dire la propria

Today’s Parola del Giorno is the expression dire la propria, which means to say one’s piece. To say one’s piece means to express one’s opinion about something.

See the expression used below:

Durante la riunione, Cristina ha interrotto la sua collega Marina mentre tentava di spiegare un problema. Cristina era molto infastidita dalla lamentele di Marina ma lei continuava a parlare: voleva dire la propria!

During the meeting, Cristina interrupted her colleague Marina while she was trying to explain a problem. Cristina was very annoyed by Marina’s complaints, but she continued to speak: she wanted to say her piece!

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