English translation of 'fianco'
- (di persona)
- (di animale, esercito)
- (di montagna)
from the side,
sidewaysdi fianco a o a fianco di qn/qc
beside o next to sb/sthsi trova a fianco della chiesa
it's next to the churchavere un dolore al fianco
to have a pain in one's sidestare al fianco di qn (also figurative)
to stand by sb,
stay by sb's sideho sempre avuto qualcuno al mio fianco
I have always had somebody by my sidestarò sempre al tuo fianco
I'll always stand by youfianco a fianco
side by sidestare con le mani sui fianchi
to stand with one's hands on one's hipsavere fianchi larghi/stretti (persona)
to have broad/narrow hips,
be broad-/narrow-hippedha i fianchi larghi
she's got wide hipsdormo sempre su un fianco
I always sleep on my sideuna spina nel fianco (figurative)
a thorn in one's sidemostrare il fianco al nemico (figurative)
to reveal one's weak spot o Achilles' heel to one's enemyoffrire o prestare il fianco a critiche
to leave o.s. open to criticismfianco destr/sinistr! (military)
'fianco' in Other Languages
British English: flank NOUN
An animal's flank is its side, between the ribs and the hip.
He put his hand on the dog's flank.
Translation of fianco from the Collins Italian to English
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