Questions tagged [pronouns]

Pronoun is a word that can function by itself as a noun phrase.

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Past participle and changing endings with auxiliary verb "avere"

I have read many times that the endings of the past participle doesn't change when used in conjunction with the auxiliary verb "avere". However I am increasingly noticing that is is not the case. For ...
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When can 'ci' be used to mean 'it'

I know that 'ci' can mean 'us' and 'there', but it appears it can also mean 'it'. For example: ci penso su - I'll think about it I've heard that it means kind of "it, in general" but I find the ...
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Are there rules for the positioning of clitic pronouns?

Are there rules for the positioning of clitic pronouns? Is there a preference between “poterlo dire” and “poter dirlo”, apart from how it sounds within a given sentence?

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