far sgocciolare i piatti
Today’s Parola del Giorno is the expression far sgocciolare i piatti, which means to let the dishes (drip) dry. Literally, the expression means to let the dishes drip.
See the expression used below:
Quando abitavo in Italia, mi mancava non avere la lavastoviglie; ogni sera dopo cena dovevo lavare i piatti e farli sgocciolare su uno scolapiatti.
When I used to live in Italy, I missed not having a dishwasher; every night after dinner I had to wash the dishes and let them dry on the dish rack.