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figura
Pronunciation: / fiˈgura /

Translation of figura in English:

nome femminile

  • 9 (Diritto) (specie) See examples:figura di reato
    type of offence
    (British English)
    o offense
    (American English)

Idioms

far figura

(vestito)
to look extremely nice, to turn heads
(gioiello, decorazione)
to make quite an impression

fare bella figura

to look good, to make the right impression

fare una bella, brutta figura

to cut a fine, sorry figure, to put up a good, poor show, to make a good, bad impression

fare una misera figura o una figura barbina

to cut a sorry figure

che figura! che figura meschina!

fare la figura dell'imbecille

to make a fool of oneself

fare la figura del parente povero

to look like a poor relation

far fare a qualcuno la figura dello stupido

to make somebody look the fool o foolish

far fare una brutta figura a qualcuno

to show somebody up

Compounds

figura geometrica

  • geometric(al) figure

figura libera

  • (Sport)
    freestyle figure

figura materna

figura obbligatoria

  • (Sport)
    compulsory figure

figura paterna

figura piana

  • plane figure

figura retorica

figura solida

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