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"Non ci vogliono ricevere."

Translation:They do not want to receive us.

May 17, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Germandy

Is this in the sense of "they do not want to welcome us", etc., like they don't want you to come for a visit?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/val234

that's what I thought as well.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mangoHero1

What exactly does receive someone mean?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/gmcolletti

One of the definitions of 'ricevere' is "welcome, greet, entertain", so yes "They don't want us to come for a visit" in the broad sense. Maybe more specifically they don't want to do the things a good host does for guests.

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