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invece: instead

Mon, 25/02/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: adverb Example sentence:Vorrei vivere in campagna, invece che vivere e lavorare in città. Sentence meaning: I would like to live in the country instead of living and working in the city.

dimenticare: to forget

Sun, 24/02/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Ho dimenticato di comprare il latte. Sentence meaning: I forgot to buy the milk.

oltretutto: moreover

Sat, 23/02/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: adverb Example sentence:L'hanno beccato a rubare; oltretutto, è un poliziotto! Sentence meaning: He was caught stealing; moreover, he's a policeman!

arrabbiarsi: to get mad

Fri, 22/02/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Ultimamente il capo è nervosissimo, si arrabbia per un nonnulla! Sentence meaning: Lately the boss is very nervous, he gets mad over nothing!

mai: never

Thu, 21/02/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: adverb Example sentence:Non è mai consentito chiudere a chiave le uscite di sicurezza. Sentence meaning: The emergency exits are never allowed to be locked.

robusto: large-built

Tue, 19/02/2019 - 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

Mon, 18/02/2019 - 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.

piccolo: small

Sun, 17/02/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence:Questa valigia è troppo piccola, non avete qualcosa di più grande? Sentence meaning: This suitcase is too small; don't you have something bigger?

La nave: ship

Sat, 16/02/2019 - 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.

La bambina: child

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: noun Example sentence:Da bambina mi divertivo a disegnare. Sentence meaning: As a child I enjoyed drawing.

secco: dry

Tue, 12/02/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence:Per il pesce alla griglia vi suggerisco un bianco secco. Sentence meaning: For the barbecued fish I suggest you use a dry white wine.

smettere: to quit

Sun, 10/02/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Giovanni ha detto che dopo il diploma smetterà di studiare. Sentence meaning: Giovanni said that after he gets his diploma he will quit studying.

addosso: on

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 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

Thu, 07/02/2019 - 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?

carico: charged

Wed, 06/02/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence:Quando la batteria è carica, è possibile usare il cordless. Sentence meaning: When the battery is charged, it's possible to use the cordless phone.

agire: to act

Sun, 03/02/2019 - 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

Sat, 02/02/2019 - 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.

girare: to turn

Fri, 01/02/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Per arrivare al museo deve girare a sinistra al prossimo semaforo. Sentence meaning: To get to the museum you have to turn left at the next stoplight.

La cartolina: post-card

Thu, 31/01/2019 - 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.

distrattamente: absent-mindedly

Wed, 30/01/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: adverb Example sentence:Non guidare distrattamente, è pericoloso! Sentence meaning: Do not drive absent-mindedly: it is dangerous!

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