I teach Italian and philosophy. This note is about learning a foreign language not only Italian. When you try to learn
a foreign language never expect a systematic one-to one word corresponding translation. Dictionaries offer approximate
translations of words that may behave quite differently within the language that you are studying. One example is the
corresponding words in Italian of 'to have' and 'to be', that are 'avere; and 'essere'.
Up to a point it is true that you translate those words in such a maner but only up to a point. The auxiliary 'to have'
in a past tense like, 'I have...