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in petto

1. In private. This Italian phrase translates literally to "in the breast" in English. A: "Why did you want me to meet you in the basement?" B: "Because I have something important to tell you—in petto."
2. An Italian phrase used to describe the private appointment of cardinals by the pope. He was appointed by the pope in petto, which is why none of us knew about it.
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Petto torched his ground -floor flat to try to hide his crime, helped by Telford and Walter Thomson, 23.
Tagliolini all'uovo, Filetto di Manzo alla brace, Petto di Pollo, Choko Essenza
Kipling, in the guise of two foreigners who meet Babu, observes that, "He represents in petto India in transition - the monstrous hybridism of East and West.
Petto stabbed Arthur in a row over drug money in an Allison Street flat.
Around the time the first edition of this work appeared, it seemed that the forces of creationism were on the wane following a number of legal setbacks, but as editors Petto (anatomy and physiology, U.
From Fiori di Zucca Ripieni (Stuffed Zucchini Blossoms); Coppette di Pesce alla San Pietro (Tropical Seafood Salad); and Pizza Prosciutto Crudo e Carciofi (Pizza with Prosciutto and artichoke); to Penne con Funghi Salsiccia (Penne Pasta with Mushrooms and Sausage); Petto di Pollo alla Salvia (Sauteed Chicken with Milk, Sage and Garlic); and Crostata di Mele con Gelato di Vaniglia (Warm Caramelized Apple Tart with Vanilla Gelato), "Trattoria Grappolo" is a welcome and prestigious addition to any personal, professional, or community library cookbook collection.
13, 2003) consistently refers to him as a "former chancellor of the diocese of Rochester," which he has not been, unless in petto.
Aminta's famous unfolding of how he fell in love -- "A poco a poco nacque nel mio petto, / non so da qual radice, / com'erba suol che per se stessa germini, / un incognito affetto / che mi fea desiare d'essere sempre presente / a la mia bella Silvia" (1.
Incantato, stringendosi al petto codici e pergamene, "Corne assurda," pensa, "la battaglia che fuori si combatte contro la vita.
Because the casting was intended to be diecast, Petto knew that the casting selling price would be a critical issue and that the foundry would have to minimize costs to be competitive.
Andrew Petto, a science professor at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia and board member of the National Center for Science Education, who is closely following the controversy in Pennsylvania.
and in "Straca morta," in a more evocative as well as realistic vein, we find: "l'Enrica dorme / posa la faccia / sul cuscino che torna / petto di mamma / nel buio / in quella calma / avvicina il mento all'intestino / le ginocchia al mento / nell'acqua della stanza / nuotano pesciolini.
We would have preferred that there was a street bordering our parking lot,'' church member Terry Petto said Wednesday.
Il Fornaio has always offered many different low-carb options featuring our rotisserie and grilled items like our Petto di Pollo (Mesquite-grilled double chicken breast marinated with sage, rosemary, thyme, crushed red pepper, white wine, Dijon mustard and lemon) which only has 7 net carbs on the entire plate.
Jeune Afrique a revele, hier mercredi 20 septembre 2017, que le gendre de Ben Ali a eu une entrevue in petto avec Rached Ghannouchi, le president Ennahdha et son gendre Rafik Bouchlaka, dans une villa a proximite de Doha, au Qatar.