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Fa Male! Posted by on Jul 20, 2011

In a recent blog I discussed some alternative translations of the verb ‘fare’. See: Il Verbo Fare In this blog I’m going to look at one of the many idiosyncratic uses of fare. By combining fare with male (bad) we express the concept of ‘to hurt’. Let’s find out how it works with a few examples…

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Farsi Male Posted by on Feb 10, 2010

My last blog, Una Veduta dall mia Finestra was inspired by the landscape that I see from my window. This blog draws inspiration from a rather different source, my accident prone husband Geoff. Within the last three weeks he has managed to fall from a two meter wall and crack his ribs, remove a patch…

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