Episode 128

Stare: The Italian Verb You Need to Know!


February 27th, 2024

10 mins 54 secs

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About this Episode

When should you use the verb stare? It can feel confusing at first – let’s clear things up so you can use it with confidence in conversation!

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Today's Italian words:
Come stai? = How are you? (lit. how you stay?)
I Sardi stanno bene = Sardinians are healthy/well (lit. The Sardinians stay well)
Cosa stai bevendo? = What are you drinking?
Stiamo per mangiare = We’re about to eat
Mi piace stare al mare = I like spending time at the seaside (lit. stay at the sea)
Lascia stare! = Let it go; forget about it
Stare a tavola = To spend time at the dinner table (lit. stay at table)