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Straight from the Horse’s Mouth: 10 Wild Spanish Expressions That Speak of Animals

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Ever feel like you’re flogging a dead horse by using the same old Spanish phrases that don’t get the reaction you were hoping for?

It might be time to add a little animal flavor to your Spanish.

We don’t …

Winter Wonderland: All the Spanish Vocabulary You’ll Need to Delight in the Coldest Months of the Year

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Chestnuts roasting by an open fire.

The screams of happy children making snowmen in the street.

The smell of eggnog in the air…

That’s right. Winter is here.

But hang on. How do you say winter in Spanish? What’s …

30 Heartfelt Christmas Greetings from Around the Spanish-speaking World

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It’s hard to choose a unique, heartfelt Christmas greeting for cards, letters, emails and other holiday messages.

You want something with personality and warmth, but it’s all been done before.

Well, why not try out some new Spanish Christmas …

The Ghoulish Glossary: Spanish Vocabulary for Surviving the Day of the Dead

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The dead will soon walk among us.

But it won’t happen on Halloween—this paranormal spook-fest occurs during another autumn holiday, El Día de los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead.

You may know it as one of Latin

Brave as a Lion: 5 Outstanding Tips for Making Friends with Spanish Grammar

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Did you click on this post with a reluctant sigh?

Does the thought of Spanish grammar give you wild fear?

Are you desperate for a quick fix solution to your grammar woes?

While we can’t quite promise to solve …

Count On Us: We’ve Got the Complete Guide to Counting in Spanish

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If you learned the basics of counting Spanish numbers from Pitbull, prepare to be amazed.

There are more numbers than “uno, dos, tres, cuatro” in Spanish.

Oh, and dale isn’t a number.

Or maybe you learned some …

10 Advanced Spanish Words to Help You Clear the Vocabulary Gap

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Do you find you’re always using the same old words?

Tired of trying to leap over those glaring gaps in your Spanish vocabulary?

Sometimes it feels like a huge canyon separates you from the vocabulary you need—and you …