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stendere: to hang

Wed, 22/09/2021 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:A chi tocca stendere il bucato questa settimana? Sentence meaning: Whose turn is it to hang the laundry out this week?

impazzire: to go mad

Tue, 21/09/2021 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Le mucche impazziscono a causa di una malattia, il cosiddetto 'morbo della mucca pazza'. Sentence meaning: The cows go mad because of a disease, the so-called 'mad-cow disease'.

La battaglia: battle

Mon, 20/09/2021 - 10:00
Part of speech: noun Example sentence:La città è impegnata in un'importante battaglia contro l'inquinamento. Sentence meaning: The city is engaged in an important battle against pollution.

Il padrone: owner

Sun, 19/09/2021 - 10:00
Part of speech: noun Example sentence:Il padrone del cane è responsabile del comportamento dell'animale. Sentence meaning: The dog's owner is responsible for the behavior of the animal.

deludere: to disappoint

Sat, 18/09/2021 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:La squadra ha deluso i suoi tifosi giocando scorrettamente. Sentence meaning: The team disappointed its fans by playing dirty.

rumoroso: noisy

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 10:00
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence:Quest'auto è molto rumorosa, secondo me c'è qualcosa che non va. Sentence meaning: This car is very noisy; in my opinion, there's something wrong with it.

accendere: to light

Thu, 16/09/2021 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Il ragazzo ha acceso il fuoco per cucinare le salsicce. Sentence meaning: The boy lit the fire to roast the sausages.

La zanzara: mosquito

Wed, 15/09/2021 - 10:00
Part of speech: noun Example sentence:Sono stata a passeggiare sul fiume, e le zanzare mi hanno punta dappertutto! Sentence meaning: I went for a walk by the river, and the mosquitoes bit me all over!

osare: to dare

Tue, 14/09/2021 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Ma come osa! Lei non può leggere la mia posta! Sentence meaning: How dare you! You have no right to read my mail!

viaggiare: to travel

Mon, 13/09/2021 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Preferisco viaggiare in aereo piuttosto che in treno, e tu? Sentence meaning: I prefer to travel by plane rather than by train, and you?

principale: main

Sun, 12/09/2021 - 10:00
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence:Il problema principale di alcuni paesi è la mancanza d'acqua potabile. Sentence meaning: In some countries, the main problem is the lack of drinkable water.

Il cognome: last name

Sat, 11/09/2021 - 10:00
Part of speech: noun Example sentence:Per favore, scriva il suo cognome accanto alla data di nascita. Sentence meaning: Please write your last name beside your birth date.

approfittare: to take advantage

Fri, 10/09/2021 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Ho approfittato dei saldi invernali per comprarmi un cappotto elegante. Sentence meaning: I took advantage of the winter sales to buy a nice coat.

La nebbia: fog

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 10:00
Part of speech: noun Example sentence:In autunno c'è sempre una fitta nebbia in questa regione. Sentence meaning: In the fall, there is always a thick fog in this area.

così: like that

Wed, 08/09/2021 - 10:00
Part of speech: adverb Example sentence:Non rimproverarlo così, non l'ha fatto apposta! Sentence meaning: Don't scold him like that, he didn't do it on purpose!

alto: high

Tue, 07/09/2021 - 10:00
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence:Il Monte Bianco, con i suoi 4810 metri, è la vetta più alta d'Italia. Sentence meaning: Mont Blanc, at 4,810 meters, is the highest peak in Italy.

togliere: to remove

Mon, 06/09/2021 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Togliere le melanzane dal forno dopo mezz'ora e servirle subito. Sentence meaning: Remove the eggplant from the oven after half an hour, and serve them immediately.

scoprire: to realize

Sun, 05/09/2021 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Ogni giorno scopro di amarti più del giorno prima. Buon San Valentino! Sentence meaning: Every day I realize that I love you more than the day before. Happy St. Valentine's Day.

bere: to drink

Sat, 04/09/2021 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Ieri sera ho bevuto troppo vino ed oggi ho un forte mal di testa. Sentence meaning: Last night I drank too much wine, and today I have a horrible headache.

stradale: road

Fri, 03/09/2021 - 10:00
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence:I cartelli stradali non erano chiari e ci siamo persi. Sentence meaning: The road signs weren't clear so we got lost.

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