"forty"

Italian translation: bottiglie di birra (da 40 once)

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English term or phrase:forties
Italian translation:bottiglie di birra (da 40 once)
Entered by: Francesca Siotto

09:15 Apr 10, 2005
English to Italian translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Cinema, Film, TV, Drama
English term or phrase: "forty"
e' l'immagine di un video. dei ragazzi stanno rubando bottiglie di birra. Il commesso, racconta l'episodio: "They just walked right to the back of the store, and started stuffin' all these forties into their pockets, so I hit the silent alarm".
Si puo' intendere "forties" come bottiglie?
teetzee
Local time: 11:33
bottiglie
Explanation:
sì, sono proprio bottiglie (da non confondere con lattine)
per la provenienza dell'uso della parola, vedi questo link

MLBs can be sold in containers as large as 40-ounce bottles, or 'forties' as they are referred to," said Rhonda Jones-Webb, associate professor in the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota. "'Forties' are commonly sold chilled and wrapped in brown paper bags for immediate consumption, and independent web sites devoted to malt liquor as well as rap lyrics and movie scripts encourage 'chugging' the bottles before they get warm

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forties
bottiglie


Explanation:
sì, sono proprio bottiglie (da non confondere con lattine)
per la provenienza dell'uso della parola, vedi questo link

MLBs can be sold in containers as large as 40-ounce bottles, or 'forties' as they are referred to," said Rhonda Jones-Webb, associate professor in the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota. "'Forties' are commonly sold chilled and wrapped in brown paper bags for immediate consumption, and independent web sites devoted to malt liquor as well as rap lyrics and movie scripts encourage 'chugging' the bottles before they get warm

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Note added at 7 mins (2005-04-10 09:22:35 GMT)
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www.news-medical.net/?id=8469

Francesca Siotto
Local time: 11:33
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Native speaker of: Italian
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agree  Neva M.
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