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Oxford Dictionaries Italian is packed with extra features to help you improve your language skills– whether you are a teacher or language learner, translator or traveller. 

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Useful phrases in Italian

Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Italy.

Quote of the week

“Soon can mean in one second, Soon can mean in one year. Soon is a terrible word.”

Heinrich Böll


German novelist and short-story writer

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