« money talks | Main | still more idioms »

useful everyday italian expressions

Eccovi guys, a smorgasbord of useful everyday Italian expressions, flashcardized.

Che bello!
Shows enthusiastic approval of something.

Shows you're annoyed, bored, angry or fed up with a situation. Kind of like, "Aargh!"

Che ne so!
Use it when you have no idea about something. Like, "How should I know!"

Ti sta bene!
Serves you right!

Non te la prendere.
Don't get so upset.

Che macello!
What a mess!

Non mi va.
I don't feel like it.

Mi raccomando!
Way of adding urgency to a request, sort of like, "Please, I beg you!"

References (1)

References allow you to track sources for this article, as well as articles that were written in response to this article.

Reader Comments

There are no comments for this journal entry. To create a new comment, use the form below.

PostPost a New Comment

Enter your information below to add a new comment.

My response is on my own website »
Author Email (optional):
Author URL (optional):
All HTML will be escaped. Hyperlinks will be created for URLs automatically.