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British English: /tʃɪn/
American English: /tʃɪn/

Translation of chin in Italian:


transitive verb forma in -ing ecc. -nn-

  • 1 (gym)to chin the bar
    toccare la sbarra con il mento
  • 2to chin somebody [informal]
    colpire qualcuno al mento

intransitive verb forma in -ing ecc. -nn-

(American English) [informal]


to keep one's chin up

stare su con la vita

chin up! to take it on the chin

= affrontare le avversità con coraggio

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