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7 Ways to Reply to ‘mucho gusto’

If you meet someone new in Spanish and introduce yourself it’s usual for people to reply “it’s a pleasure.” In most Spanish-speaking countries you should reply politely as cultural differences can make you seem rude if you don’t.  Using alternate expressions shows you care about your Spanish skills. So, here are seven ways to reply …

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20 Ways to Say “How was your day” in Spanish

The phrase ‘How was your day?’ is fantastically versatile. You can use it with acquaintances as an ice breaker, with friends to express an interest and with romantic partners to show you care. So, if you want to know how to check in with your Spanish speaking friends, without repeating the same sentences over and …

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25 Slick Ways to Respond to “Cómo estás”

Inevitably you will hear the words ‘¿Cómo estás?’ in Spanish. It means “how are you?” Sometimes you may want to tell someone you are “so-so” and other times say “I miss you” So, if you want to broaden your vocabulary so you can express yourself better, keep reading. This post teaches you 25 interesting ways …

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14 Ways to Say “You’re Welcome” in Spanish

Thanking someone when they do something for you is a grand gesture. In Latin America, there is an expectation of politeness.  So if you want to learn how to express your gratitude in Spanish without repeating the same sentence, keep reading because today you’re learning how to say “you’re welcome in 14 ways.”   14 …

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9 Ways to Ask “What are you doing” in Spanish with Examples

When speaking Spanish, you want people to know you spend time learning alternative ways to say things.  Repeating yourself can become boring and lead to a dull conversation. It can also seem that you’re not trying to communicate well.  In today’s article, we’ll look at different ways to say “What are you doing?” in Spanish, …

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Échale ganas — Meaning, Context & Examples

Slang is an integral part of any language. Every country, no matter what language they speak, has unique slang and expressions. Generation after generation, Mexicans have created tons of expressions to refer to many different situations and life lessons.  “Échale ganas” is an expression commonly used in the country, and while at times it may …

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10 Slick Ways to Say “Where are you from” in Spanish

If you want to speak Spanish like a native, you need to use many expressions. Saying the same sentences multiple times can become boring. Asking someone where they are from is an important conversation starter. So if you want to know how to ask this and get it right, keep reading.    How to Ask …

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When to Use “le” in Spanish — Grammar Guide

Spanish has a lot of quirks that make it difficult for native English speakers. One of these quirks is choosing le or lo in a sentence.  When choosing ‘le’ or ‘lo’ we can feel confused because of how similar they sound. The difference between these two comes down to simple grammar.  Let’s outline common situations …

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