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ambientale: environmental

Mon, 28/01/2019 - 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

Sun, 27/01/2019 - 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

Sat, 26/01/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Cosa significa la parola 'impasse'? Sentence meaning: What does the word 'impasse' mean?

spiegare: to explain

Wed, 23/01/2019 - 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

Tue, 22/01/2019 - 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.

La macchia: stain

Sun, 20/01/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: noun Example sentence:Le macchie di vino sono difficili da togliere. Sentence meaning: Wine stains are hard to remove.

camminare: to walk

Fri, 18/01/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Se camminate più veloci arriviamo al rifugio per pranzo. Sentence meaning: If you walk faster we'll reach the cabin by lunchtime.

qualche: some

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence:Con le melanzane potete cucinare anche qualche peperone. Sentence meaning: With the eggplant you can also cook some peppers.

prestare: to lend

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Ho prestato il libro di cucina giapponese a Nicoletta. Sentence meaning: I lent the Japanese cookbook to Nicoletta.

L'età: age

Tue, 15/01/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: noun Example sentence:Si ottiene il diritto di voto al raggiungimento della maggiore età. Sentence meaning: The right to vote is granted upon reaching the legal age.

L'uovo: egg

Sun, 13/01/2019 - 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.

saltare: to jump

Sat, 12/01/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Per toccare il soffitto con il dito dovete saltare molto in alto. Sentence meaning: To touch the ceiling with your finger you have to jump very high.

scherzare: to joke

Thu, 10/01/2019 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Smettila di scherzare, per favore! Sono in ballo cose importanti. Sentence meaning: Please quit joking around! Important things are at stake.

L'argomento: subject

Wed, 09/01/2019 - 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

Tue, 08/01/2019 - 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.

inutilmente: unnecessarily

Sun, 06/01/2019 - 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

Sat, 05/01/2019 - 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

Fri, 04/01/2019 - 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

Thu, 03/01/2019 - 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

Wed, 02/01/2019 - 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.

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