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regalare: to present

Thu, 22/08/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Il giorno del pensionamento, i colleghi le regaleranno una collana. Sentence meaning: On the day of her retirement, her co-workers will present her with a necklace.

L'uovo: egg

Wed, 21/08/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: noun Example sentence:La dieta permette di mangiare non più di 3 uova alla settimana. Sentence meaning: This diet allows you to eat no more than 3 eggs per week.

chiedere: to ask

Mon, 19/08/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Chiederò ulteriori dettagli quando mi consegneranno il pacco. Sentence meaning: I will ask for further details when they deliver the parcel.

L'argomento: subject

Sat, 17/08/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: noun Example sentence:Non cambiare argomento; finiamo di discutere il nostro progetto. Sentence meaning: Don't change the subject; let's finish discussing our project.

vivere: to live

Fri, 16/08/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Hanno vissuto insieme per quasi 3 anni in un appartamento a Padova. Sentence meaning: They lived together for almost 3 years in an apartment in Padua.

La testa: head

Thu, 15/08/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: noun Example sentence:L'ingresso al museo costa 12 euro a testa; i bambini entrano gratis. Sentence meaning: Admission to the museum costs 12 euro a head; children are admitted for free.

inutilmente: unnecessarily

Wed, 14/08/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: adverb Example sentence:Non preoccuparti inutilmente; tutto sta procedendo per il meglio. Sentence meaning: Don't worry unnecessarily; everything is working out for the best.

Il volo: flight

Tue, 13/08/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: noun Example sentence:Il volo per Bari è stato cancellato a causa della nebbia. Sentence meaning: The flight to Bari was canceled due to the fog.

Il quaderno: notebook

Mon, 12/08/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: noun Example sentence:Che quaderno vuoi? A righe o a quadretti? Sentence meaning: Which notebook do you want? Lined or squared?

Il fastidio: annoyance

Sun, 11/08/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: noun Example sentence:Quello che sentiva effettivamente era più un fastidio che un vero dolore. Sentence meaning: What he actually felt was more an annoyance than a real pain.

assumere: to hire

Sat, 10/08/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:La settimana scorsa ho assunto una nuova segretaria. Sentence meaning: Last week I hired a new secretary.

vietare: to ban

Fri, 09/08/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Il sindaco ha vietato la circolazione dei veicoli privati in centro. Sentence meaning: The mayor has banned private vehicles from the downtown area.

attento: careful

Wed, 07/08/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence:Grazie ad un'attenta indagine, è emersa la verità. Sentence meaning: Thanks to a careful investigation, the truth came out.

baciare: to kiss

Tue, 06/08/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Alberto ha visto la moglie baciare un altro uomo! Sentence meaning: Alberto saw his wife kissing another man!

suonare: to play

Sun, 04/08/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:La banda di ottoni suonerà dopo il rinfresco. Sentence meaning: After refreshments the brass band will play.

riuscire: to manage

Sat, 03/08/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Se non riuscite a calmare il cane, mettetegli il guinzaglio. Sentence meaning: If you cannot manage to calm the dog, please tether it.

La bugia: lie

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: noun Example sentence:Non puoi sempre ripararti dietro un mucchio di bugie! Sentence meaning: You cannot always hide behind a pack of lies!

raccogliere: to pick up

Thu, 01/08/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Abbiamo raccolto tanti fiori e abbiamo fatto un bel mazzo. Sentence meaning: We picked lots of flowers and made a beautiful bouquet.

ultimo: latest

Wed, 31/07/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence:La 3.2 è l'ultima versione del sistema operativo. Sentence meaning: The 3.2 is the latest release of the operating system.

piuttosto: rather

Tue, 30/07/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: adverb Example sentence:I ragazzi insistono per andare in pizzeria piuttosto che al ristorante. Sentence meaning: The boys insist on going to a pizza parlor rather than to a restaurant.

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