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Learn Spanish The Gringa Way

The Gringa

Spanish is very literal BUT cannot be translated literally from English to Spanish.

Spanish is very literal BUT cannot be translated literally from
English to Spanish. Instead you need to think in a more abstract way when you want to translate your English thoughts into Spanish.
Here are some examples to show you how Spanish is literal.
• ¿A quien le toca?- Who’s turn is it (literally translates as, who does
it touch?)
• anteojos - glasses (literally translates to, before eyes)
• echar la culpa- to blame (literally translates as, to throw the blame)
• Tengo calor - I am hot (literally translates as, I have heat)
• ¿Cómo te llamas?- What is your name? (literally translates as, How
do you call yourself?)
• ¿Cuántos años tienes?- How old are you? (literally translates as,
How many years do you have?)
• hacer la maleta - to pack (literally translates as, to make your
suitcase)
• cama matrimonial - double bed (literally translates as, marital bed)
• guardaespaldas - bodyguard (literally translates as, back guardar)

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