There are 2 main translations of fool in Italian:

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fool 1

British English: /fuːl/
American English: /ful/

noun

  • 1 (silly person) the poor fool
    il povero stupido
    you stupid fool! [informal]
    pezzo di cretino!
    don't be (such) a fool!
    non fare l'idiota!
    I was a fool to believe him I was fool enough to believe him to make somebody look a fool
    far fare a qualcuno la figura dello scemo
    to make a fool of somebody
    prendersi gioco di qualcuno o prendere in giro qualcuno
    to be fool enough to agree
    essere abbastanza sciocco da accettare
    she's no fool, she's nobody's fool
    è tutt'altro che stupida
    any fool could do that [informal]
    chiunque saprebbe farlo
    (the) more fool you! [informal] to act o play the fool

adjective before n

(American English) [informal]
  • (politician)
    that's a fool thing to do, say
    è una cosa sciocca da fare, dire

transitive verb

  • you don't fool anybody
    non prendi in giro nessuno
    don't let that fool you!
    non cascarci!
    who are you trying to fool?
    chi stai cercando di imbrogliare?
    you don't fool me for a minute to fool somebody into doing
    convincere (con l'inganno) qualcuno a fare
    to fool somebody into o believing that …
    fare credere a qualcuno che …
    to fool somebody out of
    sottrarre [qualcosa] a qualcuno con l'inganno
    (money)
    to be fooled
    farsi imbrogliare o beffare
    by da
    don't be fooled! you really had me fooled!
    ci ero proprio cascato!

intransitive verb

reflexive verb

  • to fool oneself
    illudersi
    to fool oneself into doing something
    illudersi di poter fare qualcosa

Idioms

a fool and his money are soon parted

[proverb]
= le persone stupide sprecano presto il loro denaro

there is no fool like an old fool

= nessuno è più imbecille di un vecchio imbecille

you could have fooled me!

[informal]
a chi vuoi darla a bere!

Phrasal verbs

fool about

fool around

(British English) [informal] 1 fool about, around 1.1 (waste time) 1.2 (act stupidly) 1.3 (have affairs) 2 fool around with [somebody, something] 2.1 (flirt)
fare lo scemo con
(lover)
2.2 (mess around)

fool away:

fool [something] away (fritter)
(time, money)

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There are 2 main translations of fool in Italian:

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fool 2
British English: /fuːl/
American English: /ful/

noun

(British English) (Cookery)
  • rhubarb, fruit fool
    dessert con crema al rabarbaro, alla frutta e crema pasticciera

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