28 Funny Spanish Phrases & Sayings That Don't Quite Translate
There are dozens of funny Spanish phrases and sayings that will make you sound more like a native when conversing with friends and family. These sayings and jokes provide a unique cultural window that reflects the morals and values of many Spanish-speaking countries.
However, many of these funny things to say in Spanish don't quite translate to English. Check out the list below to see just how much Spanish speakers love to play around with words! (Translations included).
28 Funny Span
How to Survive Your First Italian Conversation
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Just like English, French has a lot of idiomatic words and phrases, and some are fairly easy to puzzle out (for example, someone who "drinks like a hole", is drinking a great deal). Others are, to put it mildly, less obvious, especially when you are learning French. Here are some of the strangest French phrases you're likely to run across in otherwise harmless conversation.
1. Coup de foudre
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