short shrift

Italian translation: liquidare in fretta

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English term or phrase:to give the short shrift
Italian translation:liquidare in fretta
Entered by: nronzini (X)

04:45 Feb 12, 2001
English to Italian translations [PRO]
Idioms / Maxims / Sayings
English term or phrase: short shrift
Emphasis is placed on what is rational and the affective aspects are largely ignored. Client comments such as 'But I love him', are give a short shrift rather than being accepted.

contesto: counsellor e donna maltrattata

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vengono liquidati in fretta
Explanation:
Ragazzini
to get short shrift, (stor.) essere processato per direttissima; (fig.) essere trattato bruscamente, non essere tenuto in conto, essere liquidato in fretta
Picchi:
/SrKft/ n U nelle loc to get short shrift essere trattato bruscamente, ricevere scarsa attenzione; to give sb/st short shrift trattare qn/qs con scarsa considerazione/attenzione, non dare retta a qn/qs; to make short shrift of st sbrigare qs rapidamente, liberarsi di qs in fretta
5 his proposal was given short shrift by the Minister la sua proposta non fu presa in considerazione dal ministro.
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Ilde Grimaldi
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Summary of answers provided
narisposte del tipo ... vengono trattate bruscamente
Angela Arnone
navengono liquidati in fretta
Ilde Grimaldi
naminimizzati
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9 mins
minimizzati


Explanation:
cioe' non vengono riconosciuti; il dizionario dice anche "to give short shrift" trattare in modo sgarbato, ma non mi sembra si adatti al contesto.
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12 mins
vengono liquidati in fretta


Explanation:
Ragazzini
to get short shrift, (stor.) essere processato per direttissima; (fig.) essere trattato bruscamente, non essere tenuto in conto, essere liquidato in fretta
Picchi:
/SrKft/ n U nelle loc to get short shrift essere trattato bruscamente, ricevere scarsa attenzione; to give sb/st short shrift trattare qn/qs con scarsa considerazione/attenzione, non dare retta a qn/qs; to make short shrift of st sbrigare qs rapidamente, liberarsi di qs in fretta
5 his proposal was given short shrift by the Minister la sua proposta non fu presa in considerazione dal ministro.


Ilde Grimaldi
Local time: 02:55
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
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Direi che per il contesto va benissimo
grazie Ilde
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45 mins
risposte del tipo ... vengono trattate bruscamente


Explanation:
Significa questo - che tale tipo di risposta non si accetta.
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Angela Arnone
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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