When to use Io?

I've noticed that some sentences start with Io an some do not. I know Io means I, so when are you supposed to start the sentence with Io and when can you just start with what you are doing?

July 1, 2015


You can always start a sentence with Io (If it begins with I). Io ho un gatto means I have a cat, but you can also say Ho un gatto, also meaning I have a cat. It's because you only say have with I, we, or they; she and he singularly don't have but has; she has, he has. She has a cat would be Lei ha un gatto or Ha un gatto ( he has a cat could also be Ha un gatto so that sometimes gets confusing). Does any of that make sense? I really hope it does. To sum it up you can say Ho un gatto meaning I have a cat and Io ho un gatto as well. This also works with voglio (want) and other words but I just used Ho because it's easy.

July 8, 2015

I really hope you understand that.

July 8, 2015

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July 9, 2015
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