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British English: /hɔːn/
American English: /hɔrn/

Translation of horn in Italian:


  • 2 (Music) to play the horn to learn the horn
    imparare a suonare il corno
    for horn
    per corno
    the horns
    i corni
    before n (player, teacher, solo)
    di corno
    (concerto, part)
    per corno

transitive verb


to blow one's own horn

(American English)
darsi delle arie

to draw o pull in one's horns

(feeling hurt)
ritirarsi nel proprio guscio
tagliare sulle spese

to lock horns with somebody

scontrarsi (violentemente) con qualcuno

to take the bull by the horns

Phrasal verbs

horn in

(American English) [informal]to horn in (on a conversation)
mettere il becco in una conversazione
stop horning in
smettila di intrometterti

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