Parola del giorno | Word of the day
Today's Parola del Giorno is the verb intascare. It can mean to put something in one’s pocket.
It can also be used in a figurative sense, too, as in to pocket something, especially when the money’s origins are shady or when one is doing something illegal or improper.
The past participle is intascato; avere is used in compound tenses.
See the verb used below:
Dopo mesi di preparazione, l’operazione clandestina contro l’amministratore comunale corrotto si stava per concludere! Non appena l’amministratore avesse intascato la tangente datagli dall'agente segreto, sarebbe stato arrestato.
After months of preparation, the undercover operation against the corrupt administrator for the comune was about to wrap up! As soon as he pocketed the bribe given to him by the undercover agent, he would be arrested.