Word of the Day (la parola del giorno)

Word of the Day: Volentieri

After a few complicated and made-up Words of the Day, today’s is pretty simple.

Volentieri, is an Italian adverb, meaning with pleasure, or con piacere. It is basically a way to say ‘willingly,’ ‘sure,’ or ‘gladly.’

1) ‘Faccio una festa a casa mia, vuoi venire?’ – I am throwing a party at my house, do you want to come?
-‘Si, volentieri!’ – Yes, gladly!

2) ‘Puoi aprire la bottiglia di vino?’ – Can you open the bottle of wine?
– ‘Volentieri.’ – Sure.

3) ‘Leggi tutti gli articoli di Young in Rome?!’  – You read every Young in Rome article?!
– ‘Si! Volentieri!’ – Yes! With pleasure!

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