The verb “to leave” in English has three translations in Italian: “uscire”, “partire”, and “lasciare”. These three verbs have specific uses depending on context. Learn how to use them in this lesson!

Two Main Takeaways

  • The verb “uscire” is used when we’re physically exiting a place, while the verb “partire” is used when we’re leaving for a trip.
  • The verb “lasciare” is used when we’re abandoning a person, a place, or a thing.

Three Action Steps

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Links Mentioned and Other Resources

  • CLICK HERE to listen to episode #42: Seven Main Uses of the Infinitive.
  • CLICK HERE to listen to episode #25: How to Use Potere, Riuscire, and Sapere.
  • CLICK HERE to get the Italian Verb Blueprint, a guide for conjugating all regular Italian verbs.

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