How many times did you not understand Italian even if you have a very good knowledge of the language? This might have happened because of some weird idiomatic expressions! That’s why, in this article, I’ll teach you 12 of the weirdest Italian idioms, and their explanation (when it’s known).
Cesare Pavese said “Every new morning, I’ll go out on the streets looking for colours.” In fact, colours are good for your life, they cheer it up and fill it. Everyone can notice the benefits of taking a walk in the green nature. There are many ways to add more colour to your daily life through little things, such as clothes, lipstick, flowers, etc. What if their positive power concerned your tongue too? If you could paint reality just by speaking? In Italian there are many idiomatic expressions related to colour!
The particle ci in Italian always cause troubles to foreign students, especially when it interacts with idioms! Therefore, in the following lesson we are going to explain the meaning and how to use the Italian idioms including CI!
If you want to speak a language properly, like Italian, as a true native speaker you need to know not only a large number of words, but also a bunch of expressions that are present in every conversation. For this reason, we selected and gathered for you the 12 most used expressions by Italians!
In bocca al lupo è is certainly the most used and renowned Italian expression and its meaning is quite simple: it’s used to wish someone good luck, best of luck! However, many people don’t know the origin or how to reply to this expression. Therefore, in this article, we are going to answer these questions, once and for all!