passarsela bene

Today’s Parola del Giorno is the pronominal verb, passarsela bene, which means to be well off. Someone who is well off is generally affluent and in a good position financially.

Si vede bene che la famiglia Barberini se la passava bene! Con tutti i palazzi e monumenti che hanno fatto costruire, è ovvio, no?

You can clearly see that the Barberini family was well off! With all of the buildings and monuments that they had built, it is obvious, no?

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: Pronominal verbs that end in -sela have past participles in the feminine singular even when the verb is in the plural when used in compound tenses

: Don’t forget that the pronouns are a part of the verb and have to come before the verb