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A Quick Guide to Spanish Idiomatic Expressions

Fluent Spanish speakers understand not only words and phrases, but are able to decipher the many Spanish colloquial expressions and idioms. Just as with English, many of the most common Spanish idioms vary widely from their literal translations.We’ll cover some of the most famous Spanish idioms, so you’ll sound like a native speaker in no […]

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Spanish Idiomatic Verbal Phrases: Expressions with dar, estar, hacer, tener

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It’s all well and good knowing how to conjugate verbs, but where’s the fun if you can’t use them in idiomatic expressions?! We’ve compiled a list of idiomatic verbal phrases that use three of Spanish’s most common verbs: ‘dar,’ ‘estar,’ and ‘hacer.’ It can be pretty amusing to see how idioms literally translate, so we’ve provided […]

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Expressing Likes and Dislikes in Spanish

Expressing Likes and Dislikes in Spanish TH

Maybe you like learning languages, swimming, or going to parties. Or maybe you dislike studying, physical activity, and social events—whatever it is you like or dislike, this article aims to teach you how to express that in Spanish! Quick Navigation What is it that you like/dislike?Saying that you like somethingSaying why you like it!Positive adjectivesSaying […]

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Exclamations in Spanish! 34 Interjections You Should Know

Hey there! Today we’re going to look at exclamations!!! Please forgive me if I get excited with the exclamation points. Quick Navigation Positives!Negatives!Neutral ones …¡Muy bien! WARNING: First things first, this article contains language that may offend, so please proceed with caution, and don’t read on if under the age of 18.Right, let’s get to […]

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‘To Know’ in Spanish: Saber vs. Conocer

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Do you know what saber means? What about conocer? The funny thing about saber and conocer is that they can both be translated as ‘to know.’ But they are completely separate verbs.The difference is that saber is used for talking about knowing facts, information, or how to do something, while conocer is used for talking […]

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Spanish Expressions with ‘Tener’

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One of the most common verbs in the Spanish language is tener. It means ‘to have,’ and is one of the most useful verbs!In this article, we’ll be looking at some expressions in the Spanish language that involve the word tener! Quick Navigation Conjugation of tenerPhrases where tener is used as ‘to be’Idiomatic phrasesShort but […]

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How to Express the Future Tense in Spanish Using Ir a

In this article, you’re going to find out how to express the future tense in Spanish using a neat little construction: ‘ir a + infinitive.’ Quick Navigation Two Types of Future Tense in SpanishHow to Form the Informal Future Tense in SpanishUsing the future in the past¡Ojo! (Beware!)Quiz Two Types of Future Tense in SpanishIn […]

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Spanish Social Media Vocabulary: 56 Words for the Savvy Learner

Spanish social media

Everyone and their grandma is on social media these days. So if you’re learning a new language such as Spanish, it’s only natural that you would at some point, learn some useful Spanish social media vocabulary. In this short lesson, we’ve listed down some Spanish social media terms for you to learn.Get the PDFIf you would […]

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64 Spanish Greetings and Well-Wishes for Important Occasions (+PDF)

Spanish Greetings

Want to convey your greetings, thanks, congratulatory messages or condolences in Spanish? If you’re at a loss on what to say to your Spanish-speaking friends during the most important occasions, take your cue from this list and get the Spanish greetings, phrases and sentences you need.Whether it’s a joyous occasion like the holiday season, a […]

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20 Common Spanish Idioms to Help You Sound Like a Native Speaker

20 common spanish idioms

You can learn all the Spanish words that you want, but unless you understand common Spanish idioms, you’d still be at a complete loss when talking to Spanish speakers. I mean, how would you know that a Spaniard is flirting with you when they refer to it as throwing disks at you (te tira los tejos)? […]

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