"How is the job?"

June 16, 2013


I'll ask the pesky "essere" vs. "stare" question. Why do you say, "come stai?" but not "come sta il lavoro?"

June 16, 2013
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Stare in "come stai?" is used to express feelings and states of being of the subject: such a meaning can't be applied to inanimate things such as "lavoro". You could say "Come va il lavoro?" though.

June 16, 2013
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