Archive for May, 2009

Idioms with ‘agua’ Posted by on May 4, 2009

Besides being one of the five basic elements, water (el agua) is the source of several interesting idioms in Spanish. Let’s check them out! Agua pasada no mueve molino. – It’s no use crying over spilled milk. Del agua mansa líbreme Dios, que de la brava me libro yo. – Still waters run deep. estar…

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Expressions with “de” Posted by on May 1, 2009

Let’s learn some expressions with the preposition “de”. Caer de pie – to be lucky (to land on one’s feet) Vivir del cuento – to live off someone else without working (usually what parents say to kids) Costar un ojo de la cara – to cost an arm and a leg Cruzarse de brazos –…

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