Corso di spagnolo espresso
Con queste lezioni di spagnolo istantanee potrete imparare diversi argomenti legati allo spagnolo e alle sue particolarità.
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…
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 […]
Homophonic words in Spanish
Homophonic words are those that are pronounced the same but have different meanings. Do you want to know some? Homophonic words, besides having different meanings, are written differently. Here are some examples of the correct use of the most commonly used homophonic words in Spanish.
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.
Adjectives that change their meanings
In Spanish there are some adjectives that change their meaning if they follow the verb SER or the verb ESTAR. Do you want to learn some? -LISTO: Ser listo = inteligente (clever) Estar listo = preparado (ready) -FRESCO: Ser fresco = sin vergüenza (shameless) Estar fresco = del día (fresh) -MALO: Ser malo = malvado […]
Use of the diminutives in Spanish
You all know that, to use the diminutive, the most common ending in Spanish is –ito. And so from words like beso, we say besito; or in the case of gordo we also say gordito. 1. In Spanish, this diminutive does not necessarily mean that it is shorter but we can also use it to employ a more affectionate tone and, […]
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