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"Compra una casa."

July 12, 2013

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why he or it buys a house and not i buy....

July 12, 2013

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"I buy" = "(io) compro". "Compra" is whether present indicative 3rd person singular (he or she), or 2nd person imperative "Buy a house!" = "compra una casa!"

July 12, 2013

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thanks! im guessing this is where things start to get difficult as im looking at web pages of other verb conjugations where compri and compro are used for he/she too!

July 12, 2013

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its interesting how every native word ends in a vowel.. i actually think it aids learning as once you know a word and some rules you know many words..i find it a common sense system with my limited view, and i am happier learning italian now than before when i was just thinking about it! but you know i love the sound of it, yet if i hadnt heard it, being an outsider understanding how all the words ended like that i might think that it drives them crazy speaking it!! but maybe its just the opposite..

July 12, 2013
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