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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
Sarebbe ridicolo: un centro per ogni regione. That would be ridiculous: one centre for every region.
Sarebbe ridicolo affermare una cosa del genere. It would be a ridiculous claim to make, were they to do so.
30 anni fa sarebbe sembrato ridicolo. 30 years ago that would have sounded ludicrous.
Pretendere di chiamare biologica una sostanza contaminante geneticamente modificata è talmente ridicolo che bisogna chiedersi perché questa direttiva lo permetta. To pretend GM food contaminant can be labelled organic is so ludicrous that we have to ask why this possibility is allowed for in this directive.
Non prenderla male, ma rasenti il ridicolo. Don't take this the wrong way, will, but you invite the ridicule.
Vi trasformate in un buffone. La fiducia scompare, subentra il ridicolo. You become a figure of fun. There's no trust anymore, only ridicule.
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