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Il braccio: arm

Sun, 15/07/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: noun Example sentence:Roberto si è rotto un braccio cadendo dal motorino. Sentence meaning: Roberto broke his arm falling off the moped.

robusto: large-built

Sat, 14/07/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence:Il mio compagno di squadra è un tipo robusto e anche alto. Sentence meaning: My teammate is a large-built guy, and tall too.

occuparsi: to deal with

Fri, 13/07/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Mio cugino si occupa di computer, informatica ed elettronica in generale. Sentence meaning: My cousin deals with computers, computer science and electronics in general.

La nave: ship

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: noun Example sentence:La nave da crociera 'Alessia' salperà dal molo 7 alle 17.50. Sentence meaning: The cruise ship 'Alessia' will sail from pier 7 at 5:50 PM.

bruciare: to burn

Sun, 08/07/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Cosa fai tu con i rifiuti del giardino? Li bruci? Sentence meaning: What do you do with the garden waste? Do you burn it?

ringraziare: to thank

Wed, 04/07/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Non mi devi ringraziare, mi ha fatto piacere darti un passaggio. Sentence meaning: You don't have to thank me; it was my pleasure to give you a lift.

addosso: on

Tue, 03/07/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: adverb Example sentence:Mettiti addosso qualcosa di pesante; farà molto freddo. Sentence meaning: Put on something heavy; it will be very cold.

prima: earlier

Mon, 02/07/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: adverb Example sentence:Arriveremo a Napoli un giorno prima; per voi va bene? Sentence meaning: We will arrive in Naples a day earlier; does that work for you?

agire: to act

Thu, 28/06/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:La delegazione agisce per conto dell'associazione e ne tutela gli interessi. Sentence meaning: The delegation acts on behalf of the association and protects its interests.

libero: free

Wed, 27/06/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence:Se stasera sei libera possiamo andare al cinema. Sentence meaning: If you are free tonight we can go to the movies.

La cartolina: post-card

Mon, 25/06/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: noun Example sentence:Buongiorno, vorrei spedire questa cartolina negli Stati Uniti. Sentence meaning: Hello, I would like to send this postcard to the United States.

ammalarsi: to become sick

Sat, 23/06/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Le bimbe si sono ammalate il primo giorno di vacanza. Sentence meaning: The girls became sick the first day of vacation.

ambientale: environmental

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence:L'inquinamento ambientale è un problema mondiale. Sentence meaning: Environmental pollution is a world problem.

tenere: to hold

Thu, 21/06/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Se lo tieni così stretto, l'uovo si rompe. Sentence meaning: If you hold it too tightly, the egg will break.

significare: to mean

Wed, 20/06/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Cosa significa la parola 'impasse'? Sentence meaning: What does the word 'impasse' mean?

La sede: headquarters

Tue, 19/06/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: noun Example sentence:La sede del partito è in Piazza Italia. Sentence meaning: The party headquarters are in Italia Square.

spiegare: to explain

Sun, 17/06/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Ora le spiego come funziona l'ADSL. Sentence meaning: Now I'll explain to you how the ADSL works.

Il ginocchio: knee

Sat, 16/06/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: noun Example sentence:In questo esercizio dovete piegare bene le ginocchia. Sentence meaning: In this exercise you must really bend your knees.

cieco: blind

Fri, 15/06/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence:Mio fratello non può guidare perché è quasi cieco. Sentence meaning: My brother can't drive because he's almost blind.

leggero: light

Wed, 13/06/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence:La custodia in tessuto leggero protegge il gioiello dalla polvere. Sentence meaning: The light cloth casing protects the jewel from dust.

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