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Phrase of the Week

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¡adelante!:forward. We use this a lot to describing moving forward or ahead.

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Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 Posted in phrase of the week | No Comments »

¡estamos en trámite!: literally meaning we are in paperwork, this is a common saying used to explain when something is in limbo or pending.

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Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010 Posted in phrase of the week | 9 Comments »

pibe: slang for a young tyke, kid, youngster, boy (use piba when referring to girls)

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Wednesday, June 16th, 2010 Posted in phrase of the week | No Comments »

recargan sus pilas:recharging your batteries

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Thursday, June 10th, 2010 Posted in phrase of the week | No Comments »

bárbaro (a): one of our favorite words, bárbaro means cool, great, awesome, nice.

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Thursday, June 3rd, 2010 Posted in phrase of the week | No Comments »

mandarse una macana: Macana, in short means, an issue or trouble, and used in this scenario means to botch something or mess something up.

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Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 Posted in phrase of the week | 3 Comments »

raspando:scratching One would use raspando to describe that it is just enough, barely

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Wednesday, May 19th, 2010 Posted in phrase of the week | 1 Comment »

¡que cara!: What a face!

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Thursday, May 6th, 2010 Posted in phrase of the week | 1 Comment »

lija (la): meaning sandpaper, in slang terms can also refer to hunger. "¡tengo una lija terrible!" means "I'm starving!"

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Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 Posted in phrase of the week | 3 Comments »

Estamos en contacto: We are in contact. This phrase is used to say that you will be keeping in touch.