The Red Hot Book of Spanish Slang : 5,000 Expressions to Spice Up Your Spainsh Paperback
Part of the NTC Foreign Language series
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 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 ninos 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 espantapajaro (to be a scarecrow) To be lucky tener leche (to have milk) Why are you staring at me? 'Tengo monos en la cara? (Do I have monkeys on my face?)
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 448 pages, ill
- Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
- Publication Date: 01/10/2006
- Category: Language teaching & learning (other than ELT)
- ISBN: 9780071433013