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Spanish Proverbs: Sound Like a Local with Our Top 9 Proverbs

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Proverbs are a fun part of every language and throwing a few into your Spanish conversation can definitely impress your peers.

Spanish proverbs play a key part in Hispanic language and culture and sometimes reflect the attitudes of a specific region.

Here are 9 of our favorite Spanish proverbs, which can be used in a variety of conversations.

To help with your learning, we have provided the English translation or its equivalent below each proverb. Don't miss our video at the bottom where you can hear the Spanish pronounciation of the proverbs!

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To hear how these proverbs sound and the Spanish pronounciation, you can watch the below video:

Spanish proverb exercise:

Learning Spanish proverbs is a great way to expand your Spanish vocabularly. Try to see if you can fill in the gaps of the Spanish proverbs we have learnt today:

  1. Mas vale ................ que nunca.
  2. Al mal ................. buena cara.
  3. Lo que viene .............., ................. se va.
  4. Mal de muchas .................. de tonto
  5. La esperanza es lo ................... que se pierde.
  6. No hay ................ ciego que el que no quiere ver.
  7. Si no puedes vencerlos, .................... a ellos.
  8. A buen............. pocas palabras.
  9. En casa de ..............., cuchillo de palo.

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