I is translated by io which, however, is very often understood: I'm leaving for London tomorrow = domani parto per Londra. - When I is used in emphasis, io is employed and stressed, and placed either at the beginning or at the end of the sentence: I didn't take it = io non l'ho preso, non l'ho preso io. - When used impersonally, I is translated by si: Where can I get the bus number 14, please? = Dove si può prendere il 14, per favore? - For particular uses see below
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