Translation of scatola in English:
- (contenitore)(di cartone)(di metallo)(contenuto)scatola di cioccolatiniscatola di fiammiferi scatola dei colori una scatola di biscotti scatola per o dei biscotti scatola per il tè scatola da scarpebox of chocolatesscatola di sigarishoe boxscatola dei fusibili scatola da lavorobox of cigarsscatola a sorpresa (Giochi) piselli in scatolasewing boxcanned o tinned(British English)mettere la frutta in scatolapeasto can fruit
comprare a scatola chiusa
- to buy sight unseen
delitto a scatola chiusa
- locked room mystery
averne le -e piene di
- to be fed up (to the back teeth) with, to be sick (and tired) of, to be brassed off with(British English)
fare girare le -e a qualcuno
- to give somebody the pip, to annoy o bug somebody
levarsi o togliersi dalle -e
- to get out of somebody's way
togliti dalle -e!
- (get) out of my o the way! buzz off!
rompere le -e
- to be a pain in the neck
rompere le -e a qualcuno
- to give somebody a pain (in the neck), to nag somebody, to brass somebody Off(British English)
non rompermi le -e!
- don't be a pain!
che rottura di -e!
tuo fratello mi sta sulle -e
- = I can't stand your brother
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- Italian Grammar Notes for English speakers translating into Italian 19: NOTHING
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