Today’s Parola del Giorno is the pronominal verb avercela (con qualcuno), which means to have it in for someone or to be angry with someone.

This is a common pronominal verb that you will hear often in Italian, and you will often hear it used.

Mia moglie non mi parla da due giorni. Ce l’ha con me perché le avevo detto che sabato l’avrei aiutata a pulire tutta la casa e invece sono andato a giocare a calcio con i miei amici. Non so come farmi perdonare!

My wife has not speaking to me for two days. She is angry with me because I had told her that on Saturday I would have helped her clean the whole house, and, instead, I went to play soccer with my friend. I don’t know how to get her to forgive me!