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AUTUMN BUCKET LIST - DAY 8 and 9

2 years ago

DECORA UNA STANZA DELLA CASA

Decorate a room at home


DECORARE is an Italian verb i feel very close to my personality: it means to embellish space through objects or the objects you keep in your own space through imagination and creativity.
What I've decorated on my 8th day of Bucket List Challenge are two spots of my home: my entry room (L'INGRESSO) and my living room (SOGGIORNO). If you're curious don't forget to check it on my Instagram page for Italian language learners ;-)

Present tense
IO DECORO
TU DECORI
LUI/LEI DECORA
NOI DECORIAMO
VOI DECORATE
LORO DECORANO

Imperative tense
DECORA (TU)
DECORATE (VOI)


RACCOGLI UNA FOGLIA SECCA

Pick up a dry leaf


Here is a very "social" verb in Italian language: RACCOGLIERE! It basically is a verb that we use when we PUT THINGS TOGETHER :-) like a sort of meeting (when people are involved) or a collection (when we talk about material things). But RACCOGLIERE is also an enriching action since it's the verb of harvest (when we deal with nature) and, more important today, is the movement of picking up from the ground.
When I was a child my grandma always used to warn me: "NON RACCOGLIERE LE COSE DA TERRA!" --> "DON'T EVER PICK UP THINGS FROM THE GROUND!"...it actually is a good advice, I believe :-)! But still, when Autumn arrives, there's kind of a magnetic force that push me to pick pine cone, wood sticks, acorns or dry leaves, especially those with bright orange, red and yellow shades - that by the way, are perfect in terms of home decor ;-)

Present tense
IO RACCOLGO
TU RACCOGLI
LUI/LEI RACCOGLIE
NOI RACCOGLIAMO
VOI RACCOGLIETE
LORO RACCOLGONO

Please notice: IO RACCOLGO / LORO RACCOLGONO are a bit different from the other subjects ;-)

Imperative tense
RACCOGLI (TU)
RACCOGLIETE (VOI)

And by remembering my family wisdom, have a look on how NEGATIVE FORM of IMPERATIVE verbs work in Italian:

NON RACCOGLIERE --> NON + INFINITIVE VERB



NON PERDERE

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