andare in bestia

Today’s Parola del Giorno is the verb expression andare in bestia, which means to fly into a rage. It literally means to go to the beast and implies that someone has been so overcome with anger that they have lost the ability of human reason.

See the expression used below:

Senti, non dire a mamma che le pagelle sono uscite oggi! Quando vedrà i miei voti bassi, andrà in bestia e mi metterà in punizione!

Listen, don’t tell mom that report cards came out today! When she sees my low grades, she will fly into a rage and ground me!

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