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05:28 May 12, 2000
English to Italian translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: Jiminy Cricket
Is it an expression to say something or just a name?
Valerio Valentini
Italian translation:see below
Explanation:
Growing up in the United States, I always heard the expression "Jimminy Cricket!" used to mean "Good grief!" or "Gee Whiz!", which in Italian is more or less "accidenti!". Best regards, Andréa
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Andréa Basili
Italy
Local time: 19:07
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Summary of answers provided
naDio mio!loisavci
nasee belowAndréa Basili
navery quickly
Henry Dotterer


  

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2 hrs
very quickly


Explanation:
The expression "Jiminy Cricket" can mean "very quickly."

Henry Dotterer
United States
Local time: 13:07
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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2 hrs
see below


Explanation:
Growing up in the United States, I always heard the expression "Jimminy Cricket!" used to mean "Good grief!" or "Gee Whiz!", which in Italian is more or less "accidenti!". Best regards, Andréa

Andréa Basili
Italy
Local time: 19:07
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5 hrs
Dio mio!


Explanation:
"Jiminy Cricket!" can be an expression of surprise. It is also the name of a character in the Disney animated movie of "Pinocchio," specifically the cricket who becomes the conscience of Pinocchio.

loisavci
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