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two basic questions

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two basic questions

Postby haasrj_81459 » April 16th, 2018 5:20 am

1. What's the best way to say please?
Per favore or per piacere?

Your lessons never seem to mention the last one, but when I learned Italian years ago, they were both used.

2. I'd never really heard "salve" before used as "hello". When is it appropriate to use that vs buon giorno, ciao etc?


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Re: two basic questions

Postby ofeliadgrd » April 19th, 2018 4:21 pm

Hi Robert,

1. We can use both. Choose the one that you prefer :wink:
2. "Salve" can be used at any hour and in any situation, both formal or casual.

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