appropriarsi

Today’s Parola del Giorno is the verb appropriarsi, which means to appropriate.

See the verb used below:

Quando vivevo in Canada, ridevo sempre quando vedevo qualche piatto con un po’ di mozzarella che veniva venduto subito come un piatto italiano. Come amano appropriarsi delle tradizioni altrui i nordamericani!

When I was living in Canada, I used to laugh when I would see some dish with a bit of mozzarella that was immediately sold as an Italian dish. How North Americans love to appropriate the traditions of others!

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