sfilacciarsi

Today’s Parola del Giorno is the pronominal verb sfilacciarsi, which means to fray or to unravel.

See the verb used below:

Mia madre pensava di aver fatto un bell’affare comprando quelle due camicie in sconto ma, dopo due o tre lavaggi, la cucitura delle maniche si è sfilacciata e le camicie non si possono più indossare!

My mother thought she made a good deal buying those two shirts on sale but, after two or three washes, the stitching of the sleeves unraveled, and the shirts cannot be worn anymore!

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