la questione

Today’s Parola del Giorno is the noun, la questionewhich means questionmatter, or issue. This noun is not to be confused with the noun, la domanda, which is the noun we would use if we were posing various queries or interrogations to someone (for example, fare una domandato ask a question). See the noun used below in its context:

Marco non può uscire stasera non perché non vuole ma perché non ha soldi. Ha perso il lavoro un mese fa e adesso, per qualsiasi cosa, è tutta una questione di soldi.

Marco cannot go out tonight, not because he does not want to but because he doesn’t have any money. He lost his job a month ago and now, for anything, it is all a matter of money.

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