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manica

pl. -che

nome femminile

  • 2 (banda, gruppo)una manica di delinquenti
    a gang of delinquents

Idioms

essere nelle -che di qualcuno

to be in somebody's good books

avere un asso nella manica

to have an ace o a card up one's sleeve o in the hole

questo è un altro paio di -che

that's a whole new o completely different, that's a horse of a different colour, that's a different kettle of fish

essere di manica larga

(generoso)
to be generous
(indulgente)
to be easygoing, to be softie

essere di manica stretta

(avaro)
to be mean
(severo)
to be strict

Compounds

manica a chimono

  • kimono sleeve

manica a gigot

manica a giro

  • fitted o tailored sleeve

manica a palloncino

manica a pipistrello

manica alla raglan

manica a sbuffo

manica a vento

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Manica

nome proprio femminile

  • la Manica
    the Channel
    il canale della Manica il tunnel della Manica
    the Channel Tunnel, Eurotunnel, the Chunnel (British English) [informale]

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