What Italians really mean: Italian proverbs and idiomatic expressions explained

Jun 23, 2015 1401

Unless you're a native speaker, it's easy to get confused by some Italian expressions. Here are a few useful and interesting expressions that I've encountered in Italy. There are Italian expressions with very familiar English equivalents...

"Chi dorme non piglia pesci" Direct translation: Who sleeps doesn't catch fish – What it means: The early bird catches the worm; "Chi va piano, va sano e va lontano" Direct translation: Who goes slowly, goes safely and far – What it means: Slow and steady wins the race

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