All posts tagged spanish sayings

Don’t make the swedish in Spain

Posted on 2 August, 2016 at 2:18pm by Team Comments Off on Don’t make the swedish in Spain
Don’t make the swedish in Spain

Fer retxes a s’aigo – make lines to the water! Used in Mallorca when you are not doing anything or doing something without any meaning at all.

Hacerse el sueco – to make the Swedish! When someone plays dumb – no offense intended though.

Ponerse las botas – put on the boots… When you do something with abandon, mostly used as ating […]

Don’t touch the two during your incentives in Barcelona

Posted on 27 July, 2016 at 8:54am by Team Comments Off on Don’t touch the two during your incentives in Barcelona
Don’t touch the two during your incentives in Barcelona

Toco el dos – I touch the two! Used in Barcelona; best translation might be “I am out of here”. In Spanish it equals “me largo” – I make me longer…

No hay dos sin tres – there is no two without three! Probably the “three’s a charm” when after two times you hope the third will be the last one.

No […]

Don’t mount a chicken during your next incentive in Spain

Posted on 19 July, 2016 at 9:06am by Team Comments Off on Don’t mount a chicken during your next incentive in Spain
Don’t mount a chicken during your next incentive in Spain

Montar un pollo – to mount a chicken! Obviously no one really rides the chicken here. This expression is used when someone makes a loud and very unnecessary complaint about something thinking the louder he gets the more right he is.

No te comes la cabeza – don’t eat your head! Don’t worry (about something).

No tiene abuela – he has no […]

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