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British English: /ˈməːdə/
American English: /ˈmərdər/

Translation of murder in Italian:


  • 3 [informal] (hell)it's murder in town today!
    oggi in città è un inferno!
    finding a parking space here is sheer murder! to be murder on the feet
    distruggere i piedi
    to be murder on the nerves
    logorare i nervi

transitive verb

  • 2 [informal] [figurative] I could murder that woman!
    la ammazzerei, quella donna!
  • 3 [informal] (ruin)
    massacrare (language, piece of music)
  • 5 (British English) [informal] (devour)I could murder a pint, a sandwich!
    mi farei (fuori) una pinta, un panino!


to get away with murder

(dishonest people)
farla franca

that child gets away with murder!

gliele fanno proprio passare tutte a quel bambino!

to scream o yell blue o bloody murder

(British English) (American English) [informal]
urlare a squarciagola
(public figure, press)
protestare vivamente
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