pretesto translation | Italian-English dictionary

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pretesto

  
   sm   excuse, pretext  
con il pretesto di      on the pretext of  
mi ha fornito il pretesto per agire      he has provided me with a pretext for taking action  
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"pretesto": examples and translations in context
II complotto è solo un pretesto. The conspiracy's only a pretext.
La moto era solo un pretesto. That motorcycle was just a pretext.
Questa storia del pacchetto è soltanto un pretesto. The story about the package was nothing but an excuse.
E così ho trovato un pretesto. So I came up with this excuse.
Cercavo solo un pretesto per venire qui. I was gonna make up some reason for being here.
Ti prego... dammi un pretesto per farti fuori. Please. Give me one reason to take you down.
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