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manage
British English: /ˈmanɪdʒ/
American English: /ˈmænɪdʒ/

Translation of manage in Italian:

transitive verb

  • 1 (succeed)to manage to do
    riuscire a fare o farcela a fare
    she managed to find a job, finish the article
    è riuscita a trovare lavoro, a finire l'articolo
    how does he manage to save so much money?
    come fa a risparmiare così tanti soldi?
    how did she manage to spend so much money?
    come ha fatto a spendere tutti quei soldi?
    he managed to offend everybody [ironic]
    è riuscito a offendere tutti
    I managed not to dirty my hands
    sono riuscito a non sporcarmi le mani
  • 2 (find possible)she managed a smile
    è riuscita a fare un sorriso
    I can manage a few words in Italian
    riesco a dire qualche parola di italiano
    can you manage seven o'clock tomorrow?
    ce la fai domani alle sette?
    can you manage lunch on Friday?
    sei libero per pranzo venerdì?
    I have so much work I couldn't manage another thing!
    ho così tanto lavoro che non ce la faccio a fare altro!
    I'm sure you can manage another glass of wine
    sono sicuro che ce la fai a bere un altro bicchiere di vino
    I can't manage more than £30
    non posso spendere più di 30 sterline
  • 3 (administer)
    amministrare (finances, company, bank)
    gestire (business, shop, hotel, estate, school, project)

intransitive verb

  • cavarsela
    they have to manage on £50 a week
    devono cavarsela con o farsi bastare 50 sterline a settimana
    can you manage?
    ce la fai?
    thank you, I can manage

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