English Sentence:

My son covers his ears every time I tell him the story of Little Red Riding Hood. He doesn't like it at all!

Italian Translation:

Mio figlio si tappa le orecchie ogni volta che gli racconto la storia di Cappuccetto Rosso. Non gli piace per niente!

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mio   (Pl: miei)

my (male)

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figlio m.   (Pl: figli)

son, child

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si

oneself, himself, herself, itself, each other

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tappare

1. to plug, to stop, to seal 2. to cork (a bottle)

Here: to cover

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le

1. the (feminine plural) 2. them 3. her 4. to you (formal)

Here: the (feminine plural)

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orecchio m.   (Pl: orecchie)

ear (plural is feminine)

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ogni

every, all

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volta   (Pl: volte)

time

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che

1. who 2. what 3. which 4. that 5. than 6. and 7. how

Here: that

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gli

1. the (masculine plural) 2. to him 3. to them

Here: to him

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raccontare

to tell

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la

1. the (feminine singular) 2. her (direct object pronoun) 3. you (formal)

Here: the (feminine singular)

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storia f.   (Pl: storie)

1. history 2. story

Here: story

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di

of, from, about, than, to, with, by

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Cappuccetto Rosso

Little Red Riding Hood

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non

not

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gli

1. the (masculine plural) 2. to him 3. to them

Here: to him

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piacere

to like, to appeal

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per niente

not at all, at all

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