Today’s Parola del Giorno is the verb azzeccarci, which means to hit the nail on the head. See the verb used below:

Avevi detto che la partita sarebbe finita 3-2 e ci hai azzeccato!

You had said the match would end 3 to 2, and you hit the nail on the end!


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