50 phrases in Spanish to use in your daily conversations (2023)

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September 3, 2022 viaLuis F. Dominguez spanish vocabulary 0 comments

If your goal is to speak Spanish like a native speaker, you will eventually need to learn how to use different Spanish idioms.

Why not start today?

In this post, I discuss what Spanish idioms are and why you should learn them. I will also give you a list of some of the most common Spanish phrases to use in your daily conversations.

What is a language?

according to thatMerriam-Webster Dictionary,An idiom is "an expression of use peculiar to itself, either because it has a meaning that cannot be derived from the connected meanings of its elements, or because of its grammatically atypical use of words."

In other words, an idiom is a phrase or phrase that conveys a different meaning than what your words actually say. For example, saying that something is a “dodle” is an English expression to say that something is easy to do.

spanish idioms

Each language has its own idioms and Spanish is no exception. Idioms represent a great challenge for language learners because they can be misleading expressions. No matter how much vocabulary you learn, the meaning of idioms does not depend on the meaning of your words, but rather on the context and cultural background.

Proper use and understanding of idioms are signs of an advanced language student. Studying Spanish idioms is a way to take your Spanish skills to the next level and delve into the more idiosyncratic intricacies of the language.

The 50 best phrases in Spanish

The following list of Spanish idioms provides the literal meaning of the Spanish idioms in English, an explanation of the actual meaning of the idioms, and an example of each idiom so you can learn how to use it.

phrases in spanish about love

1.Find your better half

Literal meaning:to find your better half

Actual meaning:to find the love of your life.

Example:

Carlos found his better half and married him.
Carlos found and married the love of his life.

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2.Out of sight, out of mind

Literal meaning:Out of sight, out of mind.

Actual meaning:If you're not around to witness something negative or don't know about it, it can't hurt you.

Example:

Don't worry about what others say about you; Out of sight, out of mind.
Don't worry about what others say about you; Out of sight, out of mind.

3.look for prince charming

Literal meaning:to find prince charming.

Actual meaning:look for prince charming

Example:

I'm still looking for my prince charming.
I'm still looking for my prince charming.

4.A bird in the hand is worth a hundred in the bush

Literal meaning:A bird in the hand is worth a hundred birds on the mountain.

Actual meaning:Appreciate or focus on what you have instead of what you didn't get.

Example:

I will accept the position offered to me rather than wait any longer. A bird in the hand is better than a hundred in the bush.
I accept the offer instead of waiting. You'd better use what's actually available.

5.One nail pulls out another nail

Literal meaning:One nail pulls on another nail.

Actual meaning:a new person makes you forget the old one.

Example:

Juan forgot about Maria very quickly.
– Sure, because he met Erika. One nail pulls out another nail.

Juan forgot about Maria very quickly.
– Sure, because he met Erika. She made him forget about her.

Expressions in Spanish about life.

6.Drown in a glass of water

Literal meaning:Drown in a glass of water.

Actual meaning:make a problem bigger than it is.

Example:

Conjugating verbs in Spanish is very easy; Do not drown in a glass of water.
It's easy to conjugate the verbs in Spanish, don't make it a big problem.

7.see all pink

Literal meaning:to see everything in pink.

Actual meaning:be extremely positive and think that all is well.

Example:

Erika doesn't care; she looks all pink.
Erika doesn't worry about anything; she is very optimistic

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8. Sleeping shrimp are carried away by the current

Literal meaning:A sleeping shrimp is swept away by the current.

Actual meaning:Be careful or opportunities will pass you by.

Example:

I didn't know there was a test!
-So sorry. Shrimp that fall asleep, charge electricity.

I didn't know we had a test!
-So sorry. You must pay attention.

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9.shoe rack for your shoes

Literal meaning:shoe rack for your shoes

Actual meaning:focus on doing what you are good at.

Example:

You are a good goalkeeper; Why do you want to play forward? shoe rack for your shoes
You are a great goalkeeper; Why do you want to play forward? Focus on what you are good at.

10At home blacksmith, wooden knife.

Literal meaning:in the blacksmith's house, wooden knives.

Actual meaning:If you are an expert on something, don't apply it to your own life.

Example:

You are a Spanish teacher and your children do not speak Spanish. Home blacksmith, wooden knife.
You are a Spanish teacher and your children do not speak Spanish.

funny phrases in spanish

11The cat ate your tongue

Literal meaning:The cat ate your tongue.

Actual meaning:it is often said to children when they are very quiet and do not want to talk.

Example:

You do not want to talk to me? The cat ate your tongue?
Because you do not want to talk to me? The cat ate your tongue

12Pull the wool over the eyes

Literal meaning:grab by the hair

Actual meaning:deceive someone or make fun of him.

