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How To Use Venire In The Passive Form Posted by on Jan 25, 2017

Strange how after all these years of writing this blog I suddenly discover that we’ve never written about an important grammatical point: the use of the verb venire (to come) in the passive conjugation. Let’s begin with the passive conjugation: We use the passive conjugation when we want to put the emphasis on the person…

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La Festa dei Santi–Part 2: Grammatical Notes Posted by on Apr 30, 2015

How did you get on with yesterday’s article, La Festa dei Santi? Hope you didn’t find it too complicated. Whilst I was reading through it and highlighting some of the vocabulary for the footnotes, I also picked out a few grammatical points that I felt it would be worth discussing. Below you’ll find short excerpts…

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