23 ways to use the verb “FARE”

Other than being an irregular verb, FARE is used in Italian in a number of many useful expressions. Let’s see some of them: Fare i compiti: to do the homework Fare le pulizie: to do the cleanings Fare un biglietto: to buy a ticket Fare una passeggiata: to go for a walk Fare un giro:[…]

Giocare or suonare?

The English for the verbs GIOCARE and SUONARE, is platying. The French for both, is JOUER. Nevertheless, gioacre and suonare in Italian come with different meanings. What’s the difference? Giocare suggests the idea of being involved in a game (un gioco) individually or in a group. It is used when it comes to sports too.[…]

SAPERE VS. CONOSCERE. What is the difference?

SAPERE and CONOSCERE are two Italian verbs that often lead to confusion, in fact both can be translated into the verb ‘to know‘ in English. Although, in Italian sapere and conoscere are used with different meanings and they are not interchangeable¬†! CONOSCERE¬†is used with people, places or things. ¬†Conoscere means to be familiar or acquainted[…]