Anoche in Spanish translates in English to “last night” or “yesterday evening.” But what about antes de anoche? And does la noche pasada really exist?
In this blog post, you’ll learn all about how to talk about anoche in Spanish along with other time-related phrases that point to both specific and general moments in the past.
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Knowing about the periodic table in Spanish is useful even if you’re not in the field of chemistry. Why? We use and interact with many elements on a daily basis, in our jewelry, medication, house maintenance, and even our food.
Chemistry is everywhere! From the moment you wake up, there are already numerous chemical reactions happening in your brain and body. Having breakfast,...Read More
Talking about your vacaciones in Spanish is entertaining, and it enables your friends and family to join you in those unique experiences and memories. So, how about practicing your Spanish in this fun and endearing way?
In this blog post, I break down all the essentials you need to master talking about your vacaciones in Spanish like a native speaker.
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Tired of saying “I’m sorry” because you don’t know how to say you are embarrassed in Spanish? Avoid feeling awkward and improve your conversation skills at the same time with this handy blog post!
Welcome to the ultimate guide on all the ways to say you feel embarrassed in Spanish.
After you read this article, you’ll be able to:
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Ecuadorian slang, just like any other slang in the world, has some distinctive and unique words that only Ecuadorian people understand. Unless, that is, you learn them from an insightful online blog such as this one.
Ecuador is a beautiful country with a colorful culture that enriches the Spanish language with new informal words coming from its streets. These words are called slang and in...Read More
Knowing how to discuss certain details of disease in Spanish is a crucial skill set for travelers, volunteers, and medical students. In fact, international medical programs are a common reason why you’ll need to learn about diseases in Spanish as you travel through Latin America or Spain while helping people in need.
Even if you don’t plan to go abroad on a medical program, Spanish...Read More
In order to use Spanish expressions of doubt and denial you need to master first how to use the subjunctive mood. Because, in Spanish, doubt and denial are part of the weird realm of the subjunctive.
If you’re not sure about something, or better, you are sure that something is not as it seems, you need to use Spanish expressions of doubt and denial.
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What does ojo mean? And why is it used in a thousand different ways in Spanish?
Well, while ojo in the simplest context means “eye,” it means so much more to people of Hispanic heritage.
Common expressions in Spanish use ojo as a way of saying “watch out,” but this word also plays a lot of different roles in figures of speech.
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¿Qué onda? is a question that Spanish speakers and learners can’t escape! This frequently used Mexican expression is a big part of the Spanish-speaking world and essential slang in countries like Guatemala, Argentina, Uruguay, and the United States. Read this blog post to discover the meaning of que onda in Spanish, how it originated, and the many ways to use it like a native Spanish speaker....Read More
There’s a chance you’ve heard the word de repente when practicing conversational Spanish. This unique expression is part of the collection of rich Spanish idioms native speakers use in different countries, and it’s widely understood.
De repente applies for surprises or situations that happen all of a sudden, but in the true nature of Spanish expressions, it can even go beyond that. Join me...Read More