che or come for how

vpserio March 12, 2018, 3:37 pm
In the survival lesson on love, "How good you are" is Che bravo, but in the lesson on Vesuvius "How wonderful you (all) are" translates to come siete bravi.   While I understand siete bravi for he plural "you all", I don't understand why come is used here instead of che for how. Are these two words interchangeable.
che or come for how
Lucia - Rocket Languages Tutor March 19, 2018, 5:52 pm
Hi vpserio,

In such sentences, come and che have the same meaning, but come is used together with the verb. Che is followed only by the adjective.

Examples:
Che bello! - How nice!
Come sei bello! - How beautiful you are!

Che cielo azzurro! - Such a blue sky! ("What blue sky!")
Com'è (come è) azzurro il cielo! - How blue the sky is!

Hope this helps!

Lucia
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