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scheme
British English: /skiːm/
American English: /skim/

Translation of scheme in Italian:

noun

  • 6 (Scottish English) (council estate)
    complesso (masculine) di case popolari

intransitive verb

[pejorative]

Idioms

in the scheme of things, this incident is not very important

considerando la situazione nel suo insieme, l'incidente non è molto importante

she was unsure how she fitted into the scheme of things

non sapeva quale era il suo posto nell'ordine delle cose

in the Marxist, Keynesian scheme of things

secondo la concezione marxista, keynesiana

in my, his scheme of things

nella mia, sua concezione delle cose

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