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5 Common Spanish Sayings To Improve Your Conversation

So you've covered the basics in Spanish and now want to take your conversation skills to the next level. 

Nothing does this better than throwing in a few common Spanish sayings into your conversation. So get ready to amaze friends, family and your Spanish counterparts with these fun and easy-to-learn Spanish sayings!

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For your ease, we have also included the English translation:

number 1Spanish phrase: Es pan comido.

English translation: A piece of cake.

Ejemplo: La tarea de matemáticas es pan comido. (The maths homework is a piece of cake.)

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number 2Spanish phrase: Hablando del rey de Roma, por la puerta se asoma.

Literal English translation: Speak of the King of Rome, and he will peek out of the door

English equivalent: Speak of the devil and he shall appear.

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number 3Spanish phrase: Matar dos pájaros de un tiro.

English translation: To kill two birds with one stone.

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number 4Spanish saying: No se puede juzgar a un libro por su portada.

English translation: You can't judge a book by its cover.

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number 5Spanish saying: Costar un ojo de la cara.

Literal translation: To cost an eye of the face.

English equivalent: To cost an arm and a leg.

Ejemplo: El coche me costó un ojo de la cara (The car cost me an arm and a leg).

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