7 Italian Words you think you know but…

By Manu Venditti | All Levels

Aug 08

 

In this light-hearted video (Part 1 of 2) we look at 7 Italian words or expressions that are commonly used in English, but that do not quite have the same meaning in Italy.
Some have similar meanings… some are just inappropriate, eh eh!

This Italian Word
AL FRESCO 
PEPPERONI
BOLOGNESE
ANTIPASTO
PANINI
GELATI
BRAVO

You think it means
DINING OUT
SALAMI
TOMATO SAUCE WITH MINCE
A SPECIFIC APETIZER
TOASTED FOCACCIA
SORBET
WELL DONE!

But it actually means
IN JAIL
DOESN’T EXIST
DOESN’T EXIST
ALL APETIZERS/ENTRES
PLAIN BREAD BUNS
ICE CREAMS
WELL DONE (for a single male only)

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