bull

I 1. [bʊl]
nome
1) zool. toro m.
2) (male of large animals) maschio m.
3) (large man) omone m.
4) astrol.

the Bull — il Toro

5) econ. rialzista m. e f.
2.
modificatore [elephant, whale] maschio
3.
aggettivo econ. [market] al rialzo
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to go at sb., sth. like a bull at a gate — gettarsi a testa bassa contro qcn., qcs

II [bʊl]
verbo intransitivo econ. [speculator] speculare, giocare al rialzo; [shares] essere in rialzo
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[bul]
noun
1) (the male of the ox family and of the whale, walrus, elephant etc.) maschio (dei grandi mammiferi); toro
2) (a bull's-eye.) centro del bersaglio
- bullfight
- bullfighter
- bullring
- bull's-eye
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I [bʊl] n
1) toro, (male of elephant, seal) maschio

like a bull in a china shop — come un elefante

to take the bull by the horns fig — prendere il toro per le corna

2) (Stock Exchange) rialzista m/f
FALSE FRIEND: bull is not translated by the Italian word bullo II [bʊl] n
Rel bolla (papale)
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bull (1) /bʊl/
A n.
1 toro; bufalo (maschio)
2 maschio (dei grandi mammiferi)
3 (Borsa) speculatore al rialzo; rialzista
4 (astron., astrol.) the Bull, il Toro
5bull's-eye, def. 1
6 (slang USA) poliziotto
7 (slang USA) asso (alle carte)
8 bulldog
9 (slang spreg.) lesbica mascolina
B a.
1 (di grande mammifero) maschio: bull elephant, elefante maschio
2 taurino; di (o da) toro: bull neck, collo taurino; bull-necked, dal collo taurino
3 (Borsa) al rialzo; tendente al rialzo; rialzista: bull market, mercato rialzista (o al rialzo); bull campaign, campagna rialzista; bull operations, operazioni al rialzo
● (stor.) bull-baiting, spettacolo popolare, in cui si aizzavano cani contro un toro incatenato □ (autom.) bull bar, protezione metallica antiurto; bull bar □ bull calf, torello □ bull's-eye ► bull's-eye □ (mus. fam, USA) bull fiddle, contrabbasso □ bull-headed, testardo, ostinato; precipitoso □ (tecn.) bull-nosed, arrotondato sul davanti (o di lato) □ (zool.) bull-of-the-bog (Botaurus stellaris), tarabuso □ (sport) bull point, punto di vantaggio □ (Borsa) bull position, posizione lunga □ bull pup, cucciolo di bulldog □ (Borsa) bull purchase, acquisto allo scoperto □ (Borsa) bull run, corsa al rialzo □ (zool.) bull shark, (Carcharhinus leucas) squalo leuca □ bull terrier, bull terrier □ to go at st. like a bull at a gate, gettarsi a testa bassa (o in quarta) contro qc.; affrontare qc. a testa bassa □ like a bull in a china shop, come un elefante in una cristalleria □ to take the bull by the horns, prendere il toro per le corna.
bull (2) /bʊl/
n.
bolla (editto, decreto papale).
bull (3) /bʊl/
n. [u]
(fam.) fesserie (pl.); balle (pl.); fregnacce (pl.): a lot (o a load) of bull, un mucchio di fesserie
● (USA) bull session, discussione di gruppo informale □ (USA) to shoot the bull, raccontare balle; spararle grosse; (anche) chiacchierare del più e del meno, cazzeggiare (pop.).
(to) bull /bʊl/
A v. i. (Borsa)
1 speculare (o giocare) al rialzo
2 (slang USA) ► to bullshit
B v. t.
causare un rialzo di (azioni, titoli)
● (Borsa) to bull the market, comprare allo scoperto.
* * *
I 1. [bʊl]
nome
1) zool. toro m.
2) (male of large animals) maschio m.
3) (large man) omone m.
4) astrol.

the Bull — il Toro

5) econ. rialzista m. e f.
2.
modificatore [elephant, whale] maschio
3.
aggettivo econ. [market] al rialzo
••

to go at sb., sth. like a bull at a gate — gettarsi a testa bassa contro qcn., qcs

II [bʊl]
verbo intransitivo econ. [speculator] speculare, giocare al rialzo; [shares] essere in rialzo

English-Italian dictionary. 2013.

Synonyms:
(usually of bovine animals) / (issued by the Pope), / (involving a contradiction), / / ,


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