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Bussata, Giueee!, Tono, Ringambone

Bussata: Downpour. Example: ‘Eccoci! Guarda che nero, ora tu vedrai che si piglia una bussata d'acqua!' (‘Here we go! Look how dark it is; we're going to have a downpour!')   Gìueee!: Exclamation used to express alarm. Example: ‘Gìueeee! E cascano

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Thu 20 May 2010 12:00 AM

Bussata: Downpour.

Example: ‘Eccoci! Guarda che nero, ora tu vedrai che si piglia una bussata d’acqua!’ (‘Here we go! Look how dark it is; we’re going to have a downpour!’)

 

Gìueee!: Exclamation used to express alarm.

Example: ‘Gìueeee! E cascano tutte le scatole, attento!’ (‘Oooh! The boxes are all falling down; be careful!’)

 

Tòno: Thunder.

Example: ‘Gìueee, senti come tona!’ (‘Oooh! Listen to that thunder!’)

 

Ringambone: Person who backs out at the last minute. A flake.

Example:  ‘Allora tù sei un ringambone, t’avevi detto che venivi con noi!’ (‘You’re such a flake, you said you were coming with us!!’)

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