In today’s new video one innocent and little-known word from the car workshop leads us to some of the most lovely straight-from-the-streets Spanish phrases we know, plus we end with a funny story of how Ben came unstuck on the phone, and why it really shouldn’t have happened!
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Vocabulary from today’s video:
Abollado – Dented
Perito – Insurance adjuster
Perrito – Little dog
Perrito caliente – Hot dog
Chapa – Bodywork/metalwork / bottle tops
Jugar a las chapas – To play bottle tops
¿Has pasado por chapa y pintura antes de la grabación? – Have you done your makeup before the recording?
Está todavía en chapa y pintura – She’s still doing her makeup
Para ya con ese tema, no me des más la chapa – Stop going on about that subject, leave me in peace
No me des la chapa – Stop going on and on about that/leave me in peace
No seas pesado – Don’t be a pain/a bore
A ese tipo no le quiero ver ni en pintura – I don’t want to see that guy ever again
Taller – Workshop
Taller de madera – Woodwork workshop
Taller de alfarería – Pottery workshop
Taller de mindfulness – Mindfulness course
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