Express Spanish lessons
With these express Spanish lessons you will be able to learn different topics related to Spanish and its particularities.
Tomar el pelo
On this occasion, we would like to explain to you the meaning of the Spanish expression “tomar el pelo” (taking the piss). Synonyms of the expression «Tomar el pelo»: chancear, guasearse, mofarse, pitorrearse, cachondearse, burlarse, chacotear, bufonear, chirigotear, rechiflarse, coñearse, chasquear, chufletear, reírse, chunguearse…
Spanish idioms: el olfato
In Spanish we have many expressions related to the five senses. In this lesson, we teach you the sense of smell.
Meanings of the adjective GRANDE
The adjective GRANDE has a different meaning in Spanish, depending on whether it goes before or after the noun it goes with: “Un GRAN chico” —> It means good quality: “A great boy” “Un chico GRANDE” —> It means size: “A big boy”
Spanish idioms related to animals
In this Spanish lesson we want to teach you Spanish idioms that we use a lot, and in which animals are the protagonists: dogs, horses, goats, pigs…, will help us to express ourselves and speak as authentic Spaniards : D To begin with, if you tell someone “¡Qué animal eres!” you’re not insulting them, or […]
TO BE JEALOUS or TO HAVE ENVY
Do you know the difference between jealousy and envy? In this lesson, we explain the differences between them. Tener celos o estar celoso: Being suspicious, restless or uneasy because the person has placed his or her affection in another person. Ejemplo: Alejandro llama por teléfono a su amigo Víctor.– Víctor, he discutido con mi novia […]
IR and VENIR, how are they used in spanish?
The verb IR and the verb VENIR are very similar but have different meanings in Spanish. You want to know the difference? The verb VENIR expresses the movement of the one who comes to the place where I (the speaker) am: Juan viene aquí (the place where I am). The verb IRalso expresses movement, but […]
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