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pretty
British English: /ˈprɪti/
American English: /ˈprɪdi/

Translation of pretty in Italian:

adjective

  • 2 (trite) [pejorative]a pretty speech
    un bel discorsetto
    a pretty music
    una musichetta
  • 3 [informal] (considerable)a pretty sum
    una bella somma

adverb

[informal]
  • (very) molto
    (fairly) abbastanza
    (almost) quasi
    pretty certain o pretty sure pretty good pretty well all o pretty much all
    praticamente tutto
    “how are you?“ - “pretty well”
    “come stai?“ - “abbastanza bene”

transitive verb

Idioms

pretty as a picture

bello come un quadro

I'm not just a pretty face

[informal] [humorous]
non sono soltanto carina

this is a pretty mess o a pretty state of affairs

[ironic]
che bello o bella roba

that must have cost you a pretty penny

to be sitting pretty

[informal]
dormire tra due guanciali o essere in una botte di ferro

things have come to a pretty pass when…

le cose si sono messe male quando…

Phrasal verbs

pretty up:

pretty [something] up, pretty up [something]

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