Time expressions - Italian grammar

Here’s a collection of simple grammar notes on an important grammar topic in the Italian language: Time expressions!
In Italian, time expressions can be used when talking about actions which happened in the past, present, or future. How to say dates and times in the past and in the future in Italian? What if it’s in one year from now or one hour ago?

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