saperci fare (con qualcuno/qualcosa)

Today’s Parola del Giorno is the verb expression saperci fare (con), which means to know how to handle (someone/something).

See the verb expression used below:

Odio parlare con la Professoressa Mancini. La trovo difficile e insopportabile. La mia amica Elena ci sa fare con lei. Non so cosa ha detto alla professoressa ma ho una proroga di due settimana per il mio esame!

I hate talking with Professor Mancini. I find her difficult and unbearable. My friend Elena knows how to handle her. I don’t know what she said to the professor, but I have a two-week extension for my exam!

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