Example:

I'm not kidding, I actually speak four languages.
I'm not kidding with you; I speak four languages.

13Curiosity kills the cat.

Literal meaning:Curiosity kills the cat.

Actual meaning:Don't be curious about things that are none of your business.

Example:

Are Juan and Martha already dating?
I don't know, I don't care either. Curiosity kills the cat.

Are Juan and Martha dating?
“I don't know and I don't care. Which doesn't worry me.

14salida

Literal meaning:giving a cat instead of a rabbit.

Actual meaning:deceive, deceive, deceive

Example:

The pizza I ordered does not look like the picture on the menu. They gave me a pig to poke!
The pizza I ordered is not the same as the one in the photo. You cheated on me!

quince.don't beat around the bush

Literal meaning:Without mincing words.

Actual meaning:say everything without filter.

Example:

Miguel always says what he thinks; he doesn't mince his words.
Miguel always says what he thinks; he keeps nothing to himself.

sixteen.even be in the soup

Literal meaning:even be in the soup.

Actual meaning:when someone seems to be everywhere.

Example:

I'm sick of Shakira; she is even in the soup.
I'm sick of Shakira; she is everywhere

17be like a goat

Literal meaning:be like a goat

Actual meaning:when someone is acting weird or crazy.

Example:

George is crazy.
George plays outside.

18it has no head or tail

Literal meaning:they have neither feet nor head.

Actual meaning:It does not make any sense.

Example:

I'm sorry, but your essay doesn't make head or tail.
Sorry, but your text doesn't make any sense.

19a screw is missing

Literal meaning:a screw is missing.

Actual meaning:when someone is a little crazy

Example:

Apparently Maria is missing a screw, don't you think?
Looks like Maria lost a screw, don't you think?

20be nail and dirt

Literal meaning:be like nails and dirt.

Actual meaning:when two people are very close and do everything together.

Example:

Juan and Mario are the best of friends. They are like nails and dirt.
Juan and Mario are best friends; they are doing everything together.

21resort to the pillow

Literal meaning:see the pillow

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Actual meaning:for sleeping.

Example:

¿Are you going to sign up for the Spanish course?
– I'm not sure, I'll put it to sleep.

Are you going to sign up for the Spanish course?
– I'm not sure, I'll sleep on it first.

Spanish gastronomic expressions

22absolutely easy

Literal meaning:ate bread.

Actual meaning:when something is too easy.

Example:

Learning Spanish is child's play.
Learning Spanish is easy.

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23Eat and drink because the world is ending.

Literal meaning:eat and drink because the world is going to end.

Actual meaning:Don't worry and enjoy life now that you can.

Example:

Don't you have to study for your math test?
– Don't worry, eat and drink because the world is ending.

Don't you have to study for your math test?
- Don't worry, you only live once!

24Where they eat two, they eat three

Literal meaning:Where they eat two, they eat three.

Actual meaning:There is always enough food to share with someone else.

Example:

For youMom doesn't mind if I come to your house for dinner?
– Don't worry, where you eat two, you eat three.

Does your mother agree that I can go to lunch?
-Sure! There is enough food for everyone.

25Don't mind a radish (or cucumber).

Literal meaning:Do not give him a radish or a cucumber.

Actual meaning:he doesn't care about anything at all.

Example:

I don't care if Erika already has a boyfriend.
I don't give a shit if Erika has a boyfriend or not.

26flip the tortilla

Literal meaning:to flip the tortilla.

Actual meaning:inverse events.

Example:

Real Madrid turned the tables and won the championship.
Real Madrid turned the tide and won the championship.

27to be upset

Literal meaning:have bad mood

Actual meaning:get angry about something

Example:

I'm in a bad mood because I failed the math test.
I'm upset because I failed the math test.

Spanish meteorological terms

28pour

Literal meaning:to rain buckets

Actual meaning:It is raining very hard.

Example:

It is raining a lot in my house.
It's raining heavily in my house.

29Get a cold peel

Literal meaning:to be so cold that it peels.

Actual meaning:be very cold

Example:

It is very cold today.
It is very cold today.

30fallen from heaven

Literal meaning:the sky is falling

Actual meaning:when it rains a lot.

Example:

The sky is falling!
It's raining!

31be baking

Literal meaning:cook yourself on a grill.

Actual meaning:it's too hot.

Example:

I baked yesterday.
Yesterday I was very hot.

32.die of cold/heat

Literal meaning:die of cold/heat

Actual meaning:being too hot/cold

Example:

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I'm dying of cold!
I am freezing!

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33.Being between a rock and a hard place

Literal meaning:be between a rock and a hard place.

Actual meaning:having to choose between two bad options.

Example:

I don't know what to do, I'm between a rock and a hard place.
I don't know what to do, I'm between the devil and the deep blue sea.

