Today’s Parola del Giorno is the verb sbafare, which means to gobble up.

The past participle is sbafato, and avere is used in compound tenses.

See the verb used below:

I figli di Marina hanno sbafato lo spuntino che la madre aveva preparato per loro in un minuto! Sembrava che non mangiassero da giorni!

Marina’s children gobbled up the snack that mom prepared for them in a minute! It seemed they didn’t eat for days!

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