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 Week 77 Italian Words Learned

 un incubo – a nightmare Non chiedevo tanto – I didn’t ask a lot prestiti – loans mutui – mortgages L’adesione risulta attiva sulla tessera – Membership is active on the card Appena avrai… – As soon as you have… la cavalletta … Continue reading

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Week 76 Italian Words Learned

guaio – trouble piuttosto che – rather than piuttosto – rather ripianificare la consegna – rescheduling the delivery quando previsto – where applicabile Nella tua cassetta delle lettere – In your letterbox ammorbidente – fabric softener prepotente – bully (adjective) … Continue reading

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Week 55 Italian Words Learned

caprone – billygoat pinzetta – tweezers tacere – to be silent bussare – to knock il portacenere – the ashtray i ladri – thieves le scope – the brooms accanto a – next to abituarsi – to get used to … Continue reading

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Venezuelan Christmas in Italy

Christmas traditions… I’m sure we all have them. Whether it is quite a common thing in your religious practice or culture, something special just for family and friends or your own personal quirks, we all have something that makes us … Continue reading

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Week 13 Italian Words Learned

1) Appena in tempo! – Just in time! 2) valigia – suitcase 3) tirare – pull 4) comune – common 5) Succede – It happens 6) perdo – I lose 7) davvero – really 8) veramente – really 9) intorno … Continue reading

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Week 2 Italian Words Learned

My second week and I am still getting used to hearing Frenchy talking but some words are use useful to know and interesting to see written: 1) Piove – it’s raining 2) è divertente – it’s funny 3) ci vediamo … Continue reading

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Week 1 Italian Words Learned

I am going to add a list of 10-20 Italian words/phrases I have learned each week and to start off, they have been picked up from being out and about or from listening to things Frenchy says a lot: 1) … Continue reading

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