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soul
British English: /səʊl/
American English: /soʊl/

Translation of soul in Italian:

noun

  • 1 (Religion) (immortal) to sell one's soul (to the devil)
    vendere l'anima (al diavolo)
    to sell one's soul [figurative]
    dare l'anima (for per) (to do per fare)
    bless my soul! [archaic]
    perdinci!
    upon my soul! [archaic]
    affé mia!
  • 3 (essence) the soul of the British middle classes
    l'anima della borghesia britannica
    to be the soul of kindness, discretion
    essere la gentilezza, la discrezione fatta persona
  • 4 uncountable (emotional appeal or depth)to lack soul
    (performance, rendition)
    non avere anima
    (building, city)
    essere anonimo
    he has no soul! [humorous]
    è senz'anima!
  • 5 (character type)a sensitive soul
    un animo sensibile
    she's a motherly soul
    è molto materna
  • 6 (person)you mustn't tell a soul!
    non devi dirlo a anima viva!
    you can drive miles without seeing a soul
    si può viaggiare per chilometri e chilometri senza vedere anima viva
    “many people there?” - “not a soul” she's too old, poor soul!
    è troppo vecchia, poveretta!
    some poor soul will have to pay [humorous]
    qualche anima pia dovrà pagare
  • 7 [formal] o [humorous] (inhabitant)a village of 200 souls
    un paesino di 200 anime

Idioms

it's good for the soul

[humorous]
fa bene al cuore

to be the life and soul of the party

essere l'anima della festa

to throw oneself into something heart and soul

lanciarsi anima e corpo in qualcosa

you can't call your soul your own here

= non si è liberi di fare niente qui

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