Today’s Parola del Giorno is the verb, ricoverare, which means to hospitalize. When used with the verb, essere ricoverato (in ospedale), it means to be admitted (to the hospital). See the verb used below in its context:

Mi dispiace molto per Edoardo. L’altra settimana aveva forti dolori allo stomaco, pensava fosse un virus, invece, dopo alcune analisi, è venuto fuori che aveva un’appendicite. Adesso è ricoverato in ospedale, in attesa dell’operazione.

I’m really sorry for Edoardo. The other week he had strong stomach pains, and he thought it might be a virus, but after some analyses, it came out that he had appendicitis. He is now being admitted to the hospital, awaiting the operation.


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