Every country has their own idioms that mean something totally different than what they first appear to. You might say to your friend, “Wow! That cost an arm and a leg.” If someone from another country heard you- well, let’s just hope they don’t take it literally or they may get worried! If you think about it, you can probably come up with quite a few other unique phrases you use in daily life.
Since this is a common phenomenon that you'll encounter no matter where you go, we’ve rounded up 10 important Italian phrases to know in Florence that will help you speak like the locals!
1. Non avere peli sulla lingua = not to have hair on your tongue
When you have no hair on your tongue, you’re someone who tells it like it is. You don’t see the need to sugar-coat or lie about something- but make sure the things you say don't come off as harsh!Continue Reading →