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mondiale: worldwide

Sat, 21/04/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence:La seconda guerra mondiale è stata più terribile della prima. Sentence meaning: The Second World War was more terrible than the First.

dappertutto: everywhere

Fri, 20/04/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: adverb Example sentence:Ho cercato dappertutto, ma non riesco a trovare il mio portafoglio. Sentence meaning: I've looked everywhere, but I cannot find my wallet.

La tassa: tax

Thu, 19/04/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: noun Example sentence:La tassa di soggiorno non si applica ai cittadini comunitari. Sentence meaning: The sojourn tax does not apply to European Union citizens.

pagare: to pay

Tue, 17/04/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Secondo me questo vestito l'hai pagato troppo. Sentence meaning: In my opinion, you paid too much for this dress.

appartenere: to belong

Sun, 15/04/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Questo castello appartiene al principe Enrico e alla sua famiglia. Sentence meaning: This castle belongs to Prince Henry and his family.

indietro: behind

Fri, 13/04/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: adverb Example sentence:Sono indietro con i compiti; questo fine-settimana dovrò studiare. Sentence meaning: I'm behind in my homework; I'll have to study this weekend.

cattivo: naughty

Wed, 11/04/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence:Qualche volta quel ragazzino è proprio cattivo. Sentence meaning: Sometimes that little boy can be so naughty.

male: improperly

Tue, 10/04/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: adverb Example sentence:Attenzione! Se è montato male, il giocattolo non funziona. Sentence meaning: Watch out! If it is set up improperly then the toy won't work.

Il padrone: owner

Fri, 06/04/2018 - 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 its behavior.

deludere: to disappoint

Thu, 05/04/2018 - 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.

accendere: to light

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 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

Mon, 02/04/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: noun Example sentence:Sono stato 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

Sun, 01/04/2018 - 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

Sat, 31/03/2018 - 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

Fri, 30/03/2018 - 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

Thu, 29/03/2018 - 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

Wed, 28/03/2018 - 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

Tue, 27/03/2018 - 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

Mon, 26/03/2018 - 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

Sun, 25/03/2018 - 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.

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