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What Avere Sette Vite Come Un Gatto Means In Italian

“Avere sette vite come un gatto” is a very popular Italian idiom! If you are learning Italian, you have probably heard the idiom “avere sette vite come un gatto” since people use it quite a lot: it’s an easy expression to learn that finds correspondence in other languages as well, so you might have a […]

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What Quedarse Dormido Means In Spanish

“Quedarse dormido” is such a nice Spanish idiom! In Spanish there are many idiomatic expressions with the verb “quedarse” (a reflexive verb which means to stay in a place, not to move away): “quedarse dormido” is one of them, a lovely idiom to learn and use in conversation. So “quedarse” combines with different words to […]

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What Essere Muto Come Un Pesce Means In Italian

There is a new lovely Italian idiom to learn: “essere muto come un pesce“! It’s not too difficult to understand what “essere muto come un pesce” means in Italian, however it’s worth having a look at its meaning and uses. Sometimes the difficult part is answering the question: in which context shall I use this […]

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What Mettere Troppa Carne Sul Fuoco Means In Italian

In Italian we use the idiom “mettere troppa carne sul fuoco” a lot! “Mettere troppa carne sul fuoco” is one of the several idioms with food: since the language reflects the culture of the country where it is spoken, in Italian you can find many expressions with food because it is an essential component of […]

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What No Entender Ni Papa Means In Spanish

When can we use the Spanish idiom “no entender ni papa”? If you have already heard the expression “no entender ni papa” you might have an idea of the meaning: it is one of the several idioms with food that are extremely common in Spanish. However, using food in idiomatic expressions sometimes means saying something […]

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What Passare La Notte In Bianco Means In Italian

Do you know what “passare la notte in bianco” means in Italian? In some situations you might have heard someone using the Italian idiom “passare la notte in bianco”: if you translate, you can easily understand the first part of this idiomatic expressions, but what about “in bianco”? What do we refer to? As usual, […]

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What Ser Uña Y Carne Means In Spanish

Do you know what “ser uña y carne” means? “Ser uña y carne” is a new Spanish idiomatic expression to add to your vocabulary! Learning idioms is very important in order to progress and get more familiar with the language. Native speakers use idioms all the time, so the more you learn the better: some […]

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What Avere Il Pollice Verde Means In Italian

The Italian idiom “avere il pollice verde” is a good one! In Italian we commonly use “avere il pollice verde” when we refer to a very specific situation, so it’s useful to learn how to use this expression. Do you like gardening? Are you good at that? Well, this is exactly what we are talking […]

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Learn Some Lovely Italian Sayings

There are some Italian sayings that really make the difference! If you are into Italian sayings you know how good they are to express oneself and speak like a native: sometimes it’s hard to catch their meaning and it takes a while to master them but once you’ve learnt their uses you can’t live without […]

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What Alzare Il Gomito Means In Italian

Alzare il gomito is a funny Italian expression: do you know its meaning? If you translate “alzare il gomito” in your language, it would not correspond to the real meaning of the idiomatic expression: “alzare” means “to raise” and “gomito” is the elbow, but the way we use it as an idiom is very different! […]