Verb: Tiling, paving
Tile, slab, flagstone
A. To be paved or cobbled. B. To harden (process)
English: on the floor
Espressjoni: Wirja ta’ ġieħ
Expression: translates to: took off his hat to someone in manner whereby the hat practically touches the ground – to praise, respect profusely. can also mean to grovel.
Espressjoni: Ma jħallix l-fantasija tagħmel bih, sensibbli.
Expression: equates to English idiom “with both his feet on the ground” – sensible, pragmatic.
Espressjoni: Umilja’ ruħu
Expression: humiliated himself