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    Dates as street and avenue names in Spanish-speaking countries.

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    In many Spanish-speaking countries, it is a tradition to name streets, avenues, and even plazas and parks after famous dates in history. These are some examples:   Avenida Cinco de Mayo, also Avenida 5 de Mayo, Mexico City. After the Cinco de Mayo battle anniversary.     Avenida 20 de Noviembre, Mexico City. After the Revolution […] More

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    Some traffic signs in Spanish

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    Traffic signs in Spanish-speaking countries.   Traffic signs or señales de tráfico or señales de tránsito in Spanish are similar to international traffic signs, however, not all traffic signs are the same in all Spanish-speaking countries. Estacionarse means to park in Mexico and other Latin American countries, but in Spain, they say to aparcar. Estacionarse […] More

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    10 expressions that are not so easy to figure out. La caguama.

    Tortuga caguama

        10 expressions that are not so easy to figure out.   Expression Approximate literal translation (what you might think you actually heard) Explanation una caguama (MX) what? Caguama is a BIG sea turtle species. In Mexico, caguama is also a BIG family size beer bottle. The common phrase vamos a echarnos unas caguamas […] More

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    Mexico City drone video 2022

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    It must have taken over a year to film this video from what I see. There are Christmas decorations and spring jacaranda flowers. There are mostly day shots, but also night shots, fast speed, low speed, winter, spring, probably summer, and autumn too.     More

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    Bob Ross in Mexico

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    Bob Ross visited Mexico in the 1990s. You might have watched Bob Ross’ new documentary on Netflix. In this documentary, there are many interesting interviews with Bob’s son and some friends and business partners. They talk about his presentation in Central Park and how many thousands of his fans of all ages attended the event. […] More

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    La Casa de las Flores: La Película.

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        These are notes about La Casa de las Flores movie on Netflix. I will try to explain expressions and facts that only not-so-young people from Mexico might understand. Timestamps are approximate, I couldn’t find the setting that indicated the exact current time, just the remaining time is indicated. 00:01. regañar. to yell at, […] More

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    Raffaella Carrà

    Rafaella Carra

    Italian entertainer Rafaella Carrà died today. She was very famous in Mexico, Spain, Argentina, Chile, Venezuela, Uruguay, and more, especially in the 1980s and 1990s.   🔴🔴 ULTIM'ORA – È morta Raffaella Carràhttps://t.co/HVxkHa98Ve — Corriere della Sera (@Corriere) July 5, 2021 FLASH | E' morta Raffaella Carrà #ANSA — Agenzia ANSA (@Agenzia_Ansa) July 5, 2021 […] More

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    El Rey

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    El Rey, José Alfredo Jimenez.

    El Rey is a very popular mariachi song that almost every Mexican knows from memory, just like the Himno Nacional, Las Mañanitas, Las Golondrinas, or Cielito Lindo. This is Plácido Domingo’s version in Washigton, D.C.       Yo sé bien que estoy afuera Pero el día en que yo me muera Sé que tendrás […] More

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    You don’t know how busy I am

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    This is a guide to show how to express negative sentences of the form “You don’t know how busy I am.”   (tú) no sabes lo feliz que estoy you don’t know how happy I am no sabes lo mucho que estudié you don’t know how much I studied no tienes idea de lo interesante […] More

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