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to go on vacation
andare in ferie
to express/ convey
esprimere

-- "espresso" is past part.
to mention/ name
nominare

-- parlare di persone senza nominarle
an invitation - to extend, accept, refuse
un invito - estendere, accettare, rifiutare
town [also citizen]
cittadina
there are many interesting activities
ci sono molte attività interessanti

-- "attività" is feminine invariable noun - in this case used as a plural, therefore "ci sono" and "molte" -- also adjective "interessante" changes "i" ==> "e" when modifies plural noun
next to
accanto a
what are you up to?

[what have you done today that's interesting?]
cosa fai di bello?

[che dici di bello?]

[cosa hai fatto di bello oggi?]

-- "di bello" = interesting
to have rights
avere diritto
to spend time/ pass time

I'm going to spend the day with my family.
trascorrere

-- Trascorrerò la giornata con la mia famiglia.
to raise (funds)/ harvest

-- the harvest (e.g. grapes)

--We raised five thousand dollars.
raccogliere

-- racolto

-- Abbiamo raccolto cinquemila dollari.
to stay/ remain

-- to stay home
restare

-- restare a casa
party [not "festa" or "ricevimento"]
trattenimento
kind/ sort/ type

-- of various types
genere [masc - invariable]

-- di vario genere

-- see also "tipo" and "specie"
to sail
andare in barca a vela
to collect
collezionare
to go mountain climbing
fare alpinissmo
play chess
giocare a scacchi
to go on a cruise
fare una corciera
rent
l'affito
club

-- to join

-- member
il circolo

-- inscriversi

- il socio/ il membero
municipality
il comune
gate
il cancello
fence
la recinzione
reach/ get to/ join

Dad joins us only on the weekend
raggiunge

Il papà ci raggiunge solo per il fine settimana
compared with
rispetto a
at/ nearby
presso
appropriate/ reasonable

-- Does the cost seem appropriate to you?
conveniente

Ti sembra conveneiente il costo?
to send (an email)
inviare

-- see also "mandare"/ "spedirie"
How long has it been since you went on vacation

I have not gone on vacation since 2003.
Da quanto tempo non va in vacanza?

Non vado in ferie dal 2003.
ants
le formiche
I die
You (inf) die
He dies
We die
You (pl) die
They die
muoio
muori
muore
moriamo
morite
muoiono
to be (a certain number of years old)

to finish/ complete
compiere (x anni)
to share an apartment
dividere un appartameno
to straighten up the house
mettere in ordine la casa
to go to visit
andare a trovare
to be forced

-- I was forced to do it
costringere

ero costretto di farlo
attraction
richiamo
to board/get on or in [bus/car/plane/ train)

to disembark/get off/ get out of [bus/car/plane/ train]
salire

scendere
meal
pasto