce d'aprile   April Fool  
  pesce azzurro   mackerel, sardines and anchovies  
  pesce gatto   catfish  
  pesce martello   hammerhead  
  pesce ragno   weever  
  pesce rosso   goldfish  
  pesce spada   swordfish  
pesce d'aprile     
Il pesce d'aprile is a sort of April Fool's joke, played on 1 April. Originally it took its name from a paper fish which was secretly attached to a person's back but nowadays all sorts of practical jokes are popular.  
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"pesce": examples and translations in context
Questi giorni da pesce mi hanno fatto rivalutare Klaus. These last few days of living like a fish have given me a new appreciation for you, Klaus.
Prenderemo un pesce al mio ritorno. We'll catch a fish when I get back.
Tesoro, saremo i Baskin-Robbins del pesce. Honey, we'll be the baskin-Robbins of seafood.
Vendeva il pesce ad un ristorante giapponese. He was the supplier of fish at a Japanese restaurant.
Ha importato del pesce dalle Amazzoni. He's imported some fish from the Amazon.
Quell'uomo parla quanto un pesce. The man talks about as much as a fish.
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