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12:17 Jun 23, 2000
Italian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Italian term or phrase: cattivo figlio
bad child
Karen
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Summary of answers provided
naungrateful son
CLS Lexi-tech
nabad boyHeathcliff
naProdigal ChildMark Owens
naProblem child
Jasmina


  

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21 mins
Problem child


Explanation:
Commonly used expression

Jasmina
United Kingdom
Local time: 23:42
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31 mins
Prodigal Child


Explanation:
What's the context?

Mark Owens
Local time: 23:42
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6 hrs
bad boy


Explanation:
If the context supports it. Other possibilities: "(spoiled) brat," "problem child," "naughty child," etc., etc. -- HC

Heathcliff
United States
Local time: 15:42
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2 days 17 hrs
ungrateful son


Explanation:
figlio here in the sense of son, not bambino, ragazzo; un figlio cattivo in Italian family politics is an "ungrateful son".
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Paola L M


CLS Lexi-tech
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