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18:55 Jan 6, 2020
English to Italian translations [PRO]
Additional field(s): Idioms / Maxims / Sayings
English term or phrase: stan
Definition from Merriam-Webster:
(v) To exhibit fandom to an extreme or excessive degree : to be an extremely devoted and enthusiastic fan of someone or something

Example sentence(s):
  • I know I don't know a lot about stanning, but I do know that I stan for the 21 Mango products below. What to Wear
  • Jimmy Kimmel gets it, you guys. Usually, I like to stand up on a soapbox and shout about the lack of diversity in late-night television, but I stan for my boy Kimmel. elite daily
  • "I stanned her, and then she stanned me while I didn't stan her and now we stan each other," he said, per a video captured by Daily Mail. E! News
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4fare il tifo
Laura Calzetti


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4 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
fare il tifo

Definition from Dizionario Treccani:
Essere accanito sostenitore di qualcuno per il quale si dimostra entusiastica ammirazione

Example sentence(s):
  • A Greta Thunberg il Nobel per la Pace? Ecco 5 motivi per fare il tifo per lei - Repubblica  
  • Maroni: io faccio il tifo per le larghe intese - La Stampa  
  • Fognini dopo la vittoria: "Corro a fare il tifo per Berrettini!" - Corriere dello Sport  

Il verbo 'tifare' o 'fare il tifo' appartiene prettamente al linguaggio sportivo. Tuttavia, viene spesso utilizzato in altri contesti per indicare un sostegno ossessivo a una persona o entità.

Laura Calzetti
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Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
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