la scorciatoia

Today’s Parola del Giorno is the noun, la scorciatoia, which means short cut. Literally, it is a route one takes to get to a destination faster. It can also be used figuratively, such as finding an easier to way to get a task done. See the noun used below in its context

Non prendere la tangenziale per arrivare a casa di Roberto: conosco una scorciatoia che ci farà arrivare lì in meno di dieci minuti.

Don’t take the bypass to get to Robert’s house: I know a short cut that will get us there in less than ten minutes.

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