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Capitolo 1

Gennaio Vocabulario

Italianized italianizzatola
an interpreter un'interprete
madly in love innamorato cotto
to prevent impedire
an influence un influsso
a flavor un gusto
to break (down) guastarsi
a turn signal una freccia
to compete with (in business) fare concorrenza
to be at ease essere proprio agio
to be fine/in order essere a posto
to be uncomfortable essere a disagio
to emphasize enfatizzare
exciting/moving emozionante
effective efficace
a doubt un dubbio
dubber doppiatore/doppiatrice
movie dubbing doppiaggio
trick or treat dolcetto o scherzetto
come on! dai!
take-out da asporta/da portar via
a lane una corsia
to mark, to distinguish contraddistinguere
consumerism il consumismo
a soundtrack una colonna sonora
to strike/hit colpire
crystal clear chiaro e tondo
famous celebre
able capace
a field un campo
a change un cambriamento
unbearable heat caldo bestiale
caffeine la caffeina
to fight battersi
a stand (at a market) una bancarella
soaked/drenched bagnato fradicio
an event un'avvenimento
a forefront un'avanguardia
an absence un'assenza
to appropriate appropriarisi
Americanized americanizzato
American style americaneggiante
bitter amaro
prepared allestito
harsh acre
purchase aquisto
welcoming accogliente
to happen accadere
for rent a noleggio
a shop/club un locale
a tie/connection un legame
a can una lattina
to take time (impersonal construction) volerci
dead drunk ubriaco fradicio
suggestions tracce
to keep, to hold tenersi
stubborn testardo
to pass superare
bewitched stregato
a foreigner un straniero
foreign straniero
a stereotype uno stereotipo
dead tired stanco morto
to print stampare
subtitles i sottotitoli
a breath/whiff un soffio
to make use of sfruttare
to get close to (for temperature) sfionare
to be at ease sentirsi a proprio agio
to be uncomfortable sentirsi disagio
jokingly scherzosamento
a set designer uno scenografo
a cultural exchange uno scambio culturale
an essay un saggio
to ruin rovinare
filthy rich ricco sfondato
to bring closer ravvicinare
unfortunately purtroppo
to propose proporre
an award un premio
dirt poor povero in canna
to place/to set porre p.p. posto
pizza by the slice pizza al taglio
jam-packed pieno zeppo
totally crazy pazzo da legare
to compare paragonare
a sandwich shop una paninotecca
stone dead morto stecchito
miserable misero
a mixture una miscela
to threaten minacciare
to go on the air mandare in onda
melancholy il malinconico
backache mal di schiena
Created by: egunter