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sono tornato a

Posted: Mon Sep 07, 2009 7:43 am
by ciccio
Sono tornato a New York (and now I'm still in New York)

I'm back to New York OR
I've come back to New York OR
I got back home
???




Sono tornato a casa (and now I'm still at home)

I'm back home OR
I've come back home OR
I got back home
???

Re: sono tornato a

Posted: Mon Sep 07, 2009 5:15 pm
by Roby
ciccio wrote:Sono tornato a New York (and now I'm still in New York)

I'm back to New York OR
I've come back to New York OR
I got back home
???


Sono tornato a casa (and now I'm still at home)

I'm back home OR
I've come back home OR
I got back home

???
Sono tornato a casa (and now I'm still at home)

I'm back home OR
I've come back home OR
I got back home
I am back home/ I have returned home

I got home is like I have returned home.
I have come back home is similar.


Scenario--- Your plane arrived late so you arrived home early in the morning.

On the phone

Carlo asks .... When did you get home?
Ciccio replies. ... I got home late last night.

Scenario- Ciccio has been away for a long time . He was unhappy where he had been.

Carlo says: I heard that you are back.
Ciccio replies: Yeah, I have come back home because I was unhappy in Texas.
Sono tornato a New York (and now I'm still in New York)

I'm back to New York OR
I've come back to New York OR
I got back home

I have returned to New York. or I'm back in New York.

I am back home./ I am back at home or I have returned home
I got back home yesterday.

Here are a few scenarios to help explain the usage of the phrases.

Scenario :Carlo and Ciccio are talking on the phone about Ciccio's return to New York.

Carlo asks: So, what are you doing in New York?

Ciccio replies: I'm back in New York for a business meeting.

Scenario: Ciccio has decided to return to New York. He and Carlo are talking on the phone :

Carlo says: I heard that you are back in town. What happened in Texas?

Ciccio replies: I have come back because Texas was not the place for me. I've gotten back to where I belong. New York is my home.

Carlo asks: When did you get back?

Ciccio says: I got back home yesterday.

I hope that this is helpful. I know others will have their responses too. You can it in so many ways.