Word of the day: Cielo (Sky)

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Cielo (cie-lo) Masculine singular noun

Il cielo – The sky

I cieli – The skies

Oh cielo! – Heavens!

Cielo e terra – Heaven and earth

Non sta né in cielo né in terra – No rhyme or reason / bizarre (“It isn’t in heaven nor on earth“)

Sono al settimo cielo – I’m on cloud nine (“I’m on the seventh sky“)

Settimo cielo – Seventh heaven

Per amor del cielo! – For heaven’ sake!

Se alzi gli occhi verso il cielo… – If you look up to the sky…

Apriti cielo! – Goodness me!

Che cielo scuro! Si metterà a piovere da un momento all’altro – What a dark sky! It will start raining any minute now.

Cielo a pecorelle acqua a catinelle – (proverb) If the sky is scattered with clouds that look like white sheep, it will be soon pouring down with rain.

Alzarono le braccia al cielo – They raised their arms up to the sky.

Cielo stellato – Night sky

Azzurro cielo – Blue sky

Il cielo sopra la terra – The sky above the earth

Il sole è alto nel cielo – The sun is high up in the sky

Il cielo è coperto dalle nuvole – The sky is covered with clouds.

Grattacielo – Skyscraper

 

 

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