E almeno l inglese sapevatelo… altrimenti.. PET YOUR ENGLISH !!

Phrasal Verb of the day

LET UP = become less severe;

They’re hoping the cold weather will let up soon.

Second Phrasal of the day . It will EASE UP !


On Top Of

Bottom line we are always on top of the situation !! E quanto ci piace l ‘inglese ????

on top of something

in control of a situation and aware of changes:

The stock market has been unpredictable, and you really have to stay on top of things.

On top of is also used to mean in addition to, esp. something unpleasant:

We missed the bus, and on top of that it started raining.

TISHS : Things Italians Should Not Say


Verbo Intransitivo :

Sembra simpatico   → he seems o appears (to be) nice
Sembrava più giovane  → he seemed o looked younger
Sembra una ragazzina → she looks like a young girl
Sembra una strega → she looks like a witch
Sembra suo padre →  he looks like his father
Sembra caffè → it tastes like coffee
al tocco sembrava seta → it felt like silk
sembra odore di bruciato→  it smells as if something is burning
Impersonal Verb :
Sembra che  → it seems that
Mi sembra che… (ho l’impressione) → it seems to me that, it looks to me as though (penso) I think (that) , I have a feeling that
Non è facile come sembra  → it’s not as easy as it seems
Ti sembra giusto? → do you think it’s fair?
Le sembra di sapere tutto  → she thinks she knows everything
Fai come ti sembra→ do as you please o as you see fit
Sembrava una buona idea → It seemed like a good idea

TISNS : Things Italians Should Not Say

W : I put it on the library shelf   R : I put it on the BOOKCASE shelf

Library in inglese vuol dire ” biblioteca”. ” Libreria” si dice “book store/shop”. La libreria intesa come mobile di case si chiama “bookcase” !!