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15:13 Jun 17, 2005
English to Italian translations [PRO]
Science - Livestock / Animal Husbandry
English term or phrase: to stick
it deals with a biologist trying explain the biting of a desert lizard. he says: "he's trying to bite me, but when i actually stick my finger, no i don't really want to bite this guy". it is a first person dialog, sorry but it is really bad written
emarobby
Italy
Local time: 00:25
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Summary of answers provided
4 +1metto fuori un dito
Giuliana Criscuolo-Bruce
3 +1quando gli offro il mio dito
Elena Ghetti
3 +1punto il dito
Mario Calvagna


  

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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
metto fuori un dito


Explanation:
Secondo me non c'e' bisogno che gli metta il dito in bocca per essere morso... basta che metta fuori un dito...Il registro e' abbastanza informale ...

Giuliana Criscuolo-Bruce
Local time: 23:25
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Caterina Rebecchi
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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
punto il dito


Explanation:
correttamente se intendesse gli metto un dito in bocca probabilmente direbbe "stick my finger in"
stick my finger seconde me implica piuttosto: punto il dito nella sua direzione, quindi punto il dito

Mario Calvagna
Local time: 23:25
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Claudia Luque Bedregal
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5 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
quando gli offro il mio dito


Explanation:
(o gli presento), sembra che abbia a che fare con una lucertola un po' schizzinosa!
certo che senza contesto questo filone di risposte può essere interpretato male :-)

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Note added at 5 hrs 10 mins (2005-06-17 20:24:14 GMT)
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oppure porgere

Elena Ghetti
Italy
Local time: 00:25
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in category: 4

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agree  paolopaci
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