Word of the day: Macchina/Auto (Car)

Macchina (mac-chi-na) Feminine singular noun

Auto (au-to) Feminine singular noun (short for “automobile”)

FullSizeRender (5).jpgLa macchina / L’auto – The car

Le macchine / Le auto – The cars

Che macchina hai ? – What car do you have?

Auto della polizia – Police car

Auto aziendale – Company car

I miei zii hanno affittato una macchina per due giorni – My uncle and aunt have rented a car for two days.

Mamma parcheggia sempre la macchina in garage – Mum always parks the car in the garage.

Mi dai le chiavi della macchina? – Can you give/pass me the car keys?

Andiamo a fare un giro in macchina? – Shall we go for a car ride?

Siamo quasi stati investiti da una macchina – We were almost ran over by a car.

Ti ricordi dove abbiamo parcheggiato la macchina? – Can you remember where we parked the car?

La macchina è coperta di fango. Dovresti portarla all’autolavaggio – The car is covered in mud. You should take it to the car wash.

Come vai a lavoro, in auto o in treno? – How do you get to work, by car or by bus?

La strada è chiusa per un incidente stradale. Non fanno passare nessuna macchina – The road is closed because of a car crash. They don’t let any car through.

Ho fatto un incidente in macchina – I had a car crash.

 

 

 

 

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