venire incontro

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Today’s Parola del Giorno is the expression, venire incontro, which means to meet halfway. See the expression used below:

Ai miei genitori non piace venire da me perché vivo un po’ lontano.  Invece di litigare abbiamo deciso di venirci incontro.  Passano meno tempo in macchina e ci litighiamo di meno!

My parents do not like to come to my house because I live a bit far.  Instead of arguing, we decided to meet each other halfway.  They spend less time in the car and we argue with each other less!

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