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Il genitore: parent

Mon, 08/06/2020 - 10:00
Part of speech: noun Example sentence:Talvolta i genitori non sanno cosa sia meglio per il bene dei loro figli. Sentence meaning: Sometimes parents do not know what is best for their children.

passare: to go by

Sun, 07/06/2020 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:L'autobus numero 28 è passato mezz'ora fa. Sentence meaning: Bus number 28 went by half an hour ago.

finora: so far

Sat, 06/06/2020 - 10:00
Part of speech: adverb Example sentence:Finora per il concerto sono stati venduti 8.000 biglietti. Sentence meaning: So far, 8,000 tickets were sold for the concert.

utile: useful

Fri, 05/06/2020 - 10:00
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence:Questo manuale di sopravvivenza è stato molto utile al campeggio. Sentence meaning: This survival handbook was very useful while camping.

piano: softly

Thu, 04/06/2020 - 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

Wed, 03/06/2020 - 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

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 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

Mon, 01/06/2020 - 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

Sun, 31/05/2020 - 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

Sat, 30/05/2020 - 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

Fri, 29/05/2020 - 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

Thu, 28/05/2020 - 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

Wed, 27/05/2020 - 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

Tue, 26/05/2020 - 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

Mon, 25/05/2020 - 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

Sun, 24/05/2020 - 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

Sat, 23/05/2020 - 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

Fri, 22/05/2020 - 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

Thu, 21/05/2020 - 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

Wed, 20/05/2020 - 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.

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