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Lo zio: uncle

Wed, 29/09/2021 - 10:00
Part of speech: noun Example sentence:Lo zio Attilio è emigrato in Francia. Sentence meaning: Uncle Attilio emigrated to France.

appartenere: to belong

Tue, 28/09/2021 - 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.

economico: cheap

Mon, 27/09/2021 - 10:00
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence:Faccio sempre la spesa in questo negozio; è tutto molto economico. Sentence meaning: I always shop in this store; everything is very cheap.

indietro: behind

Sun, 26/09/2021 - 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.

accorgersi: to notice

Sat, 25/09/2021 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Non vi siete accorte che ho cambiato pettinatura? Sentence meaning: Haven't you noticed that I changed my hairdo?

cattivo: naughty

Fri, 24/09/2021 - 10:00
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence:Qualche volta quel ragazzino è proprio cattivo. Sentence meaning: Sometimes that little boy is so naughty.

male: improperly

Thu, 23/09/2021 - 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.

stendere: to hang

Wed, 22/09/2021 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:A chi tocca stendere il bucato questa settimana? Sentence meaning: Whose turn is it to hang the laundry out this week?

impazzire: to go mad

Tue, 21/09/2021 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Le mucche impazziscono a causa di una malattia, il cosiddetto 'morbo della mucca pazza'. Sentence meaning: The cows go mad because of a disease, the so-called 'mad-cow disease'.

La battaglia: battle

Mon, 20/09/2021 - 10:00
Part of speech: noun Example sentence:La città è impegnata in un'importante battaglia contro l'inquinamento. Sentence meaning: The city is engaged in an important battle against pollution.

Il padrone: owner

Sun, 19/09/2021 - 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 the behavior of the animal.

deludere: to disappoint

Sat, 18/09/2021 - 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.

rumoroso: noisy

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 10:00
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence:Quest'auto è molto rumorosa, secondo me c'è qualcosa che non va. Sentence meaning: This car is very noisy; in my opinion, there's something wrong with it.

accendere: to light

Thu, 16/09/2021 - 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

Wed, 15/09/2021 - 10:00
Part of speech: noun Example sentence:Sono stata 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

Tue, 14/09/2021 - 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

Mon, 13/09/2021 - 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

Sun, 12/09/2021 - 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

Sat, 11/09/2021 - 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

Fri, 10/09/2021 - 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.

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