dare la zampa

Today’s Parola del Giorno is the expression dare la zampa, which means to shake or to give one’s paw. I am sure that one of us at one time has tried to teach our dog to shake our “hands”!

See the expression used below:

Ci ho messo un po’ di tempo e ci è voluta un po’ di pazienza ma finalmente ho insegnato al mio cane a darmi la zampa! Che cane intelligente che ho!

It took me a bit of time and required a bit of patience, but I finally taught my dog to shake my hand! What an intelligent dog I have!

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