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costruire

Translation of costruire in English:

verbo transitivo

also: costruirsi verbo pronominale

  • 1 (edificare per sé)-rsi una casa
    to build oneself a house
    (creare per sé)
    -rsi un futuro
    to shape one's future, to make a future to oneself
  • 2 (basarsi)il nostro rapporto si costruisce sulla fiducia reciproca
    our relationship is built on mutual trust

Idioms

costruire castelli in aria

to build castles in the air o in Spain (American English)

costruire sulla sabbia

to build on sand

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