- ♦ five /faɪv/
a. e n.1 cinque: five days a week, cinque giorni alla settimana; five pounds, cinque sterline; a five-pound note, un biglietto da cinque sterline; the five of diamonds, il cinque di quadri (carta da gioco); Five is my lucky number, il cinque è il mio numero fortunato; There are five of them, sono in cinque; Five out of ten students graduate in Philosophy, cinque studenti su dieci si laureano in Filosofia2 cinque (anni d'età): When I was five, quando avevo cinque anni; a five-year-old, un bambino (o una bambina) di cinque anni3 le cinque (ora): I'll be back at five, torno alle cinque; half (past) five, le cinque e mezza4 (sport) squadra di basket5 (fam.) banconota da cinque sterline (o da cinque dollari)● Give me five!, qua la mano!; dammi un cinque! □ (sport) five-a-side, calcio a cinque; calcetto □ (fam. USA) five-alarm, (di incendio) furioso, grave; (fig.) di gran successo, straordinario, emozionante; (di cibo) molto piccante, infuocato □ (USA) five-and-dime (o five-and-ten, o five-cent store), negozio che vende articoli vari a poco prezzo □ five-day week, settimana corta □ (mat.) five-figure number, numero di cinque cifre □ five-finger, (zool., Echinaster, Asteria, ecc.) stella di mare; (bot., Potentilla reptans) pentafillo; (Primula elatior) primavera maggiore; (Lotus corniculatus) ginestrino □ (slang USA) five-finger discount, atto di taccheggio; piccolo furto: I got myself a five-finger discount on it, l'ho sgraffignato; l'ho rubato □ five-finger exercise, (mus.: al pianoforte) esercizio per le cinque dita; (fig.) gioco da ragazzi, passeggiata (fig.) □ (fam.) five o'clock shadow, ombra pomeridiana della barba □ five o'clock tea, tè delle cinque □ (poker) five of a kind, superpoker, pokerissimo (quattro carte uguali più un jolly) □ five pence (piece), moneta da cinque penny □ (fin.) five-per-cents, azioni al cinque per cento □ (slang USA) five-percenter, intrallazzatore che prende una tangente del cinque per cento; (polit.) lobbista, faccendiere □ (fam. USA) five spot, biglietto da cinque dollari □ (tur.) five-star, a cinque stelle; di lusso □ (sport) the 5,000-metre run (o the 5,000 metres), i cinquemila □ (econ.) five-year plan, piano quinquennale □ (fam.) to take five, fare cinque minuti di pausa; fare uno stacco.
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