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Monday, July 26, 2010 (read 1146 times)
 

Some Spanish slang...

by Erin

These slang expressions were originally published in our monthly newsletter.

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To be funny
Formal Ser gracioso, divertido
Informal
(Ser) Salado

Low man on the totem pole
Formal Persona en lo más bajo de la jerarquía (sin poder ni influencia)
Informal (Ser) el último mono

An expression of superiority, to be very, very something
Formal Algo o alguien con enorme calidad o talento.
Informal Como la copa de un pino

"I'm in!" (on plans with friends, for example)
Formal Unirse a un plan o proyecto
Informal ¡Me apunto!

Bad luck
Formal Mala suerte
Informal Mala pata

The nightlife
Formal La fiesta
Informal La marcha

To be a handyman
Formal Ser una persona habilidosa
Informal Ser un manitas

To be clumsy, be a klutz
Formal Ser una persona torpe
Informal Ser un manazas

To give a ring, to call
Formal Llamar por teléfono
Informal Dar un toque

Get lost! Don't bother me! Go fry asparagus! ¡Piérdete!, ¡déjame en paz!, ¡Vete a freír espárragos!


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