Three Italian sentences about good luck and bad luck

Three Italian sentences about good luck and bad luck

The concepts of good luck and bad luck probably exist in every culture. In Italy we use Italian sentences related to good luck and bad luck quite often. When something goes bad for someone or when something goes well for someone, we immediately react by using words linked to good luck or bad luck. So, I think that knowing some of these Italian sentences can help you improve your Italian a little bit. Let’s start from Italian sentences related to good luck. GOOD LUCK There are many ways you can talk about good luck in Italian. You can read about…

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Seven common Italian superstitions

Seven common Italian superstitions

In Italy, as in many other countries, there are many superstitions. Italian superstitions can concern numbers, objects, words, and gestures. Superstitions in Italy can refer to positive things, like finding a four-leaf clover – it’ll bring you good luck or they can refer to negative things, like breaking a mirror – it’ll bring you 7 years of bad luck. So, in this article I’m going to talk about seven common Italian superstitions and their origins. NUMBER 17 If for many countries number 17 is just a common number, for Italians it’s synonyms of bad luck. Why? Obviously, the reason isn’t…

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Five places where you can get rid of bad luck in Italy

Five places where you can get rid of bad luck in Italy

Are you particularly unlucky in this period? Are you in Italy? Don’t worry! In this article you’ll find some solutions to get rid of bad luck. In fact, in Italy in addition to small objects and gestures that bring good luck, you’ll find also some famous places where people say you can get rid of bad luck for a very long time. Let’s see some of them. TREVI FOUNTAIN The most famous place in Italy to get rid of bad luck is Trevi fountain in Rome. The fountain was designed by the architect Nicola Salvi in baroque style. It’s 26…

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Five things that bring good luck in Italy

Five things that bring good luck in Italy

As I already mentioned in a few articles, Italians are rather superticious. So, also in Italy, as in any other country, you’ll find some object or practices that are thought to bring good luck. In this article, you’re going to learn some of the objects and practices that are considered to bring good luck in Italy and their story. FERRO DI CAVALLO – HORSESHOE The idea that horshoes bring good luck is very ancient. First of all, this idea is linked with the fact that in the past horseshoes were made of iron. And people believed that iron was a…

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Basic Italian phrases about good luck and bad luck

Basic Italian phrases about good luck and bad luck

In some previous articles I talked about the importance superstition has for Italians. In particular, I talked about some of the gestures and objects used to ward off bad luck. Today I’d like to go a step further and talk about some basic Italian phrases Italians use to talk about good luck and bad luck. Let’s start from the basic Italian phrases Italians use to talk about good luck. BASIC ITALIAN PHRASES TO TALK ABOUT GOOD LUCK Finally, you’ve been kissed by luck. You won 20.000 euros at the lottery. Italians might use one of the following expressions to underline…

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