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shy 1

British English: /ʃʌɪ/
American English: /ʃaɪ/

adjective

  • 1 (timid)
    (person)
    timido with (of con)
    (animal)
    pauroso with (of con)
  • 2 (afraid)to be shy of somebody, of doing
    essere timoroso di qualcuno, di fare
    to make somebody feel shy
    intimidire qualcuno
  • 3 (avoid)to fight shy of
    stare alla larga da
    to fight shy of doing
    evitare a tutti i costi di fare
  • 4 (American English) (short)I'm 10 cents shy of a dollar
    mi mancano 10 cents per fare un dollaro
    he's two years shy of 40
    gli mancano due anni ai 40

noun

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shy 2
British English: /ʃʌɪ/
American English: /ʃaɪ/

transitive verb

  • (throw)to shy something at
    lanciare qualcosa a

intransitive verb

  • (horse)
    adombrarsi (at davanti a)

Phrasal verbs

shy away

to shy away from doing
rifuggire dal o evitare di fare

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