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galla

Translation of galla in English:

nome femminile

  • 1stare a galla (persona, corpo, oggetto)
    to stay o remain afloat, to float
    [figurato] (persona)
    to stay in business, to stay afloat
    restare o rimanere a galla (petrolio, scarti) riportare a galla
    to refloat (nave)
    [figurato]
    to bail out (impresa, persona)
    venire a galla [figurato] (emozioni, sentimenti)
    to come o rise to the surf o surface
    tornare a galla
    to float back up to the surface
    la verità viene sempre a galla tutti i loro segreti cominciavano a venire a galla verrà tutto a galla

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