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Today’s Parola del Giorno is the verb, spegnere, which means to turn off, for example: a light, a TV, a computer, etc. See the verb used below in its context:

Padre: Clara, hai spento la luce della scala?

Father: Clara, did you turn off the light on the stairs?

Figlia: Un secondo papà, fai entrare prima alla nonna altrimenti non vede bene i gradini. La spengo dopo!

Daughter: One second, dad, let grandma come in first otherwise she can’t see the steps well. I will turn it off afterwards.


Non dimenticare

spegnere is irregular in the present tense: spengo, spegni, spegne, spegniamo, spegnete, spengono

: the past participle is irregular, spento