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tutto suo

English translation: peculiar (of oneself)

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Italian term or phrase:tutto suo
English translation:peculiar (of oneself)
Entered by: Parrot
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15:23 Nov 27, 2000
Italian to English translations [PRO]
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Italian term or phrase: tutto suo
Avvertito del carattere di quel monsignor tutto suo
Could that be rendered with 'queer' or 'odd'?
I had been warned about the character of that queer monsignor
pietra
peculiar (typical of one)
Explanation:
I base my reading on the parallel Spanish expression "muy suyo".
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Parrot
Spain
Local time: 08:50
Grading comment
very nice solutio,
Excuse my question, but why did you choose Parrot as a nickname. It sounds very funny.
3 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naIn answer: the site would not accept "Cecilia" or "Maria",
Parrot
naconcordo con "peculiar"
CLS Lexi-tech
napeculiarKika
naoddMattia
napeculiar (typical of one)
Parrot


  

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1 hr
peculiar (typical of one)


Explanation:
I base my reading on the parallel Spanish expression "muy suyo".

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 08:50
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 11
Grading comment
very nice solutio,
Excuse my question, but why did you choose Parrot as a nickname. It sounds very funny.

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9 hrs
odd


Explanation:
Tra le due proposte che tu proponi "odd" è la migliore. Anche "peculiar" va bene. Oppure potresti usare più liberta ed essere più specifico. Per es., si potrebbe parlare del carattere bizzarro, stravagante del monsignore...

Mattia
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14 hrs
peculiar


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Kika

Kika
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19 hrs
concordo con "peculiar"


Explanation:
volevo solo metterti in guardia contro "queer" che nell'inglese contemporaneo ha connotazioni molto specifiche, come "gay".
Saluti
Paola


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1 day 23 hrs
In answer: the site would not accept "Cecilia" or "Maria",


Explanation:
which are common names, and ever since I was little people have been calling me "Parrot" because I could assimilate practically anything I heard in any language, although they doubted if I understood.

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 08:50
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