lasciarci le penne
Parola del giorno | Word of the day
Today's Parola del Giorno is the verb expression, lasciarci le penne, which means to lose one's life or to die.
Italian has a number of verbs to express dying, however, it is important to note that this expression is meant to be used in a humorous way, like in the example below. You shouldn’t use this expression when talking about something serious.