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1.) Stai zitto. – Be quiet.
2.) Non sto più nella pelle. – I’m so excited! I can’t wait!
*Literally – I can’t stay in my skin.
3.) Potrei stare meglio. – It could be better/I’ve seen better days.
*Typically used with the imperfect subjunctive tense + conditional tense
— Se avessi un buon lavoro, potrei stare meglio. – If I had a better job, it would be better.
— Come stai? – Potrei stare meglio. – How are you? I’ve seen better days.
4.) Stare con le antenne alzate. – Keep alert (in case of danger)
5.) Ci può stare. – It’s possible.
6.) Sta a casa. – She/he is staying at home.
7.) Sta da solo. – She/he is alone. (In the sense of actually being alone and being single.)
8.) Sta con i suoi. – He/she lives with his/her parents.
9.) Come stai? – How are you?
10.) Sta a te decidere. – It’s up to him/her/you to decide.
Conjugate the verb ‘Stare’ in the present tense.