The Red-Hot Book of Spanish Slang : 5,000 Expressions to Spice Up Your Spainsh Paperback
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 Englishninos popis (upper-class kids) Spoiled bratsContigo ni a China me voy. (I'm not even going to China with you) You're impossibleLa cruda (rawness) HangoverEnglish to SpanishUgly 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
- Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
- Publication Date: 27/09/2006
- Category: Language teaching & learning (other than ELT)
- ISBN: 9780071433013