Italian idioms

15th August is Ferragosto, a public holiday in Italy. Originally of Roman roots and linked to the Catholic celebration the “Assumption of Mary”, it is now often used to celebrate summer, as many businesses in Italy tend to close their doors for several weeks in August. In honour of the festival, we’ve put together 8 Italian idioms to help boost your language skills and keep your brain active during those long summer breaks:

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As well as being a self-confessed language geek and baking fanatic, Fiona is the Digital Marketing Manager at Capita Translation and Interpreting. When she's not writing blogs, she often dreams of touring France one patisserie at a time.

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