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1. n

of course — naturalmente, ovviamente, senz'altro, certo

yes, of course! — sì, certo!

(no) of course not! — certo che no!, no di certo!

do you love me? - of course I do! — mi ami? - ma certo!

of course you can — certo che puoi

of course I won't do it — certo che non lo farò

2) Scol, Univ corso

a French course — un corso di francese

to take a course in French — seguire un corso di francese

a course of lectures on a subject — una serie di conferenze or lezioni su un argomento

a course of treatment Med — una cura

3) (part of meal) piatto, portata

a three-course meal — un pasto di tre portate

first course — primo piatto

main course — portata principale

4) (route: of ship) rotta, (of river) corso, (of planet) orbita

to set course for Naut — far rotta per

to change course Naut fig — cambiare rotta

to go off course — deviare dalla rotta

to hold one's course — seguire or mantenere la rotta

to take/follow a course of action fig — imboccare/seguire una politica

we have no other course but to ... — non possiamo far altro che...

there are two courses open to us — abbiamo due possibilità

the best course would be to ... — la cosa migliore sarebbe...

to let things/events take or run their course — lasciare che le cose/gli eventi seguano il loro corso

as a matter of course — come una cosa scontata


(duration) in the course of — (life, disease, events) nel corso di

in due course — a tempo debito

in the course of time — col passare del tempo

in the normal or ordinary course of events — normalmente

in (the) course of construction — in (via di) costruzione

in the course of the next few days — nel corso dei prossimi giorni

6) (Sport: golf course) campo (di golf), (race course) pista
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(water, tears) scorrere

it sent the blood coursing through his veins — gli ha rimescolato il sangue nelle vene

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