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esempio

English translation of esempio

example

The word 'esempio' is used in Italian to refer to an example, illustration or case in point. It can be used in both formal and informal contexts. For instance, you might say 'questo è un buon esempio' to indicate 'this is a good example'. It's also used in the phrase 'per esempio' which means 'for example'.


Example sentences using: esempio

Questo è solo un esempio.

English translation of Questo è solo un esempio.

This is just an example.

In this phrase, 'Questo' is a demonstrative pronoun meaning 'This', 'è' is the third-person singular present indicative of the verb 'essere', meaning 'is'. 'Solo' is an adverb meaning 'Just', and 'un esempio' is the indefinite article 'un' meaning 'an' and the word 'esempio' meaning 'example'

Dovresti prendere esempio da lui.

English translation of Dovresti prendere esempio da lui.

You should take an example from him.

This sentence begins with 'Dovresti', the second-person singular conditional of the verb 'dovere', meaning 'should'. 'Prendere esempio' is a fixed expression meaning 'to take an example'. 'Da lui' is a prepositional phrase with 'da' meaning 'from' and 'lui' meaning 'him'.

Per esempio, potremmo andare al cinema.

English translation of Per esempio, potremmo andare al cinema.

For example, we could go to the movies.

The phrase starts with 'Per esempio', a fixed expression which means 'For example'. 'Potremmo' is the first-person plural conditional of the verb 'potere', meaning 'we could'. 'Andare al cinema' is an infinitive phrase composed of 'andare', meaning 'to go', 'al', a conjunction of the preposition 'a' and the article 'il', and 'cinema', meaning 'movies'.

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