avere le pezze al culo*
* to have patches on your ass
To be so poor that you don't have any money to buy new clothes, so you wear your old and worn-out clothes; to be dirt poor.
"Andare in vacanza non è la mia priorità in questo momento. Ho perso il lavoro e quindi adesso ho le pezze al culo."
"Going on holiday is not my top priority right now. I have lost my job and so now I have patches on my ass."
Submitted December 2020
Confirmed by 4 people