mettercela tutta

Today’s Parola del Giorno is the expression mettercela tutta, which means to try one’s hardest or to try hard.

See the expression used below:

Andrea e Carla ce la misero tutta: si allenarono per dieci mesi intensamente e così riuscirono ad arrivare primi alla maratona.

Andrea and Carla tried their hardest: they trained intensely for ten months and thus were able to finish first in the marathon.