Italian multiple meaning words

Italian multiple meaning words

In Italian there are many words that carry more than one meaning. You’ve already learnt some of these words in Six Italian double meaning words. Today, you’re going to learn 5 more Italian multiple meaning words. 1. CAMPO The word campo in Italian can have several meanings. Campo can indicate: a. An area of land, especially where crops are grown. Ex: Là c’è un campo di grano There is a field of wheat there b. An area for military drills, or where sports are played Ex: Questo è il nostro campo di calcio This is our soccer field Ex: In…

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Let’s learn Italian soccer words

Let's learn Italian soccer words

Benefits of physical activity on learning abilities are widely known. Memory boost and better concentration are only two of the many benefits you can get with some physical activity – Have a look at Learn languages faster for more info. And if you’re thinking “No thanks, I’m lazy, physical activity is not really my thing” maybe you should think about physical activity in a different way. Don’t think about it as something tiring but as something that can be fun. And it can! Think about a walk with your best friends. You walk and chat, you chat and walk and…

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In an Italian office – Useful sentences

Italian office

Whether you’re working for an international company or you’re about to start a new job/stage in Italy, knowing some basic sentences you can use in an Italian office can be useful. GREETINGS When it comes to greetings, there’s nothing new you need to know. General formal and informal Italian greetings are all you need to start your day off right in an Italian office. So, use buongiorno if you want to greet your boss or people you don’t know and ciao for colleagues you know well. LUNCH BREAK If you’ve just started your new job in an Italian office, it’s…

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Five Italian idiomatic expressions related to hands

Italian idiomatic expressions related to hands

Italians are famous for gesturing a lot while talking. Sometimes they do it to emphasize what they’re saying, sometimes, instead, gesturing hasn’t a meaning, but it just shows Italians’ nature. Since gesturing is second nature for Italians, it’s no surprising that also in Italian language there are many idiomatic expressions related to hands. Let’s see some of them. 1. STARE/STARSENE CON LE MANI IN MANO Stare con le mani in mano or starsene con le mani in mano are two Italian idiomatic expressions related to hands that literally mean to be with your hands in your hand. The real meaning…

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Italian drinks – How to order drinks in Italy

Italian drinks - How to order drinks in Italy

Who among us has never stopped in a café with her friends and ordered something to drink? Going out with friends is a very common way to relax and chat. And one of the most popular places to do it in Italy is a bar – a café in England or U.S.A. So, imagine you’re in Italy with your friends – or without them but during your holiday you make new Italian friends – and decide to spend some time relaxing in an Italian bar. Do you know how to order drinks in Italian? If your answer is no, worry…

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