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neck
British English: /nɛk/
American English: /nɛk/

Translation of neck in Italian:

noun

  • 1 (Anatomy) to wear something round one's neck
    portare qualcosa (intorno) al collo
    to fling one's arms around somebody's neck
    gettare le braccia al collo di qualcuno
    to drip o run down somebody's neck
    (liquid)
    colare giù per il collo
    the back of the neck
    la nuca
  • 9 (Geology) (of volcano)
    camino (masculine) vulcanico

also: -necked adjective in composti

intransitive verb

[informal]
  • sbaciucchiarsi, pomiciare

Idioms

to be a pain in the neck to be neck and neck

[informal]
essere un rompiscatole
essere testa a testa

he's up to his neck in it

he's up to his neck in debt

to get o catch it in the neck

[informal]
prendersi una lavata di capo

to risk one's neck

to stick one's neck out

[informal]
esporsi (alle critiche)

to win by a neck

(horse)
vincere di un'incollatura
(person)
vincere con un distacco minimo o per un pelo

in this neck of the woods

[informal]
da queste parti o nei paraggi

to be dead from the neck up

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