candidarsi

Today’s Parola del Giorno is the verb candidarsi, which means to run for a political officeSee the verb used below:

Molti non sostenevano l’esponente di quel partito quando decise di candidarsi per diventare governatore dello Stato: invece, col tempo, si è dimostrato un valido politico e il suo consenso è cresciuto molto.

Many didn’t support the representative of that party when he decided to run to become the State governor: instead, with time, he has shown himself to be a capable politician, and his approval rating has grown a lot.

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