There are 2 entries that translate cresta into English:

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cresta 1

Idioms

essere sulla cresta dell'onda alzare la cresta

to be on the crest of a wave
to get on one's high horse

abbassare la cresta

to come off one's high horse, to vail one's pride

fare abbassare la cresta a qualcuno

to take somebody down a peg or two, to take the wind down of somebody's sail

Compounds

cresta di gallo

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cresta 2

nome femminile

  • fare la cresta (sulla spesa)
    to chisel a bit on the shopping

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