game lad

Italian translation: un duro

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English term or phrase:game lad
Italian translation:un duro

02:57 Dec 12, 2000
English to Italian translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: game lad
Therapist: 'Do you think you get a sort of status through what you've done, assault and robbery as opposed to, say shoplifting?'

Man: 'Aye, aye!You get a name 'Oh, he is a game lad, he's done this, he's done that'. So you get a name among the crew like, of being all right.'

uomo violento che racconta al terapeuta il suo passato di violenza

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nronzini (X)
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e' un duro...
Explanation:
e' un duro e ci si puo' fidare. spero che ti aiuti. PC
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Pasquale Capo
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nanikscot is correct
Jon Zuber (X)
navolontario, coragiosso
Nikki Scott-Despaigne
nae' un duro...
Pasquale Capo
nagame lad
Angela Arnone


  

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11 mins
game lad


Explanation:
significa che è uno forte, forse "fico" potrebbe andare bene: "lui si che è uno fico...".
Come espressione si usa nel nord, in Irlanda ed in Scozia.
Altre versioni "game for a laugh" - stare allo scherzo
"game for anything" - uno che non si pone problemi

Angela Arnone
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19 mins
e' un duro...


Explanation:
e' un duro e ci si puo' fidare. spero che ti aiuti. PC

Pasquale Capo
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2 hrs
volontario, coragiosso


Explanation:
Someone who is "game" (typical northern English, Yorkshire, Lancashire etc...) means that a person is willing to do all sorts of things, brave, courageous, spirited, helpful.



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Nikki Scott-Despaigne
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3 hrs
nikscot is correct


Explanation:
"Game" is also used in this sense in the US, though not as much as it used to be.

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