The Red-hot Book of Spanish Slang and Idioms

The Red-hot Book of Spanish Slang and Idioms

5,000 Expressions to Spice up your Spanish

Book - 2007
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Don't sound like una momia --add a little sizzle to your Spanish!

If someone called you tragaldabas would you be insulted or flattered? If you shouted #65533;Mota! in the street, would you expected to get a cab or get arrested? Thanks to The Red-Hot Book of Spanish Slang and Idioms , you'll always know your tejemaneje (scheme) from your merequetengue (mess) no matter where you find yourself in the Spanish-speaking world. Five thousand words and phrases--plus helpful hints as to what's cordial and what's vulgar--keep you in sync with Spanish slang.

Spanish to English

ni#65533;os popis (upper-class kids) Spoiled brats
Contigo ni a China me voy. (I'm not even going to China with you) You're impossible
La cruda (rawness) Hangover

English to Spanish

Ugly as sin ser un espantap#65533;jaro (to be a scarecrow)
To be lucky tener leche (to have milk)
Why are you staring at me? #65533;Tengo monos en la cara? (Do I have monkeys on my face?)
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, 2007
ISBN: 9780071433013
0071433015
Branch Call Number: 468.3 Gill
Characteristics: xi, 436 pages : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Wegmann, Brenda 1941-

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