il calo

Today’s Parola del Giorno is the noun il calo, which means drop, fall, or decrease. You will often see this noun used in newspapers and hear it on the nightly TV news shows when describing the economy (l’economia) or the stock market (la Borsa).

See the noun used below:

Da quando il nostro manager si è licenziato, c’è stato un calo nelle vendite della nostra compagnia. Il capo è disperato perché non riesce a trovare nessuno che sia bravo come lui in quel lavoro.

Since our manager resigned, there has been a drop in our company’s sales. The boss is desperate because he can’t find anyone who is as capable as he was in that job.

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