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50 Common Spanish Phrases


Traveling to a Spanish-speaking country soon? Or are you planning to learn Spanish?

Regardless of what your motivations are, I’m happy to share with you this list of the most common and useful Spanish phrases.

This list of Spanish phrases is not only important when you’re on travel. At the start of your lessons in Spanish, it is very important to learn words in context, and phrases will help you with that.

You can also download this list by clicking the yellow button below. 

Spanish Common Phrases

¡Alto! / ¡Detente!Stop!
¡Ayuda! / ¡Socorro!Help!
¡Buena suerte!Good luck!
¡Cuánto tiempo sin verlo(a)!Long time no see
¡Déjame en paz!Leave me alone!
¡Felíz cumpleaños!Happy Birthday!
¡Feliz navidad!Merry Christmas!
¡Llame a la policia!Call the police!
¿Cómo estas?How are you?
¿Cómo te llamas?What's your name?
¿Cuánto cuesta esto?How much is this?
¿De donde eres?Where are you from?
¿Dónde está el baño?Where's the toilet?
¿Habla ingles?Do you speak English?
¿Pasa algo?Is there something wrong?
¿Puedo entrar?Can I come in?
¿Qué hora es?What time is it?
¿Quieres bailar conmigo?Would you like to dance with me?
Buen provechoHave a nice meal
Buen viajeHave a good journey
Buenas nochesGood evening
Buenas tardesGood afternoon
Buenos diasGood morning
DisculpeExcuse me
Entiendo / ComprendoI understand
GraciasThank you
Llámame cuando lleguesCall me when you arrive
Lo lamentoI'm sorry
Me voy a casaI'm going home
Mi nombre esMy name is
Mucho gustoNice to meet you
Necesito ir a…I need to go to…
No entiendo / No comprendoI don't understand
No hay de quéNo problem (reply to thank you)
No sé / No lo séI don't know
No tengo ideaI have no idea
PleasePor favor
Puede repetirlo, ¿Por favor?Can you say that again?
Que te mejoresGet well soon
Que tengas un buen diaHave a nice day
Regreso en un momentoI'll be right back
Soy de…I'm from…
Te amo / Te quieroI love you
Te extrañoI miss you
Ven conmigoCome with me

There you have it. What do you think is the most useful phrase on this list? And what phrase do you think should be here but weren’t included? Leave your replies in the comments! But don’t worry, there will be more of these lists soon, so stay tuned!

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About the Author Ana

Anastasia is a Chicago, Illinois native. She began studying Spanish over 10 years ago, and hasn’t stopped since. Living in Spain since 2012, she loves Spanish tortilla, vino tinto, and anything that contains jamón ibérico.