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"dare" Italian translation




The Italian verb dare means to give.

Part of speech



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Meaning: to give

Ho deciso di dare un regalo a mia madre per il suo compleanno.

I decided to give my mother a gift for her birthday.

Meaning: to dare

Non osavo parlare con lei, ma alla fine ho dato il primo passo.

I didn't dare speak to her, but in the end I took the first step.

Meaning: to provide

Il ristorante ci ha dato una bottiglia d'acqua gratis.

The restaurant provided us with a free bottle of water.

Meaning: to yield

La strada dà sulla piazza principale del paese.

The road yields onto the main square of the town.

Meaning: to inflict

L'incidente gli ha dato una brutta ferita alla testa.

The accident inflicted a bad wound on his head.



  • io do
  • tu dai
  • lui/lei dà
  • noi diamo
  • voi date
  • loro danno


  • io ho dato
  • tu hai dato
  • lui/lei ha dato
  • noi abbiamo dato
  • voi avete dato
  • loro hanno dato


  • io darò
  • tu darai
  • lui/lei darà
  • noi daremo
  • voi darete
  • loro daranno


  • io avevo dato
  • tu avevi dato
  • lui/lei aveva dato
  • noi avevamo dato
  • voi avevate dato
  • loro avevano dato

Simple Past

  • io diedi
  • tu desti
  • lui/lei diede
  • noi demmo
  • voi deste
  • loro diedero


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A1: Io do il libro a te.

I give the book to you.

A2: Loro danno da mangiare al cane.

They give food to the dog.

A2: Lei mi ha dato un regalo di compleanno.

She gave me a birthday present.

B1: Se mi dai una mano, finiamo prima.

If you lend me a hand, we'll finish earlier. (present simple)

B2: Ho dato il mio parere sulla questione.

I gave my opinion on the matter. (present perfect)

B2: Quando arriverai, ti darò tutte le informazioni necessarie.

When you arrive, I will give you all the necessary information. (future simple)

C1: Dopo che avrò dato la mia dimissione, prenderò una lunga vacanza.

After I resign, I will take a long vacation. (future perfect)

C2: Avrei dato qualsiasi cosa per essere lì con te in quel momento.

I would have given anything to be there with you at that moment. (past conditional)

C2: Nonostante gli avessi dato tutte le indicazioni, si è perso per strada.

Despite having given him all the directions, he got lost on the way. (past perfect)

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Dare is a very common verb in Italian and it is used in many different contexts. It can be used to indicate the act of giving something, such as a gift or money. For example, 'Ho dato un regalo a mia sorella' means 'I gave a present to my sister'.

However, dare can also be used in other ways. For instance, it can be used to express permission or authorization, as in 'Mi dai il permesso di uscire?' which means 'Can I have your permission to go out?'. Additionally, dare can be used to express emotions or sensations, such as fear or pain. For example, 'Mi dà fastidio la luce' means 'The light bothers me'.

It is important to note that dare is an irregular verb and its conjugation must be memorized. In the present tense, for instance, the first person singular form is 'do', while the third person singular form is 'dà'. However, once you learn how to use this verb correctly, you will find it extremely useful in everyday conversations.

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