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Pronunciation: / attakˈkare /

Translation of attaccare in English:

verbo transitivo

verbo intransitivo (aus. avere)

  • 4 [informale] (funzionare) See examples:(con me) non attacca!
    that won't wash with me! it doesn't work (with me)!

also: attaccarsi verbo pronominale

  • 4 (affezionarsi) See examples:-rsi a qualcuno
    to grow attached o to form an attachment to somebody


attaccare battaglia

to join battle

-rsi alla bottiglia

to hit the bottle, to take to drink

attaccare bottone con qualcuno

to buttonhole somebody

attaccar briga, lite (con qualcuno)

to pick a fight, quarrel (with somebody)

attaccare discorso (con qualcuno)

-rsi qualcosa all'orecchio

not to forget something

-rsi al telefono

to get on the phone

ti attacchi al tram (e fischi in curva)!

you can whistle for it! dream on!

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