Today’s Parola del Giorno is the verb expression essere svitato, which means to have a screw loose.
See the verb used below:
Marta è stufa di lavorare al contatto con il pubblico. Dice che le persone sono svitate e non sanno nemmeno loro quello che vogliono. Prima le chiedono un caffè e poco dopo cambiano idea e le chiedono un tè. Si è stufata di questi indecisi!
Marta is tired of working directly with the public. She says that people have a screw loose, and they don’t even know what they want. First, they ask her for a coffee, and then shortly after they change their minds and ask her for a tea. She is tired of these indecisive people!
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