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Italian idiomatic expressions about💖

Avere un cuore di pietra

To have a heart of stone

Avere a cuore

To take to hearth

Con tutto il cuore

With all my heart


Avere il cuore in gola

To have the heart in one’s throat

Sentire un tuffo al cuore

 To feel the heart skipping a beat.


Persona di cuore

A person with a good heart


In cuor suo 

In his heart


A cuor leggero

To do something lightly


Mettersi il cuore in pace

To find closure/peace


Stare a cuore

To be a matter of concern. 

Mi piange il cuore

My heart is crying (It breaks my heart)


Ridere di cuore

To laugh heartily


Col cuore in mano

With heart in hand, wearing his/her heart on his/her sleeve, sincerely


Avere un cuore d’oro

To have a heart of gold


Due cuori ed una capanna

Two hearts and a tent, love on a shoestring.



Hearts stealer, heartbreaker.


Originally posted by zigtalk

10 cool things to do in Palermo
  1. Try local food (arancine, sfincione, pane ca meusa, pane con panelle e cazzilli, Stigghiola, Pasta chi sardi, anelletti al forno, and so on);
  2. Eat a super cannolo;
  3. Try our huge brioche with ice cream. It is a sort of ice cream burger;
  4. Stroll along Via Vittorio Emanuele, Via Maqueda, Via Roma and Via Libertà;  
  5. Visit Palermo food markets (Vucciria, Ballarò, Mercato del Capo, Sant’Agostino);
  6. Visit our beautiful churches (Cathedral of Palermo, La Cappella Palatina, Oratorio di Santa Cita, and so on);
  7. Enjoy the Arab-Norman itinerary, which includes a series of civil and religious structures dating from the era of the Norman kingdom of Sicily (1130-1194);
  8. Have something to drink at the Bar Obikà, on the rooftop of La Rinascente and take some nice pictures from there,;
  9. Visit the opera House of Palermo: Teatro Massimo. The third biggest theatre in Europe;
  10. Climb up Monte Pellegrino; enjoy the panorama and the nature;

The things to see and to do in Palermo are much much more. If you’ve something else to suggest, feel welcome to do so. :)