34.stay away from it

Literal meaning:stay away from it.

Actual meaning:to be affirmed

Example:

Miguel always gets away with it.
Miguel always gets away with it.

35.put oil on the fire

Literal meaning:add fuel to the fire

Actual meaning:make it worse.

Example:

Let it be, don't add fuel to the fire.
Leave it like that; don't make things worse.

36.has blue blood

Literal meaning:has blue blood

Actual meaning:They belong to the nobility.

Example:

Martha thinks she has blue blood.
Martha was born with a silver spoon in her mouth.

37.Throw the house out the window

Literal meaning:Throw the house out the window.

Actual meaning:spare no expense.

Example:

Maria's father threw the house out the window with this marriage.
Maria's father spared no expense in this marriage.

38.be in everything

Literal meaning:be present in everything

Actual meaning:be above all

Example:

My Spanish teacher is interested in everything.
My Spanish teacher has everything under control.

39.be a chicken

Literal meaning:be a chicken

Actual meaning:be a coward

Example:

Don't be a coward, it's not that cold yet.
Don't be a chicken; It's not even that cold.

40Vermasseln

Literal meaning:to place the leg.

Actual meaning:mess something up or make a mistake.

Example:

I messed up on the Spanish exam.
I made a mistake on my Spanish test.

41.double edged sword

Literal meaning:Double edged sword.

Actual meaning:something that can be positive but also negative.

Example:

Being the teacher's pet is a double-edged sword. I get good grades, but I always have to pay attention.
Being a teacher's pet is a double-edged sword. I get good grades, but I have to pay attention all the time.

Idioms in Mexican Spanish

42.In the absence of bread tortillas

Literal meaning:in the absence of bread tortillas.

Actual meaning:If you don't have something, try something else.

Example:

I don't have a pen, but I do have a pencil. serves you
-Everything's fine; in the absence of bread tortillas.

I don't have a pen, but I do have a pencil. Aid?
-Yes of course!

43.the comb is off

Literal meaning:The comb came out.

Actual meaning:when the truth about something comes out.

Example:

The comb is over! It was Carlos who forgot to close the door.
Now we know who did it! It was Carlos who forgot to close the door.

44.Put a lot of cream on your tacos

Literal meaning:They put way too much cream on their tacos.

Actual meaning:when someone is overly dramatic or thinks too much of themselves.

Example:

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María puts a lot of cream on her tacos in her projects.
María gets very dramatic with her projects.

45.Body

Literal meaning:to make a duck

Actual meaning:pretend not to understand something

Example:

Don't be a duck with your Spanish homework.
Don't forget to do your Spanish homework.

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46.know the ball

Literal meaning:know the ball

Actual meaning:I do not know.

Example:

When isSpanish test?
- Know the ball.

When is the spanish exam?
-I have no idea.

47.Talk about the king of Rome

Literal meaning:to talk about the king of Rome.

Actual meaning:when someone shows up right after you've talked about them.

Example:

Speaking of the King of Rome; There's Carlos!
Appearance! He's the one we were talking about: Carlos.

48.Chile, mole and pozole

Literal meaning:from Chile, Mole and Pozole.

Actual meaning:when there is a mixture of everything.

Example:

What are you talking about?
—Chili, Mole and Pozole.

What are you talking about?
-A bit of everything.

49.give plane

Literal meaning:to give the plane

Actual meaning:Pretend you care what someone says.

Example:

Listen to me, Miguel, don't give me the plane.
Listen to me Miguel, don't pretend you're doing this.

50Just look

Literal meaning:have a look.

Actual meaning:something to look at

Example:

Can you review my project before submitting it?
Can you review my project before submitting it?

Practice your phrases in Spanish!

Now that you've learned them, it's time to practice your Spanish idioms by using them in everyday conversation. Mastering these languages ​​will make your next trip to a Spanish-speaking country easier, as you will be able to understand the more colorful expressions used by the locals.

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FAQs

What are some Spanish words we use everyday? ›

Basic Spanish Words
  • Hola (Hello)
  • Adios (Goodbye)
  • Gracias (Thank you)
  • Por favor (Please)
  • Si (Yes)
  • Claro (Of course)
  • No (No)
  • Amor (Love)
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Popular Spanish Sayings
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What are the 21 Spanish speaking? ›

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What are the 100 most used verbs in Spanish? ›

Common Spanish Verbs - Top 100
Ser (to be)Estar (to be)Top 100 Quiz
Haber (to have)Hablar (to speak)Hacer (to make)
Ir (to go)Jugar (to play)
Lavar (to wash)Leer (to read)Limpiar (to clean)
Llamar (to call)Llegar (to arrive)Llenar (to fill)
41 more rows

What are 3 Greetings that give a time of day in Spanish? ›

1.1 Greetings in Spanish
  • Hola - Hello.
  • Buenos días - Good morning.
  • Buenas tardes - Good afternoon.
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How do you say 100 words in Spanish? ›

201 - doscientos uno. 202 - doscientos dos. 211 - doscientos once. 276 - doscientos setenta y seis.
...
SPANISH NUMBERS 1-100
  1. uno.
  2. dos.
  3. tres.
  4. cuatro.
  5. cinco.
  6. seis.
  7. siete.
  8. ocho.

