Locutions et proverbes en italien avec le mot "eau"

mardi 8 novembre 2011
par  Emilia MACCIONI
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WATER PROVERBS AND WATER SAYINGS

You draw water to your own mill You only act in your own advantage

TIRARE ACQUA AL PROPRIO MULINO

It is like drinking a glass of water It is very easy to do.

FACILE COME BERE UN BICCHIER D’ACQUA

Still waters run deep The quiet people can be the smartest and wisest.

ACQUA CHETA FA CROLLARE I PONTI

The drop that makes a vase overflow Something is no longer bearable.

LA GOCCIA CHE FA TRABOCCARE IL VASO

To be in bad waters To be in a difficult position

TROVARSI IN CATTIVE ACQUE

To discover warm water Something is very obvious

SCOPRIRE L’ACQUA CALDA

To keep water in one’s mouth To keep a secret.

ACQUA IN BOCCA

To lose oneself in a glass of water/ To drown in a glass of water To be easily discouraged.

PERDERSI IN UN BICCHIERE D’ACQUA

To make a hole into the water/ To pound water in a mortar Making vain attempts.

FARE UN BUCO NELL’ACQUA

To have water up to the throat To have few chances to succeed.

AVERE L’ACQUA ALLA GOLA

It is raining cats and dogs It is raining extremely hard

PIOVE A CATINELLE

A fish out of water Not feeling at home where you are.

SENTIRSI UN PESCE FUOR D’ACQUA

It leaks water everywhere Something is not working properly

FARE ACQUA

Plenty of water ran under bridges So much time passed by.

NE SARA’ PASSATA DI ACQUA SOTTO I PONTI

To throw water on fire To cool down a hot matter

GETTARE ACQUA SUL FUOCO

Gone water does not mill anymore You should not pay attention to what is in the past. Let bygones be bygones

ACQUA PASSATA NON MACINA PIU’

Rose water like Something not accurately worked out

ALL’ACQUA DI ROSE


Water proverbs and water sayings