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RE: To let someone do something: Italian grammar lesson 194

Apologies for the typing error. What I meant was I am told that "farmi capire" =" make myself BE UNDERSTOOD" rather than make myself understand. ...

8 months ago
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RE: To let someone do something: Italian grammar lesson 194

Yes = grazie mille. I sent you another question which you have yet to answer. II am told that "farmi capper" =" make myself BE UNDERSTOOD" rather ...

8 months ago
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RE: To make someone do something: Italian grammar lesson 193

Ciao ! Why does “farmi capire” mean “make me be understood” rather than make me understand” ? Grazie

8 months ago
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RE: To let someone do something: Italian grammar lesson 194

@stefano You say that "fagli and falle are indirect object pronouns, and fallo and falla are direct object pronouns" So does that mean that when ...

8 months ago
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RE: 203. Basta che telefoni

@julieta So basically, "glie" in both cases (glielo/gliela passo) means "to you (formal)". Correct? I have found it confusing because I have never ...

8 months ago
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RE: 203. Basta che telefoni

@julieta Thank you - that is reasonably clear. My confusion is with the following. If I ring and ask to speak to a lawyer, his receptionist might ...

8 months ago
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RE: 203. Basta che telefoni

Hi This is a question which does not relate to this section but I hope you can help me. I refer to the expression "glie la passo". I have seen many...

8 months ago
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RE: 138. Farà sempre più freddo

@julieta g Grazie for explaining that the "si" can refer to himself/herself/themseves. I understand that. What I find confusing is why you wou...

9 months ago
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RE: 138. Farà sempre più freddo

Question of informal “si” 1. Why is “si” sometimes followed by 2nd person (nel mondo si consumerà” ) and other times by 3rd person pl (eg si fanno sem...

9 months ago
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RE: Giving Orders and Instructions II: Italian grammar lesson 124

@julieta È un po difficile per i poveri stranieri - no? Fondamentalmente mi stai dicendo che scordatelo e guardatelo possono essere sia 2nd persone...

9 months ago
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RE: Giving Orders and Instructions II: Italian grammar lesson 124

Hi Julieta Thank you for trying. Afraid I am still confused. My problem is this. if grammar rules state that guardatelo = 2nd person plural, the...

9 months ago
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RE: Giving Orders and Instructions II: Italian grammar lesson 124

So does " guardatelo" = "guarda-te-lo" (2nd person singular informal) or "guardate-lo" (2nd per plurale)? Grazie!

9 months ago
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RE: Giving Orders and Instructions II: Italian grammar lesson 124

Can you please help me with the following. Does scordatela = scorda (2nd person singular informal) - te - la or scordatela = scordate (2nd perso...

9 months ago
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