A list of italian idioms with pronouns (verbi pronominali) with examples and premium podcast.
Level = intermediate.
Italians use verbs and pronouns to creat very colorful and useful idioms. This is something you really need to get used to if you want to be fluent. I’m going to teach you some important idioms after a brief explenation and some examples. If you are a Skype student, you can log in and listen to the correct pronunciation of the sentences.
Technically, we are talking about verbi pronominali, pronominal verbs. It doesn’t matter if you don’t remember it. Most italians don’t and personally I don’t focus too much on definitions. Let’s see some examples of italian idioms with pronouns instead.
Try to understand the meaning of the sentences. If you have questions, please use the comments or send me a private email.
There are many other verbi pronominali. If you like italian movies, songs, books or have friends in Italy, pay attention to italian idioms with pronouns and memorize them. If you use idioms every now and then, your Italian communicative skills will have a great benefit. Alla prossima!
Italian painting of today: Giorgione – Doppio ritratto (1502)