Italian English Dictionary

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accettare in English:

1. accept accept

We accept checks.
The members of each stratum accept as their ideal of decency the scheme of life in vogue in the next higher stratum, and bend their energies to live up to that ideal.
Even if that's alright with you nobody else will accept it. I'll get shouted at afterwards so...
Philosophy teaches us to feel uncertain about the things that seem to us self-evident. Propaganda, on the other hand, teaches us to accept as self-evident matters about which it would be reasonable to suspend our judgment or to feel doubt.
Young people can recognize this about romantic love, but they find it hard to accept the same fierce element in parental affection.
Hegel's philosophy is so odd that no one would have expected him to be able to get sane men to accept it, but he did. He set it out with so much obscurity that people thought it must be profound.
We accept making a reduction in price of 5% if this will help you to develop a new market for our products.
Truth is pure, but truth is painful. No sane, selfish person would ever accept things for what they are. Such is the masochism inherent in "truth".
Accept that some days you're the pigeon and some days you're the statue.
And since she refused to accept it, she had been living in extreme discomfort, exclaiming: "Why should we spend all the capital we are ever likely to have tying ourselves down to a place we detest!"
Accept suffering and achieve atonement through it — that is what you must do.
accept a small gift/they offered me a job and I accepted/The manager would not accept her resignation/ We don't accept credit cards. I've been accepted at Harvard./accept an invitation/accept advice, suggestion
Michelle accepted her friend’s offer of accommodation at her country house for the weekend.
What harm would it do, if a man told a good strong lie for the sake of the good and for the Christian church … a lie out of necessity, a useful lie, a helpful lie, such lies would not be against God, he would accept them.
When I was a kid, I thought that if I died the world would just disappear. What a childish delusion! I just couldn't accept that the world could continue to exist without me.

English word "accettare"(accept) occurs in sets:

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2. embrace embrace

embrace globalization
Head spinning, lungs screaming, she ran into its embrace.
If you embrace someone, you put your arms around them...
But when we push aside normal emotions to embrace false positivity...
You must embrace him for me, Holy Father.
I need an embrace. He embraced the socialist ideology with enthusiasm.
This is a difficult responsibility to embrace. For human history has often been a record of nations and tribes subjugating one another to serve their own interests. Yet in this new age, such attitudes are self-defeating.
He was doubtful at first but soon came to embrace my advice.
Embrace your vulnerability, feel your fear, love fully.
Why do women want to sleep in a man's embrace?
Perhaps you will be surprised but my only desire in this life is to see my son and give him a loving embrace before I die.
I think that our culture is a bit crazy not to embrace it,
Right, so she wants us to embrace – to accept – the idea of a workplace power-nap.
I think that our culture is a bit crazy not to embrace it, and one of the reasons we don't is our attitude, you know it's quite counter-cultural to do nothing in order to get ahead.
People need to be aware of their differences, but also embrace their commonness.

English word "accettare"(embrace) occurs in sets:

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