ridicolo translation | Italian-English dictionary

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ridicolo

  
1       agg     (gen)    ridiculous, absurd  
non essere ridicolo! io non c'entro niente!      don't be ridiculous! it's nothing to do with me!  
rendersi ridicolo      to make a fool of o.s.  
2       sm  
il ridicolo della situazione      the absurdity of the situation  
il ridicolo della storia era che...      the ridiculous o absurd thing about it was ...  
cadere nel ridicolo      to become ridiculous  
mettere in ridicolo      to ridicule  
coprirsi di ridicolo      to make a laughing stock of o.s.  
Translation Italian - English Collins Dictionary  
"ridicolo": examples and translations in context
Siamo passati dal ridicolo all'assurdo. Objection. This has gone from ridiculous to absurd.
Personalmente, avrei preferito che pensassero fossi ridicolo. Personally, I'd rather they thought I was ridiculous.
Può sembrare ridicolo a chi non l'ha vissuto. It must sound ludicrous to anyone who hasn't lived through it.
D'accordo, non è così ridicolo. All right. It's not silly.
Mettilo sul suo ridicolo cavallo e lascialo andare. Put him on his silly horse and let him go.
Non prenderla male, ma rasenti il ridicolo. Don't take this the wrong way, will, but you invite the ridicule.
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