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…
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.
Spanish idioms: hombre
The word “hombre” does not only mean “man”. In Spain the word is also used in other contexts. ¿Quieres saber cómo?
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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