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Hi. Can you Please explain the difference between " ho fretta" and " sono in fretta".
Thanks a lot.

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Hello,

First of all I have to tell you that “Sono in fretta” is absolutely wrong in Italian for the correct expression would be “Sono di fretta” or better “Vado di fretta”.

That being stated, there is no real difference between “Ho fretta” and “Sono di fretta” or “Vado di fretta”, as all these expressions mean that somebody is in a situation in which he has to hurry or move somewhere quickly (See the English forms “I’m in a hurry”  / “I'm in a rush”).

Best regards,

Maria

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