What does WAP mean in Spanish? ›

Translations. WAP. WAP, (Protocolo de aplicación inalámbricaprotocolo WAP) Wireless Application Protocol, the ~ Noun.

What are 2 commonly used slang phrases in Spain? ›

Qué fuerte

This is one of the top 3 Spanish slang words, along with “guay” and “vale.” Use it when something happens that you find shocking, in a good or bad way.

What are good Spanish sentences? ›

Top 10 Spanish phrases and sentences you need to know
  • Buenos días. = Good morning. ...
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  • Bien, gracias. ¿Y usted? ...
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  • Lo siento.

What is the Spanish 40? ›

cuarenta

What is the fastest Spanish accent? ›

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Who speaks the best Spanish? ›

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  • sell.
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What are 20 phrases examples? ›

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What are the 17 tenses in Spanish? ›

Simple tenses (tiempos simples)
  • Present (presente)
  • Imperfect (pretérito imperfecto)
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  • Future (futuro simple or futuro imperfecto)
  • Simple conditional (condicional simple or pospretérito)
  • Present perfect (pretérito perfecto)
  • Past perfect or pluperfect (pretérito pluscuamperfecto)

What are the 23 main verbs? ›

Helping verbs, helping verbs, there are 23! Am, is, are, was and were, being, been, and be, Have, has, had, do, does, did, will, would, shall and should. There are five more helping verbs: may, might, must, can, could!

What should I reply to Hola? ›

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  4. ¿Qué tal? (What's up?)
  5. ¿Qué pasa? (What's happening?)
  6. ¿Cómo está usted? (How are you?)
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How do you say 300 in Spanish? ›

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What's the Spanish word for 101? ›

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What are some big Spanish words? ›

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What does WAB stand for in text? ›

What does WAB stand for?
Rank Abbr.Meaning
WABWe Are Brother
WABWhat Another Bill
WABWild-Ass Branch (programming bug; program flies off to endless activity; as contrasted with hanging)
WABWork Avoidance Behavior
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What does pushing P mean? Pushing P (usually styled as pushin P or pushin' P) is a slang term that's most commonly used to roughly mean acting with integrity and style while maintaining and displaying one's success (similar to the meaning of the slang terms keeping it player and keeping it real).

What is WAP in a woman? ›

When used to mean "Wet Ass Pussy," WAP is widely employed as a sexually-explicit term for female genitalia. It is also often used to refer to a person who is considered cowardly. For example: Give me everything you got for this WAP! (Here WAP is being used as a sexually-explicit term.)

Is Tio insulting? ›

In Spain, to call someone “tío” or “tía” is a friendly way to refer to friends or even close acquaintances. It's a show of closeness and trust and can be translated to “pal, bro, buddy”. You'll hear this word pretty used often in our Gritty Spanish audio stories.

What phrases Mexicans say? ›

Most Common Mexican Slang Words:
  • ¡Aguas!: Watch out!
  • Sale: Alright.
  • Chido: Awesome.
  • Padre: Cool.
  • Ándale: Come on.
  • Avísame: Let me know!
  • Órale: All right.
  • Porfis: Please.

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Good sentence example
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  • It was all just good clean fun. ...
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  • It would do no good to ask him why. ...
  • He had done one good deed.

What is a full sentence in Spanish? ›

full sentence n

(complete grammatical structure) (gramática) oración completa nf + adj. A full sentence always contains (or implies) a subject and a verb. A full sentence begins with a capital letter and ends with a period, question mark or exclamation mark. Una oración completa siempre contiene un sujeto y un verbo.

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There are three moods in Spanish: indicative, subjunctive, and imperative. All of these moods, except the imperative, may be conjugated in different tenses. Each of these moods has a different function.

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The 100 most common words in English
1. the21. at61. some
2. of22. be62. her
3. and23. this63. would
4. a24. have64. make
5. to25. from65. like
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25 Most Common Verbs
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  • have.
  • do.
  • say.
  • get.
  • make.
  • go.
  • know.

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  • Joder. ...
  • Qué Cabrón. ...
  • La Concha de tu Madre. ...
  • Puto. ...
  • Verga - Mexican. ...
  • Culiao - Chilean.
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99th: Ninety-Ninth.

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