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Le ho detto di sorridergli.


I told her to smile at him.


     1. art. the
     2. pron. (third-person plural feminine) them
     3. pron. (dative) her, to her
     4. pron. (dative) you, to you
     1. v. first-person singular present indicative of avere
          1. vt. To have.
          2. vt. To have got.
          3. vt. To be (age).
          4. v. (auxiliary) To have.
          5. n. property, substance
          6. n. (in the plural) belongings
          7. n. credit, assets
     1. v. past participle of dire
     2. v. past participle of dirsi
     3. v. first-person singular present indicative of dettare
     4. adj. known as, called
     5. adj. above-mentioned, aforementioned, said
     6. n. saying
          1. vt. To dictate
          1. v. To say, to tell
          2. v. To recite
          3. v. To mean
          4. v. To think
          5. v. To admit
     1. prep. of, ’s (but used after the thing owned and before the owner)
     2. prep. from
     3. prep. by, of, ’s
     4. prep. than
     5. prep. (in superlative forms) in, of
     6. prep. about, on, concerning
     7. prep. (expressing composition) of, made of, in or more often omitted
     8. prep. (followed by an infinitive) to or omitted
     9. prep. some
     1. v. Compound of sorridere and gli.
          1. art. (form of i used before a vowel, impure s, gn, pn, ps, x, and z, and also with the plural noun dei) the
          2. pron. (dative) him, to him, it, to it, them, to them
          1. vi. To smile, to grin.

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