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Flashcards in Ponti Chapter 3 Deck (156):
1

a mani vuote

empty-handed

2

accorgersi

to become aware of to notice

3

ad un tratto

all of a sudden

4

afferrare to grasp

to grab

5

alba

dawn

6

allÍantica

old-fashioned

7

allinizio

in the beginning

8

alla fine

in the end

9

anello

ring

10

appartenere

to belong

11

appoggiare

to support

12

arrossire

to blush

13

asciugatrice

(f) clothes dryer

14

asciutto

dry

15

asilo

preschool

16

assicurare

to assure

17

Beb�

(m.) baby

18

brezza

breeze

19

brivido

shiver

20

buttarsi

to throw to fling oneself

21

casalinga

housewife

22

cervello

brain

23

collina

hill

24

commune

(m.) city hall

25

condividere

(pp. condiviso) to share

26

consegnare

to deliver to hand over to submit

27

Convivenza

cohabitation

28

Convivere

(pp. convissuto) to live together

29

coppia di fatto

(f) committed couple living together without the benefits of legal union

30

cosi

like this this way thus

31

costringere

(pp. costretto) to force

32

davanti

a in front of

33

dettame

(m.) dictate

34

di fronte

a in front of

35

dichiarare

to declare to state

36

dimezzarsi

to cut in half

37

dirigente

(mf) manager

38

diritto

(m.) right

39

disperato

desperate

40

ditta

company

41

dividere (pp. diviso) to share

to divide

42

divieto

(disosta) no parking

43

divisa

uniform

44

divorziare

(da) to divorce

45

dopo

after

46

dopo di che

after

47

durante

during

48

eccetto

except

49

elettrodomestico

(m.) appliance

50

erede

(m) heir

51

ereditö

(f) inheritance

52

esercito

army

53

estinzione

(f) extinction

54

faccende domestiche

(fpl.) household chores

55

fare il bucato

to do laundry

56

fare la manutenzione

auto to do car maintenance

57

femminista

(n.adj invar) feminist

58

ferro da stiro

iron

59

fidarsi

to trust someone

60

fino a

until

61

fondo

bottom

62

genero

son-in-law

63

ginocchio

(pl. le ginocchia) knee

64

giudizio

judgment

65

impegno

commitment

66

in cattive acque

in hot water

67

in fretta e furia

in a real hurry

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in seguito

following that

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incarico

task job

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innanzitutto

above all

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insieme a

together with

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insieme con

together with

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insolito

unusual

74

intendersi

(pp. inteso) to be an expert

75

Intorno

around

76

Invecedi

rather than instead of

77

lavare I piatti

to wash the dishes

78

lavastoviglie

(f) dishwasher

79

lavatrice

(f) washer

80

lavoro a tempo pieno

full-time work

81

lavoro parttime

parttime work

82

lecito

lawful permissible

83

litigare

to fight (with somebody) to argue

84

lontano da

far from

85

lotta

fight

86

lotta partigiana

partisan struggle

87

lottare

to fight

88

luna di miele

honeymoon

89

lungo

along

90

maschilista

(m.) male chauvinist

91

Mezzogiorno

the South of Italy

92

Mito

myth

93

Mitra

machine gun

94

Mollare

to let go

95

omonimo

having the same name

96

opporre

(pp. opposto) to oppose

97

paradello

oar

98

parere

(pp. parso) to seem to appear

99

pari opportunitö

(f sing orpl.) equal opportunities

100

paritö

equality

101

partigiano

(n.or adj.) partisan

102

per questo

for this (reason)

103

pezzo

piece

104

piegare

to fold

105

poi

then next

106

pendersi cura di

(p.. preso) to take care of

107

presso

at in care of for

108

prima

first

109

prima di

before

110

prima di

+ infinito before -ing

111

promuovere

(pp. promosso) to promote

112

puzzare

to stink

113

Quindi

therefore then

114

ragazza madre

young unwed mother with primary care of children

115

ragazzo padre

young unwed father with primary care of children

116

rapporto

relationship

117

recuperare

to recover

118

ribellarsi

to rebel

119

rifiutare

to refuse to reject

120

riguardo a

with regard to

121

rispetto

respect

122

rottura

breakup

123

routine

(f) routine

124

ruolo

role

125

salvo

except

126

scorrere

(pp. scorso) to scroll

127

scorrevole

flowing

128

separarsi

to separate

129

siccome

since

130

sigla

Acronym (e.g. ASUC Associazione Uomini Casalinghi)

131

soffrire

(pp. sofferto) to suffer

132

soldatessa

(f) soldier

133

soldato

(m.) soldier

134

sollevare

to lift

135

sopra (di)

above

136

sopruso

(m.) imposition injustice

137

sparare

to shoot

138

stipendio

(m.) salary wages

139

stirare

to iron

140

sussurrare

to whisper

141

svuotarsi

to empty

142

tagliare l'erba

to mow the lawn

143

torbido

turbid

144

tranne

except

145

trattarsi

to treat oneself

146

tratto ad untratto

all of a sudden

147

tulipano

tulip

148

udire

to hear

149

uguaglianza

equality

150

vergognarsi

to be ashamed of oneself

151

verso

toward

152

vicino a

close to

153

vigile

(traffic) policeman

154

vigilessa

(traffic) policewoman

155

vitellone

(m.) self-indulgent young man

156

voler bene a

to be fond of to love