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Idiomatic Expressions in Spanish, Regional differences and slang.

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Woodward Spanish on Instagram

This is to let you know that you can now find Woodward Spanish on Instagram. Yes, we will now add any new charts and images that we create onto Instagram for those that like spending time there. Eventually we will also add some of the charts we have already created too. So remember, follow us there: Woodward Spanish on Instagram Have […]

Spanish Idioms and Slang

Costar un ojo de la cara

Costar un ojo de la cara Se utiliza esta expresión para indicar que algo es muy costoso o que comprarlo implicó un gran esfuerzo. Meaning in English This Spanish expression refers is used to indicate that something is very expensive. This idiom is similar to the one in English: To cost an arm and a […]

Spanish Idioms and Slang

Secreto a voces

Secreto a voces Meaning in English This Spanish expression refers to a situation that everyone knows about, but nobody has made public or speaks about openly. Think of this situation… Everyone in the office knows that the boss is having an affaire with the accountant but nobody openly talks about it. This is “un secreto […]

Spanish Idioms and Slang

Tener mala pata

Tener mala pata SIGNIFICADO – MEANING = Tener mala suerte = to be unlucky, to have bad luck. VOCABULARIO – VOCABULARY Tener = to have Mala = bad Pata = an animal’s foot/paw Literally it means to have a bad foot! If we think about it, sometimes a rabbit’s foot is used as an amulet […]

Learn Spanish Every Day

Learn something new every day

Learn something new in Spanish every day One of the most important things about learning Spanish (or any language) is to be consistent. It is best to learn a little every day than try and learn a lot in one day and nothing over the next ones. The more frequently you have contact with Spanish, […]