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piano: softly

Mon, 05/03/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: adverb Example sentence:Parlate piano, sono le 3 di notte e la gente vuole dormire! Sentence meaning: Speak softly, it's 3 in the morning and people want to sleep!

caldo: hot

Sun, 04/03/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence:La sera prima di andare a dormire bevo sempre una tazza di latte caldo. Sentence meaning: In the evening before going to sleep I always drink a cup of hot milk.

sbagliare: to be wrong

Sat, 03/03/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Lei sbaglia: la Divina Commedia è stata scritta da Dante, non da Petrarca. Sentence meaning: You are wrong: the Divine Comedy was written by Dante, not by Petrarch.

magro: skinny

Fri, 02/03/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence:Un bambino troppo magro può avere problemi di salute. Sentence meaning: A child that is too skinny can have health problems.

davanti: in front

Thu, 01/03/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: adverb Example sentence:Siediti davanti, così puoi vedere il panorama. Sentence meaning: Sit in front, so you can see the view.

L'ospite: guest

Wed, 28/02/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: noun Example sentence:Oggi siete miei ospiti: è il mio compleanno ed offro da bere a tutti! Sentence meaning: Today you are my guests: it's my birthday and I'm buying drinks for everyone!

scivolare: to slip

Tue, 27/02/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:L'anziana signora è scivolata sul marciapiede coperto di ghiaccio. Sentence meaning: The elderly lady slipped on the ice-covered sidewalk.

La rabbia: anger

Mon, 26/02/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: noun Example sentence:Vi prego di scusare mio fratello, era fuori di sé dalla rabbia. Sentence meaning: Please excuse my brother, he was beside himself with anger.

L'augurio: wish

Sun, 25/02/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: noun Example sentence:Auguri di buon Natale e felice Anno Nuovo! Sentence meaning: Best wishes for a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

lieto: happy

Sat, 24/02/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence:Le ore più liete della giornata sono quelle che passo con gli amici. Sentence meaning: The happiest hours of the day are those that I spend with my friends.

calare: to set

Fri, 23/02/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Quando cala il sole, in montagna fa sempre molto freddo. Sentence meaning: When the sun sets, it is always very cold in the mountains.

Il tetto: roof

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: noun Example sentence:È proibito salire sul tetto senza la cintura di sicurezza. Sentence meaning: It is forbidden to go on the roof without a safety belt.

giurare: to promise

Wed, 21/02/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Mi giuri che questa volta arriverai puntuale? Sentence meaning: Do you promise me that this time you will arrive on time?

La cognata: sister-in-law

Tue, 20/02/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: noun Example sentence:Mia cognata è una donna simpaticissima, ma talvolta è un po' maleducata. Sentence meaning: My sister-in-law is a very nice person, but sometimes she is a bit rude.

La sabbia: sand

Mon, 19/02/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: noun Example sentence:La sabbia dell'Isola di Vulcano è nera perché è lava. Sentence meaning: The sand of Vulcano Island is black because it is lava.

quasi: almost

Sun, 18/02/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: adverb Example sentence:Il fiume ha quasi raggiunto il livello di guardia, c'è rischio d'inondazione. Sentence meaning: The river has almost reached the danger level; there is a risk of flooding.

meritare: to deserve

Sat, 17/02/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Firenze è una città bellissima che merita assolutamente una visita. Sentence meaning: Florence is a very beautiful city that absolutely deserves a visit.

fedele: faithful

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence:Sono sposata da 30 anni e sono sempre stata fedele a mio marito. Sentence meaning: I have been married for 30 years and I have always been faithful to my husband.

permettere: to allow

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Il nuovo lavoro ti permetterà di avere più tempo libero. Sentence meaning: Your new job will allow you to have more free time.

asciugare: to dry

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Dopo averla lavata, asciugherete l'argenteria con un panno speciale. Sentence meaning: After you've washed it, you'll dry the silverware with a special cloth.

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