(ESSERE IN) GAMBA – WORD OF THE WEEK

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(ESSERE IN) GAMBA – Word of the Week today is GAMBAla gamba – (leg), le gambe (legs)

ESSERE IN GAMBA
ESSERE IN GAMBA

In Italian we say “ ESSERE IN GAMBA” for being clever, intelligent, capable, skilled, strong . It comes from “CAMMINARE SULLE PROPRIE GAMBE” , walking without help, being able to handle any situation.

The expression is also used  for “ being healthy and in good shape”, being fit.

So…Allora, I wish you all to be IN GAMBA or even more…IN GAMBISSIMA!!!! (Super in gamba)Polpacci da ciclista: davvero la bicicletta ingrossa le gambe? - Sportiva Mens

More expressions with Gambe:

Caffè con Chiara
Caffè con Chiara

Mandare tutto a gambe all’aria : head over heels; to go belly up

Darsela a gambe: to take to one’a heels

Prendere sotto gamba: Underestimate something ; not to take seriously

Sono delle ragazze veramente in gamba!

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