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filare 1

Pronunciation: /fiˈlare/

verbo transitivo

verbo intransitivo

  • 2 (aus. avere) (fare fili)
    (formaggio fuso)
    to go stringy
  • 3 (aus. avere) (Nautical)filare sul pelo dell'acqua
    (barca a vela, fuoribordo)
    to plane
  • 7 (aus. avere) [informal]filare con qualcuno
    (flirtare) to flirt with somebody
    (uscire) to date somebody

also: filarsela verbo pronominale

Idioms

filare dritto

to behave well, to toe the line

far filare (diritto) qualcuno

to keep somebody in line, to take somebody in hand

filare liscio (come l'olio)

to be plain sailing, to go very smoothly

filare come il vento

to go o run like the wind

filare il perfetto amore

= to be happily in love

filare d'amore e d'accordo con qualcuno

to get on with somebody like a house on fire

ai tempi che Berta filava

filarsela all'inglese

to take French leave

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filare 2
Pronunciation: /fiˈlare/

nome maschile

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