Word of the day: Occhio (Eye)

Occhio (oc-chio) Masculine singular noun

IMG_6533L’occhio – The eye

Gli occhi – The eyes

Occhi di gatto – Cat’s eyes

Di che colore hai gli occhi? – What’s the colour of your eyes?

Occhio! – Watch out!

Dana ha gli occhi blu come il mare – Dana’s eye are as blue as the sea.

I miei genitori hanno gli occhi verdi – My parents have green eyes.

Cerca di non dare troppo nell’occhio – Try not to attract too much attention.

L’ho solo visto con la coda dell’occhio – I only saw him with the corner of my eye.

Che brutto! E’ un pugno in un occhio! – That’s awful! It’s an eyesore!

Siamo nell’occhio del ciclone – We are in the middle of the storm.

Stai all’occhio! – Be careful!

Il mare si estendeva a perdita d’occhio – The sea stretched as far as the eye could see.

Tienilo sott’occhio. Non mi fido di lui – Keep an eye on him. I don’t trust him.

Occhio nero – Black eye

Avere un occhio di riguardo per qualcuno – To have special consideration for someone

Occhio per occhio – An eye for an eye

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