Spanish sayings

In the process of learning Spanish, we usually encounter some fixed expressions. If we can master such expressions, our Spanish will be very authentic.

Now let´s see some examples:


1. No hagamos al prójimo lo que no quisiéramos que nos hicieran a nosotros mismos.

Don´t do unto others what you don´t want others do unto you.


2. Al que madruga, Díos lo ayuda.

The early bird will catch the worm.


3. Ir por lana y volver trasquilado.

Go for wool and come home shorn.


4. El hábito no hace al monje.

Never judge by appearances.

5. De tal palo tal astilla.

Like father, like son.


6. Llamar al pan pan y al vino vino.

To say something directly.


7. Poderoso caballero es Don Dinero.

Money talks.


8. Los amigos se conocen en la desgracia.

A friend in need is a friend indeed.


9. Querer es poder.

Where there is a will there is a way.


10. Matar la gallina de los huevos de oro.

Eager for instant success and quick profits.


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If these Spanish expressions can be accurately used in everyday spoken  language, it will make Spanish people find it very interesting and will be willing to continue talking with you. It is something really useful in every language and specially in daily life, make good use of talking with family and friends. If you can use it in the spoken language of the DELE exam, the examiner will shine, and it will also be a plus point.

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Have a nice day!


Text: JingQi Wang

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