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
Ciò è assolutamente ridicolo e deve finire. It is absolutely ridiculous and it has to end.
Sarebbe ridicolo: un centro per ogni regione. That would be ridiculous: one centre for every region.
30 anni fa sarebbe sembrato ridicolo. 30 years ago that would have sounded ludicrous.
È ridicolo non poter far nulla al riguardo. It is ludicrous that we cannot get something done about this too.
Non prenderla male, ma rasenti il ridicolo. Don't take this the wrong way, will, but you invite the ridicule.
Sarebbe anzi ridicolo costringere al giuramento gli ispettori abilitati a certificare sementi di patate e fiori. Unfortunately, it would only invite ridicule if we were also to oblige inspectors of potatoes and flower seeds to swear such oaths.
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