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Also to agree or stress something Sometimes we also use Mamma mia to stress something or agree with someone. For example, if a friend of mine tells me: “It’s incredible how people are becoming more and more rude nowadays” I could answer: “Mamma mia, you’re right”. So it is an intensifier, like “Damn, you’re right”.
Donna (Meryl Streep), an independent hotelier in the Greek islands, is preparing for her daughter’s wedding with the help of two old friends. Meanwhile Sophie, the spirited bride, has a plan. She secretly invites three men from her mother’s past in hope of meeting her real father and having him escort her down the aisle on her big day.
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According to Vanity Fair, the friendship between Craymer, Ulvaeus, and another ABBA member, Benny Andersson, began during that car ride. After, Craymer pitched them the idea for an ABBA stage musical, which eventually became “Mamma Mia.”
History and Etymology for Mamma mia borrowed from Italian mammamìa, mamma mia, exclamation expressing annoyance, fatigue, fear, etc., literally “my mother!”
Classic Thesaurus 1970, Synonyms for Mamma mia, Classic Thesaurus, viewed 10 August, 2021..List search.
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Originally Answered: Does Italian actually says “Mamma Mia”? YES. we actually say that a lot as an exclamation or surprise, both with a good and bad connotation, or based on the tone it can mean something is annoying you.
No. The film and stage show are very loosely based on a 1968 Gina Lollobrigida movie called Buona Sera, Mrs Campbell. Meryl Streep plays Donna, a former hippie and free spirit who runs a B&B on a horrendous Shirley-Valentine-style Greek island. Her 20-year-old daughter Sophie (Amanda Seyfield) is about to get married.
A lot of people seem to think because young Bill and young Donna have undeniable sexual chemistry that means he’s the father. But after reading all Sarah’s evidence, I have to agree with her – no matter how hot Bill is, Sam is still the father. Sorry to disappoint you all. Mamma Mia! is available on Netflix now.
Meryl Streep went to Stockholm, Sweden to record her vocal for the song “The Winner Takes it All”. She finished it in one take. Benny Andersson, former ABBA member and co-composer of the songs, called Streep “a miracle”. The cast members performed their own singing.
Since there’s been no confirmation and Mamma Mia! 3 isn’t filming yet, a specific release date is nearly impossible to pinpoint. Craymer had also said that planning for the film would have been underway in 2020, but the pandemic put things on pause.
Mamma mia. “Mamma mia” is an Italian expression, who denoting various kinds of emotions: surprise, fear, rejection, joy.
borrowed from Italian mammamìa, mamma mia, exclamation expressing annoyance, fatigue, fear, etc., literally “my mother!” What made you want to look up Mamma mia? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible). Capricious is derived in part from the Italian word for hedgehog. What does capricious mean?
Italy! Mamma Mia I Love It! Over eleven years ago my husband and I moved back to Italy. We now have our home near Vicenza, in the Veneto region, with Venice right on our doorstep. My family is originally from the Veneto so it has special importance for me.
“My god!” (although the perfectly fine “Dio mio!” exists and is most commonly used for this. “Mamma mia!” serves as an all-around expression of stupification. “Hai sentito quanto hanno pagati per quella villa?