Italian false friends

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Italian words that are misleading as to their English meaning

Argomento

Subject, topic, point

Assumere

To take on, engage

Attualmente

at present, at the moment

cantina

cellar

collegio

boarding school

confetti

sugar coated almonds

confidenza

familiarity, intimacy

conveniente

suitable, cheap, advantageous

educazione

good manners, upbringing

eventualmente

perhaps, if necessary

facilita

ease, facility

fattoria

farm

magazzino

warehouse, department store

morbido

soft, delicate

parente

relative

pavimento

floor

petrolio

crude oil

possibilmente

if possible

registrazione

recording

rumore

noise

sensibile

sensitive

sopportare

to stand, to bear

discussione

argument

suppore

to assume

mensa

canteen

carnagione

complexion

coriandfoli

confetti

fiducia

confidence

comodo

convenient

istruzione

education

alla fine

eventually

attrezzature

facilities

fabbrica

factory

rivista

magazine

genitore

parent

marciapiede

pavement

benzina

petrol

puo darsi

possibly

iscrizione

registration

voce, diceria

rumour

sensato

sensible

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