Word of the day: Tenda (Curtain/Tent)

IMG_0242.JPG Tenda (ten-da) Feminine singular noun

La tenda – The curtain/tent

Le tende – The curtains/tents

C’è troppa luce, puoi tirare la tenda? – There’s too much light, can you pull the curtain?

Arrivati al campeggio ci siamo resi conto che nessuno di noi sapeva montare una tenda – Once we got to the camping site we realised that none of us knew how to pitch a tent.

Tendone da circo – Circus tent

Apri le tende Matt, fai entrare un pò di luce – Open the curtains Matt, let some sunshine in.

Tenda della doccia – Shower curtain

Devo lavare le tende ma non ne ho voglia – I have to wash the curtains but I can’t be bothered.

Quando ho aperto le tende stava nevicando – When I opened the curtains, it was snowing.

David vorrebe andare in campeggio ma a me non piace dormire in tenda – David would like to go camping but I don’t like sleeping in a tent.

Spero che la tenda ci protegga dal temporale – I hope the tent will protect us from the storm.

Il cane si era nascosto dietro la tenda – The dog had hidden behind the curtain.

I bambini hanno macchiato le tende con la coca cola. Mia moglie sarà furiosa – The children have stained the curtains with coke. My wife will be furious.

 

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