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Spanish Idioms Essential Expressions

Below are a few essential Spanish expressions and examples of their use. The Apps on the right provide additional expressions and hundreds of examples of their use.

todavía (still, yet)

Recién tiene un año y no sabe hablar todavía.
He just turned a year old and he can't talk yet.

Juan dice que él no ha aprendido las palabras todavía.
John says that he hasn't learned the words yet.

¿Sigue lloviendo todavía?
Is it still raining?

de ida y vuelta (round trip)
Un billete de ida y vuelta para Santander, por favor.
A round trip ticket to Santander, please.

Yo compré un boleto de ida y vuelta.
I bought a round trip ticket.

caigo (I understand)
¡Ya caigo!
Now I get it!

en contra de (against)
¿Estás en contra de el maltrato animal?
Are you against the mistreatment of animals?

Él no está en contra de tus ideas.
He's not opposed to your ideas.

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