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Sentence

È bella da morire.

Translation

She's incredibly beautiful.

Notes

Da morire = unbelievably, incredibly; formed by adding to the preposition da the infinitive form of the verb morire (to die)



Analysis


È
     essere
          1. v. (intransitive, indicating existence, identity, location, or state) to be, to stay
          2. v. (auxiliary, used to form composite past tense of many intransitive verbs) to have (done something); to
          3. v. (impersonal, of a duration of time since an event) to have passed
          4. n. being
bella
     1. n. beauty, belle (beautiful woman)
     2. n. sweetheart
     3. n. fair copy (final draft of a piece of writing)
     4. n. showdown (deciding match)
     5. n. a Renaissance-style ceramic plate decorated with portraits of young women.
     6. adj. feminine singular of adjective bello
     bello
          1. adj. nice, fair, fine, pleasant; beautiful (of the weather etc.)
          2. adj. good-looking, handsome; beautiful (of a person)
          3. adj. considerable (quantity)
          4. adj. good
          5. n-m. beauty
          6. n-m. (weather) fair-weather
          7. n-m. (informal) man, fella
da
     1. prep. from
     2. prep. at
     3. prep. since
     4. prep. to (implying necessity)
     5. prep. ngd, Used in some adverbial phrases:
     6. prep. like, as
     7. v. misspelling of dà
morire
     1. n. death
     2. v. (intransitive) to die
da morire
     1. adv. (intensifier) incredibly, terribly, very, absolutely, extremely, a lot


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