Italian Phrase: Ti piace? (Do you like it?)

If you buy someone a gift or cook them a meal, you might want to ask the question Ti piace? (Do you like it?) to find out if your thoughtful gesture was appreciated. The phrase is made up of the second person indirect pronoun ti (you or to you) and the verb piacere (to like) …

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Italian Phrase of the Week: Mi piacerebbe… (I would like…)

The expression “I would like…” is extremely useful to know in any language. In Italian, one common way of translating this phrase is “Mi piacerebbe…” which literally means “It would please me…“ Mi piacerebbe andare al cinema questa sera. I would like to go to the cinema this evening. Similar to “Mi piacerebbe…” is the …

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