"I was really embarrassed."

Translation:Ero davvero imbarazzata.

5/4/2013, 6:07:22 PM

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Is this saying "I was very embarrassed" or "Truthfully, I was embarrassed"?

I thought davvero was more like "truthfully" or earnestly" in which case the English would be "I really was embarrassed"

The answer as given I would expect to be "Ero molto imbarazzata"

1/27/2015, 10:00:34 PM

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Ero molto imbarazzato is correct but Ero tanto imbarazzato apparently not? This doesn't make a lot of sense.

7/29/2018, 10:36:45 AM

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How about "Sono stato proprio messo in imbarazzo" ?

1/25/2014, 1:20:02 AM

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"Mettere in imbarazzo" is an informal alternative to the transitive meaning of "imbarazzare", so it can be used when someone actively embarrasses you, as in "Mi metti in imbarazzo" (you're embarrassing me). It doesn't work in this sentence.

1/25/2014, 7:35:30 PM

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Ah, capisco, grazie f.formica.

1/26/2014, 1:16:22 AM

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Since one usually feels embarrassment for oneself, I would think that the reflexive "Sono (o Sto?) davvero imbarazzatomi" might be the most accurate version. Is this not possible in Italian?

6/16/2014, 8:05:44 PM

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I tried " Ero davvero imbarrazato" but Duo says it's wrong. Is male and female version of 'embarrassed' the same??

7/2/2017, 7:04:07 PM

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9/23/2018, 9:05:43 AM

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again, why not 'stavo'? Still working on the difference.

3/3/2019, 9:40:34 PM
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