PRONOMINAL VERBS

Pronominal means related to pronouns; therefore, a pronominal verb is always accompanied by a pronoun (eg. Sentirsela, farcela, cavarsela, andarsene, poterne etc.) Scegli e coniuga il verbo appropriato per ogni frase.         SENTIRSELA – FARCELA – ANDARSENE –...

IDIOMATIC EXPRESSIONS WITH “CAVOLO”

Here are some common Italian idiomatic expressions with the word cabbage (cavolo) that will make you sound like a native speaker.   –  COL CAVOLO!  Yeah right! No way!     Col cavolo che smetto di studiare l’italiano. No way would I stop studying Italian....

FALSE FRIENDS

In Italian we find many words which remind us of their English counterparts: la Tavola/the table, partire/to depart, la notte/the night…then there are those pesky ‘false friends,’ which trick us by resembling English words while meaning something quite different....