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Mi Piace! – Part 3. Posted by on May 18, 2018

Did you like the lasagne? Did you like his brother? Common everyday questions that you’re likely to be asked or you’ll want to ask in Italian. But how to go about it? N.B. before you read this article you’ll need to have studied the following: Italian Indirect Personal Pronouns Mi Piace! – Part 1. Mi…

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Mi Piace! – Part 2. Posted by on May 14, 2018

In Mi Piace! – Part 1. I wrote: “In Italian it’s not the person that does the liking, but the thing that pleases the person”. Today we’ll find out why it’s so important to understand this basic concept. Insisting on translating ‘mi piace‘ as ‘I like it’ is fine if you never intend to move beyond…

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Piacere Posted by on Apr 27, 2012

Chatting with an English couple the other day about the strange convolutions of the Italian language, the conversation moved onto the famous topic of piacere (to please). As a visitor to Italia you can be sure that you will be asked frequently ‘ti piace questo, ti piace quello?’ (do you like this, do you like…

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