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TOP 100 SPANISH PHRASES

Beginning with / Empezando con: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V
A
  A fin de cuentas After all / when all is said and done
  A lo mejor Maybe / perhaps
  A partir de As from / as of
A pesar de In spite of / despite
A veces / algunas veces Sometimes
  Acabar de + infinitive To have just done something
Al final At the end of / In the end / at last
Aunque + indicative verb Although / though
 
B
Bien hecho Well done
 
C
  Cada cuánto How often
Cada vez que Whenever / every time that
  Casi seguro que It's almost certain that
Casi siempre Almost always
Claro / por supuesto Of course
¿Cómo te llamas? What are you called?
¿Cómo te puedo ayudar? How can I help you?
¿Cómo van las cosas? How are things?
  Cuanto antes as soon as possible / at once
  Cuánto tiempo? How long / how much time?
¿Cuántos años tienes? How old are you?
¡Cuidado! Watch out / Be careful!
 
D
  Dar se cuenta To realize
  De ahora en adelante From now on
¿De dónde eres? Where are you from?
  De entorno a Approximately, around
  De la noche a la mañana Overnight
De nada You're welcome
De ninguna manera No way!
  De nuevo Once again / once more
  De otro manera Otherwise
De primero As a starter
  De repente Suddenly
De segundo For main course
  De todos modos Anyway
Desde entonces Since then
  Desgraciadamente Unfortunately
Divertido Enjoyable / lively / funny
     
E
En cambio On the other hand
  En concreto Specifically / to be precise
  En cuanto a Regarding
  En lugar de In place of / instead of
Encantado/a de conocerte Nice to meet you
  En todas partes Everywhere / all over the place
  En vez de Instead of / rather than
  Es decir In other words
Es una pena que / es una lástima It's a shame/pity that...
Está bastante lejos It's quite far
Está cerca It's near
  Esperar con ansia To look forward to
  Espero que no I hope not
Estamos listos We're ready
  Estar avergonzado To feel embarrassed
  Estar al dia To be up to date
  Estar a punto de To be about to
  Estar al mando To be in power, in control
  Estar de pie Stand
  Estar de prisa To be in a hurry
Estoy ocupado todo el día I'm busy all day
  Estoy preocupado (por) I'm worried (about)
 
F
G
  Gala semanal Weekly show
  Ganar tiempo Save time / gain time
H
  Hábil / listo / inteligente Clever
  Hacer falta To lack / to be needed
  Hacerse To become
  Hasta la proxima Until next time
  Hasta luego See you later
  Hasta mañana See you tomorrow
  Hasta pronto See you soon
  Hay There is / there are
  Hay que One must / to be necessary
  Hay mucho trafico Busy (traffic)
  Hoy en dia Nowadays, these days
 
I
  Igualmente And the same to you
J
  Justo Fair, just (fair or 'in time')
L
  Lamentablemente Unfortunately
  ¿Le gusta? Do you like?
  Lo que sea It doesn't matter, anything
  Lo unico The only thing
  Llevarse bien con To get on well with
  Lo bueno es... The nice thing is...
  Lo importante The important thing
  Lo mismo The same thing / the same
 
M
  más allá beyond, further away, further over
  más bien rather / on the contrary
  Me da igual I don't mind
  Me parece bien That sounds fine / I think it's fine
  Me parece que I think that
  Merece la pena It's worth it
  Muy a menudo Very often / frequently
N
  No merece la pena It's not worth it
  Nada más Nothing else
  No importa It doesn't matter
  No me importa nada I don't care / I couldn't care less
  No me lo creo I don't believe it
  No vale la pena It's not worth the trouble / it isn't worth it
  Nos vemos See you
O
  O donde sea Or anywhere else
  O por ahi = aproximadamente = más o menos Approximately, more or less
P
  Pues nada Ah well
  Para nada At all
  Para variar For a change
  Ponerse To put on (clothes)
  Ponerse las botas To fill yourself / eat a lot / stuff yourself
  Por fin At last, finally
  Por la noche In the evening
  Por lo menos At least
  Por lo tanto Therefore
  Por supuesto Of course
  Por todas partes Everywhere
Q
  Querer decir To mean to say / to mean
  Quizás Perhaps
  ¿Qué haces? What are you doing?
  ¿Qué hay? How are things?
  ¿Qué hora es? What time is it?
  ¡Qué pena! What a shame!
  Que te diviertas Have a good time
  Qué te parece si? What do you think about?
  Qué tengas un buen día Have a nice day
  ¿Qué van a tomar? What would you like? (lit. what are you going to take)
     
R
  Rico Delicious
S
  Supongo... I suppose...
  Se esta estupendamente It's great
  Se esta muy bien... It's lovely...
  Se trata de It concerns / it's about
  Si bien Even though
  Sin duda Without a doubt
  Sin embargo However
  Sucede = ocurre = pasar To happen
     
T
  Tal vez Maybe
  Tan pronto como As soon as
  Tener miedo de To be afraid of
  Tener que hacer To have to do
  Tiene buena pinta It looks good
  Todo el mundo Everyone
  Todo el rato All the time
U
  Un cordial saludo Kind regards
  Un rollo total Very very boring
     
V
  Voy a tomar I'm going to have
     
Y    
  Ya terminé I'm done / I'm finished
  Ya veremos We'll see
     

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