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A stecchetto, Dindi, Beccare

A stecchetto: To be on a diet.   Example: ‘La su' moglie lo tiene a stecchetto perchè cià i' colesterolo a mille!'(‘His wife keeps him on a diet because his cholesterol is through the roof!')     Dindi: Money. This word is usually used with

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Thu 14 Jul 2011 12:00 AM

A stecchetto: To be on a diet.

 

Example: ‘La su’ moglie lo tiene a stecchetto perchè cià i’ colesterolo a mille!’(‘His wife keeps him on a diet because his cholesterol is through the roof!’)

 

 

Dindi: Money. This word is usually used with children.

 

Example: ‘Vieni nini, i nonno ti dà i dindi pe’ i’ gelato.’(‘Come here little one, grandpa will give you money for ice cream.’)

 

 

Beccare: To get something, either physically or materially; to conquer someone’s affection; to run into or see someone while out.

 

Example: ‘Ha’ beccato ieri sera in discoteca?’ (‘Did you score last night at the disco?’)

‘Mi son beccato un ma di gola.’ (‘I got a sore throat.’)

‘Indovina chi ho beccato fuori a bere.’ (‘Guess who I saw out drinking last night?’)

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