Odd Spanish Expressions: Flipar

So let’s say you have a really crazy/juicy story or piece of gossip to tell your friends that you know is going to blow their minds. In this case, you might want to begin by using the popular expression, “Vas…

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Learning Spanish in Madrid

When moving to a country that speaks a different language, we usually have this romantic vision of naturally learning it’s language over time. After a few weeks abroad, it’s easy to notice how untrue that vision is! For most of…

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Odd Spanish Expressions : Sujeta-velas

We’ve got many versions of this expression in english – third wheel, odd one out, three’s a crowd, tagging along. This is a comical phrase for those who seem to be stuck in that awkward situation where a hangout turned into…

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Odd Spanish Expressions: Mola

You know when something is so cool, so amazing and so exciting that you can’t find the words to express how you feel? Well, now you have one – mola. To say something is “mola” is to say its simply…

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Odd Spanish Expressions: Me la Suda!

If your in the middle of a conversation you’re not interested in, this expression will be useful to you. “Me la suda” means something along the lines of “I couldn’t care less” and “I don’t care“. For example, “Me la…

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Odd Spanish Expressions: Echar Agua al Mar!

I think, for the first time ever, we finally have an odd Spanish expression that actually translates to something that makes sense in English! Echar Agua al Mar means “to throw water into the sea“. This in an idiom used…

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Swearing in Spanish: Me Importa Tres Cojones!

This week we’ve got a great and most likely very useful way to curse in Spanish. “Me importa tres cojones” or “Me importa un cojon” is the Spanish equivilant of not giving a f*ck! You can either not give 1 f*ck…

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Swearing in Spanish: Cojones

Cojones is one of the most versatile curse words in the Spanish language. So much so, that most english speakers have heard it and know what it means. So what does it mean? Well, balls, it means balls. Balls can be…

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