Friday, December 18, 2009

Friday's False Friend

romance v. romanzo

Romance is when you are in love with a person and have a love affair. However Italian's word, romanzo, means a novel (which may or may not have some romance as part of the plot). Translate with una storia d'amore.

Eng) Some women come to Italy for romance.

It) Alcune donne vengono in Italia per vivere una storia d'amore.

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