We’ve got some cool Spanish phrases for you, and news of our spring sale.
After a dry start to spring we’ve had a wonderful rainy few weeks in Madrid, full of wild flowers. Here is one of our favourite phrases that we often hear at this time of year:
Hasta el 40 de mayo no te quites el sayo – Don’t take your raincoat off until May 40th!
This wonderful phrase, straight from the streets of Madrid, means that until May 40th, so about June 10th, don’t bet on nice weather, it can still be cold or wet… but after June 10th, watch out… ¡Va a hacer muchísimo calor!
To celebrate this beautiful time of year, until midnight on Wednesday May 24th, you can get 25% off any of the products in our store with the coupon code: spring17
Just head to our store now, select the product you’d like, and use the special spring17 code to get the discount.
More cool weather phrases!
Our Real Spanish Phrase Book is back on the home page of our store, it’s full of all the coolest
‘straight from the streets’ phrases Madrileños use every day. Here are two we love from the weather section:
Llueve a cántaros – It’s pouring! ‘Cántaro’, means jug, or pitcher, and when it rains this hard it
feels like people are pouring them all over you!
Hace un día de miedo – What fantastic weather! Literally, ‘it makes a day of fear’, in reality this phrase is used when the sun is out, the weather is warm, and the skies are blue!
You can get 25% off our Real Spanish Phrase Book, and all the other products in our store, in our Spring Sale.
Just head to our store now, choose the product you’d like, and use the special spring17 code to get the discount.
Hasta Pronto, y gracias,
Ben y Marina
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