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peg

British English: /pɛɡ/
American English: /pɛɡ/

noun

  • 8 (piton)
    chiodo (masculine) da roccia

transitive verb forma in -ing ecc. -gg-

  • 3 (Economics)
    sostenere, stabilizzare (price, currency, rate) (to a)
    to peg something at 10%, at present levels
    fissare qualcosa al 10%, ai valori attuali
    to peg something for 12 months
    congelare qualcosa per 12 mesi
  • 5 (British English) [informal]to peg it (run away)

Idioms

to be a square peg (in a round hole)

essere un pesce fuor d'acqua

to be taken o brought down a peg (or two)

[informal]
essere ridimensionato

to take o bring somebody down a peg (or two)

[informal]
fare abbassare la cresta a qualcuno

to use something as a peg (to hang a discussion, a theory on)

usare qualcosa come un pretesto, appiglio (per introdurre un discorso, per esporre una teoria)

Phrasal verbs

peg away

[informal]
darci dentro (at con)

peg out:

peg out, 1.1 [informal]
(collapse)
crollare
peg out [something], peg [something] out 1.2 (British English)
(hang out)
stendere, appendere (washing)
1.3 (stake out)
picchettare (land)
1.4 (spread out)

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Peg
British English: /pɛɡ/
American English: /pɛɡ/

proper noun

  • diminutivo di Margaret

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