bidonare

Today’s Parola del Giorno is the verb, bidonare, which means to stand someone up. See the verb used below in its context:

Questa è l’ultima volta che propongo a Marta di andare al cinema insieme. Sono due settimane che glielo dico, e continua a bidonarmi con scuse su scuse.

This is the last time  I suggest to Marta that we go to the movies together. I have been asking her for two weeks, and she continues to stand me up with excuse after excuse.

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