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roundabout
British English: /ˈraʊndəbaʊt/
American English: /ˈraʊndəˌbaʊt/

Translation of roundabout in Italian:

noun

  • 2 (British English) (in playpark)
    = piattaforma girevole sulla quale giocano i bambini

adjective

  • to come by a roundabout way o route
    arrivare per vie traverse
    by roundabout means
    in modo tortuoso
    a roundabout way of saying something
    un modo indiretto di dire qualcosa o una circonlocuzione
    he goes about things in rather a roundabout way
    affronta le cose in modo non sistematico o girandoci intorno

Idioms

it's swings and roundabouts, what you gain on the swings you lose on the roundabouts

= ciò che guadagni da una parte lo perdi dall'altra

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