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From Animal Kingdom To Italian Saying

One of the things that caught our attention while reviewing a long list of Italian sayings is how many of them are made up using animal names. “Pulce” (flea), “mosca” (fly), “cane” (dog), “gatto” (cat), “elefante” (elephant), and “lupo” (wolf) are a few examples of animals used in popular Italian expressions.

Let’s get ready to learn some great, “real-life” Italian sayings that you won’t find in books: these are idiomatic expressions that Italians use all the time in their everyday lives.

The 12 Italian sayings you’re about to hear will greatly improve your vocabulary, comprehension of Italian, and understanding of Italian culture. Welcome to the (Italian) animal kingdom.

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