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What Darsela A Gambe Means In Italian

“Darsela a gambe” is a funny Italian idiom, have you ever heard it? When it comes to idioms, Italians know how to surprise you: the Italian language has plenty of amazing, meaningful idioms to learn and use as much as possible to sound like a native and “darsela a gambe” is a perfect example of […]

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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 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 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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What Ride Bene Chi Ride Ultimo Means In Italian

“Ride bene chi ride ultimo” is an Italian idiom that everyone should know! The nice idiomatic expression “ride bene chi ride ultimo” is often used by Italians, can you guess the meaning? As usual, idioms are very intriguing for the hidden meaning that we need to discover and translating is not the best way to […]

Italian idiomatic expression

What Restare A Bocca Asciutta Means In Italian

What do Italians mean with “restare a bocca asciutta“? “Restare a bocca asciutta” is a nice Italian idiomatic expression that you can hear while you speak with Italian natives. The meaning is not straight forward, so you might need to work on it a little bit: as often happens, idioms might be unclear until you […]

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What Chi Dorme Non Piglia Pesci Means In Italian

Did anyone say to you “chi dorme non piglia pesci“? “Chi dorme non piglia pesci” is a super fun Italian idiom and it’s so popular that you might have already come across it…if you didn’t, you will! Everyone knows it and use it widely, so it’s important to know what it means and be able […]

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What Non Tutto Il Male Viene Per Nuocere Means In Italian

Do you know the Italian idiom “Non tutto il male viene per nuocere“? “Non tutto il male viene per nuocere” is a very common idiomatic expression, so it’s definitely worth learning it! As for other idioms, this one does exist in other languages, probably because it expresses a universal idea. For example, in English we […]

Italian idiomatic expression

What Quando Il Gatto Non C’è I Topi Ballano Means In Italian

“Quando il gatto non c’è, i topi ballano” is a lovely Italian idiom that we use a lot! The first time that you hear someone saying “Quando il gatto non c’è, i topi ballano“, you might be a bit confuse. This idiom is extremely common in Italy and sometimes people say only the first half because […]

Italian idiomatic expression

What Fare Il Passo Più Lungo Della Gamba Means In Italian

Do you know the Italian idiom “Fare il passo più lungo della gamba“? “Fare il passo più lungo della gamba” is a very common expression that you might have already heard when speaking with natives. But what’s its meaning and when shall we use it? Literally, it means “to take a step longer than one’s […]