Some Italian verbs require the use of prepositions. For example “to play” in English, when talking about playing a game, in Italian translates into “giocare a”, requiring the preposition “a”.

Two Main Takeaways

  • Most verbs that require prepositions in Italian use the prepositions “a”, “di”, or “su”.
  • Commonly used Italian verbs with prepositions are: “credere a”, “giocare a”, “avere bisogno di”, and “contare su”.

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Links Mentioned and Other Resources

  • CLICK HERE to listen to episode #31: The Preposition “Da”.
  • CLICK HERE to listen to episode #71: The Preposition “Di”.
  • CLICK HERE to get the Italian Verb Blueprint, a guide for conjugating all regular Italian verbs.

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