Every language has unique words that describe very specific things or special situations, but can’t be directly translated into other languages. There are plenty of Italian nouns, verbs, and adjectives that fall into the category of untranslatable words. Learning these words can be an excellent way to expand your vocabulary,
Italians like to look nice when out and about: ironed shirts and trousers, clean shoes, hair just right… insomma (all in all), everything in its place. In many cases, this includes il trucco (makeup). The noun il trucco also means “trick,” so in a sense you are tricking the onlooker into thinking you have longer lashes that you actually do,
Speaking like a native Italian is not only about being grammatically correct with good pronunciation. In many cases, non-verbal communication can say much more than tone of voice and choice of words. Consequently, it’s well known that understanding the cultural background of a language can help you learn to use it even better.