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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 be up to his weird antics again, or will he just be a regular customer hoping to support Max and Caroline's new business venture?
Petto torched his ground -floor flat to try to hide his crime, helped by Telford and Walter Thomson, 23.
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We will terminate this chapter on the timbres by some important observations on the kind of voice incorrectly named the mixed voice, or mezzo petto; their rather technical nature advises us to put them into the form of a footnote.
March 2004: Arthur Rawlinson, 30, and Myra Donachie, 52, were killed by Samuel Petto, 28, above.
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.
Equally clearly, they ought to be teaching evolution properly, not omitting it, downplaying it, or teaching it in such a way as to instill scientifically unwarranted doubts about it (Petto & Godfrey, 2007; Scott, 2007).
Petto (history, Southern Connecticut State U.) has a keen eye for the political implications of the representations of the world and the French kings' role, and also for the subtleties of nomenclature and the gaps between information and ambition.
13, 2003) consistently refers to him as a "former chancellor of the diocese of Rochester," which he has not been, unless in petto. Thus, perhaps the headline of the Oct.
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" (1.2.87-93) -- is captured with a similarly alliterative and felicitous opening line and then sustained by parallel grammatical construction in the English translation: "And bit by bit was born within my breast, / I don't know from what root, / as grass may seem to germinate itself, / a strange affection that / made me desire to be / forever present where / my lovely Silvia was."
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.
For instance, in "Pianoterra": "Sopra di noi e sotto di noi / sopra vi e la continuazione di noi." In "Poeta rionale" we read, "Sono abbastanza imbottito (solitudine, rabbia / hanno messo pazienza nella fretta) per essere la voce di Milano?," 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."
In addition to Ruff, other Industrial Advisory Committee members were: Ray Carcione, Equipment Merchants International; William Emling, LTV Steel Technology Center; Walter Evans, Ford Motor Co.; Donald Hurtuk, Ellwood Engineered Castings; Vinod Gupta, Ohio Cast Products; Thomas Kolakowski, PCC Airfoils; Jack Miske, Foundry Management & Technology; Peter Petto, Jr., Arrow Aluminum Castings; Larry Semersky, Foseco, Inc.; and David Trudel, Alcoa.