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professore

English translation of professore

professor

The word professore in Italian is used to refer to a person who teaches at a university or college. It is equivalent to the English word 'professor'. The word can be used as a title before a person's name, as in 'Professor Smith', or as a standalone noun, as in 'She is a professor at the university'.


Example sentences using: professore

Il professore sta leggendo un libro.

English translation of Il professore sta leggendo un libro.

The professor is reading a book.

This is a simple sentence where 'professore' is the subject. Note the conjugation of the verb 'leggere' (to read).

Il mio amico è un professore di matematica.

English translation of Il mio amico è un professore di matematica.

My friend is a math professor.

This sentence uses 'professore' as a predicate nominative following 'è' (is). 'Di matematica' is a prepositional phrase indicating the professor's specialty.

Sto cercando il professore per fare la lezione.

English translation of Sto cercando il professore per fare la lezione.

I am looking for the professor to have the lesson.

In this example, 'professore' is the object of the verb 'cercando' (looking for). 'Per fare la lezione' is an infinitive phrase indicating the purpose of the search.

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