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Pronunciation: /ˈtanto/

Translation of tanto in English:




  • (così) so; (con verbi) so much è tanto debole che non sta in piedi he's so weak that he can't stand è tanto ingenuo da crederle he's naive enough to believe her di tanto in tanto every now and then tanto l'uno come l'altro both tanto quanto as much as non è tanto intelligente quanto suo padre he's not as intelligent as his father tre volte tanto three times as much una volta tanto once in a while tanto meglio così! so much the better! tant'è so much so tanto vale che andiamo a casa we might as well go home tanto per cambiare for a change

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