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spina

Translation of spina in English:

nome femminile

Idioms

essere una spina nel fianco di qualcuno

to be a thorn in somebody's flesh o side

la sua vita è un letto di -e

stare sulle -e

to have the fidgets, to be on the rack o on tenterhooks

tenere qualcuno sulle -e

to keep somebody guessing o on tenterhooks o in suspense

non c'è rosa senza -e

[proverbio]
there is no rose without a thorn

Compounds

spina bifida

spina conica

spina dorsale

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