Il potere logora chi non ce l'ha - Power wears out who does not have it. Chi va piano va sano e va lontano.
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Cielo a pecorelle, pioggia a catinelle. Non tutti i mali vengono per nuocere. Sa chi sa che non sa, non sa chi non sa che non sa. Somewhere recently I found a page of Sicilian proverbs that I tried to translate into Italian.
I am a native US English speaker. Some of these are a real hoot, my favorites are:. Sicilian: Chiddu arrusti u so pesci nte ciammi di l'incediu.
Italian: Lui arrostisce il suo pesce nelle fiamme dell'incendio. Literal English Translation: He roasts his fish in the flames of the fire. Idiom: He takes advantage of the misfortunes of others. Sicilian: Cu gaddu e senza gaddu, diu fa journa. Italian: Con il gallo e senza il gallo, dio fa il giorno.
Literal English Translation: With the rooster or without the rooster, God makes the day.. Idiom: Give credit where credit is due. Sicilian: Tinemu d'occhiu u scurpiuni e u sirpenti, ma nunni vardamu du millipedi. Italian: Teniamo un occhio sullo scorpione e sul serpente, ma nessuno guarda il millipede. Literal English Translation: We keep an eye on the scorpion and the serpent, but no one watches the millipede. Idiom: The devil dwells in details. Beware small problems.
I go to bed; In this instance, the act of going to bed has no direct object, and therefore is intransitive. I professori stanno dando lezioni gratuite free lessons. Quello zotico? Giochiamo molti giochi. She was to say that she was the daughter of the king. Mi piace giocare con il mio giocattolo. And thanks to the remaining alcohol in me, my senses were going in and out.
Sicilian Pezzu di carni cu l'occhi. Italian: Un pezzo di carne con gli occhi. Literal English Translation: A piece of meat with eyes. Idiom: Not a very smart person. I have a framed menu from my great aunt's restaurant. These are some of former Senator G.
They are considered very witty and have entered everyday speech. The first one has been changed into "A pensare male si fa peccato, ma spesso si indovina". If anyone has a better and more idiomatic translation, and I am sure somene will, please post it. I think they're good like that, I'll add them. If it were to Spanish it would be so easy to translate them. I understand them perfectly, but I can't think of an English idioms or better translations either.
My bad! That's what happens when you copy paste, also it's AM and I still haven't gone to sleep. As my gandmother would say "Cose che capitano ai vivi e non ai morti" these things happen to living people not to the dead one". That's one of my favorites. I would add to the meanings for "Figurati" that it can also mean something like "No problem" in the sense of "You're welcome". It took me a while to figure out that meaning, but it's really common. Here's an idiom: "La scorsa notte ho dormito come una marmotta" Last night I slept like a log.
Or, you can sleep like a rock and say "dormire come un sasso. An English comedian Tommy Cooper had a gag that went: "I slept like a log last night. I woke up in the fireplace. Apelle figlio di Apollo fece una palla di pelle di pollo Apelle , Apollo's son made a ball with chicken skin. Abbiamo fatto Trento, faccimo anche trentuno. If we have come to this point we can continue a bit more:. Trento is the name of a town and the sentence plays with the similiarity to thirty. Trentini are people from Trento.
You must be careful with this one, as it's too easy to end up saying a swear word you probably know :. I like German tongue twisters, do you not like them? Everybody has his own. It is called 30 days to great Italian , it also comes in other languages. The book doesn't teach you much more than Duolingo does, but it teaches you to speak real Italian, not textbook Italian.
Running to Stand Still - Bono faces the delicate drug theme by telling the daily dependence of a heroin girl. And the tree that is typical of Arizona's desert. But such captivity is a source of happiness.
Exit - Inspired by Death runs on the River, movie thriller, the song tells of a man of religion who becomes murderous. Try it! The Mystery!!! I've loaded all the pieces of this beautiful CD into my MP3 player but for some strange devil my favourite piece is a garbage!!!
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View past Trackables. What are Trackable Items? View all bookmark lists Spoilers may be included in the descriptions or links. Use this space to describe your geocache location, container, and how it's hidden to your reviewer. I utterly agree. Merlino Senior Member The Netherlands. Hey, I like this topic I'll throw in a few too: Paesi che vai, usanza che trovi When in Rome, do as the Romans do Meglio tardi che mai Better late than never Ride bene chi ride l'ultimo He who laughs last laughs best.
Quando il gatto manca, i topi ballano. When the cat is missing, the mice dance. When the cat's away, the mice will play. L'abito non fa il monaco.
The habit doesn't make a monk. Clothes don't make the man.
In English we say, The grass is always greener on the other side.