backyard

[ˌbæk'jɑːd]
nome
1) BE (courtyard) cortile m. (sul retro); AE (back garden) giardino m. (dietro casa)
2) fig.

in one's backyard — (in a nearby area) nella propria zona; (in nearby country) vicino al proprio paese

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noun ((especially American) a garden at the back of a house etc: He grows vegetables in his backyard.) cortile
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backyard /ˈbækˈjɑ:d/
n.
1 (GB) cortile posteriore; cortile dietro casa
2 (USA) giardino dietro casa; giardino sul retro
3 (fig. fam.) casa propria (vista come qc. da proteggere da intrusioni): They don't want an airport in their own backyard, non vogliono un aeroporto dietro casa; Not in my (own) backyard!, non qui da noi!; non vicino a casa nostra! (rif. a installazioni considerate nocive o pericolose)
4 (fig. fam.) (il proprio) ambiente di lavoro; (la propria) sfera di interessi.
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[ˌbæk'jɑːd]
nome
1) BE (courtyard) cortile m. (sul retro); AE (back garden) giardino m. (dietro casa)
2) fig.

in one's backyard — (in a nearby area) nella propria zona; (in nearby country) vicino al proprio paese


English-Italian dictionary. 2013.

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