pieno zeppo

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Today’s Parola del Giorno is the expression, pieno zeppo (di +qualcosa), which means jam-packed or chock-full of something. See the expression used below in its context:

Il nuovo bar che ha aperto qui all’angolo è pieno zeppo di sedie tutto intorno, è diventato quasi impossibile poter passare da quel marciapiede.

The new bar that opened here at the corner is jam-packed with chairs all around, and it has become almost impossible to be able to pass by that sidewalk.

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