IL PIACERE DI SAPERLO (for the pleasure of knowing it.)
ESSERE vs, STARE
TO BE and is used as the default verb for all
is used primarily in IDIOMATIC
EXPRESSIONS to describe a temporary state.
IO STO BENE means I am well, I feel well, I am
As an idiomatic expression,
io sto means "I live" (with the name of the city where
stare in piedi =
lit. "to stand on one's feet," meaning "to stand up."
stare attento = to pay attention
stare in silenzio = to be quiet
stare sveglio = to stay awake
stare dietro a = to keep up with
stare fermo = to stand still