The hand is then moved slowly across the chest as though gently dancing, accompanied by a facial expression portraying great satisfaction. Recent highlights QUIZ: Same idea behind the similar Italian expression, minestra riscaldataor reheated soup.
English equivalent: In Italy, we love gossiping — non ci piove! In Italy we say [ insert Italian phrase here ].
You name it! Some gestures are expressions of precise concepts that can be used to effectively replace speech. I have personally only heard that in some tv series or cartoons. The Local explored this linguistic phenomenon, known as first-language attrition.