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    10 expressions that are not so easy to figure out (14)

        Here are 10 common random idioms you may have trouble with if you hear them for the first time:     Expression Approximate literal translation (what you might think you actually heard) Explanation ¡faltaba más! what?, we needed more, we were lacking more This expression is like an emphatic but of course!, or you are very welcome!. Sometimes it means it couldn’t be otherwise. bajón big low, big down, from the […] More

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    Christmas and New Year vocabulary.

    Navidad (f) Christmas aguinaldo (m, MX) Christmas bonus (given to everyone in Mexico by law, regardless of religion) árbol de Navidad Christmas tree bacalao noruego (m) Cod fish from Norway, typical Spanish Christmas dish. If it’s not from Norway, it’s fake. Día de Reyes January 6th. Epiphany. envolver to wrap escarcha (f) (tree decoration) tinsel […] More