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Italian false friends

Italian words that are misleading as to their English meaning
STUDY
PLAY
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