Word of the day: Porta (Door)

Porta (por-ta) Feminine singular noun

12745908_10156627866815602_3543703809096161083_n.jpgLa porta – The door

Le porte – The doors

Qualcuno ha bussato alla porta – Someone knocked at the door.

Non sbattere la porta quando esci – Do not slam the door when you leave.

Sfondare una porta aperta –  To force an open door (fig.) to preach to the converted.

Apro io la porta, non preoccuparti – Don’t worry, I’ll open the door.

David ha cambiato la porta della maniglia – David replaced/changed the door handle.

Hai chiuso la porta a chiave? – Have you locked the door?

Prima di diventare famoso, Richard era un venditore porta a porta – Before becoming famous, Richard was a door-to-door salesman.

Non ti preoccupare, lascia la porta aperta, la chiudo io dopo – Don’t worry, leave the door open, I’ll close it later.

Mi piace Emma Watson, sembra la ragazza della porta accanto – I like Emma Watson, she looks like the girl next door.

La polizia ha dovuto sfondare la porta per entrare – The police had to break down the door to get in.

 

 

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