Example sentences for: italiano

How can you use “italiano” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Hey, Mambo!Mambo Italiano ...Go, go, Joe!You mixed-up Siciliano

  • Rosemary Clooney, revisiting "Mambo Italiano" for a recent autobiographical album, explains in the liner notes how much she loathes all her early hits--"Come On-a My House" (Armenian novelty song), "Who Don Mon Man" (calypso novelty song), "Botch-a Me" (botched novelty song).

  • "Mambo Italiano," and my personal favorite, "Oooh, Bang, Jiggily Jang."

  • Take, for instance, the various ways they characterize the concept of “playing dumb”: In Bolivia it is “to become an Italian”: hacerse el italiano ; in Colombia the English get it with hacerse el inglés ; in Mexico one becomes a gourd-- hacerse guaje --and El Salvador's hacerse el papo equates playing the fool with one who has a double chin; hacerse chino in Equador means `to fool someone [by acting like a Chinese].

  • For general information, the state tourist office ENIT (Ente Nazionale Italiano per il Turismo) has offices in major foreign cities as well as regional capitals.


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