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piangere

  
vb irreg  
1       vi, (aus avere)     (gen)    to cry, weep  ,   (occhi)    to water
piangere di gioia      to weep for joy  
piangere a calde lacrime      to cry one's heart out  
mi piange il cuore      iro   my heart bleeds  
mi piange il cuore a buttare via tanta roba      I hate having to throw away so much stuff  
è inutile piangere sul latte versato      it's no use crying over spilt milk  
2       vt  
a    to cry, weep
b      (lamentare)    to bewail, lament  
piangere la morte di qn      to mourn sb's death  
sta sempre piangendo miseria      he's always claiming he has no money  
Translation Italian - English Collins Dictionary  
"piangere": examples and translations in context
Non so se ridere o piangere. I don't know whether to cry or to laugh.
Mentre parlava non sapevo se ridere o piangere. While he was speaking I did not know whether to laugh or cry.
Non dovrei piangere addosso ai clienti. Shouldn't go crying all over the customers.
Non posso piangere in mezzo all'ospedale. I can't be crying in the middle of the hospital.
Nel prossimo futuro ci ritroveremo a piangere altre vittime innocenti. In the immediate future, we shall find ourselves grieving for yet more innocent victims.
- Non intendevo far piangere Laverne. Well, I didn't mean to make Laverne cry.
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