farcela

Today’s Parola del Giorno is the pronominal verb farcela, which means to manage or to succeed. You will often hear it used in a variety of expressions, such as:

Non ce la faccio più! = I’ve had it!  or  I can’t take anymore!

See the expression used below:

Gli sciatori sono rimasti bloccati in pista per due giorni. Alla TV che li ha intervistati, hanno detto che ormai erano convinti che non ce l’avrebbero fatta e sarebbero morti lassù. Per fortuna sono stati tratti in salvo!

The skiers were trapped on the slope for two days. On the TV station that interviewed them, they said that now they were convinced they wouldn’t have made it and would have died up there. Luckily, they were gotten to safety!

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