damn

damn
I 1. [dæm]
nome colloq.

I don't give a damn — non me ne importa un accidente o un fico secco

not to give a damn about sb., sth. — fregarsene di qcn., qcs

2.
aggettivo attributivo colloq. [object, person] maledetto, dannato

I can't see a damn thing — non vedo un bel niente

3.
avverbio colloq. maledettamente, veramente

I should damn well hope so! — spero proprio di sì!

4.
interiezione colloq. dannazione, maledizione
II [dæm]
verbo transitivo
1) colloq. (curse)

damn you! — va al diavolo!

homework be damned, I'm going out! — al diavolo i compiti, io esco!

damn the consequences — me ne frego delle conseguenze

I'll be damned! — accidenti!

I'll be o I'm damned if I'm going to pay! non pago manco morto! col cavolo che pago! I'm damned if I know! non so proprio! damn it! — mannaggia! maledizione!

2) relig. dannare [sinner]
3) (condemn) condannare [person, behaviour]

to damn sb. with faint praise — = criticare qcn. fingendo di elogiarlo

* * *
[dæm] 1. verb
1) (to sentence to unending punishment in hell: His soul is damned.) dannare
2) (to cause to be condemned as bad, unacceptable etc: That film was damned by the critics.) condannare
2. interjection
(expressing anger, irritation etc: Damn! I've forgotten my purse.) mannaggia!, accidenti!
3. noun
(something unimportant or of no value: It's not worth a damn; I don't give a damn! (= I don't care in the least).) nulla
- damning
* * *
[dæm]
1. vt
Rel dannare, (curse) maledire, (condemn: film, book) stroncare

damn it! fam — accidenti!

damn him/you! fam — accidenti a lui/a te!

well I'll be damned! fam — che mi venga un accidente!

I'll be damned if I will! fam — (non lo faccio) manco morto!

2. n
fam

I don't give a damn — me ne infischio, non me ne importa un fico

it's not worth a damn — non vale un fico secco

3. adj
fam

damned — maledetto (-a)

this damn machine won't work — questa maledetta macchina non funziona

it's a damn nuisance! — che gran seccatura!

4. adv
fam

damned; it's damn hot — fa un caldo del diavolo

he knew damn well — lo sapeva benissimo

damn all — un bel niente, un accidente

* * *
I 1. [dæm]
nome colloq.

I don't give a damn — non me ne importa un accidente o un fico secco

not to give a damn about sb., sth. — fregarsene di qcn., qcs

2.
aggettivo attributivo colloq. [object, person] maledetto, dannato

I can't see a damn thing — non vedo un bel niente

3.
avverbio colloq. maledettamente, veramente

I should damn well hope so! — spero proprio di sì!

4.
interiezione colloq. dannazione, maledizione
II [dæm]
verbo transitivo
1) colloq. (curse)

damn you! — va al diavolo!

homework be damned, I'm going out! — al diavolo i compiti, io esco!

damn the consequences — me ne frego delle conseguenze

I'll be damned! — accidenti!

I'll be o I'm damned if I'm going to pay! non pago manco morto! col cavolo che pago! I'm damned if I know! non so proprio! damn it! — mannaggia! maledizione!

2) relig. dannare [sinner]
3) (condemn) condannare [person, behaviour]

to damn sb. with faint praise — = criticare qcn. fingendo di elogiarlo


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