Parola del giorno | Word of the day
Today's Parola del Giorno is the phrase, a oltranza, which literally means to the last.
It is often combined with the noun, lo sciopero, to mean an all-out strike or with the verb, combattere (a oltranza), to mean to fight to the death.
See the expression used below in its context:
I ferrovieri minacciano sciopero a oltranza se non verranno accolte le loro richieste di adeguamento contrattuale.
Railworkers are threatening an all-0ut strike if their requests for a contractual increase are not accommodated.