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fianco
also: pl. -chi
Pronunciation: / ˈfjanko /, / ki /

Translation of fianco in English:

nome maschile

Idioms

essere, stare al fianco di qualcuno

offrire o prestare o scoprire il fianco alle critiche

to lay oneself open to criticism, to stick one's head above the parapet

essere una spina nel fianco di qualcuno

to be a thorn in somebody's flesh o side

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