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cavolo
Pronunciation: /ˈkavolo/

Translation of cavolo in English:

nome maschile

  • 2 (niente, nulla)non capisce un cavolo
    he doesn't understand a thing
    non sa un cavolo di niente
    he doesn't know what is what, he doesn't know a damn thing
    non fare un cavolo tutto il giorno
    not to do a stroke of work all day
    non me ne frega un cavolo non vale un cavolo
    it's not worth a bean o a damn

interiezione

also: cavoli nome maschile plurale

[informal]
  • (casi, fatti)farsi i -i propri
    to mind one's own business
    fatti i -i tuoi!
    mind your own business! butt out! (American English) [informal]
    sono -i miei!
    that's none of your business!
    sono -i tuoi
    that's your problem o your headache
    saranno -i amari

Idioms

“vieni con noi?”- “col cavolo!”

“will you come with us?”- “like hell I will!” o “no way!” o “fat chance!”

col cavolo che pago!

(I'll be) damned if I'm going to pay!

testa di cavolo

cabbage(head), pinhead

spegni 'sto cavolo di stereo

switch off that bloody stereo

salvare capra e -i

to have it both ways

c'entra come i -i a merenda!

that's got nothing to do with it! that's completely beside the point!

Compounds

cavolo cappuccio

cavolo marittimo

cavolo rapa

cavolo rosso

cavolo verde

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