saperla lunga (su qualcosa)

Today’s Parola del Giorno is the verb expression saperla lunga (su qualcosa), which means to know a thing or two (about something).

See the expression used below:

Stamattina la mia macchina non parte. Forse perché fa molto freddo. Prima di andare dal meccanico, chiedo un consiglio a mio padre. Lui la sa lunga sulle macchine!

This morning my car didn’t start. Perhaps because it was too cold. Before going to the mechanic’s, I asked my dad for some advice. He knows a thing or two about cars!

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Share Button

Comments

comments