One may learn about Italy by studying the words in Italian which don't quite correspond to their English alternatives. Sistemare
is an example, which I may discuss on another occasion. If I ever grasp the meaning of word intendere
I will write about it. Today's word however is strumentalizzare.
What it means is to make someone or something a tool to be used for another purpose
I don't know an English word that means exactly this.
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