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British English: /rɛd/
American English: /rɛd/

Translation of red in Italian:


  • 1 (in colour)
    (apple, blood, lips, hair, curl, sky)
    (person, face, cheek) with di
    to go o turn red
    arrossire o diventare rosso o avvampare
    to paint, dye something red to dye one's hair red
    tingersi i capelli di rosso
    her eyes were red with weeping his face o he went very red
    è diventato tutto rosso (in viso) o è avvampato
    red in the face was my face red!
    ero imbarazzatissimo!
    there'll be red faces when…
    ci sarà un grande imbarazzo quando…
  • 2 (communist) [informal] [pejorative]


  • 3 (deficit) See examples:to be in the red
    (company, account)
    essere in passivo, in rosso
    to be £500 in the red
    essere in rosso di 500 sterline
    you've gone into the red
    sei andato in rosso
  • 5 (red ball)
    (palla) rossa (feminine) (da biliardo)


to see reds under the bed

= vedere (complotti) comunisti dappertutto

to be caught red-handed

to see red

red sky at night, shepherd's delight; red sky in the morning, shepherd's warning

rosso di sera, bel tempo si spera rosso di mattina, brutto tempo si avvicina

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