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Il ne faut pas se fier a n'importe qui

Italian translation: See below

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04:04 Aug 10, 2000
French to Italian translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
French term or phrase: Il ne faut pas se fier a n'importe qui
Is there a special way to say this expression in Italian... a typical idiom, perhaps?
Ben Herman
Italian translation:See below
Explanation:
Yes there is an expression which is similar to the English expression:


Non si dovrebbe avere la fiducia in qualsiasi Tizio, Caio o Sempronio.

Note that this expression is quite traditional and so depending on the text you are translating maybe it might be better to translate the French literally.

Good luck
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abrir
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I am glad that you gave a similar answer to the English as I am translating a document in Italian and English at the moment from French. Thank you once again!
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naNon ci si può fidare di chiunque
Giusi Barbiani
naSee belowabrir


  

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7 mins
See below


Explanation:
Yes there is an expression which is similar to the English expression:


Non si dovrebbe avere la fiducia in qualsiasi Tizio, Caio o Sempronio.

Note that this expression is quite traditional and so depending on the text you are translating maybe it might be better to translate the French literally.

Good luck

abrir
PRO pts in pair: 12
Grading comment
I am glad that you gave a similar answer to the English as I am translating a document in Italian and English at the moment from French. Thank you once again!

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Daniela Benigni
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2 hrs
Non ci si può fidare di chiunque


Explanation:
The answer given is pretty uncorrect. 1. You can't say "avere LA fiducia in qualcuno" , you have to say "avere fiducia in...". without the article.
Anyway it's probably better to use the verb "fidarsi".
2. "Tizio, caio e sempronio" could be OK for "n'importe qui", but certainly not with this expression: it's a question of collocation!
If you want something more familiar you could say "non ci si può fidare di chi passa per strada".


Giusi Barbiani
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Local time: 15:53
Native speaker of: Italian
PRO pts in pair: 20

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