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gamba

Translation of gamba in English:

nome femminile

Idioms

tagliare le -e a qualcuno

(ostacolare)
to put a spoke in somebody's wheel
(vino, liquore)
to make somebody drowsy

mettersi le -e in spalla, darsela a -e

to take to one's heels

fuggire o correre a -e levate

to beat a (hasty) retreat, to make a dash for it

andarsene con la coda tra le -e

to go off with one's tail between one's legs

mandare qualcuno a -e all'aria

to send somebody flying

prendere qualcosa sotto gamba

= to underestimate something

fare il passo più lungo della gamba

to bite off more than one can chew

camminare con le proprie -e

to stand on one's own (two) feet

volere raddrizzare le -e ai cani

to milk the bull o the ram

chi non ha testa abbia -e

[proverbio]
a forgetful head makes a weary pair of heels

Compounds

gamba artificiale

gamba di legno

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