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leg
British English: /lɛɡ/
American English: /lɛɡ/

Translation of leg in Italian:

noun

  • 1 (Anatomy)
    (of person)
    (of animal)
    to have a bad leg [informal]
    essere zoppo da una gamba
    to stand on one leg
    stare su una gamba sola
    my legs can't go any further
    le mie gambe non ce la fanno più
    before n (movement, muscle)
    della gamba
    (pain)
    alla gamba
    (exercises)
    per le gambe

also: -legged adjective in composti

  • three-legged
    (furniture)
    a tre gambe
    four-, six-legged
    (animal)
    a quattro, sei zampe
    long-legged
    (person)
    dalle gambe lunghe
    (animal)
    dalle zampe lunghe
    bare-legged
    a gambe nude

transitive verb forma in -ing ecc. -gg-

[informal]

Idioms

break a leg! shake a leg! she doesn't have a leg to stand on

(Theatre) [informal] (American English) (get lost)
lasciami stare!
non ha nessuna ragione che tenga

show a leg!

[informal]
scendi dal letto

to be all legs

essere tutto gambe

to be on its last legs

(machine, car)
essere agli ultimi colpi
(regime)
stare per cadere
(company)
stare per chiudere i battenti

he is on his last legs

è allo stremo

to cost an arm and a leg

to get one's leg over

[informal]
scopare o trombare

to give somebody a leg up

[informal]
dare una mano a qualcuno a salire
[figurative]
dare una spinta a qualcuno

to pull somebody's leg

prendere in giro qualcuno

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