Lo Schiavo Genealogica is having some fun! Each month, we will be sharing a quote card of some of our favorite Italian expressions with you. If you have any you would like to share, send it to Dennise@ItalyAncestry.com and we may share it out on a quote card in the future.
Quote for November 2020
Expression: Andare a carte e quarantotto
Translation: To go cards and forty-eight
Meaning: To blow up – it refers to the year 1848, when Europe saw a burst of upheavals and social revolutions
Example: “Doveva essere un bel progetto, e invece qualcosa è andato storto ed è andato tutto a carte e quarantotto”
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