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British English: /lɪd/
American English: /lɪd/

Translation of lid in Italian:


also: -lidded adjective in composti

  • heavy-lidded eyes
    occhi dalle palpebre pesanti


to blow the lid off something

mettere a nudo qualcosa

to flip one's lid

uscire dai gangheri o dare i numeri

to keep the lid on something

(control) controllare qualcosa
(keep secret) tenere segreto qualcosa

to put a lid on something

mettere freno a qualcosa

to put the lid on something

[informal] (finish)
mettere fine a qualcosa

that really puts the (tin) lid on it!

questo è il colmo!

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