Man: I think I need some help. I’ve just cut my foot.
Nurse: I see. How did it happen?
Man: I was coming out of the sea and something at the bottom of the water cut my foot. I have no idea what it was, and it started to bleed.
Nurse: Okay. Put your foot up, please. I’ll flush it out with water, clean it, and put some antiseptic ointment on it. It may hurt a bit, but don’t worry, you’ll be all right soon.
Man: Will you bandage it, too?
Nurse: Yes, of course. It has to be bandaged to prevent any sand or dirt contact with the wound.
Man: Thank you.
(I think) I need some help.– Penso di avere bisogno di aiuto.
I’ve cut my foot/hand/etc. – Mi sono tagliato il piede/la mano/ecc.
How did it happen? – Com’è successo?
I have no idea. – Non ne ho idea.
It started to bleed. – Ha iniziato a sanguinare.
Put your foot up. – Metta il piede in alto.
I may hurt a bit. – Potrei farle un po’ di male.
Don’t worry. – Non si preoccupi.
You’ll be right soon. – Starà bene presto.
to need help – avere bisogno di aiuto
to cut – tagliare, tagliarsi
to happen – succedere, capitare
sea – mare
at the bottom of … – sul fondo di
to bleed – sanguinare
to flush – sciacquare
antiseptic – antisettico
ointment – pomata
to hurt – fare male
to bandage – bendare, medicare
sand – sabbia
dirt – terra, terriccio
wound – ferita