cadere a fagiolo

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Today’s Parola del Giorno is the expression, cadere a fagiolo, which means to happen at the right moment. Remember that cadere takes essere in compound tenses! See the expression used below in its context:

Pensa che coincidenza! L’altro giorno parlavo di quanto io sia stressato e di come vorrei andare in vacanza, e oggi mia cugina mi ha regalato una vacanza di una settimana in Grecia! Questo viaggio cade proprio a fagiolo!

Think what a coincidence! The other day I was talking about how stressed I was and how I would like to go on vacation, and today my cousins gave me a week’s vacation in Greek as a gift! This trip is happening just at the right moment.

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