Jun 2, 2016

Spanish Metaphors, Flashcards 1

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  • Metàforas ‘ Metaphors

    In this set of flashcards you will be practicing Spanish metaphors.
    On one side of the flashcard there will be metaphor in Spanish and on the other side there will be metaphor in English.

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    1. Dar vela en este entierro       ○ . . . 
            To have a say in the matter

      1. Poner patas arriba       ○ . . . 
              To turn something on it’s head

        1. Costar un ojo de la cara       ○ . . . 
                To cost a fortune

          1. Ir come la seda       ○ . . . 
                  To run smoothly

            1. Ponerse las pilas       ○ . . . 
                    To get your act together

              1. Ser un huesto duro de roer       ○ . . . 
                      To be a hard nut to crack

                1. No tener ni pies ni cabeza       ○ . . . 
                        To not make any sense

                  1. No ser nada del otro mundo       ○ . . . 
                          To be nothing to write home about

                    1. Hacer la vista gorda       ○ . . . 
                            To tutn a blind eye

                      1. Ser Juez y parte       ○ . . . 
                              To be judge, jury and executioner

                        1. Poner de vuelta y media       ○ . . . 
                                To insult someone

                          1. Tomar cartas en el asunto       ○ . . . 
                                  To take matters into your own hands

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