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Dictionary of Italian Slang and Colloquial Expressions

by Daniela Gobetti

Valuable for both students and travelers alike, this text lists approximately 4,500 common slang words and colloquial expressions in Italian. Entries include information on the region where the word is commonly used, its definition in English, a sentence or phrase in the target language to illustrate usage, an English translation of the example, and where applicable, a corresponding English slang expression. Entries also identify the word or phrase by type: student or youth slang, sports slang, entertainment slang, professional or computer jargon, and criminal slang.