¿"MANAÑA A PRIMERA HORA" EN INGLÉS? Nov 22, 2022

I have heard Spanish speakers say this a lot and it is a very useful expression! So useful, in fact, that I am sure some of you have, on occasion, tried to translate it into English! 

So how...

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6 modismos en inglés sobre dinero Nov 22, 2022

Si te manejas en el mundo financiero, trabajas en un negocio o te dedicas a algo en lo que tengas que manejar dinero, es muy probable que eventualmente empieces a escuchar modismos relacionados con...

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¿Cómo se dice "consejo" en inglés? Nov 22, 2022

Many Spanish people like the use the word "advices" when they speak in English. Most of time they do this because they are thinking about the word "consejos" in Spanish, so naturally they put an...

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¿"ANTES DE AYER" EN INGLÉS? Nov 22, 2022

When Spanish speakers try to translate this they usually say something like: "Not yesterday...but the day before".

To be honest, this is actually quite close to the correct answer which is: "The day...

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¿"BUEN PROVECHO" EN INGLÉS? Nov 22, 2022

The UK has never really been famous for the quality of its food. In fact, in many cases it has been famous for the exact opposite. This is, slowly but surely, changing and now you can eat good...

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Cómo organizar una llamada con un cliente en inglés Nov 22, 2022

Un día, una cliente me llamó con un problema: tenía que organizar una llamada con un cliente, pero no sabía cómo. Normalmente no tenía problema, pero esta...

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¿CONOCES LA PALABRA "TACKY"? Nov 22, 2022

As is the case here in Spain, in the UK there are a wide variety of different shops ranging from very expensive to extremely cheap.

One chain (cadena) of cheap shops that exist in the UK (which I...

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DO YOU THROW THINGS "TO" THE BIN? Nov 22, 2022

I have heard this one so many times that it drives me crazy!!! I am joking...I love Spanglish mistakes! I do...believe me ;)

So why does this one happen so often, you ask me?

Well, the source of the...

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¿HACIENDO LAS PACES EN INGLÉS? Nov 22, 2022

No importa qué tan cercanas sean dos personas, es muy común que en algún momento de su relación se peleen por algo, por más que sean amigos, pareja, familiares,...

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NO SE DICE: I LIKE IT "TOO" MUCH Nov 22, 2022

I am not really sure where this mistake comes from, but it is the basic translation of: "Me gusta mucho". "I like it too much" is not correct because when you use the word "too" it means...

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NOTES OR MARKS? Nov 22, 2022

When Spanish speakers are talking about their exam results they often fall into the trap of talking about their "notes" because inside their head they have the word "notas".

For example: "At school...

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¿QUÉ SIGNIFICA: "LET SOMEONE OFF THE HOOK"? Nov 22, 2022

¿QUÉ SIGNIFICA "LET SOMEONE OFF THE HOOK"?

This is an expression or "frase hecha" as you would say in Spanish. It is quite commonly used in the UK but maybe somewhat less in the US.

To...

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