The word “hombre” in Spain not only serves to refer to an adult male but in many expressions, it is used to emphasize different meanings. If we are talking to a woman, we can replace the word “hombre” with “mujer”. Although it’s not uncommon to hear “hombre” used to address women.
Spanish idioms: la vista
In Spanish we have many expressions related to the five senses. In this lesson we teach you the sense of sight: la vista.
Spanish idioms: CAÑA
The word “caña” is the stem of a type of plant: it is elongated and hollow inside, like that of bamboo; although the word “caña” also has other meanings… ¡UNA CAÑA POR FAVOR! ¡NO, MEJOR DOS!When we go to a bar and in Spain, and we want a beer we can order it in a […]
Spanish idioms: Meter la pata
Meter la pata means to make a mistake or say something inappropriate. Synonyms of the expression «meter la pata«: equivocarse, errar, desacertar, fallar, confundirse, marrar, patinar Origin of the expression «meter la pata«: the most likely explanation, although there is some other, is that this expression is related to the world of hunting. In Spanish, […]
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It is easy to make friends, which is important if you are coming here on your own (like me) and there were social acitivties every night. These ranged from paella nights, language exchanges, and generally drinking and socialising. Always fun. I was here in summer which would offer a bigger social life compared to low-season/ winter etc.
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