"Il premio è nella scatola."

Translation:The prize is in the box.

May 21, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/Blomeley

In english saying "The prize is in the bag" means that you are virtually certain of winning it, before it has been awarded. Is this a similar idiom in italian? Or is it just saying that there is a prize inside the box?

May 21, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/f.formica
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No, just a prize in the box; the corresponding idioms in Italian are "l'abbiamo nel sacco" and "l'abbiamo in pugno".

May 21, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/pierugofoz

just a small clarification
the correct idiom is "il premio ce l'abbiamo in tasca"

EDIT: grazie @f.formica
no, non è stato un refuso, quando l'ho scritto ne ero convinto :(

October 26, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/f.formica
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Immagino fosse un refuso, ma "c'è" -> "ce" :)

October 26, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/MrMacbeth

Ah, back to these sorts of sentences, are we, duolingo? "The prize is in the box", "the bee is in the sugar"... :P

July 13, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/cseverin80

Must be a cracker jack reference...

August 26, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Doc0048

The reward is in the box... rejected!

February 16, 2019
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