Here you go guys, the first vocab post of '08, another flashcard set of Italian expressions. Ciao for now!
an emphatic way of saying yes, of course, definitely
essere più forte di se
used when you can't resist doing something, when something causes you to go against your willpower
to put an end to something, cut something out
venire al dunque
to get to the point
scherzi a parte
Molla! / Mollala!
Tutto a posto!
Everything is A.O.K.!
provarla sulla propria pelle
to experience something for oneself
to get something off one's chest
essere portato a
to have a knack, gift or flair for something
expresses strong enthusiasm for or approval of something
fare lo spiritoso
to play the funny man
Non è cosa.
It's out of the question.
essere a pezzi
"to be in pieces" (usually through exhaustion or emotional strain)
farsi in quattro per gli altri
to bend over backwards for others
Ma guarda un po'!
Well would you look at that! (way of expressing surprise)