Italian English Dictionary

italiano - English

imbarazzante in English:

1. awkward awkward


awkward situation
Nobody inside the company was allowed to ask awkward questions but thankfully the journalism of John finally spurred the government regulators into action.
Here's an awkward question for you: do you consider yourself a good liar?
He walked awkwardly across the room, aware that they were watching.
Ah, well I've bandaged it for the meantime but if that's awkward then it's fine to replace it with a plaster when you get home.
You'd have so much more success with women if you'd quit trying to be someone you're not and just let yourself be charmingly awkward.
The Oxford comma is awkward, unnecessary, and cannot be carried over to languages other than English.
This generation of online daters, far more native to the Internet, are a lot less awkward than the first generation.
After an awkward pause, Bill took her by the hand and dragged her upstairs.
When something weird or embarrassing happens, and there's that silence after it. I see that you're awkward. | I'm pretty awkward myself.
something that is awkward is difficult to deal with. If somewhere is awkward to get to, it is difficult to find or involves taking several different sorts of transpoirt
t's an awkward ​corner, so take it ​slowly. Some of the ​questions were ​rather awkward. It was an awkward ​ascent, but we ​reached the ​top ​eventually. [+ to infinitive] My car's ​quite awkward to ​drive.
I felt awkward because they obviously wanted to be alone. His movements were slow and awkward.
This camera’s rather awkward to use. Let’s hope they don’t ask too many awkward questions. He stood in a corner, looking awkward and self-conscious.
Unless Harry’s eyes were deceiving him, Fudge was suddenly looking awkward.

2. embarrassing


How embarrassing!
What's the most embarrassing thing that's ever happened to you?
Now that I think over it, it's somewhat embarrassing.
My stomach started growling right there in the meeting. It was embarrassing.
It was embarrassing when my dad decided to dance
It all seems rather embarrassing now, doesn't it?
Yes, the bisque-doll-like Erika "Th-that expression is a little embarrassing, could you stop using it?"
It's embarrassing to be seen without make-up so please don't stare.
Fancy forgetting my glasses, it's so embarrassing.
Lemme see your painting, Manaka. "Must you? It's embarrassing!"
I was moving like a robot, it was a bit embarrassing.
It’s so embarrassing to admit that I can’t learn to do something that all my friends can do.
I spoke into the microphone thinking it was off and everyone could hear me. It was so embarrassing!
I tripped over a doormat and fell over. It was embarrassing.
Hardly had he woke up when he remembered the embarrassing incident of the previous night.