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British English: /skɪn/
American English: /skɪn/

Translation of skin in Italian:


  • 6 (American English) [informal] (in handshake) give o slip me some skin!
    qua la mano!
  • 7 [informal] (cigarette paper)
    carta (feminine) delle sigarette

transitive verb forma in -ing ecc. -nn-

  • 2 (graze)to skin one's knee, elbow
    sbucciarsi il ginocchio, il gomito
  • 3 (American English) [informal] (swindle)
  • 4 (American English) [informal] (cut hair)


to be nothing but skin and bones

essere (tutto) pelle e ossa

to get under somebody's skin

(annoy) dare sui nervi a qualcuno
(attract) colpire profondamente qualcuno

after a while this novel gets under your skin

dopo un po' questo romanzo ti prende completamente

I've got you under my skin

sono completamente preso di te

to have a thick skin

to have a thin skin

= essere sensibile, delicato

to jump out of one's skin

to save one's (own) skin

to be, to get soaked to the skin

essere bagnato, bagnarsi fino alle ossa

it's no skin off my nose o back

non sono affari miei

by the skin of one's teeth

(manage, pass)
per un pelo o per il rotto della cuffia
per miracolo

to escape o avoid disaster by the skin of one's teeth

to skin somebody alive

scorticare qualcuno vivo

to keep one's eyes skinned

tenere gli occhi ben aperti o stare molto attento
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