quando meno se lo aspetta

Today’s Parola del Giorno is the expression quando meno se lo aspetta, which means when you/one least expect(s) it. This expression is formed with the verb aspettarsi, which means to expectSee the expression used below:

Alfredo è un po’ giù perché cerca un lavoro da mesi e non trova niente. Gli ricordo che troverà qualcosa quando meno se lo aspetta.

Alfredo is a bit down because he has been looking for a job for months and is not finding anything. I remind him that he will find something when he least expects it.

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