avere le mani bucate
Parola del giorno | Word of the day
Today's Parola del Giorno is the verb expression, avere le mani bucate, which means to spend money like water.
The expression’s literal translation is "to have hands with holes in them.”
See the expression used below in its context:
Marco ha proprio le mani bucate! Cena ogni sera in ristoranti di classe e poi arriva al sabato senza un soldo in tasca!
Marco really spends money like water. He has dinner out every evening in classy restaurant and then he's broke when Saturday comes around!