Il detective ha tirato giù la sua testimonianza sul posto.

“The detective took down his testimony on the spot”.

Is “tirato giù” a literal translation?

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Interesting. It reminds me a little of “Mi butta giù!” (It really got me down!) so perhaps this is how a Detective would speak. Aspettiamo…

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“Tirare” is a very versatile verb. Take a look at the variety of meanings on Wordreference, at least one of which will, er, raise an eyebrow.

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Ahia! Ho capito :wink::astonished::grinning_face_with_smiling_eyes:!

Ciao @morbrorper A madrelingua commented “Dante si rivolta nella tomba :-D” Better to say “ha raccolto la testimonianza…” Evidently in Eastern Lombard dialects and in the Veneto, the “giú” is used a lot.

Interesting.

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